teenager health

Students can help create healthy neighbourhoods for young people
Students can help create healthy neighbourhoods for young people August 20, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Teens of today are being offered the power to potentially help map out the future shape and design of Australia’s capital cities. More than 1300 secondary students across Melbourne have a chance to become participants in a landmark Deakin University ... Read More »

Warning to parents on high acidity drinks
Warning to parents on high acidity drinks August 18, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Dental researchers at the University of Adelaide are warning parents of the dangers of soft drinks, fruit juice, sports drinks and other drinks high in acidity, which form part of a “triple-threat” of permanent damage to young people’s teeth. For ... Read More »

Predicting teen suicide
Predicting teen suicide August 15, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Health practitioners will be better equipped to predict self-harm or suicide attempts in adolescents as a result of a University of Queensland study on psychosis in young people. The UQ Centre for Clinical Research’s Associate Professor James Scott said the ... Read More »

National centre of excellence targets better mental health for young people
National centre of excellence targets better mental health for young people August 14, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Raising the number of young people who receive tailored, evidence-based care for emerging mood disorders is the aim of a new national centre of research excellence launching in Sydney today. Named Optymise, the NHMRC-funded service puts young people and their families at ... Read More »

Many depressed preschoolers still suffer in later school years
Many depressed preschoolers still suffer in later school years August 11, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Children diagnosed with depression as preschoolers are likely to suffer from depression as school-age children and young adolescents, new research shows. Depressed preschoolers were 2.5 times more likely to suffer from the condition in elementary and middle school than kids ... Read More »

Doping in athletes as young as 12
Doping in athletes as young as 12 August 5, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The use of performance enhancing drugs is prevalent and unmonitored in junior elite athletes as young as 12, according to research co-authored by the University of Canberra and Griffith University. The three-year study, in which more than 900 athletes aged ... Read More »

Teen insomnia is linked with depression and anxiety
Teen insomnia is linked with depression and anxiety August 3, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A major study of high school students by University of Adelaide psychology researchers has shed new light on the links between insomnia-related mental health conditions among teens. School of Psychology PhD student Pasquale Alvaro surveyed more than 300 South Australian high ... Read More »

World-first diet recommendations for young athletes
World-first diet recommendations for young athletes July 26, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Australia’s leading body of sports dietians has developed a world-first set of dietary recommendations to help active adolescent athletes, who compete and train on a regular basis, achieve optimal health and sporting success. The new position statement, released by Sports Dietitians ... Read More »

Students get the message on dangers of alcohol
Students get the message on dangers of alcohol July 21, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A Social Marketing @ Griffith initiative continues to have a positive impact on Queensland teenagers with a Mackay school the latest to embrace the program. More than 200 Year 10 Mercy College students in Mackay took part in the Game On: Know ... Read More »

Caffeine affects boys and girls differently after puberty
Caffeine affects boys and girls differently after puberty July 4, 2014 (2 votes, average: 4.50 out of 5)

Caffeine intake by children and adolescents has been rising for decades, due in large part to the popularity of caffeinated sodas and energy drinks, which now are marketed to children as young as four. Despite this, there is little research ... Read More »







 
 
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