Tag Archives: Risk

Medical News Today: Short, regular movement breaks lower risk of early death

Modern working life means that many people spend hours sitting down. However, researchers have recently found that even low-intensity exercise breaks have a significant impact on lifespan. Just short bursts of exercise could make a significant difference to our lifespan. We know that some form of exercise is needed to keep several body parts, including… Read More »

Financial stress linked to heart disease risk among African-Americans

Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the leading cause of death in the U.S., and African-Americans are disproportionately affected. Prior studies have investigated how limited access to material resources due to financial hardship may influence health, but the association between the stress caused by financial hardship and coronary heart disease in African-Americans had not previously been… Read More »

A Small Increase In Fitness Levels Can Cut Heart Attack Risk

A study has revealed that poor cardiorespiratory fitness can increase future heart risk attack, even if not having any current lifestyle illness symptoms. The cardiorespiratory fitness of 4527 women and men was measured over a 2 year period. All participants were cancer, cardiovascular disease, or hypertensive free, and the majority of them were considered as… Read More »