teenager health

Small uniform changes to protect our school kids
Small uniform changes to protect our school kids December 3, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

James Cook University researchers have found lengthening school uniforms would give students much greater protection from skin cancer. The study shows lengthening school shorts, skirts and sleeves just a small amount or choosing loose-fitting garments to cover more skin could ... Read More »

Digital technology in schools – benefit or burden?
Digital technology in schools – benefit or burden? December 1, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Digital technology is part of everyday life, whether at home, at work or at play. But what role does it play in education? A world-first study led by Southern Cross University researcher Dr Michael Gard will investigate the use of ... Read More »

Predictors of Kidney Failure in Middle Age Found in Teenagers
Predictors of Kidney Failure in Middle Age Found in Teenagers November 25, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Kidney failure later in life can be predicted based on measurements taken in adolescence, according to a study by Swedish researchers at Örebro University published in the November issue of the American Journal of Kidney Diseases. Researchers at Örebro University found ... Read More »

Exams
Exams November 11, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Transcript Exam time can be stressful for students and for parents as well. But it doesn’t have to be. Hi, I’m Doctor Joe. It’s amazing how quickly the years go by and suddenly we find ourselves at exam season for ... Read More »

Physical and mental health the key to exam success
Physical and mental health the key to exam success November 11, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

As thousands of high school students prepare for the commencement of WACE examinations on 3 November 2014, The University of Notre Dame Australia encourages young people to achieve their potential but work within their physical capabilities. According to Andrew Duirs, ... Read More »

Three ways to prevent sudden heart death in fit, young athletes
Three ways to prevent sudden heart death in fit, young athletes November 4, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Fifteen year-old Marshall Hastings is living proof of the value of having life-saving cardiac defibrillators and trained personnel at sporting events. On a warm spring evening in 2009, he was leading a 50m race at a zone swimming carnival in ... Read More »

Youth tobacco smoking in Poland surges in step with electronic cigarette use
Youth tobacco smoking in Poland surges in step with electronic cigarette use November 3, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

New study shows why tobacco industry investing millions in e-cigarettes. A new study showing a major increase in the dual use of electronic and smoked tobacco cigarettes among Polish teenagers should ring alarm bells about the health risks electronic cigarettes ... Read More »

Sport to reduce depression and suicide rates in young men
Sport to reduce depression and suicide rates in young men October 26, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

UOW has teamed up with Movember on a multi-million dollar first-of-its-kind project, involving six of Australia’s major sporting organisations, which aims to address mental health issues among adolescent male athletes. The Movember Foundation awarded UOW almost $2 million over the next ... Read More »

Reversing the effects of binge drinking on youth mental health
Reversing the effects of binge drinking on youth mental health October 21, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Alcohol binge drinking is bad at any age. But binge drinking if you’re young and have a mental health issue is a recipe for disaster. The good news is that intervening early with appropriate treatments can reverse the harmful effects ... Read More »

Social media puts body-conscious girls off sport
Social media puts body-conscious girls off sport October 20, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A growing number of teenage girls are shying away from sports in high school because Facebook and Instagram are making them self-conscious about their bodies, a new Flinders University study reveals. The study, led by Associate Professor Claire Drummond, found ... Read More »







 
 
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