teenager health

Obesity associated with lower academic attainment in teenage girls
Obesity associated with lower academic attainment in teenage girls April 1, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Obesity in adolescent girls is associated with lower academic attainment levels throughout their teenage years, a new study has shown. The research conducted by the Universities of Strathclyde, Dundee, Georgia and Bristol is the most comprehensive study yet carried out ... Read More »

Text-Messaging Program Good Option for Keeping Teen Girls Healthy
Text-Messaging Program Good Option for Keeping Teen Girls Healthy March 29, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Megan Ranney, MD, MPH, an emergency medicine attending physician at Hasbro Children’s Hospital, recently led a study that found a text-message program may be an effective violence prevention tool for at-risk teen girls. The study has been published online in ... Read More »

Obese Adolescents – Lack of Sleep and Risk of Cardiometabolic Disease
Obese Adolescents – Lack of Sleep and Risk of Cardiometabolic Disease March 19, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Lack of sleep and obesity have been associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases in adults and young children. However, the association is not as clear in adolescents, an age group that is known to lack adequate ... Read More »

40% of children have poor sleep schedules and 20% are sleep deprived
40% of children have poor sleep schedules and 20% are sleep deprived March 14, 2014 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Sleep is vital for healthy bodies and minds, but worrying research shows one in five Australian children don’t get enough of it. Sleep specialists are using World Sleep Day on March 14 to head into schools across Australia and New ... Read More »

E-Cigarettes: Gateway to Nicotine Addiction
E-Cigarettes: Gateway to Nicotine Addiction March 12, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

E-cigarettes, promoted as a way to quit regular cigarettes, may actually be a new route to conventional smoking and nicotine addiction for teenagers, according to a new UC San Francisco study. In the first analysis of the relationship between e-cigarette ... Read More »

Energy drinks linked to teen health risks
Energy drinks linked to teen health risks March 11, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The uplifting effects of energy drinks are well advertised, but a new report finds consumption among teenagers may be linked with poor mental health and substance use. Researchers are calling for limits on teen’s access to the drinks and reduction ... Read More »

Children with ADHD have higher risk of teenage obesity and physical inactivity
Children with ADHD have higher risk of teenage obesity and physical inactivity March 10, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to become obese and sedentary teenagers, according to new research. Previous studies have suggested a link between ADHD and obesity, but whether one leads to the other is unclear. One ... Read More »

Different eggs in adolescent girls and adult women
Different eggs in adolescent girls and adult women March 6, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Are the eggs produced by adolescent girls the same as the ones produced by adult women? A recent study published in Human Molecular Genetics by Professor Kui Liu from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden shows compelling evidence that there ... Read More »

IVF children grow into healthy adults
IVF children grow into healthy adults February 26, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Young adults conceived through IVF and other assisted reproductive technologies (ART) have grown up as healthy individuals, comparing well to those conceived naturally, the world’s largest study into ART young adults has found. The study, published in the international journal ... Read More »

Beauty Not Disease Motivates Teens to Wear Sunscreen
Beauty Not Disease Motivates Teens to Wear Sunscreen February 23, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

After offering information about UV light and sun-protective behaviours, the two health-ed videos diverge: one describes the increased skin cancer risk of UV exposure and the other describes effects on appearance including wrinkles and premature aging. Which of these two ... Read More »







 
 
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