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M-rated Violent Video Games Most Popular Among Young Teens

...lthough so many participants played violent games, youth crime rate has actually declined. "But violent game play is so common, and youth crime has actually declined, so most kids who play these games occasionally are probably doing fine....

Just One Cigarette can Cause Nicotine Addiction

...ymptoms of nicotine addiction can appear even when youth are smoking as little as one cigarette per month. ...edicine, the researchers found that 10 per cent of youth become addicted to nicotine within two days of first inhaling from a cigarette, and 25 per cent are ...

South Africa Notes Signs of First-ever Decline in HIV Infection Rates

...he rate of new infections by 2011, focusing on the youth among whom most new infections occur. The country has the world's second heaviest caseload of HIV/AIDS, behind India, with about 5.5 million in a population of 48 million infected, as well as one of the world's highest rates of teenage pregnancy....

A Mechanical Prosthetic Close to the Real Thing

...ill change, but also to spark the ingenuity of our youth to develop new technologies for the future.'...

Hormone Replacement Therapy Liberation at a Cost

... Forty is the old age of youth; fifty is the youth of old age....

Tobacco Industry Promotes Antismoking Campaigns

...paigns designed by the tobacco companies patronize youth in their early teen years, with messages like Think, Dont smoke, Ibrahim said. In contrast, Floridas truth anti-smoking campaign empowered them by giving them information about how the tobacco industry tried to manipulate by marketing. The tobacc...

Meth Users Involved in Violence, Sexual Risk-Taking: Study

...Adolescent Health or Add Health, which interviewed youth in 7th-12th grade and then re-interviewed them at two later points. Researchers used data from one wave of that study-when the participants were interviewed as young adults, ages 18-26, in 2001-2002. The study examined the crystal methamphetamine u...

Shoulder Protection by Throwing Motion in Baseball Players

...f the shoulders of young athletes participating in youth baseball and help protect them against injury. Young baseball players who throw a lot maintain external shoulder rotation as they mature, says principal investigator Scott D. Mair, M.D., associate professor of orthopedic surgery at the University o...

Village Panchayat in Tamil Nadu Bans Tobacco Consumption

...anavasi Village Panchayat. Almost all children and youth were buying cigarettes and gutka. These tobacco products are not good for them. Now, we have stopped selling cigarettes and chewing tobacco products," said Muthu, a grocery shop owner. Nagendran who was addicted to chewing tobacco products has bid ...

Complaining Girls Faces Higher Depression, Anxiety Risk

... more positive activities that could help distract youth from their problems. "This is especially true for problems that girls can't control, such as whether a particular boy likes them, or whether they get invited to a party that all of the popular kids are attending," she added. The participants answ...

Kashmir Battles Alarming Increase in Suicides

...the fact that these cases have involved mostly the youth here. "Middle age suicide attempts are few and far between. It is predominantly the youth that have made attempts to end their lives. It has been mostly the youth who have been the focus of ...

School-based Sexual Abuse Prevention Programs

...ps classroom programs that focus on topics such as youth violence, child abuse and personal safety. Schools should be diligent to select programs known to be effective, she said. There are a proliferation of prevention programs around the country, some good and some not so good, Duffell said. We always r...

Four Percent of American Youths are Requested to Post Sexual Snaps on Web

...Children Research Center have found that one in 25 youth who use the Internet got a request to send out a s... the making and sending of these pictures, even by youth themselves, constitutes the production and transmission of child pornography, a serious felony offen...

Hitler's Holocaust may Have Stemmed from Syphilis from Jewish Prostitute

... emerges, a disease that may have defined him from youth as an outsider and that progressively ravaged his body and mind," said Dr. Habeeb. Yet despite significant medical and political clues, the theory has never been rigorously examined, he said. The disease would have fuelled a "deadly logic and blue...

Neurological Disorder Gene Identified

... people in the United States, usually beginning in youth or by mid-adulthood. It is actually a group of related disorders that affect the bodys peripheral nerves, with symptoms such as pain and.muscle weakness in the feet and legs that lead to foot deformities, tripping and difficulty walking. The gene a...

This 'Grass' is Not Green - Say, 'No Thanks, I Am Fine Without Drugs'

... away from drugs. The programme will also spot the youth in the grip of drugs and enable timely intervention. India Takes Stock India happens to be the only country cultivating opium for medical and scientific use. Despite strict regulation, some amount gets into the illicit route. Drug abuse is a...

Link Between Teenage Violence and Domestic Violence Found

...rchers at the University of Washington, found that youth violence and domestic violence are not unrelated p...ikely to be violent as adults. Most people think youth violence and domestic violence are separate problems, but this study shows that they are intertwined...

Concern in Mizoram Over Growing Tobacco-related Diseases

...m have been smokers. In the urban areas, it is the youth emulating adults and feeling a bit mature when they smoke. The problem is that we generally do not tell our kids not to smoke". In the tribal Mizo society, consumption of tobacco is rampant among children, who have been introduced to tobacco at a ...

Toll Free National Drug Helpline Launched

...line would come handy to all of us particularly to youth to combat this menace of drugs. She informed that ...hips with Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan, the largest youth network in the country and field communicators of Directorate of Field Publicity. She also said that...

Underage Youth Get Alcohol from Social Sources

...ales were willing to purchase alcohol for underage youth .Many high school students consume alcohol both re...earch scientist at the Prevention Research Center, youth are more likely than adults to drink heavily and to the point of intoxication. Overall, it has been ...

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