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Changes recommended in bullying report
Changes recommended in bullying report February 8, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Creating a criminal offence to cover common bullying behaviours is one of 15 recommendations in a report released today by the Tasmanian Law Reform Institute. Instances of suicides attributed to bullying have strengthened community desire to ensure that the seriousness ... Read More »

Adolescents stress more with poor sleep
Adolescents stress more with poor sleep February 3, 2016 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

A new study from the University of Alabama at Birmingham indicates that adolescents who experience sleep problems and longer sleep duration are more reactive to stress, which could contribute to academic, behavioural and health issues. Existing studies show that nearly ... Read More »

Teens heavily exposed to alcohol and tobacco images in YouTube music videos
Teens heavily exposed to alcohol and tobacco images in YouTube music videos February 2, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

UK teens are heavily exposed to alcohol and tobacco images and lyrics in digital YouTube music videos, say researchers at the UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies at The University of Nottingham. The study, published today in the Journal of ... Read More »

Link Found between Obesity and Blood Clots in Children
Link Found between Obesity and Blood Clots in Children January 31, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have found an association between obesity and the formation of blood clots in the veins of children and adolescents. While obesity is a well-established risk factor for venous thromboembolism (VTE) in adults, previous ... Read More »

Parents Can Play a Role in Preventing Teen Fighting
Parents Can Play a Role in Preventing Teen Fighting January 18, 2016 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Nearly one-fourth of all teens reported being involved in a physical fight in the past year, with higher rates of violent altercations among African American and Latino adolescents. In the first study of its kind, researchers conducted focus groups with ... Read More »

Teens with Autism and Caregivers Should Plan Early for Adulthood
Teens with Autism and Caregivers Should Plan Early for Adulthood January 17, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

As the number of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders continues to rise, medical professionals have emphasised early diagnosis, intervention and treatment. However, less attention has been given to children with autism once they reach their teen years and adulthood. ... Read More »

How to survive living in university accommodation January 16, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Whether you’re moving out of home for the first time or just wanting to be closer to your classes, university accommodation is a chance to enjoy university life to the fullest. We caught up with two ‘experts’ on student accommodation: ... Read More »

Acupuncture effective for chronic pain in children
Acupuncture effective for chronic pain in children January 6, 2016 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

It is upsetting to see anyone in pain, but it’s especially heartbreaking to watch a child endure chronic pain. In addition to the suffering itself, chronic pain can cause traumatic effects on a child’s quality of life, and it can ... Read More »

Childhood family breakups harder on girls’ health
Childhood family breakups harder on girls’ health January 5, 2016 (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

A childhood family breakup can have long-term negative consequences for the children. Recent University of Illinois research looks at overall health, depression, and smoking as a health-related behaviour and finds that, for girls, all three are worse. “Girls’ health is ... Read More »

Policy change set to save kids’ lives
Policy change set to save kids’ lives December 31, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Defibrillators to be available in all NSW schools thanks to Professor Chris Seminarian’s campaign. University of Sydney cardiologist Professor Chris Semsarian has lobbied policy makers for more than a decade to end the red tape that has prevented the presence ... Read More »







 
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