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Preventing weight gain in adults may reduce risk of Type-2 diabetes, says study

Preventing weight gain in adults may reduce risk of Type-2 diabetes, says study

Middle-aged adults should maintain a healthy weight and lose some weight as preventing weight gain might reduce their chances of being diagnosed with diabetes.

Want to improve arthritis? 45-minute brisk walk a week can help!

Want to improve arthritis? 45-minute brisk walk a week can help!

A new study reveals that older people suffering from arthritis can improve it by engaging in 45 minutes of moderate physical activity such as brisk walking a week.

Multiple social media usage may increase risk of depression

Multiple social media usage may increase risk of depression

Nowadays, everyone have become so addicted to social media platforms but it is said that using a couple of social media platforms may be all right. 

Revealed - How teenagers learn differently than adults!

The findings showed that teenagers do not necessarily have better memory, in general, but rather the way in which they remember is different.

Healthy lifestyle reduces end-of-life disability

 Leading a healthy lifestyle can shorten the time that is spent disabled near the end of one's life by nearly two years, says a study.

Genetic factors key to ADHD, binge eating

Genetic factors are responsible for prompting individuals with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to develop alcohol dependence as well as indulge in binge eating, finds a study.

Why chronic pain risk may run in families

Genetics, effects on early development and social learning are some factors that can increase the risk of chronic pain transmitting from parent to children, researchers suggest.

Turmoil effect: 45 percent of Kashmiri adults show mental distress symptoms!

As per a recent survey, around 1.8 million people in Kashmir, accounting for nearly 45 per cent of the valley's adult population, show significant symptoms of mental distress, a survey by 'Medecins Sans Frontieres' has said. 

Facebook getting more popular among oldies

Facebook getting more popular among oldies

Since its launch in 2004, the landscape of Facebook is constantly changing and now, a recent study suggests that the social networking site might have just got old as more seniors are logging in.

Irregular heart rhythm leads to poor physical performance

 Older adults who develop irregular heartbeat are likely to have more age-related declines in walking speed, strength, balance and other aspects of physical performance, new research has found.

Marijuana users react differently to social exclusion

The brains of young adult marijuana users react differently to social exclusion than do those of non-users, finds a new study, adding that young adults who regularly use marijuana display altered brain activation patterns during social exclusion.

This is why you should teach your child to be financially sound

Parents should focus on financial empowerment of children at a young age itself when their minds are open to understanding concepts and building notions. 

Adults above 60 more positive about feelings

The researchers found that older adults perceive emotion terms as most positive and more active than younger persons. Emotions overall may be more encouraging for older than younger persons.
 

`Driving retirement` puts older adults at health risk

Families should rethink about seniors' decision of giving up driving as a new study suggests that older adults, who keep driving, are healthier than their non-driving counterparts.

Traumatic childhood leads to worse impulse control during adulthood

 The scar of childhood abuse and neglect affects adults' brain, especially in their impulse to control, warns a new study.

Vaccines for adults: What you need to know

Here are some essential vaccines that adults need to take.

DNA: Juvenile Justice Bill finally passed in Rajya Sabha after a heated debate

The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday passed the Juvenile Justice Bill, which will ensure that from now on 16-year-olds involved in heinous crimes will be prosecuted as adults.The bill was taken up against the backdrop of uproar over the release of a juvenile convict in the heinous gang-rape and murder of a

Juvenile Justice Bill passed: 16-18 year olds to be tried as adults for heinous crimes

Two days after the juvenile convicted of participating in the fatal gang rape of Nirbhaya in 2012 was released, Indian Parliament on Tuesday passed a controversial new law that will now try juveniles as adults if they are accused of committing brutal crimes like rape and murder.

Juvenile Justice Bill passed: 16-18 year olds to be tried as adults for heinous crimes-Part 2

Two days after the juvenile convicted of participating in the fatal gang rape of Nirbhaya in 2012 was released, Indian Parliament on Tuesday passed a controversial new law that will now try juveniles as adults if they are accused of committing brutal crimes like rape and murder.

Juvenile Justice Bill passed in Rajya Sabha

The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday took up for discussion the Juvenile Justice amendment bill, a day after members cutting across party lines agreed that the important legislation should be taken up immediately. 16-18 year olds to be tried as adults for heinous crimes