Research Roundup

October 2011 Issue

Research Roundup: October 2011

TV watchers at greater risk for disease and mortality. A meta-analysis of eight published studies, that included 200,000 people, on TV viewing and its associated risk of type 2 diabetes, fatal or nonfatal cardiovascular disease, and all-cause mortality showed that for every two hours of television people watched daily, their risk of diabetes increased by 20 percent, heart disease risk rose by 15 percent, and risk of all-cause mortality increased by 13 percent. Participants were followed for an average of seven to 10 years.

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