Women's Running: Health Q&A
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Does running reduce my risks of developing cancer?
A Harvard University study found that women who run produce a less potent form of oestrogen than their sedentary counterparts. As a result, women runners cut by half their risks of developing breast and uterine cancer, and by two-thirds their risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
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