Tag: "boys" at medical news
ADHD Children Are Being Under-Medicated
...d professor of genetics. "Only about 58 percent of boys
and about 45 percent of girls who had a diagnosis ... 17. Of those, 359 met full criteria for ADHD: 302 boys
and 57 girls. The total number of boys
in the sample was 1,006, and 604 girls were included. "From...
Teens In UK Do Not Know How To Use A Condom
...STI’s. The researchers stated that they found that boys
who were able communicate quite frankly with their mothers in their early teenage years were more likely to use condoms correctly. The researchers said, “If we are to see a reduction in sexually transmitted infection prevalence, it is essential that ...
Unhappy With Looks, Teens Can Indulge In Binge Eating
..., and induce vomiting five years later. Adolescent boys
with low body satisfaction were also more prone to these unhealthy habits and more likely to start smoking in the future. In contrast, teenagers with a positive body image were more likely to take care of themselves through healthy eating and exercis...
More than 3% of US Teens Have Exchanged Sex for Money or Drugs
...sexually transmitted infection. One in 10 of the boys
had forced someone else to have sex with them, while around one in six of the girls had been forced into sex. “The present findings indicate that considerable numbers of youths in the general population have exchanged sex. The prevalence of exchang...
Rett Syndrome In Men?
...that genetic testing to detect the disease in baby boys
was now important. "The common thinking in the p..., and that the genetic flaw would be so serious in boys
that they would die before birth," Dr Leonard said. "Worldwide there have only been 11 previously e...
Childhood Obesity Tackled in Arkansas
...Arkansas obesity rates were highest among Hispanic boys
and black girls. Over half the Hispanic boys
in grades 3-7 and nearly half the black girls in grades 5-9 were identified. About 80,000 Arkansas...
Bihar schoolboy dies in fight over front bench
... exchange of words and then a scuffle. A group of boys
started beating him and pushed him. He was unconscious after the fall and died on the way to hospital, said his disconsolate father Mohammed Irfan. The post mortem report confirmed that Qamar died due to brain haemorrhage. (Source - IANS)...
Britons Are Bloating!
...ed to almost 13 million. Similarly in 2003, 17% of boys
and 16% of girls were considered obese and the fig... to reach an alarming 1.7 million, with around 19% boys
and 22% girls becoming obese. Health experts have issued a warning that with the current trend, ha...
Think Twice Before Punishing Unruly Kids
...gramme and found that four-year- to eight-year-old boys
who have "callous-unemotional" (CU) temperament are less responsive to discipline, such as time-out, compared to children without these traits. Children with a CU-temperament tend to show a lack of empathy and guilt about the impact of their action...
Self-Harm Very Common In Teenage Girls
...essing health issue for teenagers". Around 3% of boys
harmed themselves last year as compared to 11% girls. The universities of Bath and Oxford conducted the research. They added that only 13 percent of the cases went to the hospital for treatment. "Deliberate self-harm is common amongst teenagers in ...
Gardasil, a cervical cancer vaccine, hits the market
...on (TGA) has permitted the use of this vaccine for boys
aged nine to 15 and girls aged nine to 26. This vaccine holds a world of promise, based on the results of the clinical trials, where nearly 20,000 women received 100% protection from cervical cancer and 99% insulation from genital warts....
Sexual Harassment on the Rise in Aligarh Muslim University
...among Muslims, follows very strict rules governing boys
and girls. They are barred from mixing in their undergraduate years. No violation is tolerated. The main student union in AMU is male dominated and technically represents the whole university. But the women have a separate union whose jurisdiction ...
More Gym Classes Don't Mean More Exercise
... or the probability of being overweight for either boys
or girls," said John Cawley, an economist and associate professor of policy analysis and management at Cornell. "Higher PE requirements are associated with more days with vigorous exercise for girls, but also with fewer days with light physical activ...
Separation of Spinal Cord of Conjoined Twins Completed Successfully
... with conjoined spinal cords. Keating said, “The boys
have been doing well. They're stable. So far, everything is a go. It's going as expected – which is good. We're pleased at this point. But obviously we still have a lot more to do.” The surgery which began on Wednesday morning is expected to last 1...
Migraine in women
...n children ages 4 to 7, girls are less likely than boys
to have migraines. However, by puberty, girls are three times more likely than boys
to have migraines. Stress is a major migraine trigger for children and adolescents, and stress manag...
Youth Of Canada Wary Of Cigarettes But Not Of Alcohol
...fference in incidence of trying cigarettes between boys
and girls, although boys
were more likely to try other tobacco products. The report had also found that though the experiment...
Successfully Separated Conjoined Twins In A Critical Yet Stable Condition
...e hospital authorities had announced that the twin boys
were listed as critical but stable early this morn... 28, and Angie Benzschawel, 25, the parents of the boys
said, “It's been the longest day but it's been the second-greatest day of our lives, obviously the b...
Adolescent Girl Athletes More Likely to Injure Knees Than Boys
...irls (8.85 mm), especially when compared to mature boys
(7.33 mm). Previous research has shown that estrog...) when compared to immature girls (1.74), immature boys
(1.58) and mature boys
(1.48). Dr. Ahmad suggests tips for girls on how to prevent ACL injuries, i...
Disabilities Related Conference to be Inaugurated
... Matric scholarships, hostels for Scheduled Castes boys
and Girls, schemes for composite Economic Development of the Scheduled Castes and implementation of protection and Civil Right Act 1955 and Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Provision of Atrocities Act, 1989). Apart from this, issues concerned w...
Cartoons to Indicate Aggressiveness in Urban School Girls
...st similar cartoon vignettes with African American boys
and with white children, with appropriate adaptations in the depictions. He also will study how role-playing and videotapes of social scenarios may also be useful in helping children navigate their social environments. "It's important to find forms o...
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