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Higher childhood IQ linked to longer life: Study

Higher childhood IQ linked to longer life: Study

Children with higher intelligence have a lower risk of major causes of death, including heart disease, stroke, and smoking related cancers, scientists say. 

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.

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.

Want to keep mental illness away? Go get a cat!

Want to keep mental illness away? Go get a cat!

The new study was significantly more reliable than previous research in this area since the team looked at families who were followed up regularly for almost 20 years.

The Power of Saying ‘NO’

As India rides high on the headwind of economic progress, there are aspects of our society that need transformation, both, in thought and in action. One such factor is the evil of child abuse.

Excessive weight gain during puberty increases risk of heart disease

Excessive weight gain during puberty increases risk of heart disease

A new study has revealed that putting on lots of weight during puberty increases the risk of death due to heart disease later in life.

Childhood obesity: Simple tips how parents can prevent this condition in kids!

Childhood obesity has become very common nowadays and there are many reasons for it.

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.

DNA: Does excessive use of social media harm children's mental health?

Are youngsters of today's age losing their childhood fun because of online engagement? Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

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.

Obese fathers may raise high risk of cancer in daughters

A new study states that paternal obesity may raise cancer risk in daughters.

Beware! Severe asthma in childhood can cause lung disease

A new research suggests that asthmatic attacks such as coughing, wheezing, chest tightness or shortness of breath in childhood can lead to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in early adulthood.

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.

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.

Death of a parent in childhood ups suicide risk

The death of a parent in childhood may increase long-term risk of suicide, finds a study of children from three Scandinavian countries who were followed for up to 40 years.

Relapsing infections can hog-tie malaria eradication

A new study has pointed out that eliminating malaria in the Asia-Pacific could prove more challenging than previously thought as most childhood malaria infections in the endemic areas are the result of relapsed, not new, infections.

Music was integral part our life since childhood: Amitabh Bachchan

Music was integral part our life since childhood: Amitabh Bachchan

 Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has been very vocal about his love for music and he has credited his parents for introducing him to it.

Birth environment can trigger homosexuality

Claiming that genetic changes which happen after birth can determine whether a man is straight or gay, scientists have recently found out that homosexuality may be triggered by environmental factors during childhood.

Sedentary lifestyle, obesity will weaken your kid's heart

 You may want to ask your kiddiewink to get up and do something as a new study has suggested that sedentary lifestyle and overweight weaken arterial health already in childhood.