Perils of Modern Life

Who says desk-jobs are easy? NZ medical researchers have discovered a potentially deadly threat to frequent computer users. Dubbed “e-thrombosis,” the blood-clotting disorder has similar effects to those sometimes suffered by long-distance air travellers. The methods of prevention are identical: get up and stretch the legs often.

Tags: deep vein thrombosis  e-thrombosis  New Zealand  Star (The)