New research from the University of Virginia in the US shows that schoolyard conflicts may be tied to serious health issues later in life. Photo: Alamy

Schoolyard conflicts linked to health problems including cancer in later life, study finds

High levels of a protein associated with the development of tumours and arthritis were found in blood of 28-year-olds who suffered chronic social stress from as early as 13, but those who handled confrontation well were unaffected

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New research from the University of Virginia in the US shows that schoolyard conflicts may be tied to serious health issues later in life. Photo: Alamy
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