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Too much sitting can lead to health risks

Increased health risks have been reported both for high-volume sitting, such as sitting for seven or more hours per day.

03 Sep 2018 6:29 PM

14 ways sitting for 6 hours or more a day can kill you

Sitting for more than six hours a day increases your risk of early death by 19 per cent, the study found.

05 Jul 2018 3:40 PM

Why do oldies like to watch more television?

According to a study conducted by the University of Turku, retirement transition may influence living habits and time use.

26 Apr 2018 7:38 PM

Study finds sitting for too long may increase dementia risk

MTL thinning can be a precursor to cognitive decline and dementia in middle-aged and older adults.

14 Apr 2018 5:17 PM

Dementia risk high for people who sit too much

The researchers found that sedentary behaviour is a significant predictor of thinning of the MTL which has an impact on forming memories.

13 Apr 2018 2:46 PM


Sedentary lifestyle can increase risk of urinary tract symptoms

The results support the importance of both reducing sitting time and promoting physical activity for preventing LUTS.

21 Mar 2018 8:02 PM

Know how to burn calories while sitting at your desk

The findings are published in the journal Work.

02 Jan 2018 2:28 PM

Sitting too long can cancel benefits of exercise

Find out more.

19 Sep 2017 6:58 PM

Too much of sitting may cause early death

According to research, people may be less likely to die young if they break up sedentary time by moving around every half hour.

12 Sep 2017 1:14 PM

Sitting less can reduce risk of diabetes

People who replaced 30 minutes of prolonged sitting time with shorter bouts of sitting had a 4 percent reduction in fasting insulin levels.

27 Jan 2017 12:13 PM