Without a dynamic activity or exercise, the effect is the same as smoking. More than 90,000 people in the UK every year suffer from heart disease, breast cancer, colon cancer, and diabetes. This amount is only slightly lower than patients with smoking-related diseases, namely 100,000. This is according to a news quoted by Fox. (more…)
Research shows that we are less active than 20 years ago. This means that the problem of obesity arise because people eat too much, not because of lack of exercise. That’s according to Professor Speakman, from Aberdeen University. He analyzed two decades of research on energy expenditure. (more…)
“Previous studies have already shown that post-stroke complications increase mortality as well as disability,” said lead researcher Dr. Keun-Sik Hong, an associate professor in the department of neurology at Ilsan Paik Hospital, Goyang, South Korea. In his research, he has shown a link between complications of disease with reduced life expectancy of patients. (more…)
For nearly a decade, researchers from the Epidemiology Section Medical Research Council (MRC), in England, studied 13.197 middle-aged men and women who are healthy. They found that watching TV an hour a day increases the risk of death from heart disease. Even after adjustment for other risk factors such as lack of exercise, smoking, obesity and poor eating habits.
Study participants with a history of related diseases such as stroke and heart attacks are removed from the study sample. The researchers measure the time watching television from a questionnaire filled out by participants. (more…)
According to Dailymail, the ten factors were identified when researchers from McMaster University studied 3,000 patients with stroke. Lifestyle of the patients are compared with 3,000 healthy people as a control. (more…)