Body clock linked to breast cancer: BBC News Review 2022

July 8, 2022



British scientists have discovered that women who naturally get up early are less likely to develop breast cancer. After an eight-year study, research has concluded that among early risers, only one in every 100 women develop breast cancer. This rose to two in every hundred for women genetically programmed to go to bed late and get up late. The scientists say the research provides further proof that a person’s body clock and sleeping patterns affect their health.

Vocabulary

larks
people who get up early and have lots of morning energy
– I’ve never been one of the larks. I’d much rather sleep all day and party all night.
– She’s always been a morning lark. As an artist, she’s most creative in the morning.

chirpiest
happiest and most active
– James might be the chirpiest person I’ve ever met. Have you ever seen him sad?
– The surprise birthday party left him feeling much chirpier about turning 40.

mismatch
situation when two things are not suitable for each other
– There’s a bit of a mismatch between our budget and your business plan. Sorry!
– Despite seeming to be a total mismatch, they love each other very much.

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22 Comments
  1. Katherine 🌹❤️😍

  2. Tnx sir

  3. Reply
    Học Tiếng Pháp July 8, 2022 at 5:44 am

    Where i can see transcrip?

  4. Dan really handsome and talented as well

  5. Morning lark(n): Despite Janusz had difficulty understanding lessons, he used to be a morning lark before going to the school.

    Chirpy(adj.): She has been chirpy .Thus, I chose her to be my wife!

    Mismatch(n): There's a mismatch between actions against nature humans are doing and statements about climate change humans are giving.

  6. I have a total crush on Dan. His looks is mesmerising. I can stare on his face for hours without me getting bored.

  7. Cathrin u r a phenomenon

  8. Reply
    عباده الديات July 8, 2022 at 5:44 am

    I loved this video

  9. I love these video

  10. Very effective for New learner .carry on with full enthusiasm.

  11. I'm not night owl I'm an early bird….😁

  12. Reply
    جمال الحاج July 8, 2022 at 5:44 am

    Thanks for all:
    My name is jamal,
    Early sleep and ,early wake up is natural medicine (in other words)

  13. Reply
    Devin Elysia Dhywinanda July 8, 2022 at 5:44 am

    The news was so informative and useful, besides its worthwile vocabulary. 💖 Thanks BBC Learning English for helping improving my English skill.

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  18. Greetings from Bangladesh, love you all guys.

  19. Good program!

  20. Perfectly!

  21. Thank you guys! I love your programme 👌
    Greetings from Peru 🙂

  22. I’m a night owl! I’m most creative at late night time.

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