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US preteen girls charged for posting sex photos in classmate’s Facebook page


April 28th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 28 (ANI): Two preteen US girls have been charged with cyber stalking and first-degree computer trespassing after they hacked into a classmate's Facebook page and posted sexually explicit photos ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Italian Vogue editor blames Facebook for eating disorders among girls


March 19th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
New York, March 19 (ANI): Editor in chief of Vogue Italia, Franca Sozzani, is reportedly launching a petition to shut down pro-anorexia websites that encourage unhealthy eating habits among young people.Sozzani ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Two Girls Hospitalized After Eating Pot Cookie


January 27th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Police in Covina, California confirm that two little girls, ages ten and eleven, were place in a nearby hospital after after ingesting a pot cookie which they discovered ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Early periods in girls ‘up risk of depression’


January 6th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 6 (ANI): Girls who begin menstruating before the age of 11.5 are the most depressed by ages 13 and 14, says a new study.The younger a girl is when ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Teenage girls downplay intelligence and kindness online


November 27th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): A new survey has shown that teenage girls present a different image to the world online than they do in person.The survey of more than 1,000 girls ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

14-year-old British Columbia girl arrested for luring teens into prostitution


November 20th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Nov 20 (ANI): A 14-year-old British Columbia girl has been arrested after allegedly prostituting herself and luring other girls into prostitution through the online classified site Craigslist.In online ads posted on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Backyard Treehouse Will Stand Despite Manhattan Legal Battle


October 27th, 2010 - 11:56 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) All Melinda Hackett wanted to do was to put up a small tree-house in her backyard for her daughters to play in. A simple part of the American ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

NY judge gives Anand Jon a break in serial sex assault case


October 14th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 14 (ANI): Anand Jon, accused of rape and sexual abuse against several women including minors, got a break from a Manhattan court when the judge dismissed some of the ... Read more...

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Absence of father at home linked to early puberty in girls


September 17th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 17 (ANI): A new research has shown that girls in homes without a biological father are more likely to hit puberty at an earlier age.According to the new study led ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Teacher found guilty of inciting child sexual activity


August 7th, 2010 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) A school teacher in Britain has been found guilty of inciting two minor girls to engage in sexual activity, while he watched them on a webcam. Michael Harding, ... Read more...

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Depression sparks obesity in girls


February 24th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Depression could increase levels of cortisol - stress hormone - in adolescent boys and girls but may trigger obesity only in girls, a new study has found."This is ... Read more...

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Stress hormone, depression trigger obesity in girls


February 24th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) Depression raises stress hormone levels in teenaged boys and girls but may lead to obesity only in girls, says a new study. Early treatment of depression could help ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

3 out of 4 teen girls happy with their bodies, reveals US survey


February 16th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): A US survey has revealed that 3 out of 4 teenaged girls are happy with their bodies and are rejecting thin fashion models as being unrealistic.According to a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Perception of discrimination increases smoking in minority teen boys


January 20th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): A new study from the Indiana University School of Medicine has shown that the perception of discrimination increases the amount teenage minority boys smoke but does not increase ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Blocking and filtering software ‘cuts exposure to explicit Internet content’


November 28th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 28 (ANI): Using filtering and blocking software can significantly lower exposure to online sexual material among youth, say researchers.The research team from University of New Hampshire Crimes against Children Research ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Watching TV, videos linked with high BP among kids


August 4th, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) Sedentary behaviours that involve TV viewing, computer use and video games seem to be linked with elevated blood pressure (BP) in children, according to a study. "The clustering of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Girls convey their anger, hostility through meanness


July 4th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 4 (ANI): While girls are often taught not to be aggressive, their hostility and anger are often expressed through meanness, says a researcher."Girls are not brought up to be assertive. ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

What should teen girls do when they see lump in their breast


June 26th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): When a teenage girl discovers a lump in her breast, she should go for ultrasound examination instead of going for an immediate excisional biopsy, suggested a study.Breast cancer ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Depression signs in obese kids linked to stress hormone abnormalities


June 12th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): A new study has found a link between symptoms of depression in obese children and abnormalities of the 'stress' hormone."There is evidence in adults that abnormal regulation of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bigger brains make for smarter people


April 1st, 2009 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 1 (ANI): Are you nicknamed "thick-headed" in school? Well, stop cursing you mates, for being literally thick-brained suggests one is smart, concludes a new study.For a long time now, researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Structured warm-ups benefit young athletes at knee injury risk


March 8th, 2009 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): Just 10 minutes of a short, simple, structured warm up might reap benefits for young athletes at risk of knee injuries, such as soccer players, says a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tobacco smoke can trigger behavioural problems in asthmatic boys


December 5th, 2008 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 5 (ANI): Researchers at Cincinnati Children''s Hospital Medical Center say that exposure to environmental tobacco smoke can increase the degrees of hyperactivity, aggression, depression and other behavioural problems among ... Read more...

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Use of diabetes drugs surges among US tweens, teens


November 4th, 2008 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): The number of American children taking medications for type 2 diabetes has been significantly growing, according to a new study.The number of kids using diabetes medications has ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Texas executes Mexican, defies Bush, international court


August 6th, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, Aug 6 (DPA) Texas has carried out the execution of a Mexican-born rapist and killer, defying orders from US President George W. Bush and a ruling by an international court, newspaper ... Read more...

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