Sitting for long periods tied to increased colon polyp risk in men

10/29/2013 | HealthDay News

Men who sat for 11 hours or more daily had a 45% increased risk of developing precancerous colon polyps compared with those who sat for fewer than seven hours per day, a U.S. study found. The risk remained high even if these men engaged in recreational activities such as jogging and walking. The findings were to be presented at the annual conference of the American Association for Cancer Research.

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