Running can reduce the probability of death from any cause, says a new study. If more people take up running and they don't have to run far or fast, there is likely to be a substantial improvement in population health and longevity, conclude the researchers. The study has been published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. It's not clear how good running is for staving off the risk of death from any cause and particularly from cardiovascular disease and cancer, say the researchers. Nor is it clear how much running a person needs to do to reap these potential...Already a subscriber? You need to login to continue reading this content. Login
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