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More Exercise, Fewer Screens: New Australian Guidelines for Kids in OSHC

To better inform children's exercise and screen time the University of South Australia has produced national guidelines that are first-of-their-kind worldwide.

Abuse in Childhood and Adolescence Linked to Higher Likelihood of Conduct Problems

Children who experience abuse in their childhood and adolescence may be more prone to behavioral issues than those who just experience abuse during adolescence.

Boys Who Play Video Games Have Lower Depression Risk

Boys who play video games frequently at age 11 are less likely to experience depressed symptoms three years later.

Drinking, Smoking, and Drug Use Linked to Premature Heart Disease in the Young

According to research published online in the journal Heart, recreational drug, alcohol, and tobacco use is associated with early onset heart disease in young.

Cardiac Arrest Survival Depends on Socioeconomic Status

Hospitalized patients from lower socioeconomic backgrounds are less likely to survive cardiac arrest than patients from higher socioeconomic backgrounds.

US Adults Experienced Increased COVID-19-related Mental Health Challenges

U.S. adults experienced symptoms associated with acute stress and depression as COVID-19 cases and deaths skyrocketed between mid-March and mid-April 2020.

Lifestyle Improvements May Lessen Cognitive Decline

Results from a new study suggest that lifestyle changes may help to improve cognition in older adults experiencing cognitive decline that precedes dementia.

Study Links Strict Social Distancing to Much Lower Chance of COVID-19 Infection

Maintaining strict social distancing is associated with a lower risk of testing COVID-19 positive—suggests a study published in Clinical Infectious Diseases.

Children with Social Anxiety and Maternal History of Depression are more Likely to Develop Depression

Although depression runs in families, new research suggests that children suffering from social anxiety may be at particular risk for depression in the future.

Generous People Live Longer—New Study Finds

Generous people live longer. The act of sharing empowers social connections. The recipient directly gets benefit from the donation by meeting an urgent need, while the donor receives mental satisfaction.

Lifestyle Practices linked to Low Inflammatory Protein in Japanese Adults

Low inflammatory activity in Japanese adults is associated with foods and lifestyle practices: drinking green tea, eating seafood, consuming vegetables, and frequent bathing, finds a new study.

Physical Exercise Is Beneficial, but More Intense Exercise Is Better

Physical exercise of any intensity is good for health, but more intense activity has better benefits, according to a new study published in Nature Medicine.

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