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Author Topic: Walking, Strength Training Tied to Lower Risk of Death From Cirrhosis  (Read 149 times)

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People who routinely walk and engage in strength training have a lower risk of death from cirrhosis than sedentary individuals. This is according to the first study to follow participants over a prolonged period of time to compare their physical activity with their rate of death from cirrhosis.

“The benefit of exercise is not a new concept, but the impact of exercise on mortality from cirrhosis and from liver cancer has not yet been explored on this scale,” Tracey Simon, MD, the lead researcher of the study and an instructor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, said in a press release.

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