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Quality of sleep matters, not quantity

Quality of sleep associated with better health in teens not quantity.

04 Jun 2019 7:00 PM

Lie is not beautiful

Spotting a habitual liar, especially among adults, is a task in itself. For, compulsive liars can be highly convincing.

24 Apr 2019 11:03 PM

Cyberbullying – a result of bad parenting

Parental behaviour influences involvement of children in cyberbullying, teacher interventions help tackle it: Study.

08 Apr 2019 9:10 PM

Boosting self-confidence in adolescents

Families and school both crucial in promoting self-confidence: Study.

23 Mar 2019 5:16 PM

World Spine Day: Teenage back pain can wreck long-term health, say experts

And any damage to the spine has long-term consequences; even more so among children and adolescents.

16 Oct 2018 2:38 PM


Teen drivers take more risks after trading learner permits for licenses

Researchers didn’t follow teens long enough to see how their driving records might change with a few more years of experience.

30 Jul 2018 8:56 PM

Study finds smartphone radiation may adversely affect memory in adolescents

A unique feature of this study is the use of objectively collected mobile phone user data from mobile phone operators.

21 Jul 2018 2:39 PM

Mediterranean diet can improve academic performance

It could indirectly influence some academic performance variables through its effects on sleep quality.

18 Jul 2018 3:58 PM

More than half of gay males on hookup apps are underage: Study

The study is the first to document that gay and bisexual teenage boys use sex and dating apps designed for adult men to find male partners.

28 May 2018 7:16 PM

Here's why suicide attempts are on the rise among adolescents

Here is what a new study has found.

17 May 2018 11:42 AM


Adolescents still shy away from seeking sex-related guidance

Parents were less likely to report discussing sex if the teen was younger or if the parent's ethnicity was anything other than white.

05 May 2018 3:15 PM

Study finds obesity increases risk of cancer in adolescents

Research found how obesity has shifted certain cancers to younger age groups, and intensified cellular mechanisms promoting the diseases.

28 Mar 2018 11:12 AM

Traumatic events increase headaches and migraines

Teens may be able to treat their headaches with over-the-counter medicine.

03 Jan 2018 11:14 AM

Boys' brains wired to be callous, unemotional: study

Researchers studied brain development in 189 adolescents.

28 Dec 2017 5:38 PM

Prescription video games help children with ADHD in trial

The game stimulates specific cognitive neural systems in the brain.

05 Dec 2017 11:26 AM


Digital self-harm alarmingly prevalent in teens: study

Self-cyberbullying in youth has emerged and is a cause for concern, researchers warn.

31 Oct 2017 2:59 PM

Now, anti-HIV pill found to safe for adolescent gay and bisexual boys

The pill, that was only given to adults combines two drugs was seen to be well tolerated among youngsters.

06 Sep 2017 8:01 AM