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Prolonged sitting ups risk of frailty in women, study shows

Researchers followed 5,462 middle-aged Australian women for 12 years and found those who sat for about 10 hours a day were at increased risk of frailty compared with those who sat for 3.5 hours each day. However, the study, reported in the American Journal of Epidemiology, showed that women who cut their sedentary time by about two hours a day reduced their frailty risk.

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