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Tag: Adults

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Young Adults Have Increased Risk Of Epilepsy-Related Death

London: A new study has claimed that young adults aged between 16 and 24 may have a six-fold increased risk of epilepsy-related death, a disorder in which nerve cell activity in the brain is disturbed, causing seizures. The study, presented at the European Academy of Neurology (EAN) Virtual Congress, found that mortality rates for epilepsy-related […]

Men With Obesity
Higher Thrombus Risk In Men With Obesity In Adolescence

London: Obese people, read this carefully. Researchers have found that men with a history of obesity in their late teens, in adult life, are more at risk of a blood clot (thrombus) in a leg or lung. The risk rises successively and is highest in those who were severely obese in adolescence. A thrombus in […]

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Short walks may prevent disability in older adults

New York: Just one hour a week of brisk walking may prevent disability in older adults with arthritis pain, or aching or stiffness in the knee, hip, ankle or foot, a new study suggests. The findings suggested that an hour of weekly moderate-to-vigorous physical activity allowed older adults to maintain their ability to perform daily […]

depression
Digital media linked to depression in young adults

New York: Increased use of digital media may be partly responsible for the growth in the percentage of young adults experiencing certain types of mental health disorders in the US over the past decade, suggests new research. “More US adolescents and young adults in the late 2010s, versus the mid-2000s, experienced serious psychological distress, major […]

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Can newborns recognise their mother's profile view?

Tokyo: Although adults and children can easily recognise faces from both the frontal and profile views, a new study has revealed that babies younger than six months of age do not recognise their mothers watching their mobile phones. The study, published in the journal, ‘NeuroImage’, showed that babies can recognise faces from profile views after […]

Overweight young adults have higher risk of Cardiovascular disease

London: Being overweight as a young adult may cause higher blood pressure and thicken heart muscle, setting the stage for cardiovascular (CVD) disease in later life, a new study has found. The findings, published in the journal Circulation, suggests higher body mass index (BMI), among the study participants, resulted in higher systolic and diastolic blood […]

anti-depressant
Antidepressants do actually work in adults

London: In what could put to rest considerable doubts raised over the effectiveness of antidepressants, a new study has found that many of such pills actually work quite well in adults. The research, published in the journal Lancet, involved a comparison of more than 20 commonly used antidepressants. It found all of them to be […]

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