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Related topics: diabetes · type 2 diabetes · high blood pressure · heart disease · physical activity

The heart risks of a desk job

(HealthDay)—Your comfortable recliner and state-of-the-art office chair may be increasing your risk for heart disease. A sedentary lifestyle can raise cholesterol and threaten heart health.

Nov 10, 2017
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Physically active children are less depressed

Previous studies have shown that adults and young people who are physically active have a lower risk of developing depression. But the same effect has not been studied in children - until now.

Jan 31, 2017
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Does it matter how long you sit—if you are fit?

More and more studies confirm that sitting is bad for our health, increasing the likelihood of developing cardiovascular disease and other lifestyle-related illnesses such as diabetes. Some studies have estimated that being ...

Oct 19, 2016
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Can long naps cause diabetes?

A study presented at a scientific congress Thursday reported a link between long naps and a higher risk of diabetes, though it couldn't say if daytime sleeping was a symptom or a cause.

Sep 14, 2016
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