Link seen between sitting and certain cancers

June 17, 2014 10:01 PM

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“Cancer is a complex disease and has numerous possible causes, including genetic factors, environmental factors, and lifestyle factors,” said Daniela Schmid, from the department of epidemiology and preventive medicine at the University of Regensburg in Germany, who worked on the review.

Too much sitting could be one of the factors involved, Schmid told Reuters Health by email.

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