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Obesity increases cancer risk in young adult: Study

A new study has revealed that obesity increases the risk of developing cancer in young adults. Obesity often leads to cancer in older adults, but now it has increased in young adults.

Mar 28, 2018, 10:22 AM IST

Beware, young adults! Hypertension at this stage may elevate stroke risk later

Researchers from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Centre in the US looked at whether otherwise healthy isolated systolic hypertension (ISH) patients actually have a cardiovascular problem.

May 20, 2017, 19:01 PM IST

Couch potatoes beware! This will happen if you sit around for two weeks

The study has showed that just 14 days of physical inactivity in young healthy people can cause obesity, poor metabolic health, accelerated musculoskeletal decline, and potentially premature death.

May 17, 2017, 19:27 PM IST

Vape pens may up desire to smoke in young adults: Study

Researchers at the University of Chicago Medical Centre in the US found that young adult smokers exposed to the use of traditional cigarettes, first-generation e-cigarettes or second generation vape pens experienced an immediate, significant and lasting increase in the desire to smoke.

Jan 16, 2017, 12:26 PM IST

Genes influence how you feel about your weight

Do you feel overweight even if you are actually not? If yes, you may have your genes inherited from parents to blame, suggests new research.

Sep 02, 2016, 00:16 AM IST

Lower education, income level may up obesity in young adults

Teenagers of normal weight or young adults who live in neighbourhoods with lower education or income levels are at higher risk of becoming overweight or obese, a new study says.

Aug 27, 2016, 22:16 PM IST

Are you at greater risk of anxiety?

Anxiety disorder -- the most common mental health problems -- is often manifest as excessive worry, fear and a tendency to avoid potentially stressful situations including social gatherings.

Jun 06, 2016, 14:19 PM IST

Aggressive adults experience memory problems later in life

The study, paper published in the online issue of journal Neurology, included 3,126 participants with the average age of 25.

Mar 05, 2016, 15:42 PM IST

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.

Feb 27, 2016, 17:58 PM IST

Tougher laws needed against online abuse: Oz study

 Women and young adults are most likely to report being sexually harassed online, while one in 10 adults said someone had shared a nude or semi-nude image of them without their consent, the study found.

Nov 14, 2015, 15:13 PM IST

Young Alzheimer's risk carriers show altered brain function

 Young adults with genetically-increased Alzheimer's risk have altered activation patterns in a brain region that is crucial for spatial navigation, a study has found.

Oct 25, 2015, 14:10 PM IST

Young adults in polluted cities have larger risk of cardiovascular diseases

A new research has found that young adults, who live in a polluted city, have a higher risk of getting cardiovascular diseases as compared to other adults who reside in less polluted cities.

Aug 31, 2015, 19:18 PM IST

Youngsters believe hookahs, e-cigarettes safer than cigarettes

A new study has suggested that young adults under 25 believe hookah and e-cigarettes are safer than cigarettes, when compared to 25 to 34-year-olds.

Aug 25, 2015, 11:26 AM IST

Transparent partner key to stress-free romantic life

Romantic relationships that are supportive with fewer negative interactions will lead to a better psycho-social adjustment among young adults.

Aug 18, 2015, 18:23 PM IST

Researchers detect signs of ageing in young adults; some age faster than others

 Researchers have now found a way to measure the aging process in young adults as they have identified the factors that can determine whether people are aging faster or slower than their peers.

Jul 13, 2015, 18:23 PM IST

Feeling anxious? Eat pickle

 A team of researchers has found that young adults who eat more fermented foods have fewer social anxiety symptoms.

Jun 20, 2015, 15:24 PM IST

Social media can help young adults kick the butt

Young adults who use social media to quit smoking are twice as successful in kicking the butt as those who use a more traditional method, a new study has found.

Jun 10, 2015, 19:22 PM IST

Social media helps young adults quit smoking

 A research has found that young adults who use social media to quit smoking are twice as successful in their efforts as those who use a more traditional method.

Jun 10, 2015, 12:59 PM IST

How energy drinks can harm hearts of adolescents, young adults

While energy drinks may be the one of the most popular beverages consumed, they can actually prove dangerous for the hearts of adolescents and young adults.

Apr 02, 2015, 15:08 PM IST

Kids brought up in educated households have higher IQ levels

 A new study has claimed that young adults raised in educated households, develop higher cognitive ability as compared to the ones brought up in less ideal environments.

Mar 25, 2015, 17:53 PM IST