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Teenage girls gained less weight, improved their body image, ate less fast food, and had more family meals after participating in a 6- month program that involved weekly peer meetings, consultations with primary care providers ...
Health Feb 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Top Russian psychiatrists on Friday called for urgent measures to battle the soaring teenage suicide rate, one of the world's highest.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
While researchers have long set to determine if there is a tie between race and teenage pregnancy, according to a new study, equating black teenagers with the problem of teenage pregnancy is a misrepresentation of today's ...
Health Feb 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 2
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
(Medical Xpress) -- Throughout the world, although teenage boys are exposed to more violence than girls, girls tend to be more negatively affected by these experiences than boys. A new study shows the specific ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 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
A new government study suggests a lot of teenage girls are clueless about their chances of getting pregnant.
Health Jan 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- A recent study has revealed a dramatic increase in the number of calls to a poisons hotline relating to caffeine toxicity from energy drink consumption.
Health Jan 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- While people have been told for years about the importance of milk in a diet for children, a new study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology says that milk consumption in large quantities in ado ...
Cancer Jan 02, 2012 | 3.6 / 5 (9) | 12 |
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a first mechanical cardiac assist device for children that can help keep patients alive as they await a transplant.
Cardiology Dec 18, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Teenage girls who feel depressed are twice as likely to start binge eating as other girls are, according to a new nationwide study. The reverse is also true: Girls who engage in regular binge eating have double ...
Health Dec 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study has found that providing preventive services to adolescents in a primary care setting can lessen certain kinds of risky behavior.
Health Dec 08, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
States that prescribe abstinence-only sex education programs in public schools have significantly higher teenage pregnancy and birth rates than states with more comprehensive sex education programs, researchers from the University ...
Health Nov 30, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 15
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recently recommended that teenage boys be vaccinated against the human papillomavirus.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Daily exercise improves a teenagers chances of a good nights sleep, while excess computer time has the opposite effect, according to a national survey reported in the latest issue of the American Jo ...
Health Nov 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0