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Wealthier People More Physically Active, Yet Also More Sedentary, Study Finds

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Aug 17, 2017 … ATLANTA — For many rich people, both sitting by the poolside and doing vigorous exercise are not mutually exclusive. A new study finds that wealthy individuals are prone to sedentary lifestyles about as much as they are to working out. Researchers at the American Cancer Society analyzed data on 5,206 American adults enrolled in the…

Study: People With A Lazy Lifestyle Have ‘Ape-Like’ Hearts, At Greater Risk Of Heart Disease

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Jan 07, 2020 … BOSTON — Within the hierarchy of nature, humans have certainly never been the strongest creatures. Mankind’s major advantages over the animal kingdom can be summed up in two words: intelligence and mobility. Besides just evading predators, for centuries virtually all humans sustained themselves by hunting and farming, two activities that necessitate long periods of physical exertion.…

Stand Up For Yourself! Study Finds Standing Often Can Offset Effects Of Inactive Lifestyle

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Sep 25, 2019 … GRANADA, Spain — It’s hard to believe in today’s day and age, but humans weren’t actually meant to spend all that much time sitting on a daily basis. Our early ancestors were constantly on the move, either avoiding predators or migrating to a more habitable environment, and our bodies evolved accordingly. Still, you wouldn’t know that…

Get Up: Sitting All Day Linked To 70,000 Deaths In United Kingdom Per Year, Study Finds

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Jun 22, 2019 … BELFAST, IRELAND — That daily mid-afternoon stroll through the park may just save your life, especially if you’re stuck sitting at your office desk all day, according to a new study out of the United Kingdom. Researchers at Queen’s University in Belfast and Ulster University have found a link between sitting or lounging for long periods…

Despite Constant Health Warnings, Americans Are Still Sitting Too Much

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Sep 04, 2019 … ST. LOUIS — Everybody needs a little couch time every now and then. That being said, many Americans are seriously overdoing it when it comes to sitting and lounging around. According to a new study of 51,000 Americans, most sit for prolonged periods of time nearly every day — despite public health messages warning that inactivity…

Study: Watching Television Worst Habit For Kids When It Comes To Childhood Obesity

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Dec 21, 2019 … BARCELONA — Parents have long feared allowing their children to stay in front of the TV for too long, and now a new study seems to be validating some of those concerns. Researchers at the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) examined how closely several common lifestyle habits were associated with childhood weight gains and obesity.…

Men With Physically Demanding Jobs At Greater Risk Of Early Death, Study Finds

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Feb 13, 2019 … AMSTERDAM — There are numerous studies that point to the health risks from having a job that requires one to sit at a desk all day, but what about for the most physically demanding professions?  An international group of scientists found that men who work highly physical jobs have a higher risk of suffering an early…

Take A Stand: Simple Changes To Daily Habits Lower Health Risks From Sitting All Day

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Aug 03, 2018 … LONDON, Ontario — Plenty of studies in recent years have echoed the same results when it comes to the health risk of desk jobs: No matter how you slice it, sitting down for 40 hours a week at the office is, flat out, bad for your body. But a study conducted by a research team…

Study: High-Energy Breakfast + Less TV Time = Healthier Heart, Arteries

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Mar 19, 2019 … NEW ORLEANS — Breakfast anyone? It’s the little things that matter, especially when it comes to cardiovascular health. If your goal is a healthier heart, recent research strongly encourages you to turn off the TV in the morning before you miss the chance to achieve that goal with a proven heart-healthy breakfast. A two-part study…

Aerobic Exercise May Protect The Brain From Alzheimer’s Disease, Study Finds

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Feb 20, 2020 … MADISON, Wisconsin — Aerobic exercise seems to provide a never-ending list of benefits for overall health and well-being. Does aerobic exercise benefit the brain and mental health? Researchers at the University of Wisconsin have found aerobic exercise to increase brain functions that are normally impaired by Alzheimer’s disease in people that are at risk of…

More You Exercise, More Likely You’ll Survive A Heart Attack, Study Finds

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Apr 18, 2017 … COPENHAGEN — How much you exercise may not just dictate your waist size — it also predicts your risk of surviving a heart attack, a new study finds. Researchers at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark launched their longitudinal research in the late 1970s by looking at more than 14,000 Danish individuals who took part in…

Seniors Who Walk For 30 Minutes Daily Cut Risk Of Death From Any Cause

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Mar 07, 2020 … PHOENIX — Two new studies are adding to the growing consensus in the medical community that staying active is perhaps the best way for older adults to live longer and stay happy and healthy well into their golden years. Best of all, no one is telling grandma or grandpa to hit the bench press; simple, leisurely…

10,000 Steps A Day May Not Spark Weight Loss After All, Study Says

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Feb 15, 2020 … PROVO, Utah — Those in search of a slimmer waist, or just interested in maintaining their current weight, have long been advised by health experts to log at least 10,000 steps per day. Reaching that magic number daily is thought of as a real accomplishment for many people, and countless walkers utilize fitness trackers and smart…

Coffee, Tea Consumption Reduces Risk Of Liver Failure, Study Finds

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Jun 09, 2017 … ROTTERDAM, Netherlands — Drinking coffee and tea may jumpstart your day with a jolt of energy, but drinking either will also help you avoid serious liver complications later in life, a new study finds. Researchers at Erasmus University in the Netherlands analyzed data on 2,424 participants who were enrolled in the Rotterdam study, a local…

Study: A Troubled Childhood Linked To Serious Heart Problems Years Later

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May 05, 2020 … EVANSTON, Ill. — No one’s past is perfect, but we all push forward toward a better tomorrow. Some, though, had a tougher past than others. When awful events like childhood neglect or trauma happen, it can take years before that person is able to mentally move on. Now, a new study finds that a dysfunctional or…

Working 45+ Hours Weekly May Increase Diabetes Risk In Women — But Not Men

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Jul 08, 2019 … TORONTO — Logging no more than seven to eight hours of work each day may be pivotal to women’s health. That’s because a recent study found that women who work more than 45 hours per week are at higher risk of developing diabetes compared to women who work less.  The study, conducted by a team of…

Study: Strawberries Improve Colon Health, Reduce IBD Symptoms

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Feb 23, 2019 … AMHERST, Mass. — Strawberries are more than scrumptious. Researchers have found that eating just a few of them each day may improve gut health and relieve inflammation associated with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). IBD is a painful condition that affects at least 3 million adults in the U.S., causing fatigue, diarrhea and other symptoms. IBD…

Kids Who Stay Up Late More Likely To Be Overweight, Study Finds

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Sep 08, 2017 … BIRMINGHAM, England — Children who stay up late or get insufficient sleep are more likely to be overweight, a new study finds. Researchers at the University of Birmingham, along with academic researchers in China, looked at data of nearly 2,800 Chinese adolescents, aged 9 to 12, exposing a link between body fat percentage and unhealthy…

Study: Any Intensity Level of Exercise Can Lift Mood

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May 15, 2017 … STORRS, Conn. — If you don’t like pushing yourself too hard when you work out, good news for you: simply engaging in light- to moderate-level exercise combats the blues, a new study finds. “We hope this research helps people realize the important public health message that simply going from doing no physical activity to performing some…

Living In NYC’s Noisiest Neighborhoods Makes Poor People Healthier, Study Finds

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Apr 14, 2017 … NEW YORK — It would seem predictable that living in a noisy neighborhood would result in less sleep and greater stress for already-struggling low-income residents, thus leading to unhealthier lifestyles. But a surprising new study finds that poorer people who reside in New York City’s loudest communities may actually be benefiting from the noise, showing baffling health improvements…