News tagged with teenage years
The teenage years may be a key period of vulnerability related to living in the "stroke belt" when it comes to future stroke risk, according to a new study published in the April 24, 2013, online issue of Neurology.
Neuroscience Apr 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A study from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, shows that the drop in boys' physical activity during the teenage years levels off in early adulthood.
Health Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—More than one-third of young adults who reported being victims of dating violence as teenagers had two or more abusive partners, a new study suggests.
Health Sep 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists have found that a protein expressed by some cancers is a good predictor of how the cancer will respond to standard chemotherapy for osteosarcoma, the most common bone cancer in children. Knowing ...
Cancer Jul 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
In work published in the open access journal PLoS ONE today, more than 500 8 to 10-year-olds wore activity monitors providing Newcastle University and University of Strathclyde researchers with a very accurate picture of how ...
Health Jun 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Resiliency is a measure of a person's ability to flexibly adapt their behaviors to fit the surroundings in which they find themselves. Low resiliency during childhood has been linked to later alcohol/drug problems during ...
Addiction May 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When first exposed to cocaine, the adolescent brain launches a strong defensive reaction designed to minimize the drug's effects, Yale and other scientists have found. Now two new studies by a Yale team identify key genes ...
Neuroscience Feb 21, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Teen school drop-outs are almost three times as likely to be on benefits in later life as their peers who complete their schooling, indicates research published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
Health Feb 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 13
The negative effects that premature birth can have on the lungs of babies could be as severe in moderately premature babies as those born extremely prematurely but may be reversed in their teenage years, according to a new ...
Health Sep 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Teenagers are known for their angst-ridden ways, but those who remain happy and positive during the tumultuous teenage years report better general health when they are adults, according to a new Northwestern University study.
Health Jul 19, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |