Teenagers

Teens who get emotional support from parents are less likely to be cyberbullies: Study

Teens who get emotional support from parents are less likely to be cyberbullies: Study

The researchers found that the more adolescents perceived their parents as loving, the less likely they were to engage in cyber bullying.

Lack of sleep amid lockdown may affect the mental well-being of teenagers

Lack of sleep amid lockdown may affect the mental well-being of teenagers

A global study of more than 350,000 teens shows that lack of sleep can affect mental health, causing anhedonia (or loss of pleasure), anx...Read More

Chronic childhood illnesses may up mental woes among teenagers

Chronic childhood illnesses may up mental woes among teenagers

In the study, children who reported to have chronic health problems showed higher rates of mental illness at 10 years, and those health ...Read More

Saliva can predict excess body fat in teenagers

Saliva can predict excess body fat in teenagers

Rio de Janeiro: In addition to keeping the mouth moist and protecting us against germs, saliva can also be used for early detection of th...Read More

E-cigarette popular on Instagram despite anti-vaping content

E-cigarette popular on Instagram despite anti-vaping content

New York: Promotional e-cigarette posts on popular photo-sharing platform Instagram outnumber anti-vaping content 10,000 to one, accordin...Read More

Play video games but according to our rules says teens parents

Play video games but according to our rules says teens parents

While 71% parents of teenagers agree that video games positively impact their child’s life, they also use restrictions to keep their gami...Read More

Teens who binge drink become ‘bad’ drivers

Teens who binge drink become ‘bad’ drivers

New York: Teenagers who binge drink in their senior year of high school may exhibit dangerous behaviours later in life, including driving...Read More

Teenagers using anxiety drugs on rise

Teenagers using anxiety drugs on rise

New York: The number of teenagers taking and overdosing from benzodiazepines, commonly prescribed anxiety medications, has risen dramatic...Read More

Mumbai Crime: Cops arrest two teenagers arrest for stealing 29 two-wheelers

Mumbai Crime: Cops arrest two teenagers arrest for stealing 29 two-wheelers

On Tuesday, Yellow Gate police arrested two teenagers for allegedly stealing vehicles. The duo used to sell these stolen vehicles after c...Read More

Teen Spirit: Young guns call shots in Indian shooting

Teen Spirit: Young guns call shots in Indian shooting

New Delhi:  As the year grew old, the ages of India’s shooting champions got younger and if the medals won and world records owned by the...Read More

Don’t let your kids skip family dinners

Don’t let your kids skip family dinners

Washington: Apart from being a good time to bond with your kids, family dinners — according to a recent study — can also improve teens’ e...Read More

Facebook acquires anonymous teenage polling app ‘tbh’

Facebook acquires anonymous teenage polling app ‘tbh’

San Francisco: Facebook has acquired ‘tbh’, an anonymous polling app for teenagers which has over 5 million downloads and 2.5 million dai...Read More

Blue Whale Challenge: Forensic lab issues guidelines for Maharashtra police to probe suicides

Blue Whale Challenge: Forensic lab issues guidelines for Maharashtra police to probe suicides

Mumbai: Amidst growing trends of suicide among teenagers after carrying out formidable 50 tasks of social media deadly game ‘Blue Whale’ ...Read More

‘Cool, fun factor’ draws teens to e-cigarettes’

‘Cool, fun factor’ draws teens to e-cigarettes’

Toronto: Far from helping teenagers quit smoking, e-cigarettes may in fact initiate more youth into nicotine use as adolescents find them...Read More

Today’s teens may become prematurely hearing-impaired

Today’s teens may become prematurely hearing-impaired

Washington: Teenagers are increasingly experiencing tinnitus, often a symptom of hearing loss, according to a new study which suggests th...Read More

Dating… is now child’s play

Dating… is now child’s play

Even before approaching teenage, the kids are already into the world of dating. Roshani Shinde takes a trip into that world to know the g...Read More

Befriending a grownup on social media not a bad choice

Befriending a grownup on social media not a bad choice

New York:  Ever received a friend request from your mother, father or math teacher? It may sound weird, but adding adults, from teachers ...Read More

Most antidepressants ineffective for teens, kids

Most antidepressants ineffective for teens, kids

Washington D.C : According to a recent study, most available antidepressants do not help children and teenagers with serious mental healt...Read More

Loud music ups permanent hearing damages in teenagers

Loud music ups permanent hearing damages in teenagers

Toronto: Exposure to loud music has increased the number of teenagers suffering from hearing defects as well as heightened their risk of ...Read More

Teens find social media ‘likes’ as rewarding as chocolates

Teens find social media ‘likes’ as rewarding as chocolates

Los Angeles: The same brain circuits that are activated by eating chocolate and winning money are triggered when teenagers see a large nu...Read More

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