Teenage girls with severe antisocial behaviour show abnormal changes in the structure of their brains, according to a study published today. The findings support previous studies in boys that suggested the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 24, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
The family of a 14-year-old Maryland girl is suing the California makers of Monster Energy, alleging Friday that too much caffeine in the popular energy drink led to her death.
Health Oct 20, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0
A study conducted by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has documented that boys in the U.S. are experiencing the onset of puberty six months to two years earlier than reported in previous research.
Pediatrics Oct 20, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1 |
More than half of young Australians are consuming too much sugar, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Wollongong and University of Sydney.
Health Oct 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Teenagers should steer clear of prolonged video gaming if they want a good night's sleep, new research from Flinders University shows.
Health Oct 18, 2012 | 3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
The brain's "reward system," those brain circuits and structures that mediate the experience and pursuit of pleasure, figured prominently in several studies. The studies shed light on adolescents' ability to control impulsivity ...
Neuroscience Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In children and adolescents with hemophilia, vigorous physical activity was associated with an elevated risk of bleeding, although it appears the absolute increase in risk may be small, according to a study in the October ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Castrated men living in Korea centuries ago outlived other men by a significant margin. The findings, reported in the September 25 issue of Current Biology, suggest that male sex hormones are responsible for shortening the li ...
Other Sep 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
A study of how chronically ill teenagers manage their privacy found that teen patients spend a great deal of time online and guard their privacy very consciously. "Not all my friends need to know": a qualitative study of ...
Other Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Temper tantrums in young children can be an early signal of mental health problems, but how does a parent or pediatrician know when disruptive behavior is typical or a sign of a serious problem?
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Children as young as three apparently can tell the difference between whining and when someone has good reason to be upset, and they will respond with sympathy usually only when it is truly deserved, according to new research ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- New University of Otago research into two sex hormones released by the testes of male fetuses and boys may help solve the enduring mystery of why autism is much more common in boys than ...
Autism spectrum disorders Aug 15, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 3 |
In a University of Missouri study, girls and boys started grade school with different approaches to solving arithmetic problems, with girls favoring a slow and accurate approach and boys a faster but more error prone approach. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
Researchers at Emory University School of Medicine have identified five rare mutations in a single gene that appear to increase the chances that a boy will develop an autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Autism spectrum disorders Jul 12, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Uncircumcised boys are at higher risk of urinary tract infection, regardless of whether the urethra is visible, found a new study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2