teenager health

Study debunks fears of increased teen suicide risk from popular flu drug
Study debunks fears of increased teen suicide risk from popular flu drug (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new study published by researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago suggests that the drug oseltamivir, commonly known as Tamiflu, does not cause an increased risk of suicide in paediatric patients. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration originally ... Read More »

Booze Ads Cause Risky Drinking In Young People: New Report
Booze Ads Cause Risky Drinking In Young People: New Report (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Young people are more likely to start drinking alcohol earlier and at risky levels as a direct result of alcohol companies targeting them via advertising, a review by Curtin University has found. The report, released today, also concluded that alcohol ... Read More »

Children with chronic kidney disease at risk of lower IQs
Children with chronic kidney disease at risk of lower IQs (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Chronic kidney disease causes irreversible deterioration in renal function, often requiring dialysis or transplant surgery. In children, genetic causes account for the greatest number of cases. Published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, the research shows ... Read More »

Diet and depression link is not all in the mind
Diet and depression link is not all in the mind (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

New evidence of a biological link between diet and depression has come from the first study to analyse associations between diet, body mass index, inflammatory markers and mental health in adolescents. The association between overweight/obesity and depression is known, but ... Read More »

New perceptual pathway identified that can lead to body size misperception and increase risk of eating and exercise disorders
New perceptual pathway identified that can lead to body size misperception and increase risk of eating and exercise disorders (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new study led by researchers at Macquarie University has identified a psychological pathway that can lead to body size and shape misperception in individuals, putting them at greater risk of developing conditions such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and ... Read More »

Why teens need up to 10 hours’ sleep
Why teens need up to 10 hours’ sleep (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Technology, other distractions and staying up late make is difficult, but researchers say teenagers need to make time for 8-10 hours of sleep a night to optimise their performance and maintain good health and wellbeing. As soon as teens get ... Read More »

Healthy foods the ‘new normal’ in WA public schools
Healthy foods the ‘new normal’ in WA public schools (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The traffic light policy for canteens has made the food and drinks provided in WA public schools healthier and provided a good opportunity to teach children about healthy eating, the majority of stakeholders surveyed in new research led by Curtin ... Read More »

Is the tide turning for kid’s fitness?
Is the tide turning for kid’s fitness? (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new study led by the University of South Australia’s Dr Grant Tomkinson has found that although children’s cardiorespiratory (CRF) fitness levels declined in the 80s and 90s, they have stabilised since the year 2000. “Our recent research shows that children’s cardiorespiratory ... Read More »

Energy drinks can negatively impact health of youth
Energy drinks can negatively impact health of youth (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Over half of Canadian youth and young adults who have consumed energy drinks have experienced negative health effects as a result, according to a study from the University of Waterloo. In a nationwide survey of Canadian youth, over half of ... Read More »

Unravelling the speech and language abilities of children with KdVS
Unravelling the speech and language abilities of children with KdVS (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

New research by the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) and Netherland’s Radboud University Medical Centre has provided the first ever in-depth examination of speech and language abilities in children with Koolen-de Vries syndrome (KdVS). KdVs is a disorder characterised by ... Read More »

 
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