News tagged with sitting
The more you sit, the higher your risk of chronic diseases. Kansas State University researcher Richard Rosenkranz, assistant professor of human nutrition, examined the associations of sitting time and chronic ...
Health Feb 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 1 |
(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
(Medical Xpress)—To prevent the risk of 'chair disease', The University of Queensland researchers have developed a 'sitting pad' device that uses an alarm to alert workers to stand up more regularly.
Health Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(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 ...
Health Nov 30, 2012 | 3 / 5 (4) | 1 |
Women who exercise regularly spend as much time sitting as women who don't, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Health Oct 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study led by the University of Leicester, in association with colleagues at Loughborough University, has discovered that sitting for long periods increases your risk of diabetes, heart disease and death.
Diabetes Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—People who spend a lot of time sitting are at increased risk for kidney disease, according to a new study.
Health Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Restricting the amount of time spent seated every day to less than 3 hours might boost the life expectancy of US adults by an extra 2 years, indicates an analysis of published research in the online journal BMJ Open.
Health Jul 09, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 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 |
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 ...
Health Mar 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
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.
Health Mar 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Overweight office workers, drivers and call centre staff who sit for long periods could improve their health by simply breaking up their sitting time with frequent activity breaks according to new research by Baker IDI Heart ...
Overweight and Obesity Mar 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- If you spend most of your day sitting in front of the television or the computer, you may want to change your habits. A new study presented last week at the American Institute for Cancer Research Annual ...
Health Nov 08, 2011 | 3.7 / 5 (6) | 7 |
For South Asians, time spent sitting down is a risk factor for diabetes which is not counteracted by time spent exercising or decreased waist size. These are the findings of a new study funded by the National Prevention Research ...
Health May 10, 2011 | not rated yet | 0