“Early Birds” Have Lower Risk of Breast Cancer – Study

Hundreds of thousands of sleep traits analyzed

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Women who love the early hours of the day are less likely to develop breast cancer, a new study suggests.

British researchers analyzed two data banks that included more than 409,000 women to investigate the link between sleep traits and breast cancer risk.

Compared to night owls, women who are early risers had a 40 percent lower risk of breast cancer, the study found.

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