A recent research done by scientists on various people to study the effect of physical exercise on the human body and on cancer. The results was shocking. It concluded that it can help protect against cancer. Working with the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, MI, researchers from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD, saw how the fittest adults had the lowest risk of lung and colorectal cancer.
What actually a colorectal cancer is.
Colorectal cancer, also known as bowel cancer, colon cancer, or rectal cancer, is a type of cancer which attacks on the colon and recy which is a part of your intestine. It is very common nowadays, specially in United States of America. At least 1 in every 21 men are affected from this type of cancer and 1 in every 23 women is also suffering from this type of cancer. It is the second most leading cause of death from cancer in women and third most for the men.
Symptoms of colorectal cancer include:
.changes in bowel habits
.diarrhea or constipation
.a feeling that the bowel does not empty properly after a bowel movement
.blood in feces that makes stools look black
.bright red blood coming from the rectum
.pain and bloating in the abdomen
.a feeling of fullness in the abdomen, even after not eating for a while.
.fatigue or tiredness
.unexplained weight loss
.a lump in the abdomen or the back passage felt by your doctor
.unexplained iron deficiency in men, or in women after menopause
The study was held at a very large scale and have experimented on many types of people. The people participated in this research was between 40 to 70 years old ones. This study includes 49,143 patients. Men, women, white, black and even Hispanic also. According to data from this experiment the composition of the group was 46 percent females, 64 percent whites, 29 percent black and 1 percent Hispanics.
This research was held to monitor effect of physical fitness on different categories of people’s just to make sure that it has effect on everybody not depending on their gender or race or anything which categories humans.
Our findings,” says first study author Dr. Catherine Handy Marshall, who is an assistant professor of oncology at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, “are one of the first, largest, and most diverse cohorts to look at the impact of fitness on cancer outcomes.”
Many heavy machines and several tests was also included in this research. The result was very inretesting as it shows many outcomes one can feel by exercising on daily basis. The chance of the patients of having lung or bowel cancer was reduced very significantly. The chances 9f their death is also reduced about 50 to 80 percent.
The people who participated in this experiment was very happy as they are now fit and healthy and are now safe from cancers by much extent.