News tagged with teenagers

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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Anorexia affects men, too

( -- While eating disorders are unusual among men, the consequences can be just as devastating as for women says Dr. Jean Wilkins, a professor at the University of Montreal Faculty of Medicine and pediatrician ...