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:1/23/2015)... Hastings and Hastings, a law firm in Arizona ... of legal representation client review requests for slip and fall ... rise in the number of slip and fall related accidents ... Valley. With that said, a large number of injury victims ... law firm. Hastings and Hastings is a personal injury firm ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 The City of West Hollywood hosted ... to commemorate the 42nd anniversary of the Supreme Court decision Roe ... been 42 years since the Roe vs. Wade decision and the ... present as ever,” said City of West Hollywood Councilmember Abbe Land. ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 The Incredible Bulk is a ... to increase lean muscle by up to 30lbs in less ... attention of HealthyandFitZone.com’s Stan Stevenson, prompting an investigative review. , ... a step-by-step, scientific diet formula that allows the body to ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Juvent Sports ( http://www.juventsports.com ) and David ... Show to bestow a Juvent Sports Achievement award upon ... McKitrick. The award commemorated and congratulated McKitrick for her ... won her first amateur tournament in 1979 and most ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... January 22, 2015 Carinsurancesavings.biz has released a ... death and dismemberment insurance . , Purchasing an accidental ... be very advantageous. This type of rider provides benefits if ... can be considered a lesser form of life insurance. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Hastings and Hastings Reports a Record Number of Client Review Requests for Slip and Fall Accidents in 2014 2Health News:The Incredible Bulk: Review Examining Ben Pakulski’s Brand New Bulking Muscle Building Diet Program Released 2Health News:All-Time Leading Female Amateur Golfer Arlene McKitrick Receives Juvent Sports Achievement Award at 2015 PGA Show 2Health News:All-Time Leading Female Amateur Golfer Arlene McKitrick Receives Juvent Sports Achievement Award at 2015 PGA Show 3Health News:Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Can Be Purchased at Low Prices Online 2
... June 22 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- 11th of June 2009, marks ... as the Optical industry,in Korea. Recognizing the importance to ... the optical market in Korea, the Korean Optometric,Association (KOA) ... This partnership will add and build on the partnerships ...
... ... physical therapy, fitness, and performance services, opens its 52nd center in South Elgin. , ... Oak Brook, IL (Vocus) June 22, ... 52nd center in South Elgin. The South Elgin center is located at 722 N. ...
... 22 With the outbreak of H1N1 influenza in several ... which can effectively prevent the disease from spreading. The discussion ... a hot topic around the world. In fact, the vaccine ... in China and globally for quite some time now. , ...
... The largest analysis of its kind has found that Caucasians ... to develop a rare bone and soft tissue cancer called ... are more likely to die than women. Published in the ... journal of the American Cancer Society, the study indicates that ...
... given to transplant recipients to suppress their immune systems, has ... at the Emory Vaccine Center have discovered. In experiments ... formation of memory CD8 T cells, which enable the immune ... upon a second encounter. The results were published online ...
... increasingly derive from competitive sports and endurance training comes with ... most people will enjoy the benefits and pleasures of exercise, ... increase the risk of cardiac arrhythmias and even sudden death, ... , "It,s for this reason that sports medicine has ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:GfK Asia Expands into Korea Optics Industry Partnership Network 2Health News:GfK Asia Expands into Korea Optics Industry Partnership Network 3Health News:AthletiCo Opens 52nd Physical Therapy Center in South Elgin 2Health News:AthletiCo Opens 52nd Physical Therapy Center in South Elgin 3Health News:Frost & Sullivan Sees Opportunities in Chinese Vaccine Industry 2Health News:Frost & Sullivan Sees Opportunities in Chinese Vaccine Industry 3Health News:Caucasians are at higher risk of developing Ewing's sarcoma than other races 2Health News:Transplant drug stimulates immune memory 2Health News:Atrial fibrillation in endurance athletes still poses problems for sports cardiologists 2Health News:Atrial fibrillation in endurance athletes still poses problems for sports cardiologists 3
(Date:1/23/2015)... January 23, 2015 Heptares Therapeutics, the clinical-stage ... announce that the Malcolm Campbell Memorial Prize for ... President of Chemistry), Fiona Marshall (Chief Scientific Officer ... and co-founder) for the seminal contributions to GPCR drug discovery ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015  Uroplasty, Inc. (NASDAQ: UPI ), a ... proprietary products to treat voiding dysfunctions, today reported financial ... 2014.  Global revenue for the Company,s Urgent ... a new quarterly revenue record, as compared to $3.9 ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015  Bio-Techne Corporation (NASDAQ: TECH ) ... member of the new Simple Plex platform through its ... represents the re-branding of the previously acquired CyPlex instrument ... is a transformative immunoassay technology which integrates an innovatively ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Heptares Scientists to Receive the Malcolm Campbell Memorial Prize for 2015 in Recognition of Their Outstanding Contribution to GPCR Drug Discovery 2Heptares Scientists to Receive the Malcolm Campbell Memorial Prize for 2015 in Recognition of Their Outstanding Contribution to GPCR Drug Discovery 3Heptares Scientists to Receive the Malcolm Campbell Memorial Prize for 2015 in Recognition of Their Outstanding Contribution to GPCR Drug Discovery 4Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 2Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 3Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 4Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 5Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 6Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 7Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 8Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 9Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 10Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 11Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 12Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 13Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 14Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 15Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 16Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 17Uroplasty Reports Record Revenue in Fiscal Third Quarter 18Bio-Techne Launches Simple Plex Platform 2Bio-Techne Launches Simple Plex Platform 3
... BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Chindex International, Inc.,("Chindex") (Nasdaq: ... services in the People,s Republic of China, today,announced results for the ... 2009. , , Financial Highlights:, ... million, flat on, a year ...
... Anesiva, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANSV ) today announced that on ... Stock Market LLC ("Nasdaq") stating that the Nasdaq Hearing Panel ... Global Market subject to the condition that Anesiva shall have ... (the "Merger") contemplated by the Agreement and Plan of Merger, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Chindex International, Inc. Reports Second Quarter and First Half Fiscal 2010 Financial Results 2Chindex International, Inc. Reports Second Quarter and First Half Fiscal 2010 Financial Results 3Chindex International, Inc. Reports Second Quarter and First Half Fiscal 2010 Financial Results 4Chindex International, Inc. Reports Second Quarter and First Half Fiscal 2010 Financial Results 5Chindex International, Inc. Reports Second Quarter and First Half Fiscal 2010 Financial Results 6Chindex International, Inc. Reports Second Quarter and First Half Fiscal 2010 Financial Results 7Chindex International, Inc. Reports Second Quarter and First Half Fiscal 2010 Financial Results 8Chindex International, Inc. Reports Second Quarter and First Half Fiscal 2010 Financial Results 9Chindex International, Inc. Reports Second Quarter and First Half Fiscal 2010 Financial Results 10Chindex International, Inc. Reports Second Quarter and First Half Fiscal 2010 Financial Results 11Anesiva Receives Positive Nasdaq Hearing Panel Determination for Continued Listing 2Anesiva Receives Positive Nasdaq Hearing Panel Determination for Continued Listing 3
... 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 ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
Medicine Products: