News tagged with young people

Concern at lack of teenage patients in cancer trials

Age limits on clinical trials need to be more flexible to allow more teenage cancer patients the chance to access new treatments, according to a report from the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI), ...

Jun 30, 2014
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Youth regularly receive pro-marijuana tweets

Hundreds of thousands of American youth are following marijuana-related Twitter accounts and getting pro-pot messages several times each day, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. ...

Jun 27, 2014
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Study: US teens are drinking less, texting more

American teens are smoking less, drinking less and fighting less. But they're texting behind the wheel and spending a lot of time on video games and computers, according to the government's latest study of ...

Jun 12, 2014
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Children getting burnt on unsupervised sunbeds

Half of all under-18s who have ever used a sunbed have been burned at least once, according to research presented at Public Health England's annual National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN) conference in Birmingham today ...

Jun 09, 2014
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Failed child asylum claims in the UK

Research from the University raises concerns that many young people who are refused asylum in the UK are not being advised appropriately and are not appealing against decisions even when they have an arguable case.

Jun 05, 2014
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