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Can physical activity offset the health risks of too much sitting?study finds

Sydney, Apr 24 (IBNS): In findings that could relieve desk-bound office workers, a weekly dose of at least 150 minutes of physical activity could substantially reduce or offset the mortality risks in 'high sitters', University of Sydney research finds.

Inactivity puts physical and mental health of more than 1.4 billion adults at risk, says WHO

New York, Sept 5 (IBNS): Insufficient physical activity is a leading risk factor for non-communicable disease, negatively impacting mental health and overall quality of life, according to a newly released United Nations health agency study.

Vigorous physical activity lowers risk of colon cancer: new research

New York, Apr 2 (IBNS): New research by Cancer Council NSW has confirmed that physical activity is an important factor in preventing cancer: the study found that vigorous physical activity lowered someone’s risk of developing colon cancer by 22%.

Fight extra weight with more physical activity, study suggests

London, Dec 25 (IBNS): If the new year prompted you to renew your annual commitment to exercise regularly, it could pay off in the long run.

Physical activity can lead to difference in diet preferences between males and females, MU study finds

London, Sept 6 (IBNS): Recent studies have shown that approximately 90 percent of adult Americans fail to reach the U.S. Department of Health guidelines for physical activity, which could be contributing to surging obesity rates.