Too Much Sitting May Shrink the Part of Your Brain Tied to Memory

April 18, 2018

 

It may be time to ditch the desk chair: A new study links sitting too much each day with memory problems in middle-age and older adults.

Researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) found that long stretches of sedentary behavior — like spending all day in your desk chair — were linked to changes in a part of the adult brain that's critical for memory.

Earlier research has linked sedentary behavior to an increased risk of heart disease, diabetes and premature death in middle-age and older adults. The new study, published yesterday (April 12) in the journal PLOS One, builds on this, focusing on inactivity's impacts on the brain, according to a statement from the researchers...More

 

Source: https://www.livescience.com/62299-sitting-sedentary-shrinks-brain-memory.html

Etiketler:

Please reload

Self-assessing back pain by app is just as effective as traditional methods

December 4, 2019

Patients can assess their own back pain using an app on their phone or tablet as effectively as current paper methods, a study from the University of...

1/10
Please reload

Self-assessing back pain by app is just as effective as traditional methods

December 4, 2019

Patients can assess their own back pain using an app on their phone or tablet as effectively as current paper methods, a study from the University of...

1/10
Please reload

Please reload

Arşiv
Please reload