Sitting for a Longer Time Ups the Risk of Developing Several Types of Cancer , Study

June 17, 2014 10:54 AM

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A latest study found that a sedentary lifestyle can up the risk of developing several types of cancer. Sitting for a longer period, while watching TV or at work, has also been linked to obesity, heart problems and diabetes.

According to researchers at the University of Regensburg in Germany, people who spend more time sitting have 66 percent higher risk of developing certain types of cancer than those who are active, The Time reported.

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