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Too Much Sitting Linked To Cancer Risk

Recent research suggests women who sit for more than 6 hours a day could face a higher risk of some cancers.
Recent research suggests women who sit for more than 6 hours a day could face a higher risk of some cancers. Photo Credit: File

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- A recent study suggests women who sit too long could be at greater risk of developing several different forms of cancer, according to Live Science.

The study said women who sat more than six hours a day were had a higher risk of breast, ovarian and multiple myeloma versus women who sat for three hours or less, Live Science reported.

Researchers did also include that further study was needed to confirm the finding, Live Science said.

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