Tag: "teen" at medical news
Abstain from sex- the latest mantra of American teens
...surprisingly abstinence!!!!! Shockingly enough the teen
crowd, particularly below 18 years, is taking the ...me analysts who have studied the abstinence of the teen
folk in the U.S. According to these analysts, only 7% of men and 20% of women remain virgins till t...
Breast Feeding prevents obesity later on in life
... lowered the odds of being overweight by the early teen
years, but showed less effect on weight during early childhood. In another study, Dr. Mathew W. Gilman and his colleagues at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, looked at more than 15,300 adolescents aged 9 to 14. They found that those ...
Teen smoking declines
... were also observed. These important declines in teen
smoking did not just happen by chance. A lot of individuals and organizations have been making concerted efforts to bring down the unacceptably high rates of smoking among our youth. "Overall, drug use among America's teenagers has remained level o...
Particulate matter affects lung development
...hers followed more than 100 children through their teen
years and compared those who moved away to other c...at happens during that big growth spurt during the teen
years may be especially important later in life. Avol and colleagues hope to follow the children as ...
Help Quit Smoking
...f adult smokers started when they were// in their teen
years. Studies indicate that only two out of every ten smokers quit successfully and the the younger you start the more difficult it is to quit. Researchers have developed a new program which guides parents who have teenagers who smoke to help them...
Teen brain changes increase cigarette addiction
...elp themselves to nicotine, they found that female teen
rats - at an age equivalent to 14-year-old girls - take twice as much as rats only exposed to nicotine in adulthood. And this insatiable use carries on when they grow up. "The results indicate that early nicotine exposure can leave a lasting imprint...
Few Parents Help Kids Fight Acne
...reat acne. 73 percent agreed that having acne as a teen
can significantly impact a person's self-esteem as he or she gets older. 70 percent said they would like to do more to help their teenager. "Acne is often a source of anxiety that can impact a teen's self-image and confidence at a critical time in t...
Anti-tobacco Advertising Can Reduces smoking Among Teens
... assess the ratings of an advertisement among U.S. teen
audiences. If an ad with 80 TRPs per month, it was...i-tobacco ad per four-month period for the general teen
viewing audience," the authors concluded. The study published in the July issue of Archives of Pedi...
Morality More Effective Than Legality In Preventing Drug Abuse
.... Parents are the most effective way to discourage teen
drug use because most kids get their sense of morality from them. This is consistent with the opinions of most of the teenagers who feel that illegality does not affect their decision regarding drug abuse....
Teenagers Take More Risk-Taking Behaviors In The Company Of Same Sex Friends
...is and Prevention. // The findings indicate that teen
risky driving increases in the presence of teen
passengers, particularly male teen
passengers. But more important, the finding should remind teens-a...
Smoking Related Scenes in Movies Increase Teenage Susceptibility To Smoke
...igher status characters in an unrealistic way. For teen
audiences, anti-tobacco spots shown before movies with on-screen smoking countered much of the promotional effect of smoking in the movies. A direct relationship between watching smoking related scenes and actual smoking exists, with a three fold i...
Increase in drug abuse by teenagers
...the University of Michigan in his survey in 50,000 teen
students found that there was a decrease in smokin...f using prolonged painkillers. The painkillers the teen
students mostly take are Oxycontin, Vicodin or Marijuana. The researchers feel that teen
More Teenagers Take To Smoking
... give up the habit. There was already a decline in teen
smoking in 2002 when the prices of tobacco product...a on the other hand has succeeded in combating the teen
smoking menace. The anti-tobacco measures in North Carolina have also received abundant funding like...
Headaches Among Children And Sleep Problems Are Interrelated
...younger children. It was also noted that a typical teen
gets less than the 9.5 hours of sleep per night that is needed. Family history of headache, time of the year, and stress levels also appear to impact headache risk, say the researchers. The study further revealed that 10% to 20% of children have e...
British Columbia Has The Best Health Record
... delay for hip replacement, cancer survival rates, teen
smoking rates, life expectancy, and the influenza vaccination rates were also compared. British Columbia came first with high rankings where lower cancer rates and life expectancy are concerned. The Province seeks to improve its services further, ...
Bush asks for complete ban on Reproductive cloning
...ople which has reduced the number of abortions and teen
births. President Bush on its talk as urged the ...iness over the decrease in number of abortions and teen
births due to an improved social culture and increase in abstinence education and adoption....
More Spending Does Not Ensure Better Healthcare
...regard to hip replacements, cancer survival rates, teen
smoking rates, and life expectancy, in addition to the satisfaction of the patient with regard to the care of the doctor. The highest satisfaction scores were seen in the case of Nova Scotia, even though it was rated at the very bottom of the perf...
Do Women Die In Childbirth Because It Is More Preferable?
...fear can account for the ever-increasing number of teen
pregnancy rates. Increased inclination to dating b... pregnancy. Owing to all the above stated reasons, teen
mothers should be provided adequate level of prenatal and postnatal care through both family and soc...
Teens need to Exercise Caution While Using Online Blogs
...tions and is therefore good for the development of teen
identity that is in the explorative stage during a...heir Instant Messenger contact details. "Studying teen
blogs highlights the fact that blogging is not an individual pursuit in the way teen
diaries once we...
Parental Supervision Reduces Likelihood of Teenagers Having Sex in the Afternoon
...of the Journal of Adolescent Health has found that teen
sex is not only a result of unsupervised afternoon...s in this research show the multifaceted issues of teen
sexuality and may explain why sex and its untoward health consequences have proven resistant to simp...
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