Tag Archives: Adults

Young adults see less harm in tobacco products, prefer online health information

(Reuters Health) – Young adults may be more likely than older folks to go online to find health information, and less likely to view tobacco products as “very harmful,” according to survey results compiled to inform U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulatory policy. “According to this study, young adults are particularly susceptible to E.… Read More »

Intensive treatment of blood pressure helps prevent memory decline in older adults

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is an epidemic, and current FDA-approved medications for AD only modestly and temporarily help the symptoms of dementia. There are no approved treatments for mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or the prevention of dementia. MCI is a condition in which older adults have a decline in their memory, and possibly other thinking abilities,… Read More »

Young Adults Flocking to Energy Drinks

TUESDAY, April 30, 2019 (HealthDay News) — More young Americans than ever are turning to caffeinated energy drinks, and the trend is cause for concern, researchers say. In a new study, investigators found a significant increase in energy drink consumption among teens, and young and middle-aged adults over the past decade. Compared to people who… Read More »