Pediatrics

Parents play a key role in fostering children's love of reading

Learning to read is one of the most important developmental achievements of childhood, and it sets the stage for later school and life success. But learning to read is not straightforward. As child development researchers, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Increasing number of adolescents receive depression diagnosis

The proportion of young people in Finland diagnosed with depression in specialised services is increasing, showed a study based on an extensive set of national data. An increasing number of adolescents seek and get help, ...

Health

Why young men aren't eating their five-a-day

From not being able to cook to not liking the taste of vegetables—a new study from the University of East Anglia reveals why young men are not eating their 'five-a-day'.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Young teens of color more likely to avoid peers with mental illness

Students identifying as black or Latino are more likely to say they would socially distance themselves from peers with a mental illness, a key indicator of mental illness stigma, according to research published by the American ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

PE fitness tests have little positive impact for students

A new study reveals that school fitness tests have little impact on student attitudes to PE—contrary to polarised views on their merits—and for many students, fitness testing during PE may be wasting valuable class time ...

Medical research

The role of family doctors in advanced therapies

A recent study conducted jointly by the Tissue Engineering Research Group of the Department of Histology and the family medicine Unit of the University of Granada (UGR) has highlighted the conceptual, attitudinal and procedural ...

Health

Is 'clean eating' just dirty rhetoric?

New research published today in the Journal of Eating Disorders finds "clean eating" is perceived as overwhelmingly positive by young people, but those optimistic impressions of "clean diets" may signal a risk for eating ...

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