Tag Archives: Adults

Aerobic exercise may improve thinking skills in adults of all ages

Numerous studies have shown that aerobic exercise can improve cognition in seniors, but a small new study finds that vigorous workouts boost thinking skills in younger adults as well. After a six-month aerobic regimen, adults aged 20 to 67 showed improvements in executive function – the cognitive processes important for reasoning, planning and problem solving… Read More »

Depression Hits 20% of Young Adults With Autism

By E.J. Mundell HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 31, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Depression affects almost 20 percent of young adults with autism, new research shows, a rate that’s more than triple that seen in the general population. And young adults with autism who were relatively high-functioning — meaning they did not have intellectual disabilities —… Read More »