Health 2020

Friday 6 December, 2019

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Understanding how combined behaviours affect our risk of bowel cancer

Friday 6 December 2019

Researchers have analysed data from over 360,000 participants in seven Australian studies, showing that many bowel cancers could be prevented by modifying risk behaviours, especially for men.

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Physical activity for older men and women and the risk of bowel cancer

Friday 6 December 2019

We know that being physically active can lower the risk of bowel cancer, but does the type of physical activity that we do matter? Researchers analysed data provided by 23,586 Health 2020 participants to see whether the risk of bowel cancer could be associated with levels of physical activity done at work, during transport, while performing household tasks or as recreational activities.

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Physical activity, sedentary behaviour and DNA methylation

Friday 6 December 2019

How does sedentary behaviour affect our health? Molecular tags on our DNA can hold important clues to our health and risk of cancer.

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How is your data being used?

Friday 6 December 2019

Hundreds of scientific papers have been published using data from Health 2020 participants. A large proportion of this research has involved research collaborators from across Australia and around the world.

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