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New Canadian guidelines to prevent and manage obesity in children must focus on family

New guidelines from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care to help prevent and manage obesity in children and youth recommend regular growth monitoring at routine health care visits...  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 6 years ago
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Mentally stepping back from problems helps youth deal with negative emotions

Adolescence is a time of frequent and intense emotional experiences, but some youth handle their emotions better than others. Why do some young people react adaptively while others ruminate?  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 6 years ago
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Asthma rates among black youth are similarly high in urban, rural communities

Asthma rates among black youth living in urban Detroit and rural Georgia are essentially the same, researchers report, a finding that conflicts with the widely held theory that city life is a...  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 6 years ago
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What effect does music TV have on the sexual behavior of teenage boys and girls?

Unexpected findings show gender differences in how adolescents perceive music TVThere is no doubt that teenage boys and girls are swayed and shaped by music TV.  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 6 years ago
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Revision robs teens of sleep

Teenagers are being robbed of vital sleep as they cram in up to 14-plus hours of exam revision each week.  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 6 years ago
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One in 4 high school seniors now try smoking water pipes

Despite declines in the number of youths who smoke cigarettes, hookah or water pipe use continues to rise among Canadian youth, a new study from the University of Waterloo reports.  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 6 years ago
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Researchers highlight shoulder and elbow injury possibility in youth players

Speed, height, and pitching for multiple teams increases riskPitching speed, player's height, and pitching for multiple teams may correlate with a history of shoulder...  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 6 years ago
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'The face is not defined by youth alone,' claims plastic surgery study

Perceptions of six personality traits that can be read on the face of someone who has undergone 'facial rejuvenation surgery' have been rated in a study from cosmetic surgeons.  
medicalnewstoday.com
almost 6 years ago
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How can parents help teen with high cholesterol

Boston Children's experts offer some advice for parents of teens diagnosed with high cholesterol.  
childrenshospitalblog.org
almost 6 years ago
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Mental disorders and physical diseases co-occur in teenagers

Every third teenager has suffered from one mental disorder and one physical disease. These co-occurrences come in specific associations: More often than average, depression occurs together with diseases of the digestive system, eating disorders with seizures and anxiety disorders together with arthritis, heart disease as well as diseases of the digestives system. These findings were reported by researchers from the University of Basel and the Ruhr-Universität Bochum in the scientific journal Psychosomatic Medicine  
eurekalert.org
almost 6 years ago
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Energy drinks 'pose heart risk to teenagers', experts warn

Healthy teenagers can develop heart problems after drinking just one can of a high-caffeine drink. Cardiologists in Madrid found the popular drinks can cause heart attacks and erratic heartbeats.  
dailymail.co.uk
almost 6 years ago