News tagged with sitting time

Sedentary behavior increases the risk of certain cancers

Physical inactivity has been linked with diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease, but it can also increase the risk of certain cancers, according to a study published June 16 in the JNCI: Journal of the National Ca ...

Jun 16, 2014
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Planned disruptions may reduce workplace sitting time

(HealthDay)—An intervention to disrupt prolonged sitting time seems to result in less sitting in the workplace, according to a study published online May 1 in the U.S. Centers for Disease and Prevention's ...

May 13, 2014
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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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