teenager health

Changes to energy drink laws needed
Changes to energy drink laws needed August 4, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The advertising and selling of energy drinks needs to be restricted to people over the age of 18 in order to curb the beverages’ potential long-term health impacts on younger consumers, according to research by Justine Howard and Dr Marilyn ... Read More »

Household happiness and relationships
Household happiness and relationships August 2, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Australians who live in towns of less than 1,000 residents or rural locations have significantly higher levels of life satisfaction than those living in major cities, according to Australia’s most comprehensive household survey. The Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in ... Read More »

Doping unchecked in athletes as young as 12
Doping unchecked in athletes as young as 12 August 1, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The use of performance enhancing drugs is prevalent and unmonitored in junior elite athletes as young as 12, according to research. The three-year study, in which more than 900 athletes aged from 12-17 were interviewed, shows that about 4% of elite ... Read More »

Bad genes lead teens to binge-eating
Bad genes lead teens to binge-eating July 29, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Binge-eating in teenagers may be linked to a gene variation, according to new research from the University of Queensland. The UQ Diamantina Institute’s Professor David Evans and a University College London Institute of Child Health team have analysed data from ... Read More »

Communities that care reduce underage alcohol supply
Communities that care reduce underage alcohol supply July 24, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A clamp down on bottle shops selling alcohol to underage customers and a commitment by parents not to supply or allow their teens to use alcohol has been successful in reducing underage alcohol supply in Geelong. Geelong was one of ... Read More »

Families’ communication choices for children with hearing loss
Families’ communication choices for children with hearing loss July 12, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Parents of young children who experience hearing loss are influenced by a number of external factors when deciding whether their child will use speech or sign language, or be multilingual, research from Charles Sturt University (CSU) has shown. Professor Sharynne ... Read More »

Tackling secondary school homelessness
Tackling secondary school homelessness June 19, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new study has found that community service groups and schools need to work more closely together to assist and prevent homelessness in secondary school youth. The report, Couch Surfing Secondary Students: The Yarra Ranges Youth Homelessness Prevention Project, was ... Read More »

Inactivity in childhood linked to poor health outcomes in adolescence
Inactivity in childhood linked to poor health outcomes in adolescence June 17, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

How active you are as a child could have an impact on your weight and risk of chronic disease from as early fifteen years of age, according to new research led by the University of Sydney. The landmark study followed ... Read More »

Gardasil vaccine adverse event monitoring update
Gardasil vaccine adverse event monitoring update June 3, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The TGA has made available on its website an enhanced school-based surveillance report of acute adverse events following immunisation with the human papillomavirus vaccine, Gardasil, in males and females, 2013 from which no safety concern in either males or females ... Read More »

Light therapy hope for sleep troubled teens
Light therapy hope for sleep troubled teens May 11, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Flinders University sleep researchers are taking research conducted in Adelaide schools to the next level by intensively studying individual sleep troubled teens in a new study at the Child & Adolescent Sleep Clinic at the University’s Bedford Park campus. The ... Read More »







 
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