Tag Archives: Adults

CDC says eight in ten US adults support limiting nicotine in cigarettes as FDA preps new rules

Getty Images An overwhelming majority of U.S. adults favor proposals requiring tobacco companies to cut nicotine in cigarettes to make them less addictive, according to a new report by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. The study comes as the Food and Drug Administration writes new rules that would set maximum nicotine limits for cigarettes to… Read More »

Study links inattentiveness and bad behaviour in kindergarten to lower incomes in Canadian adults

In 1985, a group of kindergarten teachers in Quebec got together at the end of the school year and filled out a series of detailed questionnaires about their students. They rated the five- and six-year-olds’ behaviour on a three-point scale on measures of attentiveness (Does this child have their head in the clouds all the… Read More »

Emgality Approved to Treat Episodic Cluster Headache in Adults – Medical Bag

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Emgality (galcanezumab-gnlm; Lilly) for injection for the treatment of episodic cluster headache in adults. The approval was based on the results from a phase 3 double-blind, placebo-controlled trial that included 106 patients diagnosed with episodic cluster headaches. Patients were randomized to receive either once-monthly Emgality 300mg administered… Read More »

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 »