Video, heart disease and young people
- kill your television. // Natural Health;Dec2011/Jan2012, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p24
The article focuses on a recent study conducted at the Harvard School of Public Health, which found that a 20 percent increased risk for diabetes, heart disease and death is associated with two hours of television viewing a day.
- A new dimension in illness. // APC;Jul2010, Vol. 30 Issue 7, p11
The article presents the views of several television manufacturers on the aftereffects of watching 3 dimensional High-definition televisions. The Australian web site of Samsung Group warns the buyers of side-effects including disorientation, headaches and motion sickness and recommends that one...
- Danger money. Newnham, David // Nursing Standard;10/5/2011, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p27
David Newnham's profession will be the death of him.
- Sneaky Screen Time. H. P. // Parenting Early Years;Sep2011, Vol. 25 Issue 8, p54
The article presents the insights of family and child psychiatrist Eitan D. Schwarz, who is the author of the book "Kids, Parents & technology: A Guide for Young Families," on monitoring the screen time of preschoolers including secondhand television viewing.
- WEIGHT LOSS BULLETIN. // Men's Health (10544836);Jul/Aug2012, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p32
The article focuses on the findings of several research works related to factors which affect body weight in men which include one on the impact of television viewing on increasing obesity, another on irregular sleep patterns, and other on comparing oneself to a fitter person.
- 60 SECONDS. // New Scientist;2/9/2013, Vol. 217 Issue 2903, p7
The article presents several news briefs as of February 9, 2013 on topics including the effect of television watching on sperm count, the discovery of the largest prime number, and photographic evidence disputing claims by the Iranian Space Agency that it sent a monkey into space.
- Television viewing time and reduced life expectancy: a life table analysis. Veerman, J. Lennert; Healy, Genevieve N.; Cobiac, Linda J.; Vos, Theo; Winkler, Elisabeth A. H.; Owen, Neville; Dunstan, David W. // British Journal of Sports Medicine;Oct2012, Vol. 46 Issue 12, Special section p1
Background Prolonged television (TV) viewing time is unfavourably associated with mortality outcomes, particularly for cardiovascular disease, but the impact on life expectancy has not been quantified. The authors estimate the extent to which TV viewing time reduces life expectancy in Australia,...
- BACKGROUND BOOB TUBE. // Parenting Early Years;Mar2013, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p32
The article presents the insights of several individuals including Bianca T., Andrea D., and Megan B., concerning the impact of watching television in the brain development of children aging from 8 months to 8 years old.
- Seminal Research. Butterworth, Trevor // Newsweek;2/15/2013, Vol. 161 Issue 7, p1
This article reports on a study conducted by Harvard University School of Public Health doctoral candidate Audrey Gaskins and published in the “British Journal of Sports Medicine” concerning the decrease in sperm counts observed in men since 1989, finding that reduced physical activity as a...