Deaths from non-communicable diseases rose by ~ 8 million between 1990 and 2010 - every three deaths worldwide.
8 million people died from cancer in 2010, 38% more than two decades ago.
Ischaemic heart disease and stroke collectively killed ~13 million people in 2010 - one in four deaths worldwide, compared with one in five in 1990.
1.3 Million deaths were due to diabetes, twice as many as in 1990.
Physical exercise is any bodily activity that enhances or maintains physical fitness and overall health and wellness. Frequent and regular physical exercise boosts the immune system and helps prevent "diseases of affluence" such as cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and obesity. It may also help prevent stress and depression, increase quality of sleep and act as a non-pharmaceutical sleep aid, help improve mental health, maintain steady digestion, regulate fertility health.