Sedentary lifestyle

Early death may befall those who sit throughout the day! - Read

Early death may befall those who sit throughout the day! - Read

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

Sep 12, 2017, 18:46 PM IST
World Physical Therapy Day: Say goodbye to your sedentary lifestyle

World Physical Therapy Day: Say goodbye to your sedentary lifestyle

Medicos say that it has various other miraculous benefits such as improvement of lung functions, speedy tissue healing and is helpful in healing burns also.

Sep 08, 2017, 13:08 PM IST
Sedentary lifestyle may lead men to binge on high-fat food

Sedentary lifestyle may lead men to binge on high-fat food

The results showed that sedentary male rats preferred the high-fat diet over the other diets. 

Sep 06, 2017, 13:10 PM IST
Pokemon Go aids in achieving a healthier lifestyle, say scientists!

Pokemon Go aids in achieving a healthier lifestyle, say scientists!

Establishing its benefits further through a study, scientists have said that the popular physically-interactive game encourages exercise and reduces sedentary behaviour.

Jul 08, 2017, 17:23 PM IST
25% surge in IVF cases in recent years, say doctors

25% surge in IVF cases in recent years, say doctors

There has been a 25 per cent surge in couples preferring in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) to have babies in recent years, said doctors, naming sedentary lifestyle, health conditions and diseases as main reasons.

Jul 06, 2017, 00:42 AM IST
Shocking! Teens falling prey to a sedentary lifestyle; study compares their activity levels to 60-year-olds!

Shocking! Teens falling prey to a sedentary lifestyle; study compares their activity levels to 60-year-olds!

For their study, the researchers used data from the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey from the 2003-2004 and 2005-2006 survey cycles.

Jun 18, 2017, 09:57 AM IST
Eman Ahmed's weight loss surgery: Few things to keep in mind before going for bariatric surgery

Eman Ahmed's weight loss surgery: Few things to keep in mind before going for bariatric surgery

Ahmed who weighed 500 kg earlier lost nearly 120 kg before the surgery which was performed at Mumbai's Saifee Hospital last week on March 7, 2017. 

Mar 15, 2017, 12:59 PM IST
Have  a desk job? Here's how to prevent sedentary lifestyle and stay fit

Have a desk job? Here's how to prevent sedentary lifestyle and stay fit

There are numerous ways you can do that are simple, easy and can help you convert your sedentary lifestyle.

Mar 14, 2017, 15:52 PM IST
Sedentary lifestyle too deadly – may cause difficult-to-treat heart failure

Sedentary lifestyle too deadly – may cause difficult-to-treat heart failure

Heart failure is a chronic condition in which the heart is unable to supply enough oxygenated blood to meet the demands of the body.

Feb 28, 2017, 14:01 PM IST
Couch potatoes at dementia risk same as those with genes

Couch potatoes at dementia risk same as those with genes

Approximately 47.5 million people worldwide are living with dementia and the numbers are expected to surge to 115.4 million by the year 2050. 

Jan 11, 2017, 23:58 PM IST
Sedentary time may hamper academic skills in boys

Sedentary time may hamper academic skills in boys

According to a recent study, sedentary lifestyle is linked to poorer reading skills during initial three school years in six to eight-year old boys.

Dec 01, 2016, 11:31 AM IST
Over 30 million diabetics in India in one decade: Experts

Over 30 million diabetics in India in one decade: Experts

India has been declared as the "world diabetic capital", with cases to touch 70 million by 2025.

Nov 15, 2016, 09:30 AM IST

Sedentary lifestyle leading cause for heart disease in India

According to the survey, cardiovascular disorders are the cause of 25 per cent deaths in India and heart disease does not affect the urban and economically strong only, it also affects the rural and underprivileged population.

Sep 29, 2016, 16:50 PM IST

Too much sit-down time could up your death risk, says study

As per the study, nearly four per cent of all deaths worldwide – or 433,000 per year – are due to the fact that people spend more than three hours a day sitting down.

Sep 22, 2016, 16:31 PM IST

Workout tips for women: Five best exercises for a fabulous, fit body!

Perhaps, our sedentary lifestyles hardly leave us with any time to focus on the most important part of our lives, our health.

Sep 15, 2016, 14:07 PM IST

Do you know how harmful leading a sedentary lifestyle is? - Read

Physical inactivity is the fourth leading cause of avoidable death and is as harmful as smoking, as per World Health Organisation.

Aug 26, 2016, 13:40 PM IST

Sedentary behaviour contributes toward heart problems; study advises more moving!

It is not clear whether people should replace prolonged sedentary behavior with simple movement or moderate to vigorous physical activity.

Aug 16, 2016, 16:54 PM IST