Navigation Links
Prevention of bad lifestyle habits should be tackled even before 13 years
Date:12/30/2010

Bad eating habits, ingestion of alcohol, sedentary lifestyles - all unhealthy life habits that are already being detected in early adolescence and that are especially predominant amongst women and young people between the ages of 19 and 26. The prevention campaigns should take very much into consideration these groups at risk and even take into account those less than 13 years. These are some of the conclusions that can be drawn from the PhD thesis presented at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) by researcher Marta Arrue, with the title, Lifestyle habits and psychological factors in adolescence and youth in the Autonomous Community of the Basque Country (CAV-EAE).

Ms Arrue studied 2,018 young people from the CAV-EAE who were asked to fill in various questionnaires. With the gathered data, she collated and analysed habits of life according to sex and age (adolescents from 13 to 17; young persons from 18 to 26).

16 years, crucial

The data point to the fact that young persons show more risk behaviour than expected, more even than they themselves perceive, believing that they are healthier than they really are. The least healthy habits turn out to be eating ones, followed by ingestion of alcohol, sedentarism, risks involving sexual relations, the consumption of tobacco and drugs and, finally, low quality or insufficient sleep.

By age, it is notable that risk behaviour presents itself in early adolescence and that all the habits, except sleep, worsen with the passing of the years. Ms Arrue concluded that special attention has to be paid to adolescents of 16 years: this is the point of no return, as it were; the age in which either healthy activities are opted for or risk behaviour patterns arise. With respect to gender, women show greater risk conduct than men. The weak point of women is sedentarism, tobacco, sleep, risk of becoming pregnant and sexually transmitted diseases. Men, on the other hand, show
'/>"/>

Contact: Amaia Portugal
a.portugal@elhuyar.com
34-943-363-040
Elhuyar Fundazioa
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. For One Man, Its All About Prevention and Wellness
2. New report provides womens perspectives on medical male circumcision for HIV prevention
3. Cancer prevention expert honored for innovative tobacco research
4. 2 studies provide insight into stroke risk and prevention in young sickle cell anemia patients
5. Worldwide HIV-Prevention Services Lacking, Survey Finds
6. People with mental illness receive inadequate mass screening for prevention of medical conditions
7. Disease Prevention Could Save U.S. Billions of Dollars Annually
8. UCLA gets $4.6M grant to study HIV treatment, prevention among men from L.A. jails
9. Promising HIV prevention microbicide tenofovir gel being tested for safety of rectal use
10. UTHealth researchers awarded $15 million for teen pregnancy prevention
11. HPV screen-and treat-intervention effective in cervical cancer prevention
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/18/2014)... by Northwestern Medicine scientists could lead to potential new ... people with scleroderma. , Fibrosis, or scarring, is ... the skin and lungs can lead to serious organ ... for new therapeutic options centers on findings made by ... identified the role that a specific protein plays in ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... pain relief targets that could be used to ... King,s College London made the discovery when researching ... of the body. , Dr Marzia Malcangio said: ... pain generation and our findings could help chemotherapy ... One potential side effect of some chemotherapy drugs ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report ... suffered a recent major loss are more likely to ... The study is published in this month,s issue of ... Because compassionate behaviors are associated with better health and ... into ways to improve the outcomes of individuals whose ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... University synthetic biology team has created a new ... therapeutics that could travel the body and selectively ... Engineering cell-based, biological devices that monitor and modify ... synthetic biology. However, no existing technology enabled bioengineers ... physiological state and respond in a customized fashion. ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... The cause of neuronal death in Parkinson,s disease ... neurons may be mistaken for foreign invaders and killed ... way autoimmune diseases like type I diabetes, celiac disease, ... was published April 16, 2014, in Nature Communications ... idea in Parkinson,s disease; but if true, it could ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:New clues on tissue scarring in scleroderma 2Health News:New pain relief targets discovered 2Health News:The ilk of human kindness 2Health News:Building 'smart' cell-based therapies 2Health News:Is Parkinson's an autoimmune disease? 2
... Transitionz Wellness,Boutique is a one-stop-shop for anyone, male ... survivor, is going through cancer treatments, or who ... and we are pleased to announce our Grand,Opening. ... services,including wigs, hats, turbans and scarves; breast forms, ...
... (Feb. 19, 2008) -- A longstanding puzzle in neurodevelopment may ... by scientists at Weill Cornell Medical College says they have ... neuron,s long, skinny axon affect gene transcription back in the ... evidence of a transcription factor -- proteins that influence gene ...
... illustrates how partnering can resolve issues, improve health, ... diabetes, waiting,just a few weeks for an appointment ... such as blindness, macular edema and other vision,disorders. ... appointment, the,Pittsburgh Ophthalmology Society (POS) recently launched an ...
... 19 The following release was,issued today by the ... (CDS) recently polled more than 300,dentists about issues such ... the current presidential candidates, smiles rate., As we ... largest,displays of dental products in North America, here are ...
... DALLAS, Feb. 19 TrailBlazer Health Enterprises, LLC,today ... its,plan for assuming responsibility for processing all Part ... Oklahoma, New Mexico and,Texas., TrailBlazer also reiterated ... which is being used to communicate details of ...
... Good social support and reliable information are essential for ... especially if they live in rural areas where health ... from research published in the latest issue of the ... a major health provider in Nova Scotia, a predominantly ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Transitionz Wellness Boutique Launches with Grand Opening Discounts 2Health News:Scientists shed light on long-distance signaling in developing neurons 2Health News:Scientists shed light on long-distance signaling in developing neurons 3Health News:Express Screening Process Aims to Put Diabetics on the Fast Track to Better Health 2Health News:Express Screening Process Aims to Put Diabetics on the Fast Track to Better Health 3Health News:TrailBlazer Announces Final Medicare Administrative Contractor Schedule for Claims Processing in Four States 2Health News:Menopausal women need better health care and community support in rural areas 2Health News:Menopausal women need better health care and community support in rural areas 3
(Date:1/14/2014)... Ore. , Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Acumed,s ... a targeting guide with accompanying instrumentation to place and ... adjunct to the soft tissue (e.g. ligament) repair or ... tissue repair heals. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140114/MN45636 ) ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... , Jan. 14, 2014   NuAire , a manufacturer of ... agreement with Hitachi Koki of Japan ... North America . NuAire will utilize its network ... and Canada to offer assistance in application ...
(Date:1/14/2014)...   Oligomerix, Inc. , a privately held company pioneering ... (AD) and related neurodegenerative disorders, announced today the relocation ... as of January 15, 2014 and expanded ... Medical College. Oligomerix, which is focused on ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Acumed introduces the Scapho-Lunate Inter Carpal (SLIC) Screw System 2Acumed introduces the Scapho-Lunate Inter Carpal (SLIC) Screw System 3NuAire announces sales and service of Hitachi Koki centrifuges in North America 2Oligomerix Relocates Corporate Headquarters and Secures Additional Laboratory Space from New York Medical College 2
... N.J., May 12, 2011 For the second year in ... Unit of Royce Associates, received a supplier recognition from Carestream ... Products. Carestream Health, which supplies a complete line ... 150 Countries, named Royce their 2010 Supplier of the ...
... OMAHA, Neb., May 12, 2011 Transgenomic, Inc. (OTC/BB: TBIO) today ... and provided a business update. First Quarter ... quarter of 2011 were $7.5 million, an increase of 37 percent ... profit was $4.2 million or 56 percent of net sales, compared ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Royce Receives Coveted Medical Products Award 2Transgenomic Reports First Quarter Financial Results 2Transgenomic Reports First Quarter Financial Results 3Transgenomic Reports First Quarter Financial Results 4Transgenomic Reports First Quarter Financial Results 5Transgenomic Reports First Quarter Financial Results 6Transgenomic Reports First Quarter Financial Results 7Transgenomic Reports First Quarter Financial Results 8Transgenomic Reports First Quarter Financial Results 9
Medtronic Ophthalmics offers a comprehensive selection of corneal trephine,blades and handles. Handcrafted, sharp, uniform blade edges promote a,symetrical and vertical cut of all corneal layers....
Medtronic Ophthalmics offers a comprehensive selection of corneal trephine,blades and handles. Handcrafted, sharp, uniform blade edges promote a,symetrical and vertical cut of all corneal layers....
Medtronic Ophthalmics offers a comprehensive selection of corneal trephine,blades and handles. Handcrafted, sharp, uniform blade edges promote a,symetrical and vertical cut of all corneal layers....
Medtronic Ophthalmics offers a comprehensive selection of corneal trephine,blades and handles. Handcrafted, sharp, uniform blade edges promote a,symetrical and vertical cut of all corneal layers....
Medicine Products: