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Sharp Increase In Morning-After Pill Sales Among British Women

... this juncture that Britain has one of the highest teenage pregnancy rates in Europe. The study also stresses the need for imparting health education regarding safe sexual practices among youngsters to prevent unwanted pregnancies. Medindia on pregnancy: Pregnancy is the state of union between a sperm ...

Pubertal development may predispose women to pain and other symptoms

...tantial in adolescents, ranging from 20-50% of the teenage population.// Temporomandibular (TMD) pain, abdominal pain, migraine and tension-type headache are more prevalent in adult women than in men. Female reproductive hormones are known to be associated with increased risk of migraine. Use of hormone ...

Children Of Smokers Start Smoking Early

...eir behaviour. Some parents say they disapprove of teenage smoking, but continue to smoke themselves," said Karl Hill, director of the University of Washington's Seattle Social Development Project and an associate research professor of social work. "The evidence is clear from this study that if parents don'...

Beauty Queens Urge On The Importance Of Maintaining Bone Integrity

...rity. It has been noted that many pre-teenage and teenage girls worldwide have an obsession with beauty at the expense of health. The seven beauty queens hailing from different continents appealed to girls and young women to realize that modern ideas of "beauty" can damage their bones and lead to osteoporos...

Popularity Among Peers Increases Susceptibility To Smoking Habit Among School Children

Dealing with adolescence and teenage has always remained a problem for parents because of the vulnerability to habit formation, the curiosity to experiment and susceptibility to get easily influenced by peers // . A new study throws light on the fact that teenagers who enjoy popularity...

Teenagers Take More Risk-Taking Behaviors In The Company Of Same Sex Friends

...fixed point in the roadway. Both male and female teenage drivers were most likely to drive faster than the ... and to allow shorter headways if there was a male teenage passenger in the car. In fact, when a male passenger was in the vehicle, a quarter of teenage driver...

Condom Vending Machines Increasing Sexual Assaults On Women

...he problem of increasing AIDS victims and unwanted teenage pregnancies in the country. The government’s strong move maybe the only positive step forward in creating the vital awareness in the society on the use of condoms and proper protection during sexual intercourse. The instillation of strong moral v...

Increased physical activity to stop obesity in teen girls

Declining physical activities in teenage girls is to be blamed as the cause of rising problem// of obesity among them. Girls who remain inactive during their adolescence tend to gain more weight that their peers who participate in some form of physical activity during their teens. In a ten...

Dementia and memory linked to IQ of the teens

...tutes, researchers have been able to discover that teenage intelligent quotient (IQ) may be related to how much dementia and memory loss can affect a person at his old age. Dementia is a condition where the person is affected by impaired intellectual capability. Some signs of dementia are short-term memory...

Vitamin D Supplement in Teenage Girls essential in Winter months

Researchers have found that teenage girls living in temperate countries or colder regi... rate is higher at 7.5 micrograms/day., Vitamin D, teenage girls, supplements, sunlight, bone mineral level, osteoporotic fracture, adolescence, puberty, bone ...

Vitamin D Supplement in Teenage Girls essential in Winter months

Researchers have found that teenage girls living in temperate countries or colder regi... rate is higher at 7.5 micrograms/day., Vitamin D, teenage girls, supplements, sunlight, bone mineral level, osteoporotic fracture, adolescence, puberty, bone ...

Teens with diabetes may be already having cardiac problems

...ogress of atherosclerosis. The results showed that teenage boys with diabetes have higher IMT than those without diabetes. Also this tendency is more in boys than in girls. Researchers feel that girls appear to have a gender benefit in terms of atherosclerosis from diabetes than boys. The results were prese...

Mental health may deteriorate as early as in the teens

...rders may affect the population in as early as the teenage and may remain undetected for a long time. In a revealing study researchers reported that in spite of efficient treatments available, patients stay untreated for long periods, at times for even years. This makes the disorders once diagnosed, difficu...

Teen depression maybe short lived

...escents is on the rise and affect about 20% of the teenage population//. Teenage depressions may be quite int...nd emotional. However, recent study indicates that teenage depression is short lived and is not necessarily a condition that will affect the mental health of t...

Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements Could Be Effective In Treating Patients With Osteoporosis

.../ of the intestinal wall. It usually begins in the teenage years and is characterized by abdomen pain, diarrhea, and weight loss. Patients with Crohn's disease suffer bone mass loss and bone fractures due to treatment with corticosteroids, poor nutrition, active inflammation, and calcium and vitamin D defici...

Girls Hit Tanning Booths More Than Boys

White American teenage girls are more likely to use indoor tanning booths...udy.// The study found nearly 37 percent of white teenage girls have used an indoor tanning facility at least once, and nearly 30 percent of them reported usi...

Teen brain changes increase cigarette addiction

...nducted in humans. But when Levin and his team let teenage rats help themselves to nicotine, they found that ...in. "The brain continues to develop throughout the teenage years. Early nicotine use may cause the wiring of the brain to [develop] inappropriately."...

What Makes Teens take Drugs

... likely to increase the risk of substance abuse in teenage girls, says a Virginia Commonwealth University study. "Our findings show that risk factors for substance abuse are different in boys and girls," researcher Judy L. Silberg, an assistant professor of human genetics, says in a news release.// "In girl...

Marijuana 'gateway' theory strengthened by study of twins

...e, on an average, when they were asked about their teenage drug use. The researchers found that those who were early marijuana smokers// were five times more likely than their twins to move on to harder drugs. They were about twice as likely to use opiates, which include heroin, and five times more likely to...

Psychiatric disorders among juveniles

...has been observed that approximately two thirds of teenage boys and around three quarters of teenage girls in juvenile detention suffer from at least// one psychiatric disorder. In a recent study, 202...

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