Sunshine and supplements ‘can cut cancer risk’

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Sunshine and supplements ‘can cut cancer risk’

Vitamin D pills are the way to go in our fast-paced, indoor lifestyle, scientists find

Laura Donnelly

Vitamin D could cut the risk of dying from cancer, according to research which suggests sunshine and supplements could save lives.

Scientists warned that modern lifestyles could be increasing the risk of disease, with ever longer hours spent indoors, or in the shadow of skyscrapers.

Research on almost 80,000 adults by Michigan State University and the Hurley Medical Centre found that taking a supplement for at least three years was associated with a 13% drop in mortality from all cancers...

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