News tagged with teenagers
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(HealthDay) -- A new survey finds that an overwhelming majority of parents think social media isn't necessarily a bad thing for their children.
Health Aug 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Marijuana is up to 20 times more potent than it was 40 years ago and most pregnant women who use the drug are totally unaware that it could harm their unborn child before they even know they are pregnant.
Addiction Aug 15, 2012 | 1 / 5 (3) | 0
Heavy drinking is known to affect teenagers' developing brains, but certain patterns of brain activity may also help predict which kids are at risk of becoming problem drinkers, according to a study in the September issue ...
Addiction Aug 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A Hungarian teenager has died of bacterial meningitis and 69 people who came in contact with her were prescribed antibiotics, public health officials said.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study of teenage girls with eating disorders has shown that reduced essential fatty acid levels returned to normal once the girls increased their weight to a healthy level.
Pediatrics Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- For many teen girls, an overly large cup size may not be such a good thing, with many reporting serious discomfort both physically and emotionally because of their large breasts.
Pediatrics Jul 16, 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 |
Ewing's sarcoma is a bone cancer commonly diagnosed in about 250 U.S. teenagers per year. If early chemotherapy is effective, improvement can be durable. But for children and teens who respond poorly to a first attempt at ...
Cancer Jun 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
British charity Save the Children on Wednesday said it was a "global scandal" that 50,000 teenagers die each year due to pregnancy and childbirth complications.
Pediatrics Jun 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Eating disorders are commonly seen as an issue faced by teenagers and young women, but a new study reveals that age is no barrier to disordered eating. In women aged 50 and over, 3.5% report binge eating, nearly 8% report ...
Overweight and Obesity Jun 21, 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 |
Discrimination felt by teenagers based on their social class background can contribute to physiologic changes associated with poorer health, according to a new study published online in Psychological Science, a journal of the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Teenagers with autism spectrum disorder are in a bind. The disorder is characterized by impairments in communication and social interaction, but it's a continuum, so some teens diagnosed with ASD are considered high functioning ...
Autism spectrum disorders Jun 12, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
Sex education at school is young people's preferred source of information about sex, according to a new report from Queen's University and the University of Ulster.
Health Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Australian researchers have called for a focus on public health interventions that increase dairy food consumption following a new study published this week.
Health Jun 08, 2012 | 2.3 / 5 (3) | 0