News tagged with watching tv
(Medical Xpress)—Watching TV commercials of people munching on hot, crispy French fries or sugar-laden cereal resonates more with teens than advertisements about cell phone plans or the latest car.
Neuroscience May 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Teenagers with high blood pressure appear to have better psychological adjustment and enjoy higher quality of life than those with normal blood pressure, suggests a study in the May issue of Psychosomatic Medicine: Journal of ...
Health May 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Children and teens with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) use screen-based media, such as television and video games, more often than their typically developing peers and are more likely to develop problematic video game habits, ...
Autism spectrum disorders Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Using a new research method that tracks moment-by-moment use of electronic media by young people, researchers at Boston Children's Hospital have shown that paying attention to TV is strongly associated with higher Body Mass ...
Overweight and Obesity Apr 10, 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
Five year-olds who watch TV for three or more hours a day are increasingly likely to develop antisocial behaviours, such as fighting or stealing by the age of seven, indicates research published online in Archives of Disease in ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The average American child from age 8 to 18 watches about 4.5 hours of TV each day. Seventy percent have a TV in the bedroom and about one-third of youth aged 6-19 is considered obese. Previous studies have shown that TV ...
Overweight and Obesity Dec 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Children who bask in the nighttime glow of a TV or computer don't get enough rest and suffer from poor lifestyle habits, new research from the University of Alberta has shown.
Overweight and Obesity Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The increasing amount of time that people spend using computers, playing video games and watching TV is a major factor in rising rates of obesity worldwide, according to a new study.
Overweight and Obesity Aug 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Children who spend more than three-quarters of their time engaging in sedentary behaviour, such as watching TV and sitting at computers, have up to nine times poorer motor coordination than their more active peers, reveals ...
Health Aug 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Australians aged 60 and over spend more time watching TV than other adults and are at greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a new study from The University of Queensland has found.
Diabetes Jul 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
As a youngster, remember your mother warning you that watching too much television would give you square eyes? That might not be true, but a new study, published today in BioMed Central's open access journal International Jo ...
Overweight and Obesity Jul 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Research to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior (SSIB), the foremost society for research into all aspects of eating and drinking behavior, sought to investigate personality ...
Health Jul 10, 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 |
Children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) tend to be fascinated by screen-based technology. A new study by a University of Missouri researcher found that adolescents with autism spend the majority of their free time using ...
Autism spectrum disorders Jan 25, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1