News tagged with physical health

App helps parents talk to tweens about sex

A new app that helps parents discuss confronting sexual issues with their tweens (10-13 year olds) has been developed in a collaboration between psychologist and Swinburne University of Technology alumna ...

Apr 12, 2013
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

Is it safe to exercise while undergoing cancer treatment?

Exercise can improve the quality of life for cancer survivors as well as for patients still undergoing treatment, based on an extensive review I was involved in as a research librarian. The massive study was a systematic ...

Apr 05, 2013
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

WHO urges more effort to beat high blood pressure

Individuals and governments need to step up their efforts to battle high blood pressure, which is estimated to affect more than one in three adults aged over 25, the World Health Organisation said Wednesday.

Apr 03, 2013
popularity 4 / 5 (1) | comments 0

Gynecomastia has psychological impact on adolescent boys

Persistent breast enlargement (gynecomastia) negatively affects self-esteem and other areas of mental and emotional health in in adolescent males, reports the April issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the offici ...

Apr 02, 2013
popularity not rated yet | comments 0