Sleepless schoolies are being urged to take a nap or sleep-in when the party dies down, with new QUT research revealing young people are "significantly" riskier when tired.
(Medical Xpress)—A new study looking at the impact inflammatory bowel disease may have on young people's relationships, employment potential and identity is being launched in Sheffield.
(Medical Xpress)—The number of people suffering a stroke has steadily declined by forty per cent over the last 16 years, according to a major study by researchers at King's College London.
Two studies published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease indicate that some of the pathologic changes associated with Alzheimer's disease in older individuals are not apparent in young people who carry the apolipoprotein (APOE) ...
Alcohol use is widespread in contemporary movies, often portrayed positively or even glamorized. Unlike alcohol advertisements, movies display alcohol in a more subtle way, yet little is known about how these portrayals affect ...
If you're one of the millions of people who count losing weight among their top New Year's resolutions, you might want to pay careful attention to some new findings by UC Santa Barbara psychology professor Brenda Major.
(Medical Xpress)—Look closely at the label of any energy drink and you will likely notice a key ingredient is missing. Despite the fact that many of these popular drinks contain as much as 500 mg of caffeine, ...
(Medical Xpress)—A new survey adds further weight to the growing evidence that standardised tobacco packaging could help discourage teenagers from smoking.
Depression is one of the most common mental health problems in young people worldwide, but it often goes unrecognised and untreated. Left untreated, adolescent depression increases the risk of suicide, substance abuse, and ...
(HealthDay)—Special counseling from family doctors had no effect on young people's binge drinking or marijuana use, new research suggests.
Young men are not always concerned about getting consent from young women to have anal sex, and pain for women is considered normal, according to new research published in BMJ Open.
Many children are admitted to general acute wards with mental health problems mistaken for physical disease.
Cambodia has banned e-cigarettes and shisha pipes saying the increasingly popular products contain damaging levels of nicotine and are leading young people to take up smoking.
People who copy their friend's drinking behaviour will deny that their decision has been influenced, researchers at the University of Liverpool have shown.
Seven out of 10 adolescents with mental health problems also suffer from chronic physical pain. Depressed girls suffer the most.