Certain types of disease, so-called lifestyle diseases, appear to become ever more widespread as countries become more industrialized. It is already a few decades known that people in many industrialised countries have high rates of cancers of the colorectal, breast, prostate, endometrial, lung etc; by contrast, individuals in developing countries usually have low rates of these cancers.On the other side when country become more industrialized so more households become furnished with modern furniture, particularly the traditional sitting furniture is replaced with arm chair, sofa, couch and chairs with upholstered, cushioned and padded sitting surface.

A few decades ago, the industrialisation in any part of the world didn’t effect to a greater extent to household furniture’s. In many Western countries, sitting furniture’s changed substantially in the second half of the twentieth century.

Nowadays, due to the advance in technology of the production of the cheaper version of upholstered sitting furniture, it is affordable to a great percentage of the population even in the developing part of the world….[The full text of this article is in the book]


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