News tagged with adult life

Walking speed associated with survival in older adults

In an analysis that included data from 9 studies, having higher measures of walking speed among older adults was associated with increased length of survival, according to a study in the January 5 issue of JAMA.

Jan 04, 2011
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6 different pathways to adulthood

Only in very few life phases do individuals face as many life transitions in such a short time as young adults at the age of 19-30. The transition from adolescence to adulthood is characterised by frequent changes in status ...

Mar 01, 2011
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UK youth are happy after all?

As part of the study, which will follow 40,000 UK households over a number of years more than 2,000 young people aged between 10 to 15 years have been asked how satisfied they are with their lives. The findings indicate ...

Mar 02, 2011
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Want more zest for life? Consider gardening

Does gardening contribute to quality of life and increased wellness for older adults? Researchers from the Texas A&M and Texas State Universities asked these questions in a survey of people aged 50 and older. ...

Mar 17, 2011
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Fitness levels decline with age, especially after 45

Men and women become gradually less fit with age, with declines accelerating after age 45, according to a report in the October 26 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. However, mainta ...

Oct 26, 2009
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