Tag Archives: Risk

Watching TV could give you BOWEL CANCER: An hour a day is enough to increase young people's risk

Sitting in front of the TV for two hours a day raises your risk of bowel cancer by 70%, scientists declare amid sharp rise in cases Study looked at sedentary behaviours of nearly 90,000 US women   Two hours a day was associated with a 70% increased risk compared to less Findings were independent of participants weight… Read More »

Financial stress linked to heart disease risk among African-Americans

Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the leading cause of death in the U.S., and African-Americans are disproportionately affected. Prior studies have investigated how limited access to material resources due to financial hardship may influence health, but the association between the stress caused by financial hardship and coronary heart disease in African-Americans had not previously been… Read More »