teenager health

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 »

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 »

Size at birth affects risk of adolescent mental health conditions
Size at birth affects risk of adolescent mental health conditions October 3, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A child’s birth weight and length can partially predict the likelihood of being diagnosed with mental health conditions such as autism and schizophrenia later in life. The research analysed medical records of 1.75 million Danish births and suggested that genetic ... Read More »

FIFO health check
FIFO health check September 28, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

How do workers stay healthy while working a Fly-In Fly-Out (FIFO) roster? There are many important issues for FIFO workers and their families to consider. For example how to protect your back when working in a physically demanding role, food ... Read More »

The (re)Generation: a movement created by the young, for the young, to fall in love with nature
The (re)Generation: a movement created by the young, for the young, to fall in love with nature September 24, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Supported by the New South Wales Environment Trust, Macquarie University has partnered with Oz Green to launch a project to see if the way to inspire young people to love and care for nature is to ask them how to ... Read More »







 
 
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