News tagged with sitting time

Increased anxiety associated with sitting down

Low energy activities that involve sitting down are associated with an increased risk of anxiety, according to research published in the open access journal BMC Public Health. These activities, which includ ...

Jun 18, 2015
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Even women who exercise sit too much

(HealthDay)—For women who love that great, self-satisfied feeling after a workout, a new study could be a disappointing surprise. Regular exercise, the study found, does not reduce the risk of an otherwise ...

Nov 30, 2012
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Single men spend weekends sitting, watching TV

Single, middle-aged people who live alone spend more time sitting.  A new study, published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine discovered that men tended to sit for longer periods watching TV on ...

Mar 14, 2012
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Diabetes risk from sitting around

A new study has found that women who stay seated for long periods of time every day are more prone to developing type 2 diabetes, but that a similar link wasn't found in men.

Mar 02, 2012
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