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Posts Tagged ‘chronic diseases’

A study led by Richard Rosenkranz, assistant professor, analyzed the relation of sitting time and chronic diseases in middle-aged Australian males. The findings showed that the more time was spent in sitting as indicated by the participants, the more reported chronic diseases increased. This study is especially relevant to office desk workers as well as those who have prolonged sitting time like truck drivers. The study involved more than 60,000 males from New South Wales with ages ranging from 45 to 65 years old. The participants reported for chronic diseases they have at present, if any, along with their daily […]

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Diet Supplements that Reduce Inflammation

Chronic inflammation is a factor known to contribute to the development of chronic diseases such as cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, and heart disease. Many dietary supplements are believed to reduce inflammatory processes and reduce one’s risk for disease, but evidence supporting these claims is limited. A new study at the Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington reveals that regular intake of fish oil supplements, chondroitin and glucosamine, which are available as over-the-counter dietary supplements, reduces inflammation, suggesting that they may help prevent chronic diseases. Elizabeth D. Kantor, a PhD candidate at the research center, and […]

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Mid-Life Fitness for Longevity

Researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas reveal that people who are physically fit in middle age are less likely to develop early chronic disease and may live a bit longer than those who are not fit. The study, which was led by Dr. Jarett Berry, an assistant professor of internal medicine at the university, examined the data on nearly 19,000 people with a median age of 49 who were enrolled in the Cooper Center Longitudinal Study, which followed their health since 1970. The researchers then looked up data from the Medicare claims information when participants […]

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