`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

Exposure to bullying may cause psychiatric disorders later

Exposure to bullying as a child may lead to psychiatric disorders in adulthood that require medical intervention, a study among Finnish children finds.

Rely on aerobics for healthy brain function: Study

 Young adults who have greater aerobic fitness also have greater volume of their entorhinal cortex, an area of the brain responsible for memory, research showed.

Loneliness is deadly for elderly

For older adults, perceived social isolation is a major health risk that can increase the chances of premature death by 14 percent.

Kids also have self-esteem!

By age five children have a sense of self-esteem comparable in strength to that of adults, according to a new study.

Arvind Kejriwal's view to try 15-yr-olds as adults mindless: Experts

Delhi government's proposal to try juveniles of 15 to 18 years as adults for heinous crimes has got a thumbs down from legal experts and rights activists who have termed Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's suggestion as "mindless" and vouched for a need to educate minor offenders.

Morning light exposure may lead to weight gain in kids

Thanks to artificial lighting, including light given off by tablets, mobile phones, night lights, and television, modern children are exposed to more environmental light than any previous generation.

Older people get easily distracted

 Older people tend to be more easily distracted than younger adults, a study has found, suggesting that young people respond in a similar way to events but as they age, their thought patterns diverge.

Prematurely born babies likely to have socially withdrawn personality as adults

Babies born very prematurely are more likely to have socially withdrawn personalities as adults, a new study has found.

Exercise, healthy food prevent knee pain in adults with diabetes

As per a new study by medical researchers, regular exercise and healthy food habits may reduce the short-term onset of knee pain for overweight adults with type 2 diabetes.

Youngsters are ageing faster than ever: Study

If you are young but look old, chances are that you might have actually turned old. It has been found that age-related decline is already happening in young adults who are decades away from developing age-related diseases, new research says.

Healthy lifestyle halves the risk of heart failure post age 65

 A new study has revealed that people who follow healthy lifestyle avoid obesity and are half likely to have heart failure than those who have zero or low-risk factors after turning 65.

Drinking problem and promiscuity can be predicted: Study

It can be predicted if young adults are prone to developing problem drinking or engage in risky sexual behaviour in response to stress, says a new study.

Bus carrying British children crashes in Belgium, driver dead

 A British bus with 34 children on board overturned and crashed on a motorway in Belgium on Sunday morning, killing a driver, a local mayor said.