Navigation Links
Too Much Sitting May Double Women's Risk of Blood Clots
Date:7/5/2011

TUESDAY, July 5 (HealthDay News) -- Women who sit for long periods of time on a regular basis have a two- to threefold increased risk of developing a potentially deadly blood clot in their lungs, a new study finds.

The researchers said their study is the first to prove that an inactive lifestyle increases the risk of developing a pulmonary embolism, which occurs when part or all of a blood clot that forms in the deep veins of the legs travels through the bloodstream to the lungs.

Sudden shortness of breath, severe chest pain and coughing that may produce blood are among the symptoms of pulmonary embolism, in addition to excessive sweating, fainting and weak pulse.

The new study included 69,950 female nurses who were followed for 18 years and every two years provided details about their lifestyle habits. Women who spent most of their time sitting (more than 41 hours a week outside of work) were two times more likely to develop a pulmonary embolism than those who spent the least time sitting (less than 10 hours a week outside of work).

The link between levels of physical activity and pulmonary embolism risk remained conclusive after accounting for such factors as age, smoking and body mass index (a measurement based on height and weight), the researchers said.

The investigators also found an association between physical inactivity and high blood pressure and heart disease, which suggests that physical inactivity could be one of the hidden mechanisms that connect arterial disease and venous disease.

Public health campaigns that encourage people to be physically active could reduce the incidence of pulmonary embolism, concluded study author Dr. Christopher Kabrhel, attending physician in the emergency medicine department at Massachusetts General Hospital, and colleagues, in a statement.

Their study was published online July 4 in the BMJ.

The findings reinforce "the notion that prolonge
'/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Sitting for long periods doubles risk of blood clots in the lungs
2. Taking Short Breaks From Sitting May Help Waistline and Heart
3. Study links more time spent sitting to higher risk of death
4. Sitting Docs Have Happier Patients
5. EURTAC Phase III study: Erlotinib nearly doubles progression-free survival vs. chemotherapy
6. Text message support for smokers doubles quit rates
7. Urinary incontinence doubles risk of postpartum depression
8. Bankruptcy Risk Nearly Doubles in Year After Cancer Diagnosis
9. Use of clot-busting drug for US stroke patients doubled from 2005 to 2009
10. Rheumatoid Arthritis May Double Risk of COPD
11. Alzheimers Cases Could Double With New Guidelines: Expert
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Too Much Sitting May Double Women's Risk of Blood Clots
(Date:10/20/2014)... With a mere 19 days to November 4, ... fundraising stop at the  Law Offices of Dan ... debate last night with his opponent Gov. Rick Scott, ... seven minutes because Crist had an electric fan underneath ... one word: "weird." , Before touching on his well-known ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... Wakefield, MA (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 ... be sponsoring a booth at the American Foundation for ... October 25th. The AFSP is a not-for-profit organization that ... year. Net proceeds from these events are used to ... research, but education and personal relationships as well. ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... Women’s health specialist, Dr. Amber Murphy, MD, ... Columbus, Inc., A Division of MaternOhio Clinical Associates, Inc., ... 100,000 patients annually. Dr. Murphy will provide a full ... a women’s life. She is accepting new patients at ... Dublin. , Dr. Murphy offers a wide variety of ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... IN (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 ... Start, a secure cloud solution that enables healthcare ... of the ultimate healthcare-specific customer relationship management (“CRM”) ... meet the unique needs of the healthcare industry, ... experience for providers and patients by combining healthcare ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 ... fitness expertise, nutritional coaching, corporate wellness programming, authorship, international ... CPT, is excited to announce the release of the ... , After many years of coaching thousands of individuals ... nutrition tracking app that does not require calorie counting ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:At Crist Fundraiser, Dan Newlin Says, "No More Robert Germans," Will Seek Changes to Florida Missing Persons Law 2Health News:At Crist Fundraiser, Dan Newlin Says, "No More Robert Germans," Will Seek Changes to Florida Missing Persons Law 3Health News:The Advocator Group, LLC is Proud to Participate in an Out of the Darkness Community Walk, October 25th, to Increase Suicide Awareness 2Health News:The Advocator Group, LLC is Proud to Participate in an Out of the Darkness Community Walk, October 25th, to Increase Suicide Awareness 3Health News:OhioHealth Welcomes New Women’s Health Specialist to MaternOhio Specialists in Obstetrics & Gynecology of Columbus, Inc. 2Health News:OhioHealth Welcomes New Women’s Health Specialist to MaternOhio Specialists in Obstetrics & Gynecology of Columbus, Inc. 3Health News:Healthcare Relationship Management (HRM) Leader hc1.com® Launches hc1® Quick Start™ 2Health News:JZ Fitness Nutrition App Launches on iTunes 2Health News:JZ Fitness Nutrition App Launches on iTunes 3
... University and Harvard University have collaboratively developed a new theoretical ... sequences, even though there are many obstacles in the way ... in the scientific journal Nature Physics . , In ... so that different cells carry out the right tasks at ...
... important tasks of the immune system is to identify what ... then the body,s own structures will be attacked, the result ... mellitus type 1 or multiple sclerosis. The only way to ... that turn against the body,s own tissue in other ...
... Gen-Probe Incorporated (Nasdaq: GPRO ) announced that shareholders ... of Tepnel by Gen-Probe by the requisite majorities at Court ... of Tepnel shareholders voted in favor of the acquisition, which ... as a "scheme of arrangement" under English law. The ...
... Probiotic Works Naturally to Restore Oral HealthCHICAGO, March ... and Butler(R) brand products, has introduced GUM(R) PerioBalance(TM), ... for oral health. GUM(R) PerioBalance(TM) is available online ... GUM(R) PerioBalance(TM) e-store ( www.periobalance.com ) and at ...
... Health Segment Increases Annual RevenueLOVELAND, Colo., March 16 ... ("Heska" or the "Company") today reported financial results ... December 31, 2008, and year ended December 31, ... , "The poor economic environment had an impact ...
... led by Clifford Goodman, PhD, at the NCCN 14th Annual ... Cancer Care." The panel of experts tackled the spectrum of ... benefit to patients of some of the latest cancer treatments ... Oncology is an area of rapid growth, both in terms ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Important new model shows how proteins find the right DNA sequences 2Health News:Dendritic cells ensure immune tolerance 2Health News:Dendritic cells ensure immune tolerance 3Health News:Tepnel Shareholders Approve Acquisition by Gen-Probe 2Health News:Tepnel Shareholders Approve Acquisition by Gen-Probe 3Health News:Tepnel Shareholders Approve Acquisition by Gen-Probe 4Health News:New Probiotic Supplement Helps Consumers Fight Unhealthy Teeth and Gums 2Health News:New Probiotic Supplement Helps Consumers Fight Unhealthy Teeth and Gums 3Health News:Heska Announces Q4 and Annual 2008 Results 2Health News:Heska Announces Q4 and Annual 2008 Results 3Health News:Heska Announces Q4 and Annual 2008 Results 4Health News:Heska Announces Q4 and Annual 2008 Results 5Health News:Heska Announces Q4 and Annual 2008 Results 6Health News:Heska Announces Q4 and Annual 2008 Results 7Health News:Heska Announces Q4 and Annual 2008 Results 8Health News:Heska Announces Q4 and Annual 2008 Results 9Health News:Heska Announces Q4 and Annual 2008 Results 10Health News:Experts Weigh in on Controversial Issue of Determining Value of Cancer Care at NCCN Conference 2Health News:Experts Weigh in on Controversial Issue of Determining Value of Cancer Care at NCCN Conference 3Health News:Experts Weigh in on Controversial Issue of Determining Value of Cancer Care at NCCN Conference 4Health News:Experts Weigh in on Controversial Issue of Determining Value of Cancer Care at NCCN Conference 5
(Date:10/17/2014)... , October 17, 2014 ... http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7jx6nq/china ) has announced the addition of ...  report to their offering.       ... cardiovascular disease in China ... and changes in consumption concept, dietary habit, ...
(Date:10/17/2014)... Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on ... ARNA ), NPS Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: NPSP ... Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: MNTA ), and Catalyst ... five companies can be accessed at: http://investor-edge.com/register ... 2014, ended on a mixed note as the Dow ...
(Date:10/17/2014)... 17, 2014  Ameritox SM , the nation,s leader ... Thomas Smith , M.D., as Chief Medical Officer. ... offering scientific resources for healthcare providers, patients and managed ... positions at a variety of healthcare companies that have ... pain and behavioral health sides of Ameritox,s business. He ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:China Interventional Cardiovascular Device Industry Report 2014-2017 2China Interventional Cardiovascular Device Industry Report 2014-2017 3Biotech Equities Technical Briefing - Arena Pharma, NPS Pharma, XOMA, Momenta Pharma, and Catalyst Pharma Partners 2Biotech Equities Technical Briefing - Arena Pharma, NPS Pharma, XOMA, Momenta Pharma, and Catalyst Pharma Partners 3Biotech Equities Technical Briefing - Arena Pharma, NPS Pharma, XOMA, Momenta Pharma, and Catalyst Pharma Partners 4Biotech Equities Technical Briefing - Arena Pharma, NPS Pharma, XOMA, Momenta Pharma, and Catalyst Pharma Partners 5Ameritox Appoints New Chief Medical Officer 2
... Host a Workshop on... -- CRAIGAVON, Northern Ireland, November 19, 2010 ... ... if (typeof(lpUnit)==,undefined,) var lpUnit=,PRN,; --> ... = function(data) { var s = ,; var first_result; // Results are keyed by longUrl, so we need to ...
... Inc., a worldwide leader in surgical care, announced today ... (BLA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ... combines Ethicon,s biomaterials and plasma-derived biologics (Human Fibrinogen and ... during surgery. "Excessive bleeding during surgical procedures ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Almac and the Royal Society of Chemistry Host a Workshop on the use of Analytical Techniques to Control and Monitor Solid Form 2Almac and the Royal Society of Chemistry Host a Workshop on the use of Analytical Techniques to Control and Monitor Solid Form 3Almac and the Royal Society of Chemistry Host a Workshop on the use of Analytical Techniques to Control and Monitor Solid Form 4Almac and the Royal Society of Chemistry Host a Workshop on the use of Analytical Techniques to Control and Monitor Solid Form 5Almac and the Royal Society of Chemistry Host a Workshop on the use of Analytical Techniques to Control and Monitor Solid Form 6Almac and the Royal Society of Chemistry Host a Workshop on the use of Analytical Techniques to Control and Monitor Solid Form 7Almac and the Royal Society of Chemistry Host a Workshop on the use of Analytical Techniques to Control and Monitor Solid Form 8Ethicon Submits Biologic License Application to the FDA for the Fibrin Pad 2Ethicon Submits Biologic License Application to the FDA for the Fibrin Pad 3
... Implant System provides todays surgeon with ... head replacement. Modular stem and ... while minimizing ligamentous and soft tissue ... guide assists in both the radial ...
All Padgett bipolar forceps are foot activated. The standard-type connectors fit generators utilizing the standard receivers for small "banana" inserts. All Padgett bipolar foot activated forceps an...
Recommended for use with spark gap coagulators for added safety. Also available in stainless steel (10-3002)....
This table has a rectangular top, adjustable height, integral leg, and rail clamp.,Standard 2" (5 cm) pad included....
Medicine Products: