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Medical News Today: More evidence that being active extends life

Exercise is well-known to improve health, but new research finds that simply adding more movement throughout the day can actually help people live longer. Move more, live longer, according to a recent study. Those seeking to better their overall health often head to the gym — or, instead, become overwhelmed at the prospect and skip… Read More »

Medical News Today: Cancer: Scientists find 129 ‘jumping genes’ that drive tumor growth

In cancer research, scientists usually look for cancer genes by scouring the genome for altered sequences — or mutations — in DNA. But a new study has now revealed that jumping genes, which customary sequencing overlooks, are also important drivers of tumor growth. Researchers have uncovered 129 jumping genes that may drive cancer. Scientists at… Read More »

Medical News Today: The Mediterranean diet can boost athletic performance in just 4 days

New research, published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition, finds that adhering to the Mediterranean diet for just 4 days is enough to boost exercise performance. Sticking to a mainly plant-based Mediterranean diet could do wonders for our ability to exercise. The Mediterranean diet offers a range of benefits, from cardioprotective effects… Read More »