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Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects about 1 in 100 children resulting in a range of problems in language, communication and understanding other people's emotional cues, all of which can lead to difficulties in social situations. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 04, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
It's a term used so rarely that most of us haven't heard of it. Even mental health professionals say they have read about it in textbooks rather than seen it up close.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 20, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
More US teenagers are postponing sex than in 1995, and hormonal contraceptive use is up among those who are sexually active, said US health authorities on Thursday.
Health May 03, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine known as Gardasil is not associated with an increase in pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections, or contraceptive counseling, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published online ...
Pediatrics Oct 15, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Negative stereotypes about boys may hinder their achievement, while assuring them that girls and boys are equally academic may help them achieve. From a very young age, children think boys are academically inferior to girls, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 12, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(PhysOrg.com) -- Many teen girls who push, slap or punch their dates know the situation could become more violent, but they think most consequences are unlikely, a new study shows.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 13, 2011 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Little girls from troubled homes are more likely to be obese at age 5 than girls from happier ones, new research shows.
Health Apr 16, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
In a longitudinal study of 6,250 children from across the US, researchers found that, when compared with children who were never obese, boys and girls whose obesity persisted from the start of kindergarten through fifth grade ...
Overweight and Obesity Jun 14, 2012 | 1 / 5 (2) | 0
A groundbreaking study of 13 and 14-year-olds in 13 Staffordshire schools has revealed worrying levels of domestic abuse among the young.
Health Mar 19, 2013 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—New research from the Children of the 90s study at the University of Bristol shows that girls whose fathers were absent during the first five years of life were more likely to develop depressive ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 15, 2013 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Two people were arrested in Britain's second city of Birmingham on Friday after a media report that medics and alternative practitioners had offered to perform female genital mutilation.
Health May 04, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Parents and doctors can do more to protect girls from cancers caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), say U.S. health officials who are concerned by lagging HPV vaccination rates among females. ...
Cancer Aug 30, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 2
(HealthDay)—Though many teens find it difficult to talk about dating violence or abuse, the shroud of secrecy may be even harder to get through for same-sex couples.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 10, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1