Tag Archives: Adults

Adults Need 7 Hours of Sleep Daily: Study

Adults need a minimum of seven hours of sleep each night, preferably more, says a new Stanford study, setting aside the debate that varied on this issue. In their paper published in the journal SLEEP, 15 sleep experts reached a consensus as per the requirements of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Sleep Research Society. One of the panelists, ...

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Vitamin D deficiency in childhood harmful to heart later in life: Study

Low vitamin D in children is hardly noticed for medical intervention and often passed off with ease but latest research has shown that the deficiency may turn into a bigger risk when later in life for them. Low levels of vitamin D in childhood were associated with subclinical atherosclerosis tahat correlates with cardio-vascular disease after 25 years in adulthood, the ...

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Adult Vaccination: Preventive Health Care Lacks in India

To reduce the threat of common diseases, only about 10 per cent of adults in the country are opting for vaccines, said experts on Monday. According to health experts, though people has become more health conscious, only a minuscule population is opting for vaccines to prevent illnesses like flu and meningitis. Some of the vaccines available for adults are against ...

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