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Carer takes boy from mental health unit to brothel


August 30th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) A carer of a boy undergoing treatment at a mental health unit in Britain allegedly took him to a brothel and let him have sex by ... Read more...

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Bestselling teen novels bristle with swear words


May 18th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) Bestselling authors of teen literature often have their rich, attractive and popular characters spout swear words and profanities, a new study finds. Sarah Coyne, professor at ... Read more...

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Isn’t your child already sounding a teenager?


October 20th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) It seems children these days are growing up at a much faster rate than generally anticipated, as a study in Britain has found teenage tantrums and ... Read more...

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Balanced use of time - way to happiness


October 20th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) The mantra for happiness in consumer society is a sensible and balanced use of time -- too little or too much of it can be counter-productive, ... Read more...

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Caffeine, technology ruining teens’ sleep patterns


May 2nd, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Researchers have for decades been studying the effect of increasing use of media at night and its impact on adolescent sleep time.Now, a new study has for ... Read more...

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Obese people ‘can suffer from social anxiety disorder’


April 14th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): A new study has warned that obese individuals with social anxiety related only to their weight may experience anxiety as severe as individuals with social anxiety disorder (SAD).Researchers ... Read more...

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Egyptian cobra escapes from Bronx zoo


March 29th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bronx, Mar 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Officials at the Bronx Zoo have closed an exhibition after an Egyptian cobra escaped from its enclosure. The animal is highly poisonous and officials took the first ... Read more...

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US mums launch clothing line to address adolescent bullying


March 20th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 20 (ANI): Two North Carolina mothers have launched a new clothing line - Be a Friend custom clothing, designed to generate dialogue about the importance of being a friend and ... Read more...

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Car Surfing Turning Fatal In Florida


February 9th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A number of teens in Florida are getting addicted to a dangerous sport which is commonly called Car surfing. This involves one person driving a ... Read more...

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A strong community protects adolescents from risky health behavior


February 6th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): It is well known that growing up poor increases a person's likelihood of health problems as an adult, but a new study shows that being raised in a ... Read more...

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Girls benefit from playing video games with parents


February 1st, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): Researchers from Brigham Young University's School of Family Life have found that girls who play video games with a parent enjoy a number of advantages - the behave ... Read more...

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Less time with fathers ‘can lead kids to bullying’


January 30th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): Children who feel they do not get to spend sufficient time with their fathers are more likely to become bullies, new research suggests."Our behavior is driven by our ... Read more...

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Why teens are less sensitive to alcohol than adults


December 5th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 5 (ANI): It is well known that teens are less sensitive than adults to the motor-impairing effects of alcohol, but exactly what happens in the brain that causes teens to ... Read more...

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I was sexually rabid and desperate for sex at 14, says Shelia Hancock


December 3rd, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): In a rare interview, actress Shelia Hancock has revealed how she was 'sexually rabid' as a 14-year-old, and only a lack of contraception stopped her being promiscuous.The ... Read more...

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Obese kids show signs of heart disease aged just 15


November 26th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): A new study has shown that kids who have a high body mass index (BMI) between 9 and 12 years of age are more likely to have high ... Read more...

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Orissa groups form human chain to protest child abuse


November 19th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 19 (IANS) Nearly 500 children and adults Friday formed a human chain near the state assembly here to protest child abuse.The initiative was undertaken by various civil society groups on ... Read more...

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Obese teens ‘at higher risk of becoming obese adults’


November 10th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): A study suggests that being obese in adolescence increases the risk of being severely obese in adulthood, especially in women."In 2000, an estimated 2.2 percent of adults, or ... Read more...

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MJ was ‘addicted to surgery’, says mum


November 9th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 09 (ANI): Late King of Pop Michael Jackson's mother has revealed that her son was addicted to plastic surgery.On 'The Oprah Winfrey Show,' Katherine Jackson said she even once ... Read more...

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Barbie Doll Camera Boycott Urged By Psychologists


November 2nd, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Barbie doll has been the favorite of girls and toddlers over generations in many countries but it is now making headlines for all the wrong ... Read more...

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Family-based treatment ‘better for teens with anorexia’


October 5th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): Family based treatments are likely to work better in treating anorexia nervosa in teens, suggests a new study.However, adolescents in family-based programs are more likely to achieve full ... Read more...

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Oz underwear giant criticised for selling bras for six-year-olds


September 29th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 29 (ANI): Australian clothing firm Bonds has been criticised as being irresponsible for selling bras for girls as young as six.Angry parents and a leading psychologist have called for a ... Read more...

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Sigourney Weaver to play stripper on stage


September 21st, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 21 (ANI): Actress Sigourney Weaver is planning to portray ageing stripper Gypsy Rose Lee on stage after HBO bosses put a planned project on hold.The actress carried out extensive research ... Read more...

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Parents of grown kids with autism ‘more likely to divorce’


August 4th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 04 (ANI): A new data from a large longitudinal study of families of adolescents and adults with autism has found that the parents of grown children with autism are more ... Read more...

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Sisters seem to shield siblings from blues, loneliness


August 3rd, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) The presence of a sister - even younger - seems to shield 10 to 14-year-olds from depression and loneliness. A sister protected adolescents from feeling lonely, unloved, guilty, self-conscious ... Read more...

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Having a sister makes you less likely to feel down in the dumps


August 3rd, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 3 (ANI): Having a sister makes 10- to 14-year-olds a bit less likely to suffer depression - that's one of several intriguing findings from a new study.Brigham Young University professor ... Read more...

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Teen Charged With Raping And Murdering Teacher


July 29th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Cheltenham, England, July 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 14 year old boy from the Cheltenham Youth Facility in Prince George's County has been charged with first degree murder and attempt to ... Read more...

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Suspected Nazi Indicted For The Murder Of 430,000 Jews


July 29th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey July 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A German prosecutor has revealed that a suspected former Nazi death camp guard named Samuel Kunz has been indicted of taking part in the killing of ... Read more...

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Missing Ohio Teen Found Concealed In The Attic Of The Apartment Of Her Beau


July 3rd, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 3, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Abbi Obermiller is the 17-year old Ohio teen, who had been missing since June 6. Abbi has, however, now been found and has been ... Read more...

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Witnessing arrests may increase stress risk in kids


June 26th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Witnessing the arrest of a household member can traumatize kids psychologically, a University of Illinois at Chicago has found.Susan D. Phillips, assistant professor of social work and the ... Read more...

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Concerns over teenage girls joining controversial dating site


June 14th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 14 (ANI): Experts have expressed concern over innumerable teenage girls joining the popular dating site Oasis Active.Oasis Active, especially popular among young Australian teens, has overtaken the Fairfax-owned RSVP ... Read more...

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Bullying major reason for child suicides


June 14th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 14 (ANI): About 44 percent of suicides by children between 10-14 years of age are due to bullying, revealed a new study.According to Charity Beatbullying, 26 out of the 59 ... Read more...

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Study sheds light on stigmas suffered by teens with mental illnesses


May 26th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): Much is known about the stigmas suffered by adults with mental illnesses, but with the increasing numbers of youth diagnosed and taking medications for mood disorders, researchers have ... Read more...

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Demi Lovato on this week’s episode of Grey’s Anatomy


May 10th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 10, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): This week’s episode of the admired medical drama series, ‘Grey’s Anatomy’, will feature actress and singer, Demi Lovato, enacting a guest appearance. She will be ... Read more...

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Rajat Tokas in Keshav Pandit?


April 22nd, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Rajat Tokas, who shot to fame as the young Prithviraj Chauhan of Dharti Ka Veer Yodha Prithviraj Chauhan fame, is all set for a return to television. ... Read more...

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Video game before bedtime ‘has mild effect on adolescent sleep’


April 15th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): Playing a video game before bedtime has only a mild effect on the sleep of older male teens, a new study suggests.The study appears in the April 15 ... Read more...

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