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Brains of teens with anorexia nervosa altered
Brains of teens with anorexia nervosa altered (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Even after weeks of treatment and considerable weight gain, the brains of adolescent patients with anorexia nervosa remain altered, putting them at risk for possible relapse, according to researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. The study, published last ... Read More »

Self harm on the increase in young people
Self harm on the increase in young people (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Self harm among young Australians is on the increase, and more needs to be done to understand and address the problem. This is the call from Garry King, a researcher from Griffith’s Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention. He says that ... Read More »

Young women gear up for FIRST Robotics Competition
Young women gear up for FIRST Robotics Competition (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Swinburne University has opened its state-of-the-art Factory of the Future to a team of young women set to compete in an international robotics competition. Comprised of 17 students from Melbourne high schools, the girls-only RoboCats spent six weeks at Swinburne’s Hawthorn campus ... Read More »

The last of the ‘90s babies head to uni
The last of the ‘90s babies head to uni (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Want to reach them? Forget telephone or email; try social media instead. They were born in the year that could have ended it all – right before the turn of a new century and the potential chaos the so-called Y2K ... Read More »

Planning and Participation: a new study targeting teenagers with autism
Planning and Participation: a new study targeting teenagers with autism (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Adolescence is a critical period of transition between childhood and adulthood. Teenagers experience rapid developmental changes and face new challenges from the world around them. At the same time, they are looking to develop their independence – relying less on ... Read More »

Young people with disability- relationships with support workers
Young people with disability- relationships with support workers (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The dynamics of the relationship between young people with disability and their support worker is revealed in a new book launched in Lismore and Sydney by Southern Cross University’s Centre for Children and Young People. ‘Relationships and Recognition: Photos about ... Read More »

School leavers need support to choose university course
School leavers need support to choose university course (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A collaborative study by all three South Australian public universities, led by researchers at UniSA’s School of Natural and Built Environments has found that almost 51% of year 12 students find it difficult to decide what to study at university. The research ... Read More »

Energy drinks could be deadly for young people with heart conditions
Energy drinks could be deadly for young people with heart conditions (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A world-first study has found that having just one to two energy drinks could be life-threatening for some young people with no known history of heart disease. Published in the International Journal of Cardiology, the study found that people born with ... Read More »

Winning the war: How to persuade children to eat more veggies
Winning the war: How to persuade children to eat more veggies (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Getting children to eat their vegetables might not be an endless battle if parents follow some research-based advice from a nutrition expert at Kansas State University. Getting kids used to vegetables can start in the womb, said Richard Rosenkranz, associate professor ... Read More »

Positive outlook of young carers in regional Australia
Positive outlook of young carers in regional Australia (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

“Young carers in western societies are often portrayed as ‘compromised’ and ‘missing out’ on a ‘normal’ childhood and family life,” said Dr Lester Alan Watson, who recently studied this group of carers as part of his PhD with CSU’s School of ... Read More »

 
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