Sedentary lifestyle spells more menopause misery

On January 28, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

Sedentary middle-aged Hispanic women in Latin America have significantly worse menopause symptoms than their active counterparts, shows a study of more than 6,000 women across Latin America, which will be published online in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). The analysis also linked sedentary lifestyle…

New risk score identifies link between lifestyle risk factors and mortality

On December 9, 2015, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

A new lifestyle risk score based on six health behaviors identified two new risk factors (sedentary behavior and sleep) that can be used in addition to traditional risk factors, such as smoking and excessive alcohol use to predict risk of mortality. These findings by Ding Ding and colleagues from…

Crash risk: Lifestyle, occupational factors that may put truck drivers in danger

On October 23, 2015, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,,, , With No Comments

Truck drivers who are frequently fatigued after work, use cell phones while driving, or have an elevated pulse pressure – a potential predictor of cardiovascular disease – may be at increased risk for getting into truck accidents, according to a study by the Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental…