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Childhood traumas may up gambling disorder risk

Childhood traumas may up gambling disorder risk

Young boys who suffered traumas, including physical abuse or witnessing violence at home, are more likely to have gambling addictions and disorders in adulthood, according to a research.

Hospital infections may increase risk of  cardiovascular diseases: Study

Hospital infections may increase risk of cardiovascular diseases: Study

A new study has revealed that infections acquired from the hospital may increase the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases such as stroke.

Exposure to passive smoking may elevate arthritis risk in adulthood

Exposure to passive smoking may elevate arthritis risk in adulthood

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disorder affecting many joints, including those in the hands and feet.

Mothers-to-be beware! Taking stress during pregnancy may cause binge eating in kids

Mothers-to-be beware! Taking stress during pregnancy may cause binge eating in kids

A study was conducted on mice and found that taking stress during pregnancy may cause female children to exhibit binge-eating-like behaviour in adulthood.

Boys exposed to high-fat diet in childhood may experience junk food obsession

Boys exposed to high-fat diet in childhood may experience junk food obsession

The study was conducted on male rats and found that exposure to high-fat diet from childhood may increase the sensitivity of the dopamine system later in adulthood.

Learning to read, write in adulthood may transforms brain, says study

Learning to read, write in adulthood may transforms brain, says study

The study showed the learning process leads to a re-organisation that extends to deep brain structures in the thalamus and the brainstem.

Chronic physical illness in childhood can give you depression in adulthood: Study

Chronic physical illness in childhood can give you depression in adulthood: Study

The paper revealed that the sufferers of all chronic conditions reviewed were at increased risk of developing depression or anxiety, emotional problems that persisted beyond childhood and adolescence and into adult life.

Obese children face four times greater risk of Type-2 diabetes in adulthood

Obese children face four times greater risk of Type-2 diabetes in adulthood

Children with higher BMI were found to have far greater risk of developing Type-2 diabetes than those with normal weight.

Childhood poverty can cause psychological damage during adulthood, says study

Childhood poverty can cause psychological damage during adulthood, says study

A new study has found that childhood poverty can affect adulthood psychologically.

Eating soy protein early may prevent bone loss in adulthood

A new study has found that introducing soy protein at an early life can protect against serious bone loss during adulthood.

Puberty changes the way how we recognise faces

The face, which is known as the index of mind, is as unique as fingerprints and can reveal a great deal of information about our health, personality, age, and feelings.

ADHD symptoms may persist in adulthood

Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are likely to carry the symptoms as young adults and even into their mid-20s, suggests a finding.

Low birth-weight kids less active in adulthood

Children born with a low birth weight are less likely to be good at sports at school, or to engage in exercise later in life, a study has found.

Childhood emotions may affect performance in adulthood

Childhood emotional experiences of individuals can have long lasting consequences in adulthood while they perform a task, a study revealed.

Premature babies at greater of risk of osteoporosis in adulthood

Osteoporosis is a condition in which bones become weak and brittle.

Think twice before you shout at your kid!

Experts say that this kind of parenting elevates child's risk of obesity along with poor physical health in adulthood. Researchers further say that parents generally make attempts to balance such behaviour but all the efforts go in vain.

Teenage obesity can kill you in midlife

Teen BMI can predict the risk of cardiovascular death in adulthood, according to a recent study.

Young women in poor neighbourhoods at high obesity risk

 Adolescents, especially young women, who grow up and live in poor neighbourhoods are more likely to become or remain obese in adulthood than their peers who live in more affluent localities, says a study.

What influences our food choices

 Childhood socio-economic status might influence an individual's food choices as adults, says a study, adding that growing up poor has a long-term impact on eating patterns.

For a healthy life, social bonds are as important as exercise, diet

Having a lot of healthy social relationships during adolescence and late adulthood could help you lead a healthy life, a new study suggests.