adolescence

Father’s death made Paltrow health conscious


September 9th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 9 (IANS) Actress Gwyneth Paltrow says she changed her lifestyle after she lost her father, filmmaker Bruce Paltrow, to cancer a decade ago."When my father was diagnosed ... Read more...

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Jennie Garth spotted with a mystery man


August 17th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 90210 star has announced last week that she is dating again after splitting from her husband of many years Peter Facinell. The 40 years old ... Read more...

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Infants of obese mothers slow developers


August 7th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) Pregnant women who are overweight or obese affect how their children grow up and develop, at least initially.A team led by a University of Iowa ... Read more...

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Dads can ground kids in perseverance


June 17th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 17 (IANS) Fathers can show their adolescent children the way to perseverance and grounding in positive traits, new research says. Brigham Young University professors Laura Padilla-Walker and ... Read more...

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‘Marital discord creates emotional problems in children’


June 14th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 14 (IANS) Marital discord between parents, especially during kindergarten years, is long lasting and can cause emotional problems during adolescence, a study says. "The results further highlight the ... Read more...

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Brain networks explain why some teenagers smoke


April 30th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Scientists have been intrigued by why some teenagers start smoking or experimenting with drugs while others do not.In the largest imaging study of its kind, involving ... Read more...

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70 percent Chinese have pre-marital sex: Study


April 10th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 10 (IANS) Chinese people are showing an increasingly tolerant attitude toward pre-marital sex, with over 70 percent saying they now getting physical before tying the knot, a survey ... Read more...

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Shedding pounds won’t help teens’ self-esteem


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) Teenaged girls shedding pounds may benefit physically, but it still leaves them with a feeling of low esteem, says a study."We found that obese black and ... Read more...

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Mother-baby emotional bonds influence teen-age obesity


December 26th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 26 (IANS) How a mother handles her toddler emotionally could determine whether the latter would pile on the pounds during adolescence, says a new US study. The lower ... Read more...

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Lack of sleep during adolescence skews brain wiring


October 10th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 10 (IANS) Lack of sleep during adolescence could skew the brain's wiring and makes it malfunction, neuroscientists say.Researchers have found that short-term sleep restriction in adolescent mice prevented ... Read more...

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Poor diet can bring on mental health problems


September 23rd, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 23 (IANS) Poor diet may be linked to mental health problems during adolescence, researchers found.In a study of 3,000 adolescents, Deakin University researchers revealed that diet quality could ... Read more...

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Anxiety affects friendships


September 4th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 4 (IANS) While growing from childhood to adolescence, children rely on close ties with their peers but if they are withdrawn they miss out on the support that ... Read more...

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Faster growth during puberty triggers anxiety


September 2nd, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) Children maturing faster during puberty are more likely to experience anxiety and blues, says a study.Teachers and parents should not only watch the timing of puberty, ... Read more...

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Sunny outlook helps teens grow up healthier


July 19th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) Teenagers who retain a sunny outlook during these years seem to grow into better health as adults, not facing the likelihood of engaging in negative behaviour ... Read more...

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Binge drinking affects female teens negatively


July 17th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS) Female teens may be particularly vulnerable to the negative effects of binge drinking.Heavy alcohol use has been linked with diminishing mental processes among both adults and ... Read more...

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Late-talking toddlers do grow up normally


July 5th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 5 (IANS) Late-talking toddlers are no more likely to experience behavioural and emotional difficulties during childhood than children who have normal language development, a recent study reports. The ... Read more...

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High IQ scores as much a measure of motivation as of mental ability


April 26th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 26 (ANI): University of Pennsylvania researchers have revealed that getting a high score in an IQ test requires both high intelligence and competitive tendencies to motivate the test-taker to perform ... Read more...

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Kids born with HIV growing up well: Study


April 24th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) Once facing an almost certain death, most children born with HIV are now faring well into adolescence and adulthood, says a study."About two-thirds of these kids, ... Read more...

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Early treatment can cure compulsive handwashing


April 4th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) Compulsive handwashing, the most conspicuous symptom of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) among children, can be cured with early recognition and treatment.OCD in childhood or adolescence often becomes ... Read more...

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Different genes behind smoking risk in adolescence and adulthood


April 1st, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 1 (ANI): Scientists have found that different sets of genes are implicated in the risk for smoking addiction in adolescence and adulthood.They found that teenagers carrying variants in two ... Read more...

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Brain’s stunted growth behind teen misbehaviour


April 1st, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Teenaged children who misbehave have stunted growth in brain areas that deal with emotions, especially fear and the ability to feel the pain of others.Their anti-social ... Read more...

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More youngsters dying than toddlers: The Lancet study


March 30th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 30 (ANI): A new study has claimed that premature deaths are now more likely to occur in adolescence and early adulthood than in childhood.To reach that conclusion, the study looked ... Read more...

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Are you gay, 11-year-old Britons to be asked


March 28th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 28 (IANS) British children as young as 11 will now be asked by the country's equalities watchdog questions related to their sexual orientation, a media report said.The children ... Read more...

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Plan to question Brit kids about their sexuality slammed


March 28th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 28 (ANI): A "sinister" plan to quiz 11-year-old children in Britain if they are straight, gay or bisexual has caused fury.The state's equalities watchdog says a child's sexuality should be ... Read more...

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Brain helps teens resist peer pressure


March 25th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 25 (IANS) Children can resist peer pressure when they are at their most vulnerable, thanks to their brain that helps check risky behaviour.The findings may give parents a ... Read more...

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As kids enter teens, their brain ups ability to resist risky behaviour


March 10th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): A new study shows that as children begin entering adolescence, their brain heightens the ability to resist risky behaviour.The study from three West Coast institutions provides scientists with ... Read more...

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Tobacco smoking negatively affects teens’ brains


March 3rd, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): A new study has concluded that tobacco smoking can affect teenagers' brains.While studies have linked cigarette smoking to deficits in attention and memory in adults, UCLA researchers wanted ... Read more...

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Today’s young male ‘continues to act like ‘man-child’ well into adulthood’


February 22nd, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 22 (ANI): A new book has claimed that many men in their 20s are stuck in 'pre-adulthood phase' due to financial and sexual hierarchies.Author Kay S. Hymowitz has said ... Read more...

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Mother’s milk define kid’s taste


February 20th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) Mothers wanting their children to eat greens should consume plenty of vegetables themselves while breast feeding, new research says. Scientists have discovered that babies' taste buds are ... Read more...

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Why problem drinking during adolescence is never ‘just a phase’


February 16th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): A new study of Rutgers Alcohol Problem Index (RAPI) has found that problem drinking during adolescence is never just a phase.Researchers used adolescent RAPI scores to examine diagnoses ... Read more...

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ADHD kids ‘2 to 3 times more prone to substance abuse problems’


February 12th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): According to a study by UCLA psychologists and colleagues at the University of South Carolina, children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are two to three times more likely ... Read more...

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In ‘Bheja Fry 2′, idiot’s journey continues abroad: Director


February 12th, 2011 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 12 (IANS) In 2007, fresh-out-of-film-school director Sagar Bellary had made audiences laugh their hearts out with the satire "Bheja Fry". After four years, he is set to hit the same ... Read more...

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Why ’stress hormone’ behaves in contradictory ways in kids


February 10th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Scientists have discovered why cortisol, the so-called stress hormone, seems to behave in contradictory ways in children.Some youngsters with behavioral problems have abnormally high levels of cortisol, while ... Read more...

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Bad taste in music really can ruin a relationship


January 30th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 30 (ANI): Wondering why your last relationship ended on the wrong note? Well, the reason could be your taste in music.A new study has suggested that music actually predicts sexual ... Read more...

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Marriage is good for physical as well as mental health


January 28th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Long-term committed relationships are good for mental as well as physical health and this benefit increases over time, suggests a new study.David and John Gallacher from Cardiff University ... Read more...

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