teenager health

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 »

App to help HSC students stress less
App to help HSC students stress less May 5, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new app that helps HSC students manage stress by teaching them mindfulness meditation techniques has been launched on iTunes and Google Play stores. The free app, ‘HSC Stress-Less’, was developed by psychology researchers at UOW with the assistance of ... Read More »

Synthetic cannabis: ‘It felt like I was going to die’
Synthetic cannabis: ‘It felt like I was going to die’ April 26, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A survey of young Australians shows first time users are ignoring the risks of synthetic drugs, putting their health and lives at risk. Lost consciousness, vomiting, seizures, paranoia and heart attacks. These are just some of the adverse reactions highlighted by young ... Read More »

Critical windows to turn away junk food craving
Critical windows to turn away junk food craving April 25, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

University of Adelaide researchers have shown there are two critical windows during the developmental pathway to adulthood when exposure to junk food is most harmful, particularly for baby girls. This work leads on from earlier findings which showed that mothers ... Read More »

Yoga for supporting children as learners
Yoga for supporting children as learners April 16, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Introducing basic yoga techniques into regular theory-based lessons could be the key to helping students remain focused and motivated at school, according to a Charles Sturt University (CSU) Lecturer. Lecturer in Human Movement Studies (Health and Physical Education) and Creative ... Read More »

Family interventions reduce smoking rates in children and adolescents
Family interventions reduce smoking rates in children and adolescents March 31, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A global review by Canada’s University of Calgary and QUT into the effectiveness of family-based programs has found these programs can be highly effective in stopping children from taking up smoking. The findings have just been published in the Cochrane ... Read More »

Irregular sleeping pattern may affect how teens eat
Irregular sleeping pattern may affect how teens eat March 29, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Day-to-day changes in how long your teen sleeps at night might be affecting how much they eat, according to new research presented at the American Heart Association EPI/Lifestyle 2015 meeting. Penn State researchers looked at data on 342 teenagers and ... Read More »







 
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