Citations with the tag: TELEVISION viewing -- Physiological aspects
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- 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.
- Danger money.
Newnham, David // Nursing Standard; 10/5/2011, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p27
David Newnham's profession will be the death of him.
- A new dimension in illness.
Newnham, David // 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...
- 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.
H. P. // 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.
H. P. // 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.
Veerman, J. Lennert; Healy, Genevieve N.; Cobiac, Linda J.; Vos, Theo; Winkler, Elisabeth A. H.; Owen, Neville; Dunstan, David W. // 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 Global; 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...
- Clinical: Journals Watch - MI risk, depression and back pain.
Butterworth, Trevor // GP: General Practitioner; 2/27/2009, p27
The article provides updates from several journals. One journal reported that higher resting heart rate in women is independently associated with coronary events but not for stroke. Another update said that depression in young adults is associated with excessive TV watching. One update said that...
- Television tip-over head injuries in children.
Samson, Sujit Kumar G.; Nair, Pratheesh R.; Baldia, Manish; Joseph, Mathew // Neurology India; Oct2010, Vol. 58 Issue 5, p752
Head injuries caused by television (TV) sets falling on small children are becoming frequent in India with increasing sales of TV sets. This report describes television tip-over injuries in eight children aged 14 months to 6 years. Symptoms and findings were varied, from only swelling of the...
- Video, heart disease and young people.
Samson, Sujit Kumar G.; Nair, Pratheesh R.; Baldia, Manish; Joseph, Mathew // Active Living; May2011, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p19
The article focuses on the study of the University of Sydney which revealed that children spending over 1.5 hours daily playing video games or watching television (TV) tend to narrow the retinal arteries which can cause hypertension and heart disease when they get older.
- Too much television a risky business.
Samson, Sujit Kumar G.; Nair, Pratheesh R.; Baldia, Manish; Joseph, Mathew // Active Living; Jul2011, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p17
The article offers information on the meta-analysis of eight cohort studies reported in the "Journal of American Medical Association," which reveals that excessive television (TV) watching add to the risk of acquiring type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and death.
- Hit the Hay.
Kyles, Kyra // Jet; 8/6/2012, Vol. 121 Issue 16, p36
The article discusses findings from the National Sleep Foundation indicating that 63 percent of Americans do not get sufficient sleep, and offers suggestions for increasing sleep quality. The advice to avoid watching television, using technological devices, drinking caffeine, and exercising in...
- Changes in cardiovascular disease risk factors from age 9 to 19 and the influence of television viewing.
Mitchell, Jonathan A.; Pate, Russell R.; Liese, Angela D. // Obesity (19307381); Feb2013, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p386
Objective: The purpose of this study was to determine if time spent watching television is associated with changes in cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors from age 9 to 19. Design and Methods: Participants were girls enrolled in the NHLBI Growth and Health Study ( n = 1,702), and CVD risk...
- Young Children's Responses to a Story Presented in Three Different Ways.
Comuntzis-Page, Georgette; Hitchings, Megan // Illinois Reading Council Journal; Winter2012/2013, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p30
The article focuses on the developmental factors contributing to children comprehension visual media. It discusses the relationship between children and visual media particularly on television and videos. It highlights the practices in early childhood education using the deficit model of media...
- TV viewing poses greater risk than computer use for cardiovascular disease.
Comuntzis-Page, Georgette; Hitchings, Megan // Biomedical Market Newsletter; 11/21/2011, Vol. 21, p576
The article reports on effects and consequences of various sedentary behavior in the health of children. It mentions that sedentary behavior among children pose higher risk for cardiovascular diseases, compared to the development of diabetes. It also notes that television viewing has higher...
- Television Overdose.
Feferman, Irv // Ontario Dentist; Oct2011, Vol. 88 Issue 8, p14
The article discusses the impact of television (TV) viewing and computer games on human health in the U.S. A meta-analysis reveals that television viewing of more than two hours per day was associated with increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease and Type 2 diabetes. It indicates that...
- TV WILL KILL YOU.
Feferman, Irv // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness; Aug2011, Vol. 72 Issue 8, p30
The article focuses on the findings of several health related studies. A research, published in the "Journal of the American College of Cardiology," showed the harmful impact of excess television viewing on increasing the risk of premature death and a study conducted by researcher Joe Vinson has...
- Association of Television Viewing Time With Central Hemodynamic Parameters and the Radial Augmentation Index in Adults.
Recio-Rodriguez, Jose I.; Gomez-Marcos, Manuel A.; Patino-Alonso, Maria C.; Romaguera-Bosch, Montserrat; Grandes, Gonzalo; Menendez-Suarez, Marta; Lema-Bartolome, Jorge; Gonzalez-Viejo, Natividad; Agudo-Conde, Cristina; Garcia-Ortiz, Luis // American Journal of Hypertension; Apr2013, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p488
Background We conducted a study to explore the relationship between television viewing time and central hemodynamic parameters and the radial augmentation index (AIx) in adults. Methods Random sampling was used to select 732 individuals who attended primary-care centers as subjects for the...
- Eating style, television viewing and snacking in pre-adolescent children.
Ouwens, M. A.; Cebolla, A.; van Strien, T. // Nutricion Hospitalaria; 2012, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p1072
Introduction: Television viewing is considered to be a risk factor for overweight in children because of its association with reduced physical activity and increased calorie intake. Objective: The aim of the present study is to examine whether eating styles affect the relationship between...
- Healing can begin in your waiting room.
Hamilton, Melissa M. // Medical Economics; 5/10/2011, Vol. 88 Issue 9, p70
The article offers waiting room renovation suggestions aimed at improving patient experiences and inspiring healing. It suggests placing a simple plant in the room to promote healthy living and air purification. It recommends improving patients' moods by offering options when viewing television...
- High Fat Caloric Consumption and Low Levels of Physical Activity May Induce Prevalence of Obesity in Hispanic American Children.
Suk-Ho Leea; Cordelia R. Rodriguez; Kwangseok Hong // International Journal of Applied Sports Sciences; 2011, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p371
The number of obese youth has increased dramatically in recent decades, yet very little data has assessed how children's lifestyles have led to this increase in obesity. This study investigated possible factors (media viewing, dietary patterns, and levels of physical activity) contributing to...
- Television Viewing Time and Risk of Chronic Kidney Disease in Adults: The AusDiab Study.
Lynch, Brigid M.; White, Sarah L.; Owen, Neville; Healy, Genevieve N.; Chadban, Steven J.; Atkins, Robert C.; Dunstan, David W. // Annals of Behavioral Medicine; Dec2010, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p265
Background: Television viewing time independent of physical activity is associated with a number of chronic diseases and related risk factors; however, its relationship with chronic kidney disease is unknown. Purpose: The purpose of this study is to examine the cross-sectional and prospective...