Navigation Links
Benefits of Exercise on Prostate Cancer Risk May Vary by Race
Date:2/11/2013

MONDAY, Feb. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Among white men, exercise may cut the risk of developing prostate cancer, and it may also lower the odds of aggressive disease in those who already have the cancer, a new study indicates.

However, those benefits were not seen in black men, Dr. Lionel Banez, of the Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center in North Carolina, and colleagues reported in the Feb. 11 online edition of the journal Cancer.

For the study, the researchers asked 164 white men and 143 black men undergoing a prostate biopsy about their exercise habits. White men who were moderately or highly active were 53 percent less likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer than those who were mildly active or inactive.

But the investigators found no association between exercise levels and prostate cancer risk in black men, they noted in a journal news release.

And of the men who were diagnosed with prostate cancer, those who exercised were 13 percent less likely to have an aggressive form of disease that was likely to grow quickly and spread. However, when the researchers looked at this finding based on race, it remained significant in whites but not in blacks.

Previous research has shown that black men are more likely than white men to develop prostate cancer and to die from the disease, the study authors noted.

These new findings that black men may not benefit from exercise the way white men do could help explain why blacks are at greater risk for prostate cancer and aggressive prostate cancer, Banez suggested.

Further research is needed to learn why exercise might help protect white men but not black men, he pointed out in the news release. And although the study found an association between prostate cancer and exercise in white men, it did not prove a cause-and-effect relationship.

More information

The American Cancer Society has more about

Copyright©2012 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Everyday Activities May Have Same Health Benefits as Going to Gym
2. Zane Benefits Publishes New Information on the Individual Health Insurance Mandate Tax Penalty
3. Daily Dialysis Has Risks, Benefits for Kidney Disease Patients
4. Students in Educational First Steps Assisted Centers Show Persistent Benefits Far Beyond Early Childhood According to University of Texas at Dallas Study
5. Omnivita Benefits Launches No-Cost Prescription Drug Discount Card
6. Benefits of CT Scans May Outweigh Cancer Risk for Young Adults
7. Benefits of CT outweigh cancer risks in young adults
8. RSNA: Benefits of CT Outweigh Cancer Risks in Young Adults
9. With Benefits Unproven, Why Do Millions of Americans Take Multivitamins?
10. Zane Benefits Publishes New Information on Types of Health Insurance Plans
11. Zane Benefits Publishes New Information on Small Business Employee Benefits
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Benefits of Exercise on Prostate Cancer Risk May Vary by Race
(Date:7/12/2014)... July 12, 2014 Tylenol lawsuits ... to move forward in the federal multidistrict litigation ... Pennsylvania, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to a ... Lawrence F. Stengel has ordered the deposition of ... Stengel found that the witness’s testimony concerning the ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... "The second toes cross over the big ... wear shoes," said an inventor from East Hartford, Conn. This ... from happening. , He then created a prototype of the ... second and big toes from overlapping. This avoids discomfort and ... and easy to use, it's ideal for people with foot ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 As DePuy ... forward in U.S. courts, Bernstein Liebhard LLP notes the ... ion levels to the failure of metal-on-metal hip replacements. ... of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, looked ... Articular Surface Replacement prostheses at least twelve months earlier. ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... July 12, 2014 “Critical Care ... New and Late-Stage Four-Factor PCCs and Recombinant Products ... the critical care market in the US, UK, ... report provides an estimation of market size for ... covers critical care indications that are being treated ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... Emirates (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 Dubai ... Angeles basketball legend is heading to the UAE. ... six-time champion will be in the UAE from 28-31 ... Weekend in support of diabetes awareness. The event is ... entertainment marketing and event management company based in Dubai. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Tylenol Lawsuit News: U.S. District Judge Overseeing Federal Tylenol Liver Damage Litigation Orders Deposition of Former McNeil President, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Tylenol Lawsuit News: U.S. District Judge Overseeing Federal Tylenol Liver Damage Litigation Orders Deposition of Former McNeil President, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Tylenol Lawsuit News: U.S. District Judge Overseeing Federal Tylenol Liver Damage Litigation Orders Deposition of Former McNeil President, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Release of New Study Tying Elevated Metal Ions to Metal-on-Metal Hip Failure 2Health News:DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Release of New Study Tying Elevated Metal Ions to Metal-on-Metal Hip Failure 3Health News:DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Release of New Study Tying Elevated Metal Ions to Metal-on-Metal Hip Failure 4Health News:Critical Care Therapeutics in Major Developed Market is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 4.7% to $2.5 Billion in 2019 2Health News:Critical Care Therapeutics in Major Developed Market is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 4.7% to $2.5 Billion in 2019 3Health News:Critical Care Therapeutics in Major Developed Market is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 4.7% to $2.5 Billion in 2019 4Health News:Critical Care Therapeutics in Major Developed Market is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 4.7% to $2.5 Billion in 2019 5Health News:Critical Care Therapeutics in Major Developed Market is Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 4.7% to $2.5 Billion in 2019 6Health News:Los Angeles Basketball Legend Headed to Dubai 2Health News:Los Angeles Basketball Legend Headed to Dubai 3
... Just another AccessorySCARBOROUGH, N.Y., March 4 No hair? ... ( BaldGirlsDoLunch.org ) brings women with alopecia areata ... heads will turn. That delights founder Thea Chassin ... hair normally. It,s time for everyone to understand it ...
... logged on to www.WorldMedAssist.com to help him find the surgeon in ... of ICU with his mitral valve replacement overseas completed. He,s now home ... ... -- When Henry Konczak first learned that his chronic fatigue was due to ...
... its advanced mobile health screening services to the ... and techniques in the industry, HealthYes! screens its clients for ... peripheral artery disease and osteoporosis. , ... ...
... detect and measure pneumothoraces in trauma patients helps physicians ... room settings, according to a study performed at Massachusetts ... , "With the rapid development of ... trauma patients replaced traditional x-ray radiography in emergency care ...
... the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism , ... of clinical medicine and director of the Diabetes Clinical ... with age. An estimated 37 million Americans over the ... population. Another 20 to 30 percent of seniors, an ...
... Healthcare Sustainability for America,s Hospitals and Medical ... Healthcare Waste and Emergency Preparedness Coalition (CleanMedWaste.org) ... provide education about two major problems facing ... operational sustainability during a crisis and the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Seattle's First Bald Girls Do Lunch(R) 2Health News:Seattle's First Bald Girls Do Lunch(R) 3Health News:Ohio Patient Thanks India and WorldMed Assist For Heart Surgery Overseas; His Indian Surgeon Thanks U.S. for Superb Training 2Health News:Ohio Patient Thanks India and WorldMed Assist For Heart Surgery Overseas; His Indian Surgeon Thanks U.S. for Superb Training 3Health News:HealthYes! Now Offering its Preventive Health Screening Services in Houston 2Health News:HealthYes! Now Offering its Preventive Health Screening Services in Houston 3Health News:Computer-aided system effectively detects and measures pneumothoraces in chest trauma patients 2Health News:'Pre-diabetics' face heightened risk of heart disease 2Health News:The Healthcare Waste and Emergency Preparedness Coalition Announces Its Official Formation 2
(Date:7/10/2014)...  The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ... (UH) Case Medical Center Seidman Cancer Center totaling $4.7 ... improving care for patients with complex cancer. ... a unique model developed at UH to enhance care ... or demonstrated need for high health care utilization.  ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... 10, 2014  RESMED INC. (NYSE: RMD ) ... fiscal year ended June 30, 2014 results on Thursday, July ... A press release with ResMed,s results will be issued after ... a webcast to discuss operating results and future outlook. ... p.m. US Pacific Time and the live webcast of the ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... 10, 2014  Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: ... has completed the sale to Galderma of all rights ... held by Valeant for $1.4 billion in cash, pursuant ... recently completed its acquisition of Galderma. ... products to a company that is firmly committed to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:University Hospitals Case Medical Center Awarded $4.7 Million Grant from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 2University Hospitals Case Medical Center Awarded $4.7 Million Grant from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 3University Hospitals Case Medical Center Awarded $4.7 Million Grant from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 4ResMed To Announce Fourth Quarter And Fiscal Year-End 2014 Results 2
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
Medicine Products: