A new study has revealed that mental health problems among young adults and adolescents are on the rise. Over the last few years there has been a steep rise in episodes of depression and psychological distress among the younger population says the study. The study titled, “Age, Period, and Cohort Trends in Mood Disorder and […]Continue Reading ...
Image Credit: FloriCos / Shutterstock A new study this week reveals that the mental health problems among young adults and adolescents is on the rise. Over the last few years there has been a steep rise in episodes of depression and psychological distress among the younger population says the study. The study titled, “Age, Period, […]Continue Reading ...
Even though fewer heart attacks are occurring in the U.S.–in large part due to the use of medications like statins and a decline in smoking–these events are steadily rising in very young adults. New data not only validate this trend but also reveal that more heart attacks are striking those under age 40, according to […]Continue Reading ...
Young adults at risk of developing problems with addiction show key differences in an important region of the brain, according to an international team led by researchers at the University of Cambridge. The study adds further evidence to support the idea that an individual’s biological makeup plays a significant role in whether or not they […]Continue Reading ...
Self-poisonings incidence in young people has nearly doubled in the last decade Self-harm from self-poisoning in children and adolescents is not only increasing but starting at a younger age, finds new research by University of Sydney and the NSW Poisons Information Centre. Published today in BMJ Open, the study reports on intentional poisonings (overdoses) in […]Continue Reading ...
If teen partner rape could be predicted, it could be better prevented. Social scientists from Michigan State University are helping close that gap by identifying risk factors linked to sexual violence in young women’s first relationships in life. “There’s this idea that sexual violence doesn’t happen in relationships – certainly not in young women’s first […]Continue Reading ...
Picture by ‘Hannah’, a young person with chronic pain. Credit: Abbie Jordan., Author provided Adolescence can be a difficult but exciting time, when young people make discoveries and decisions about their futures, and develop a sense of who they are and their place in the world. But for young people with chronic pain – that […]Continue Reading ...
“Recent media reports highlighting NHS statistics which show a rapid increase in the number of boys and young men being admitted to hospital suffering from eating disorders are welcome, if only for helping to draw attention to this issue. Although girls and young women are still around seven times more likely to be treated for […]Continue Reading ...
Young people’s awareness of alcohol marketing – and their ownership of alcohol-branded merchandise – is associated with increased and higher-risk consumption, a landmark study has found. Published in BMJ Open, the research – led by the University of Stirling and the Cancer Policy Research Centre at Cancer Research UK – revealed that 11 to 19-year-old […]Continue Reading ...
Home News Consumer News Health Tip: Stretches for Young Athletes — Flexibility helps prevent injury. Young athletes should stretch muscles before and after playing a sport, says the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. After warming up with a brisk walk, the AAOS suggests these stretches: Forward and side lunges. Standing quad pull. Seated straddle. Knees […]Continue Reading ...
Student loans aren’t the only reason young adults end up in debt. One of the largest-ever studies of work-related risks in young adult cancer survivors finds that of 872 survivors, 14.4 percent borrowed more than $10,000 and 1.5 percent said they or their family had filed for bankruptcy as a direct result of illness or […]Continue Reading ...
Fewer than half of young people in the United States are having discussions of sensitive topics with their regular healthcare providers, according to a new study published in Pediatrics. This new research led by researchers at the Columbia Mailman School of Public Health suggests that modifying healthcare delivery practices may improve discussions between youth and […]Continue Reading ...
Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have found that young adults who experienced repetitive mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), or concussions, can experience persistent cognitive changes as well as altered brain activity. “Multiple concussions, even after general symptoms have subsided, decrease an individual’s ability to flexibly shift their mode of thinking,” said Robert Ross, […]Continue Reading ...
TUESDAY, Dec. 4, 2018 — The proportion of hospitalizations for acute myocardial infarction attributable to young patients increased between 1995 and 2014, especially among women, according to a study published online Nov. 11 in Circulation. Sameer Arora, M.D., from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, and colleagues used data from […]Continue Reading ...
Young men who are overly preoccupied with building muscle have a significantly higher risk of depression, weekend binge drinking, and dieting that is not connected to obesity. They also have four times the probability of using legal and illegal supplements, and anabolic steroids, a new study from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) […]Continue Reading ...
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