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Adults who skip their morning meals, miss out on key nutrients like calcium, vitamin C, fibre, other vitamins and minerals.(Unsplash)

Adults who skip breakfast likely to miss out on nutrients: Study

ANI |
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2021 07:38 AM IST
An analysis of data on more than 30,000 American adults showed that skipping breakfast- and missing out on the calcium in milk, vitamin C in fruit, and the fibre, vitamins and minerals found in fortified cereals- likely left adults low on those nutrients for the entire day.
A number of persons, including seniors, have been making representations to the administration for setting up long-term care homes, but the authorities have yet to act.(Shutterstock)
A number of persons, including seniors, have been making representations to the administration for setting up long-term care homes, but the authorities have yet to act.(Shutterstock)

HT Chandigarh Our Take: Care home needed for adults with mental health issues

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2020 12:16 AM IST
Surprisingly, a Smart City like Chandigarh does not have community homes offering long-term assisted living for those with mental disorders
Five books for the teenagers’ reading list
Five books for the teenagers’ reading list

Summer reading list for young adults

Hindustan Times | By Shivani Wazir Pasrich
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2020 12:29 AM IST
Educationist Shivani Wazir Pasrich picks five books that will keep your 11- to 16-year-olds occupied
Healthy social relationships and connections have found to be beneficial and a booster for adults.(Unsplash)
Healthy social relationships and connections have found to be beneficial and a booster for adults.(Unsplash)

Social life essential for adults’ well-being

Washington D.C. | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2019 10:17 AM IST
Healthy social relationships and connections have found to be beneficial and a booster for adults, irrespective of the number of friends and how large their circle is.
A new study from India’s animated news creator Bisbo revealed that 80 per cent of their 10 million strong users are adults between the age of 18-44.(bisbo.com)
A new study from India’s animated news creator Bisbo revealed that 80 per cent of their 10 million strong users are adults between the age of 18-44.(bisbo.com)

Animated content not limited to kids only, adults love it too

Mumbai | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2019 10:05 AM IST
A new study from India’s animated news creator Bisbo revealed that 80 per cent of their 10 million strong users are adults between the age of 18-44.
The research team defined “disadvantaged” neighbourhoods based on seven variables, including median income and home values and the percentage of residents who were living in poverty, unemployed or had earned bachelor’s degrees.(Unsplash)
The research team defined “disadvantaged” neighbourhoods based on seven variables, including median income and home values and the percentage of residents who were living in poverty, unemployed or had earned bachelor’s degrees.(Unsplash)

Tough neighbourhoods’ kids more likely to be obese as adults

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service, New York
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2019 03:29 PM IST
Tough neighbourhoods’ kids more likely to be obese as adults
The study also showed that the distinct responses in cognitive performance to exercise versus exercise and sitting breaks point to different patterns of physical activity being able to enhance distinct aspects of cognition.(Unsplash)
The study also showed that the distinct responses in cognitive performance to exercise versus exercise and sitting breaks point to different patterns of physical activity being able to enhance distinct aspects of cognition.(Unsplash)

Morning exercise may improve decision-making during day in older adults

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2019 01:27 PM IST
The study published in the ‘British Journal of Sports Medicine’ showed that a morning bout of exercise combined with brief light-intensity walking breaks to frequently disrupt sitting throughout an 8-hour day can boost your short-term memory compared to uninterrupted sitting.
Frailty occurs when a number of systems in the body lose reserve capacity.(Unsplash)
Frailty occurs when a number of systems in the body lose reserve capacity.(Unsplash)

Lower levels of dietary vitamins, antioxidants associated with frailty among older adults

Washington D.C. | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2019 06:15 PM IST
The B vitamins are important for several cellular processes including DNA repair and energy metabolism. Vitamin D is essential for bone metabolism, muscle strength, and mood.
Older adults are more likely to condemn and demand punishment for acts that cause harm, even if no harm was intended.(Unsplash)
Older adults are more likely to condemn and demand punishment for acts that cause harm, even if no harm was intended.(Unsplash)

Older adults more likely to condemn even accidental harm

Asian News International | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2019 11:22 AM IST
Older adults may attend less to the intentions of the accused and more to the negative outcomes that the accused produced.
While adults are good at paying attention to what you tell them, children notice everything and hence are better at grasping new things, say researchers.(Unsplash)
While adults are good at paying attention to what you tell them, children notice everything and hence are better at grasping new things, say researchers.(Unsplash)

Kids notice more, better learners than adults

New York | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2019 11:49 AM IST
While adults are good at paying attention to what you tell them, children notice everything and hence are better at grasping new things, say researchers.
Researchers found that increased social contact at the age of 60 is associated with a significantly lower risk of developing dementia later in life.(Unsplash)
Researchers found that increased social contact at the age of 60 is associated with a significantly lower risk of developing dementia later in life.(Unsplash)

Socially active adults are less prone to dementia

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON AUG 04, 2019 02:59 PM IST
The study published in PLOS Medicine found that social contact earlier in life can play an important role in keeping off dementia.
The researchers suggest that education and therapy might help older adults reduce anger by regulating their emotions.(Unsplash)
The researchers suggest that education and therapy might help older adults reduce anger by regulating their emotions.(Unsplash)

Anger more harmful than sadness for older adults

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service, New York
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2019 09:28 AM IST
The research examined whether anger and sadness contributed to inflammation, an immune response by the body to perceived threats, such as infection or tissue damage.
The researchers conducted a series of four experiments with nearly 350 children between the ages of three and 13. Some experiments also included samples of adult participants.(Shutterstock)
The researchers conducted a series of four experiments with nearly 350 children between the ages of three and 13. Some experiments also included samples of adult participants.(Shutterstock)

Just like adults, children judge people based on facial features

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2019 01:39 PM IST
Previous research found that children as young as three make decisions about a person’s character traits, such as trustworthiness, dominance and competence, by looking at their facial features.
According to a recent study, having a pet can help older adults cope with mental and physical health issues.(Unsplash)
According to a recent study, having a pet can help older adults cope with mental and physical health issues.(Unsplash)

Having pets may lower stress in older adults: Study

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2019 11:55 AM IST
For those who reported that their health was fair or poor, pet ownership appeared to offer even more benefits.
The rate of individuals reporting symptoms consistent with major depression in the last 12 months increased 52% in adolescents from 2005 to 2017 - from 8.7% to 13.2%(Shutterstock)
The rate of individuals reporting symptoms consistent with major depression in the last 12 months increased 52% in adolescents from 2005 to 2017 - from 8.7% to 13.2%(Shutterstock)

Digital media linked to depression in young adults

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service, New York
UPDATED ON MAR 17, 2019 02:03 PM IST
For the study, the researchers analysed data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, a nationally representative survey that has tracked drug and alcohol use, mental health and other health-related issues in individuals aged 12 and over in the US since 1971.
Eczema or dermatitis is a disease characterised by dry, inflamed and itchy skin on the hands, neck, elbows and knees.(Picture for representation)
Eczema or dermatitis is a disease characterised by dry, inflamed and itchy skin on the hands, neck, elbows and knees.(Picture for representation)

Pollutants in air lead to rise in eczema cases among adults in Gurugram

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Sonali Verma
PUBLISHED ON MAR 14, 2019 03:46 AM IST
According to doctors, cases of eczema in adults in the city are becoming a year-round occurrence and have risen over the past couple of years. They say that environmental factors are contributing to the spread of the disease.
The government Friday said no general scheme has been created that gives an adult the choice to opt out of the Aadhaar programme.(AFP)
The government Friday said no general scheme has been created that gives an adult the choice to opt out of the Aadhaar programme.(AFP)

No general scheme for adults to opt out of Aadhaar programme, says government

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2019 05:20 PM IST
To a question on whether the UIDAI had received requests for opting out of the Aadhaar scheme, Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology S S Ahluwalia gave an affirmative reply.
Crimes by juveniles came under the spotlight after an eight-year-old student, a second grader, was murdered in the toilet of a Gurugram private school on September 8 last year.(Getty Images)
Crimes by juveniles came under the spotlight after an eight-year-old student, a second grader, was murdered in the toilet of a Gurugram private school on September 8 last year.(Getty Images)

Number of juveniles being tried as adults in Gurugram surges

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2018 04:42 AM IST
Twenty-five juveniles were tried as adults in 2017, about 22% of the 114 apprehended by the Gurugram police that year. The number has increased to 38 (of 132) in 2018 so far.
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya lit in blue on World Autism Awareness Day(Kunal Patil/HT)
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya lit in blue on World Autism Awareness Day(Kunal Patil/HT)

Autistic adults can contribute to the society, says mother from Mumbai

Hindustan Times | By Aayushi Pratap, Mumbai
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2018 01:52 PM IST
On the occasion of World Autism Awareness Day, Parul Kumtha urges government to create job opportunities for autistic adults
Childhood obesity may have lasting effects that could lead to cancer early and late in life.(Shutterstock)
Childhood obesity may have lasting effects that could lead to cancer early and late in life.(Shutterstock)

Childhood obesity can have lasting effects leading to cancer in young adults

Press Trust of India, Washington | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2018 04:18 PM IST
Young people with body mass indexes (BMIs) over 30 are more likely to experience aggressive malignancies, said Nathan A Berger from Case Western Reserve University. According to his research, childhood obesity may have lasting effects that could lead to cancer early and late in life.
The study focused on patients, who were born with cyanotic congenital heart disease and went on to develop adrenal gland or related tumors.(Shutterstock)
The study focused on patients, who were born with cyanotic congenital heart disease and went on to develop adrenal gland or related tumors.(Shutterstock)

Adults with congenital heart defects at high risk of gland cancer

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2018 01:58 PM IST
Detailed genetic analysis revealed mutations in a gene that regulates a hypoxia (low oxygen)-related pathway called EPAS1.
Theory of mind, or the ability to realize the intention of others, is often lacking in individuals with autism.(Shutterstock)
Theory of mind, or the ability to realize the intention of others, is often lacking in individuals with autism.(Shutterstock)

Changing the brain: Here’s how social awareness can help autistic adults

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2018 09:42 AM IST
The University of Texas research showed that the increase in the socio-emotional and socio-cognitive abilities correlated with brain change.
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