News tagged with screen time
Health disparities between white and black adults in the South are not connected to a lack of exercise but more likely related to other factors such as access to health care, socioeconomic status and perhaps genetics, according ...
Health Apr 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—It's not how much time teens spend watching TV but how intensely they watch that adds on the pounds, new research suggests.
Overweight and Obesity Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—People are quick to point the finger or dismiss the effect of violent video games as a factor in criminal behavior. New evidence from Iowa State researchers demonstrates a link between ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 27, 2013 | 1 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Children could be better off playing video games this holiday season than watching television, a QUT study shows.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 16, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Video games have been blamed for contributing to the epidemic of childhood obesity in the United States. But a new study by researchers at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services (SPHHS) ...
Health Jan 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new poll finds that Americans blame too much cheap fast food for fueling the nation's fat epidemic, but they're split on how much the government should do to save them from themselves.
Overweight and Obesity Jan 04, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
The company a teen keeps can influence how much time they spend either in front of a screen or participating in healthy physical activity, finds a new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
Health Dec 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A brief primary care intervention for preschool-aged children and their parents reduces the number of meals eaten in front of the television but does not reduce overall screen time or body mass index (BMI), ...
Pediatrics Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The time most of us spend looking at a screen has rapidly increased over the past decade. If we're not at work on the computer, we're likely to stay tuned into the online sphere via a smart phone or tablet. ...
Health Oct 19, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 3 |
Curbs on children's daily screen time and delaying the age at which they start "the world's favorite pastime" are urgently needed to stave off the risk of serious health and developmental problems, argues a leading psychologist ...
Health Oct 09, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Cutting screen time and not rewarding children's good behaviour with sweets are among the steps parents could take to reduce overweight and obesity in children before they start school, according to research by the University ...
Overweight and Obesity Oct 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research has revealed why some lung cancers are undetected by radiograph and helped to identify the type of people who may be at risk of this form of the disease.
Cancer Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Anyone that has ever had trouble sleeping can attest to the difficulties at work the following day. Experts recommend eight hours of sleep per night for ideal health and productivity, but what if five to six hours of sleep ...
Neuroscience Jul 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0
Like a lot of Americans, Amalie Drury has grown very attached to her smartphone.
Health Jul 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Teens who engaged in more moderate-to-vigorous outdoor activity reported better health and social functioning than their peers who spent hours in front of television and computer screens, a ...
Pediatrics Jun 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0