Home News Professional Childhood Obesity Persists Into Adolescence WEDNESDAY, Oct. 10, 2018 — Greater weight gain in early childhood often carries over to overweight and obesity in adolescence, according to a study published in the Oct. 4 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Mandy Geserick, from the University of Leipzig in Germany, and […]Continue Reading ...
Type of study: case-control study/peer reviewed/people DNA from people who suffer from major depression is biologically older than that of healthy people by on average 8 months, suggesting that they are biologically older than their corresponding calendar age. This effect was greater in people who have had childhood trauma, such as violence, neglect or sexual […]Continue Reading ...
A recent brief report by MS researchers provides preliminary evidence that older individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS) report lower levels of depression and higher quality of life than their younger counterparts. These findings are consistent with the trend toward improvement in well-being with age in the general population. The article, “Subjective well-being differs with age […]Continue Reading ...
Sometimes in research, a smaller finding can open the door to big possibilities. Neuroscientists at the University of South Carolina (USC) and the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) have collaborated on a study in the field of aphasia that has successfully paved the way for a large clinical trial. Their work, published online first […]Continue Reading ...
Public Health England (PHE) is running a campaign to encourage people to take a free online Heart Age Test to see whether they are at an increased risk of having a heart attack or stroke. Image Credit: AnnaVel / Shutterstock The test asks various questions about physicality and lifestyle in order to determine whether a […]Continue Reading ...
People are falling into a trap of greater inactivity during middle age, according to new research from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), which calls for its findings to be considered in future national physical activity guidelines. The study, published today in the American Journal of Epidemiology, is the first time […]Continue Reading ...
“Since 1970, campaigns against smoking seem to have been largely successful, but the message has not been able to reach the youngest ages,” says professor Cecilie Svanes at Centre for International Health at The University of Bergen (UiB). The researchers in the large EU research project ALEC, have studied the age of 120 000 persons […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain An intervention designed to promote healthy growth, which taught first-time moms how to respond with age-appropriate responses to their babies’ needs, resulted in children having lower body mass indexes (BMIs) when they were three years old. The intervention, which began shortly after the babies’ birth, taught moms various strategies for taking […]Continue Reading ...
MONDAY, Sept. 24, 2018 — Multiple pathways account for the age-related increases in dementia risk, according to a study recently published in the Annals of Neurology. Melinda C. Power, Sc.D., from the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health in Washington, D.C., and colleagues used data from 1,362 autopsied participants of three community-based […]Continue Reading ...
Teeth and bones can tell something about age – but not someone’s birthday. Credit: Journal of Forensic Dental Sciences, CC BY-NC-SA A teenager’s father is murdered in Somalia, and the boy travels to the United States seeking asylum. Another teen’s father and brother are murdered by extremist groups in Afghanistan and he too makes his […]Continue Reading ...
Elderly people with short chromosome caps, or telomeres, are more likely to have difficulty performing daily activities such as carrying groceries, climbing stairs and walking, finds a new study of more than 1,200 people from five European countries. Published in Frontiers in Physiology, the finding holds true regardless of geographical location, age, sex or weight […]Continue Reading ...
Children’s growth in the first three years of life affects the development of their lungs and the risk of asthma at 10 years of age. This is the main conclusion of a new study carried out by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), a centre supported by the “la Caixa” Banking Foundation, and Erasmus […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain People are falling into a trap of greater inactivity during middle age, according to new research from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), which calls for its findings to be considered in future national physical activity guidelines. The study, published today in the American Journal of Epidemiology, […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain Falls are not just a problem of advanced age, according to researchers in Trinity College Dublin, who have identified a sharp increase in falls after the age of 40, particularly in women. The research, which drew on data from TILDA (the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing) as well as data from […]Continue Reading ...
August 10, 2018 Women who developed type 1 diabetes before the age of ten years die an average of nearly 18 years earlier than women who do not have diabetes. Men in the corresponding situation lose almost 14 years of life. The lives of patients diagnosed at age 26-30 years are shortened by an average […]Continue Reading ...
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