Physical activity might protect against esophageal cancer

10/14/2013 | U.S. News & World Report · Huffington Post, The

An analysis that looked at findings from four studies concludes that exercise could cut the risk of developing esophageal malignancies, according to data presented at the ACG meeting. "By decreasing visceral fat, lowering the level of carcinogenic adipokines, improving insulin sensitivity and decreasing chronic inflammation, physical activity can potentially decrease the risk of esophageal cancer," said researcher Dr. Siddharth Singh of the Mayo Clinic. It remains unclear whether the association is causal.

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