adolescents

120,000 Indian kids aged 0-19 were living with HIV in 2017: Report

United Nations: An estimated 120,000 children and adolescents aged 0-19 were living with HIV in India in 2017, the highest number in Sout...Read More

Excessive intake of Vit A can lead to blindness in adolescents

Excessive intake of Vit A can lead to blindness in adolescents

Mumbai: While it is common knowledge that the deficiency of a vitamin can result in health problems, not everyone knows that the excess o...Read More

Investing in adolescents is good economics: Experts

Investing in adolescents is good economics: Experts

New Delhi: “It is easier and cost-effective to bring in healthy behaviors early, rather than changing adolescents at a later stage and sp...Read More

Road accidents biggest global killer of teenagers: WHO

Road accidents are the biggest killer of teenagers globally, international data released by the World Health Organization revealed. In 20...Read More

Adolescents more likely to take online risks, as compared to adults: study

Adolescents more likely to take online risks, as compared to adults: study

Washington DC: According to a recent research conducted by the University of Plymouth, adolescents are more likely to take online risks, ...Read More

Antipsychotic drug use ups autism risk in youths

Antipsychotic drug use ups autism risk in youths

New York: The side effects of antipsychotics can be quite problematic and researchers have found that the proportion of adolescents with ...Read More

Is media multitasking making teens stupid?

Washington D.C: In this digitally-ruled world, checking social media while watching TV or online shopping while on the phone has become a...Read More

E-cigarette displays in shops may trigger vaping in teens

E-cigarette displays in shops may trigger vaping in teens

London: Adolescents who recall seeing electronic-cigarettes in shops are more likely to have tried the devices in the past and are expect...Read More

Meditation may help teens eat healthy, exercise more

Meditation may help teens eat healthy, exercise more

New York: A team of US researchers has found that easy mediation lessons can help adolescents combat obesity by raising their awareness o...Read More

Children should be told ‘try to do your best’ instead of ‘do your best

“Parents are not able to handle their own stress and stress in their children. Anxiety is contagious, overanxious parents beget over anxi...Read More

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Sleep problems stress teenagers more, says study

New York : Adolescents who experience sleep problems and longer sleep duration are more reactive to stress, which could contribute to aca...Read More

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‘Couchsurfing’ toddlers likelier to be vicitms of bullying later

Washington DC : A new study has revealed that toddlers who chill in front of TV a lot may be victimized more by their peers as adolescent...Read More

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‘SEX EDUCATION SHOULD BEGIN AS EARLY AS 10’

Washington : In order to curb unwanted early pregnancies, unsafe abortions, and sexually transmitted diseases (STD), parents should shed ...Read More