Diabetes

Diabetes risk for elderly couch potatoes in Australia

(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.

Overweight & Obesity

In teens, sedentary behavior independently tied to adiposity

(HealthDay)—For adolescents, sedentary behavior is associated with markers of adiposity, independent of dietary intake, according to a systematic review published online June 22 in Obesity Reviews.

Overweight & Obesity

Active video games offer health benefit for children/Teens

(HealthDay)—Active video games (AVGs) are a good alternative to sedentary behavior, and can provide health benefits comparable to laboratory-based exercise or field-based physical activity, according to research published ...

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