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We Are Sitting Too Much

We Are Sitting Too Much

A study has shown that we are sitting too much. There are more than 400,000 deaths per year in the world because we are sitting on average 13 hours per day. About 7.5 hours are spent sitting at work, but after work we are spending another 5.5 hours on average watching TV at home or si
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Melanoma Survival Improved With The Immunomodulator Opdivo®

Melanoma Survival Improved With The Immunomodulator Opdivo®

A new study presented at an American Cancer Research Conference in New Orleans has shown that melanoma survival improved with the immunomodulator Opdivo®. After 5 years of treatment with Opdivo® 34% of patients were alive, while only 16% of melanoma patients receiving conventional tre
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Shortened Telomeres Predict Cancer

Shortened Telomeres Predict Cancer

A study following 792 persons for 13 years showed that shortened telomeres predict cancer. Telomeres are the caps at the end of chromosomes that protect the DNA between cell divisions. Initially all of the patients of the Northwestern and Harvard study were cancer free, but after 13 y
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Calorie Restriction Makes You Live Longer

Calorie Restriction Makes You Live Longer

Calorie restriction makes you live longer; that’s what a remarkable study with primates showed that took 25 years to complete. Rhesus monkeys that had been fed 30% less calories lived longer than their normal controls without calorie-restriction. Rhesus monkeys are genetically v
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