Patients who were more physically active before catching COVID-19 experienced a reduced risk of severe outcomes, according to a study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. And the positive benefits of exercise were observed in patients both with and without chronic medical conditions. The trial, which involved close toRead
It is widely accepted that physical inactivity leads to weight gain, cardiovascular disease and diabetes. New research links a sedentary lifestyle to certain cancers, specifically colon, lung and endometrial cancer, according to a study published June 16 in the JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute. The research is significance as is shows sedentary behavior is emerging as an independent risk factor for cancer, chronic disease and mortality. However, in a clinical setting guidelines to improve activity levels for adult patients are poorly defined and difficult to implement.