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In a new study from Brigham and Women's Hospital, in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute, researchers have quantified how many years of life are gained by being physically active at different ...
Health Nov 06, 2012 | 4.4 / 5 (12) | 0 |
Healthy behaviours regarding alcohol, physical activity, vegetable intake and body weight reduce the risk of hypertension by two thirds, according to research presented at the ESC Congress today. The findings were presented ...
Cardiology Aug 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Standing up more often may reduce your chances of dying within three years, even if you are already physically active, a study of more than 200,000 people published in Archives of Internal Medicine today shows.
Health Mar 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
The benefits of physical activity accumulate across a lifetime, according to a new study published in the October issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Researchers in England and Australia examined the as ...
Health Aug 25, 2011 | not rated yet | 2 |
Lack of physical exercise is often implicated in many disease processes. However, sedentary behavior, or too much sitting, as distinct from too little exercise, potentially could be a new risk factor for disease. The August ...
Health Jul 12, 2011 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Two studies presented at this year's EuroPRevent 2013 congress suggest that demanding physical work has a detrimental effect on an individual's risk of coronary heart disease.
Cardiology Apr 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—People diagnosed with colorectal cancer who spend a lot of their leisure time sitting have a higher risk of dying, according to researchers at the American Cancer Society.
Cancer Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—High body mass index (BMI) significantly increases the risk of chronic low back pain later, according to a study published in the Jan. 15 issue of Spine.
Health Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—For patients with invasive, non-metastatic colorectal cancer, increased recreational physical activity is associated with reduced all-cause mortality, while prolonged sedentary time correlates ...
Cancer Jan 23, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Social media may be an effective tool to help children overcome obesity, according to a new American Heart Association scientific statement.
Overweight and Obesity Dec 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Despite having more leisure time overall, stressed-out Americans report having less 'quality time' to enjoy themselves, particularly those with little or no education.
Health Jul 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
What does "free time" mean to you? When you're not at work, do you pass the time -- or spend it?
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 06, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 0
A worldwide study has shown that physical activity during work and leisure time significantly lowers the risk of heart attacks in both developed and developing countries. Ownership of a car and a television was linked to ...
Cardiology Jan 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A study conducted among cyclists in Copenhagen, Denmark1 showed that it is the relative intensity and not the duration of cycling which is of most importance in relation to all-cause mortality and even more pronounced for ...
Health Aug 29, 2011 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1