Want to live longer? Chill out.
In the study, mice were infused with an adrenaline-like compound that works through a receptor called the beta adrenergic receptor that Lefkowitz has studied for many years. The scientists found that this model of chronic stress triggered certain biological pathways that ultimately resulted in accumulation of DNA damage."This could give us a plausible explanation of how chronic stress may lead to a variety of human conditions and disorders, which range from merely cosmetic, like graying hair, to life-threatening disorders like malignancies," Lefkowitz said.
via At Last, A Reason Why Stress Causes DNA Damage – DukeHealth.org.
Pretty fast for the same price I was paying for 6mbps service… coolio
I guess I need to build a TV-watching treadmill too… 🙂
Every hour spent watching TV, DVDs and videos as an adult reduces life expectancy by almost 22 minutes, a study suggests.And viewing TV for an average of six hours a day can cut short your life by five years.The research claims that a sedentary lifestyle is as bad for health as smoking and obesity, because of the dangers posed by inactivity and the greater opportunities it offers for unhealthy eating.
via TV watching: Every hour takes 22 minutes off your life | Mail Online.