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Binge watching TV ‘could kill you’ so take a break from that box set

Adults who spend over five hours watching television a day are more than twice as likely to die as a…

Two secrets to a longer life: sleep the right amount and don’t sit all day

According to a study carried out at the University of Sydney, there are six main risk behaviours associated with early…

Watching TV for three hours a day raises your risk of an early death

According to research published in the December issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, too much time spent watching…

Study suggests prolonged sitting may not be so bad for you after all

New research challenges the widely held belief that prolonged periods of sitting is bad for your health. A study by…

Embrace your nervous habits: fidgeting can cancel out the bad effects of sitting all day

As Time magazine would have it, sitting is the new smoking. Health gurus say our chairs are killing us. Prolonged…

‘Our chairs are slowly killing us’: sitting down too much raises the risk of liver disease

Prolonged periods of sitting increases the prevalence of NAFLD (non-alcoholic fatty liver disease), according to research published in the Journal…

News for the anti-sitting gurus: standing up all day is not good for you either

A new study published in the journal Human Factors suggests that prolonged periods of standing are bad for our health.…