Healthy lifestyles may reduce chances of metabolic syndrome in cancer survivors

07/28/2014 |

Childhood cancer survivors who failed to follow at least four of the seven healthy habits as outlined by the World Cancer Research Fund and American Institute for Cancer Research had a higher risk of metabolic syndrome, a study in the journal Cancer says. Nearly 33% of survivors who failed to follow the healthy guidelines reported metabolic-syndrome-related symptoms such as high levels of blood pressure and blood sugar.

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