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Wednesday, August 12, 2020



Asthma, allergies more likely to afflict teenagers who stay up late: Study

July 06, 2020 4:01 pm

The participants were asked a series of questions on whether they were 'morning types', 'evening types', or somewhere in between

Is your teen using social media? Here's what you need to know

June 25, 2020 6:39 pm

'The next couple of times that you log on to Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter, just be aware of what little things that you do, can cause a huge impact on your future, and how it affects other people around you.'

10 life skills and useful activities that teenager can learn during lockdown

May 24, 2020 7:17 pm

This difficult time of COVID 19 could be easily turned into family bonding and experiential learning.

Give your teen the freedom to fly, fail, get up and try again!

August 06, 2019 5:10 pm

Difficult Conversations: "The boy was missing home, specifically his room and the huge bed that fits his six feet two inches frame. He whispered, 'I miss home'. I wanted to pack the home and take it to him in a blink. Instead, I let him speak, grumble and complain."

Back pain linked to risky behaviours in teenagers says study

September 12, 2018 12:04 pm

The teenagers who complain about regular back pain are more likely to smoke cigarettes, drink alcohol and report problems like anxiety and depression as per the study. It may also increase the risk of substance abuse and mental health problems in later life.

Teenagers in high-risk environments may turn violent later

May 28, 2018 5:16 pm

Aspects such as whether the person grew up in an at-risk area, namely if he or she was living in a big city or had migrated, experienced forms of physical or sexual abuse, etc are important for consideration.

Binge drinking may alter brain activity in teenagers

September 16, 2017 8:03 pm

Researchers examining electrical activity in various brain regions in college students found that binge drinkers had altered brain activity at rest. These changes might indicate a decreased ability to respond to external stimuli and potential difficulties in information processing capacity.

Most antidepressants fail to treat children, teenagers

June 11, 2016 12:45 pm

Major depressive disorder is common in children and adolescents, affecting around 3 per cent of children aged 6 to 12 years and about 6 per cent of teenagers aged 13 to 18 years.

There's a strong link between teenagers drinking and their mother's behaviour

March 07, 2016 4:06 pm

Improving our understanding of the factors that influence drinking is important as it has implications for the development of policies and interventions aimed at reducing 'risky' behaviours.

'Not recycling' more immoral that watching porn for teenagers: Study

February 01, 2016 12:01 am

In the study, a majority of teens considered 'not recycling' to be more immoral than any of the actions related to porn use.