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Children who are overweight or obese -- particularly older, non-Hispanic white girls -- are more likely to have a neurological disorder known as idiopathic intracranial hypertension, a rare condition that can result in blindness, ...
Pediatrics May 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When mothers engage in frequent sexual discussions with their teenagers but fail to express clear disapproval of teenagers sexual involvement, their efforts are more likely to result in greater risky sexual involvement ...
Pediatrics May 22, 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
Why do some teenagers start smoking or experimenting with drugswhile others don't?
Neuroscience Apr 29, 2012 | 3.9 / 5 (7) | 2 |
(AP) -- Accidents are killing far fewer children and teenagers than in the past, according to a new government report released Monday.
Health Apr 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Teen births fell again in the United States in 2010 with the highest rate once more in Mississippi, according to a new government report.
Health Apr 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Teenage girls and young adult women who drink even moderate amounts of alcohol appear to increase their risk of developing breast changes that can lead to cancer, according to a large new study.
Health Apr 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Obese white teenage girls who lose weight may benefit physically, but the weight change does not guarantee they are going to feel better about themselves, according to a Purdue University study.
Health Mar 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Boys who are victims of sexual abuse are far more likely to engage in unsafe sexual behavior as teenagers, finds a new review in the current Journal of Adolescent Health. Sexually abused boys were twice as lik ...
Health Mar 06, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Earlier this week, a teenager was accused of killing three high school students after he opened fire at Chardon High School in Ohio. Eric Madfis, a doctoral candidate in Northeasterns Department of Sociology ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
ActiveME, a new iPhone application, has been launched to help patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME (CFS/ME).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Research results published in Brain Injury by Université de Montréal neuropsychologist Dave Ellemberg reveal that adolescents are more sensitive to the effects of a sport-related concussion than adults or childr ...
Health Feb 28, 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 |
Electronic health records and embedded tools can alert and direct pediatricians so they can better manage the weight of children and teenagers, according to a new Kaiser Permanente study published online in The Journal of ...
Health Feb 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Teenage girls are spending a concerning amount of time on the Internet, potentially leading to low self-esteem and body dissatisfaction, research by Flinders University reveals.
Health Feb 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0