News tagged with teenagers

10-year-old gives birth in southern Spain

(AP) -- A 10-year-old girl has given birth in southern Spain and authorities are evaluating whether to let her and her family retain custody of the baby, an official said Tuesday. The baby was born last week in the city ...

dateNov 02, 2010 in Health
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Texting tops with US teens

Market tracker Nielsen Co. on Thursday released a study confirming what many US parents already knew: teens love to use mobile phones to swap text messages.

dateOct 15, 2010 in Telecom
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Teenagers are more sedentary on weekends

The new school year has started and the school routine is back. A European study led by Spanish researchers has shown how the proportion of young people who watch television and play on the computer for more than two hours ...

dateSep 17, 2010 in Health
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Teen moms more likely to have premature babies

Pregnant women aged 14-17 years are at higher risk of preterm birth and of having a child with low-birth-weight, especially if they are having their second child. Researchers writing in the open access journal BMC Pregnancy ...

dateJul 09, 2010 in Health
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A healthy mind makes a healthy body in teens

Happier youths are also healthier youths, according to Emily Shaffer-Hudkins and her team, from the University of South Florida in the US. Adolescents' positive emotions and moods, as well as their satisfaction with life, ...

dateJul 08, 2010 in Health
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