27 Aug Happiness may protect against breast cancer
YOUNG women exposed to tragic events may be at a higher risk of breast cancer and being optimistic can help protect against the disease, a study has found.
A team of researchers say they may have found a link between a women’s outlook on life and the risk of breast cancer.
After questioning more than 600 women – include 255 breast cancer patients – about life experiences, happiness and depression, researchers found optimists were 25 per cent less likely to develop the disease.
To read more of this fascinating happiness article from today’s The Australian – click here