News tagged with young girls
(Medical Xpress)—If you want your daughter to feel better about her body, a Murdoch University researcher says to shift the focus from appearance to function.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 08, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 1
Mild psychotic experiences, such as delusive ideas or moderate feelings of paranoia, regularly occur among adolescents. Of the almost 7700 Dutch young people aged 12 to 16 years who were investigated by NWO researcher Hanneke ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Swaziland's King Mswati III called Friday for his male subjects to get circumcised as he endorsed a campaign aimed at tackling the world's highest HIV infection rate.
HIV & AIDS Jul 15, 2011 | 2.3 / 5 (3) | 66
As many as 28 percent of South African schoolgirls are HIV positive, according to figures from the country's health minister reported by local media on Thursday.
HIV & AIDS Mar 14, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
US regulators are considering whether to grant a drug company's request to make emergency contraception available over the counter to people of all ages instead of by prescription.
Medications Dec 06, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3
(AP) -- President Barack Obama on Thursday endorsed but said he did not steer his administration's decision to halt the over-the-counter sale of an anti-pregnancy drug to girls under 17, saying it was common ...
Medications Dec 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Young girls who are exposed to cigarette smoke could experience reduced fertility later in life, a three-year study has found.
Health Feb 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Young girls can dance their way to better mental health. Symptoms like depression, stress, fatigue, and headaches are alleviated with regular dancing. This is shown in a study run by Anna Duberg, a physical therapist at Örebro ...
Health Nov 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The HPV vaccine can prevent both cervical cancer and a nasty sexually transmitted disease in women. But emphasizing the STD prevention will persuade more young women to get the vaccine, a new study suggests.
Health May 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A groundbreaking study of 13 and 14-year-olds in 13 Staffordshire schools has revealed worrying levels of domestic abuse among the young.
Health Mar 19, 2013 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
Two people were arrested in Britain's second city of Birmingham on Friday after a media report that medics and alternative practitioners had offered to perform female genital mutilation.
Health May 04, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0