Sitting and Watching TV May Boost Older Adults’ Dementia Risk

Adults 60 and older who sit for long periods watching TV or engaging in other passive, sedentary behaviors may be at increased risk of developing dementia, according to a new study.
The risk is lower for those who are more active while sitting—engaging in behaviors like reading or using a computer.
“It isn’t the time spent sitting, per se, but the type of sedentary activity performed during leisure time that impacts dementia risk,” says lead author David Raichlen, who was previously on the University of Arizona faculty and is now a professor of biological sciences and anthropology at the University of Southern California….
You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

Leave a Reply

Powered by WordPress | Designed by: Premium WordPress Themes | Thanks to Themes Gallery, Bromoney and Wordpress Themes