Tag: "teenager" at medical news
Teens listen to parents about smoking
Contrary to the notion of the rebellious teenager
who spurns parental guidance in favor of peer influence, new study findings suggest that adolescents who think their parents disapprove of smoking are less likely to pick up the habit. Teens are much less likely to smoke if they think their parents d...
Few Parents Help Kids Fight Acne
...hat only 35 percent of the parents had taken their teenager
to a dermatologist for acne treatment. The survey...d that:73 percent of the parents who had acne as a teenager
said it made them feel self-conscious. 79 percent said they are active in helping their teenager
Tissue Transfer for Skin Cancer
...ew up sunbathing, first as a toddler and then as a teenager
and young adult. Decades later, she had a skin cancer cut from above her eye, but the cancer grew back -- this time as a tumor behind her eye. "I was told right from the beginning that I would lose my eye," Fahland says. "I'm not self-conscious abo...
Teen depression maybe short lived
...ondition that will affect the mental health of the teenager
when he grows up. Researcher from UCLA said that about 60% of the cases of teenage depression do not foretell any form of future depressive tendencies. Research also points out that teenage depressions may exist along with anxiety disorders, and re...
Teenagers may become violent after watching aggressive acts
...o violence. The results of the study shows that a teenager
who had witnessed violence is twice as likely to turn violent than his counterpart who is yet to watch violence in real life. Researchers of the study feel that violence can be a socially infectious disease. And so preventing violence is perhaps a ve...
Dementia and memory linked to IQ of the teens
Having a higher IQ as a teenager
may minimize your risks of developing dementia and...ls and mental alertness leading to higher IQs as a teenager
seems to have a significantly lower correlation to the risk of dementia and cognitive impairment in ...
Anonymous Sperm Donor Traced On Internet
born to a donor sperm traces his genetic father using the DNA test and some Internet searches, raising ethical and social concerns about assisted reproduction that were not thought of when it started//. A 15-year-old boy who was born to an unknown ...
Palmist Claims to Diagnose Ailments Looking At Your Palm
...ust like a professional doctor. As a 14-year-old teenager
Mohanan hated palmistry, but today he is a popular palmist whose expert opinion is sought by Indian politicians, film stars and even doctors. "As a boy I felt palmistry was nothing but fraud. But before calling it a bluff, I decided to study it," M...
Brain functioning not hampered by old age
... activity and an old brain can think and work as a teenager
brain. The study was conducted in 40 people between the age group of 19 to 87 and the brain functioning was determined by MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) testing. Dr. Stan Colcombe, Scientist, University of Illinois “Old age people use less volume...
Lip Piercing Can Be Fatal
The mother of a 17-year-old teenager
named Daniel Hindle of Carvale Drive, Richmond, Sheffield was reduced to tears after a coroner's jury returned the verdict of 'death by misadventure.' // Daniel died in December 2002 - two months after he got his lip pierced in a salon in the city. ...
Human Error: Teenager’s Renewed Zest for Life Nose-Dive
... even a stone cry. Lis Noris, a bubbly 15 year old teenager
from Ayrshire, was given radiation therapy, for br...of the medication. Radiation therapy began for the teenager
on January 5th, after chemotherapy at Glasgow's York hill hospital. Last week, she had left the hosp...
Teenager Shows Signs Of Recovery after Receiving Massive Dose of Radiation
...ring treatment for a brain tumor. // The Ayrshire teenager
is now being treated in a hyperbaric chamber at Ni... Dundee. The doctor Prof Philip James caring for a teenager
said that she was improving after receiving specialist oxygen treatment. She has suffered burns o...
Teenage Boy at Boot Camp, Booted To Death
...ll instructors at a Florida Boot Camp beat a black teenager
to death. Disturbing images of this violent act were captured// by a surveillance camera. Initially the officials masked the truth, saying it was a natural death, but upon a second postmortem, the skeletons were out of the closet, Martin Anderson a...
Needed, more space for women's sexual identity on marquees
...ransforms into a cheerful coquette when she gets a teenager
boy as a paying guest. In "Dil Chahta Hai" Akshaye Khanna's confession of love for the alcoholic divorcee Dimple is viewed as a relationship that promises sex without commitment by his friend (Aamir Khan). Dimple dies of cirrhosis of the liver and...
Farm Boy Airlifted by PSNI helicopter To Safety
...n able to get the boy to the hospital on time. The teenager
is still in a critical condition in hospital and Insp McConnell said: "The thoughts of my officers and those officers in Carrick are all with the boy's family, at what must be a terrible time. The Carrick police have showed other services all over No...
Measles Resurges Due To Drop In Immunization With MMR
...asles in a single outbreak in South Yorkshire. The teenager
who died is Britain’s first fatality in 14 years. The immunization rates had begun to fall badly after rumours that the triple vaccine causes autism. Currently, 81 per cent of children have the combined vaccine before they are two; many of the other ...
The Myth about MMR Vaccine
...ssued by the health officials after the death of a teenager
from measles in Britain. Statistics show that the vaccination up take is considerably lower than the World Health Organization’s recommendation of 95% coverage. This level has to be maintained to prevent an outbreak of measles. Suzanne Cotter, a spec...
Allergic to Kisses?
...ter coming into contact with peanuts. In 2002, NSW teenager
Hamidur Rahman also suffered the same fate. Waiting times to get into the Royal Children's Hospital's allergies clinic can be as long as 15 months. Health Minister Bronwyn Pike yesterday announced extra recurrent funding of $430,000, which the hosp...
Himachal Teenager Gets New Certificates After Sex Change Operation
...ospital had reportedly issued a certificate to the teenager
after the operation. The puzzled and somewhat panicked Himachal Pradesh education officials first dashed off letters to about 20 state school boards across the country about the strange request and enquired if any of them had dealt with a similar p...
Teens High on Mothballs
...pital of Timone in Marseille, France said that the teenager
reported to doctors that she used these mothballs even during her hospitalization "because she thought her symptoms were not related to her habit." The chemical paradichlorobenzene found in mothballs, used to prevent moth larva from getting into cl...
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