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High rate of American adults found allergic to food

More than 10 per cent of American adults are allergic to any one kind of food.

05 Jan 2019 2:11 PM

Broken bones tied to increased risk of death for up to 10 years

The risk of dying is highest in the year immediately after the fracture.

11 Aug 2018 2:27 PM

Pet dogs help older adults stay active: study

Most of the research in this area has relied upon self- report measures of physical activity.

10 Jul 2018 5:05 PM

Study reveals depression in older adults linked to memory problems

It may be possible that treatment may also reduce thinking and memory problems.

10 May 2018 6:22 PM

American adults are getting fatter, reveals new data

According to new data, nearly 40 per cent of American adults were obese in 2015 and 2016, a sharp increase from a decade earlier.

26 Mar 2018 8:15 AM


How praise can motivate autistic adults to exercise more

Relying on technology to deliver praise statements or provide other support also saves time.

21 Mar 2018 1:40 PM

Doctors endorse counseling of some kids, young adults to prevent skin cancer

Counseling should include advice on sunscreen use, protective clothing, hats and sunglasses to protect against harmful UV rays.

21 Mar 2018 12:32 PM

Common knee surgery doesn’t help older adults

Despite evidence, there is still a very strong belief by many surgeons and patients that the surgery is effective.

11 Mar 2018 4:05 PM

Children with shorter stature at higher risk of stroke as adults, finds study

People with shorter heights should work at changing modifiable risk factors they can control.

16 Feb 2018 10:06 AM

Autistic adults respond less to hearing their own name

Orienting to the own name is considered an important aspect of successful social interaction.

30 Jan 2018 7:02 PM


Breast milk may soon become the next health craze

Sugarlogix, based in Berkely, California, has pegged the supplement to be the next big health craze.

21 Oct 2017 12:46 PM

Older people with a purpose in life stay more physically fit

Research shows people with above-average sense of purpose are less likely to lose grip strength or walking speed during follow-up period.

02 Sep 2017 10:33 AM

Teens, young adults explore differently: Study

The idea of random exploration is what makes teens and adults not set boundaries for themselves

02 Feb 2017 10:06 AM