Tag Archives: Adults

One month of abstinence from cannabis improves memory in adolescents, young adults

A Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) study finds that one month of abstaining from cannabis use results in measurable improvement in memory functions important for learning among regular cannabis users in adolescence and young adulthood. The study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry is one of the first to prospectively track over time changes in cognitive function… Read More »

Stress News: Mental Distress May Increase Heart Attack, Stroke Risk In Adults Over 45

Adults – ages 45 or older who experience psychological distress such as depression and anxiety – may have an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease, according to new research in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, an American Heart Association journal. In a study of 221,677 participants from Australia, researchers found that: Among women, high/very high psychological… Read More »

A Quarter of the World’s Adults Don’t Get Enough Exercise, Study Says

One in four adults worldwide doesn’t get enough exercise, putting “more than 1.4 billion adults at risk of developing or exacerbating diseases linked to inactivity,” a new study says. The study, which was conducted by researchers from the World Health Organization (WHO) and published in The Lancet Global Health, found that 27.5% of people across… Read More »