Sitting Can Harm Health, Even for Those Who Exercise, University of Leicester and Loughborough University Study

Published: Oct 16, 2012

Sitting for long periods increases the risk of diabetes, heart disease and death, researchers suggest. The scientists from Leicester and Loughborough Universities say harm is done even if people also exercise. The study, published in Diabetologia, analysed 18 existing studies involving almost 800,000 people.

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