young adulthood

Healthy lifestyle lowers mid-age cardiac risk


March 4th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 4 (IANS) Maintaining a healthy lifestyle from your 20s into your 40s may spell lower cardiovascular risk in mid-age, says a new study. "The problem is few adults ... Read more...

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Our brain keeps growing well into our 20s


September 23rd, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 23 (IANS) Our brain continues to grow well into our 20s -- not just stopping at adolescence as once thought in medical science.New evidence to this effect has ... Read more...

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Sunny outlook helps teens grow up healthier


July 19th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) Teenagers who retain a sunny outlook during these years seem to grow into better health as adults, not facing the likelihood of engaging in negative behaviour ... Read more...

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Disordered eating behaviours continue into adulthood


June 27th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 27 (IANS) Adolescents who develop disordered eating behaviours carry these unhealthy practices into young adulthood and beyond, a study said. Disordered eating comprises unhealthy and extreme weight control ... Read more...

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Midlife crisis is more hype than truth: Experts


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Experts have suggested that the idea of midlife crisis being common is nothing but a myth.Psychologist Margie Lachman of Brandeis University in Massachusetts has said that crisis are ... Read more...

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Why problem drinking during adolescence is never ‘just a phase’


February 16th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): A new study of Rutgers Alcohol Problem Index (RAPI) has found that problem drinking during adolescence is never just a phase.Researchers used adolescent RAPI scores to examine diagnoses ... Read more...

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ADHD kids ‘2 to 3 times more prone to substance abuse problems’


February 12th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): According to a study by UCLA psychologists and colleagues at the University of South Carolina, children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are two to three times more likely ... Read more...

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Just-in: Bieber to emulate Timberlake’s career


January 22nd, 2011 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 22 (IANS) Justin Bieber aims to emulate Justin Timberlake's solo career with his next album.The "Baby" singer is working with songwriter Sean Garrett who says he's aiming to write "big ... Read more...

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Regular exercise may prevent middle-age weight gain


December 15th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): A new study has revealed that young adults, particularly women, who maintained high levels of moderate and vigorous activity over a period of 20 years experienced smaller gains ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

People remember unfamiliar faces best between ages 30 and 34


December 15th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): If you think that memory fades away with age, you may be wrong, for a new study has revealed that people remember unfamiliar faces best between ages 30 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sex, race and where you live impact risk of developing high blood pressure


December 7th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): A new study claims that sex, race and the place of residence influences incidence of high blood pressure."Where you live, your race, and your gender strongly influence your ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Family acceptance protects LGBT youth against depression, suicide


December 7th, 2010 - 11:16 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): Scientists have established a link between accepting family attitudes and behaviours towards their lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) children and significantly decreased risk and better overall health ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Adolescent stress ‘linked to mood disorders in adulthood’


November 4th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): A series of studies have found that there may be a link between recent rise of depression rates and the increase of daily stress.Now, the researchers from Concordia ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Baby boomers increase midlife suicide rate


September 28th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 28 (ANI): Baby boomers are increasingly causing a rise in suicide rates among middle-aged people, found a new study.Sociologists Ellen Idler of Emory and Julie Phillips of Rutgers University, made ... Read more...

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Workshop to address adolescents issues


September 18th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) To deal with rising cases of drug abuse among teens, lack of knowledge about sex and addiction to social networking sites and mobile phones among the youth, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

For obese teens, weight woes persist into young adulthood


September 8th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 08 (ANI): A new Australian study has indicated that the older teens get, the more likely they are to pack on pounds, and obesity rates climb sharply between adolescence and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Inflammation linked to lower intelligence, premature death


September 8th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 08 (ANI): Swedish scientists have revealed that inflammation is associated with lower intelligence and premature death."Those with low-grade inflammation performed more poorly on standardised intelligence tests, even after excluding those ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Risk of marijuana’s ‘gateway effect’ overblown


September 2nd, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): New research has revealed that the "gateway effect" of marijuana - that teenagers who use marijuana are more likely to move on to harder illicit drugs as young ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Disadvantaged teens prone to adult crime, substance abuse problems


August 17th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): Disadvantaged adolescents are prone to adult crime and substance abuse problems, according to a new study.The research, therefore, suggests that early intervention among young adolescents with delinquency problems ... Read more...

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Cholesterol levels in young adults predict future heart disease risk


August 3rd, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 3 (ANI): A 20-year study has found that young people with even modestly elevated cholesterol levels are more likely to develop coronary artery calcium and atherosclerosis later in life.The findings ... Read more...

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Jolie’s mum ‘abandoned her as a baby’


July 23rd, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): Angelina Jolie had a traumatic childhood because her mother abandoned her when she was a baby, it has emerged.The actress' teenage years and young adulthood were marred ... Read more...

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Teen binge drinkers at risk of future bone fractures


July 13th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 13 (IANS) Binge-drinking teenagers may be at risk of future osteoporosis and bone fractures, a new study says. Osteoporosis is a condition that is linked with fractures.A new Loyola University ... Read more...

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Abused kids likely to have mental disorders as young adults


July 6th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 6 (ANI): Kids who suffer abuse are likely to have mental disorders later in life, revealed a study.Most studies of child maltreatment and later mental health outcomes have relied on ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

18-25 year olds show sharpest decline in impulsivity-related alcoholism


June 1st, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 1 (ANI): According to a new study, 18-to-25-year olds exhibited the largest declines in impulsivity as well as the sharpest decreases in alcohol consumption.Impulsivity normally decreases during emerging and young ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cannabis use at younger age hurts education: Study


May 22nd, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, May 22 (ANI): A study of more than 6000 New Zealanders and Australians shows that people who use cannabis before the age of 18 are more likely to end up with ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Prenatal smoking exposure may lead to psychiatric problems


May 4th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Prenatal smoking can lead to psychiatric problems in children and increase the need for psychotropic medications in childhood and young adulthood, claims a new study.In the study, Finnish ... Read more...

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Self-esteem rises as people age but starts declining around retirement


April 2nd, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 2 (ANI): Self-esteem declines sharply among older adults, while middle-aged are the most confident lot, concludes a new study.The longitudinal study of men and women ranging in age from 25 ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Why schizophrenia symptoms emerge in young adulthood


February 26th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Researchers led by Johns Hopkins claim to have identified the mechanisms rooted in two anatomical brain abnormalities that may explain the onset of schizophrenia and the reason symptoms ... Read more...

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Childhood risk factors for substance dependence identified


October 22nd, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): Scientists have identified childhood risk factors for the development of future substance use disorders (SUD).Dr. Shirley Hill and her colleagues recruited children with either high or low familial ... Read more...

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Hepatitis B vaccine at birth ‘reduces liver cancer cases’


September 17th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 17 (ANI): There has been a dramatic drop in liver cancer cases among Taiwanese children following the use of hepatitis B vaccine at birth, according to a new study.In July ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Wrong workplace prompts teens to bed older partners


August 27th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 27 (IANS) Allowing teens to work too many hours at the wrong place can derail their sexual health by prompting them to bed older partners. This is one of the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Long working hours may ruin teens’ sexual health


August 27th, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): If teens are allowed to work for long hours in the wrong environment, it could take a toll on their sexual health, claims a new study.The discovery is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Consumption of dairy products reduces as teens reach their 20s


June 16th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Calcium and dairy products play major roles in health maintenance and the prevention of chronic disease. However, a new study has shown that young people actually reduce their ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Former inmates ‘more prone to high BP’


April 14th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): Former prison inmates are more likely to have high blood pressure than those who have never been incarcerated, says a new study.What's more, young adults who have been ... Read more...

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Divorce deadly for kids: Study


April 8th, 2009 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 8 (IANS) Divorce always plays havoc with children's education and its emotional impact on younger children far worse than that on older children, says new research. A study by two Canadian ... Read more...

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