Articles in Category: Exercise and fitness

Gene therapy for improving athleticism; a new realty

on Wednesday, 08 August 2012. Posted in Exercise and fitness, News Written By: HealthTzars News Group

Gene therapy for improving athleticism; a new realty

The fear that gene therapy could be used to improve athleticism is rising amongst testing authorities. Some feel that this is already a reality. The extent of use of this therapy is presently unclear since sports’ authorities lack sophisticated drug testing methods to detect gene doping.

Limiting sitting time adds years to life: Study

on Tuesday, 10 July 2012. Posted in Exercise and fitness, News Written By: HealthTzars News Group

Limiting sitting time adds years to life: Study

Scientists in a recent study have brought out that limiting the time we spend ‘just sitting’ to about three hours a day can add an extra two years to our life expectancy. Also, viewing television for lesser than two hours a day can add 1.4 years to our life expectancy.