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Young at heart: why children who exercise become healthier adults

Studies show that physical activity in childhood can psoitively affect the developing brain. Photograph: YakobchukOlena/Getty Images/iStockphoto Last week, Public Health England said 6 million middle-aged adults in England take less than 10 minutes’ brisk exercise a month, risking their health. But when does

Children ‘exercise less as they get older’

The number of children doing an hour of exercise a day falls by nearly 40% between the ages of five and 12. Figures suggest that by the final year of primary school, just 17% of pupils are doing the recommended 60

How to protect the elderly and children from the cold

The cold weather — coupled with pollutants hanging low in Delhi’s air — poses a serious health risk, especially to the elderly and children. Here’s how you can help ease their pain Stay updated on the go with Times of India