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Photos: New Image Survey Reveals 'Perception Is Reality' When It Comes to Teenagers With Acne

DIGITAL SIMULATION OF ACNE ON CLEAR-SKINNED TEENS REVEALS STARTLING TRUTHS PALM COAST, Fla., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- In today's image-obsessed society where millions of photos are uploaded daily through digital networks such as Facebook and Flickr, how much of an impact can a common skin ...

Children and teenagers at risk for noise-induced hearing loss, warn America's ENT doctors

(Alexandria, VA) Children and teenagers are frequently exposed to potentially damaging noise levels in schools, at home, and in sports, but there has been little reported on their risk for noise-induced hearing loss. In fact, three million children under the age of 18 have some hearing loss, and ...

The NBA Teams up With Body By Milk to Challenge Teenagers to 'Get Fit By Finals'

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- NBA All-Star Chris Paul and WNBA All-Star Diana Taurasi, are teaming up to help get teenagers into the fitness game through a new national campaign called Get Fit By Finals. The program, which launched today at an event at NBA All-Star 2009 in Phoenix, Ariz....

Repeat pregnancies among teenagers on the increase

An expert in health services at The University of Nottingham is calling for urgent action to improve contraceptive advice and services to reduce the growing number of repeat teenage pregnancies in the United Kingdom. Using national abortion figures for England and Wales from 1991 to 2007, prov...

Study offers new insights into teenagers and anxiety disorders

Can scientists predict who will develop anxiety disorders years in advance? UCLA psychology professor Michelle Craske thinks so. She is four years into an eight-year study evaluating 650 students, who were 16 when the study began, to identify risk factors for the development of anxiety and depress...

Organizers of cancer clinical trials are neglecting teenagers and young adults

London, UK: Teenagers and young adults with cancer are being failed by medical researchers who are not designing clinical trials with the 13-24 age group in mind and who are not recruiting sufficient numbers of young people to those trials that do exist, according to new figures announced today (...

Nearly 1 in 5 teenagers admit eating problems, but anxiety is a bigger problem than appearance

Eighteen per cent of school children who took part in two health surveys carried out a year apart admitted they had eating problems, according to research published in the latest Journal of Advanced Nursing. Thirteen per cent admitted eating problems in either the first or second survey and a f...

Blind Tibetan Teenagers Featured in Award-Winning Film, 'Blindsight,' Unite with Students from Junior Blind of America to Share Life Experiences

'Blindsight,' Produced by Robson Entertainment, Releasing Nationally in March 2008 Tells the Story of Six Blind Tibetan Teens Climbing a 23,000 Ft Mountain in the Himalayas with Blind Climber Erik Weihenmayer LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Robson Entertainment and Junior Blind of Am...

Migraines: Help for a common problem in children and teenagers

This release is available in German . Chocolate, excitement and the stress of Christmas: these are not just a headache for parents. They are also responsible for triggering migraines in many young people. Learning how to manage stress and avoid triggers are just as important as getting ...

Alcohol advice needs to play a greater role in sex education for teenagers

Alcohol and attitudes are two of the key factors that health professionals need to be aware of when they are dealing with sexually active teenagers. Researchers from the University of Sheffield, UK, found considerable differences between the way that boys and girls aged 14 to 16 viewed a series...

New Study That Small Amount of Teenagers Drinks on a Regular Basis

A Trading Standards survey study found that smaller amount of teenagers are drinking on a regular basis - to a certain extent because it is becoming harder for youngsters to get hold of alcohol. Those who never drink at all have go up from 12% in 2005 to 17% in the latest research. Those who drink...

Two Australian Teenagers Sentenced to Life for Murder

Two Australian teenagers who killed their friend and buried her under a house in Perth were setenced to life imprisonment on Wednesday . They cant be let out on prole till they are in their thirties. The two 17-year-olds, who cannot be named because of their age, pleaded guilty in March to the...

Improper Abortions- Kenyan Teenagers At Risk

According to hospital research, almost 50 percent of Kenya’s gynecological emergencies compromise// complications arising out of abortions done the wrong, often dangerous way. The research, which was carried out by Kakamega Provincial General Hospital in western Kenya, also observed that the s...

Present Teenagers Are Unhealthier Than Their Parents

According to a series of papers published in The Lancet on adolescent health, the current generation of teenagers is less healthy when compared to their parents.// The infections of the earlier times like polio and tuberculosis have given way to venereal diseases, drinking, smoking, obesity, drug a...

Access to Pornography Among Teenagers on the Rise

Boys aged 13 and 14 living in rural areas, are the most likely of their age group to access pornography, and parents// need to be more aware of how to monitor their children’s viewing habits, according to a new University of Alberta study. A total of 429 students aged 13 and 14 from 17 urban ...

Educate Teenagers About Sun Safety to Offset Skin Cancer Risk

West Palm Beach – A middle school research project, titled 'Sun Safe in the Middle School Years', details of which are available in the January issue of "Pediatrics”, was undertaken to stress the importance of educating teenagers about the risks of skin cancer. //The importance of using sun protect...

Multivitamin Supplements Keeps Teenagers Healthy

According to Lindsay Reaves of the University of Minnesota School of Public Health, teenagers who take multivitamin supplements on a daily basis tend to have a healthier// lifestyle and diet. The results published in the December Journal of American Dietetic Association were based on a survey...

Unhealthy Oral Habits among Teenagers – Reported Dental Health Authoritie

While some progress has been taken to improve the oral health of children and adolescents but much remains to be investigated - Researchers team reported// in an international session of Dental Health. Researchers from eight countries including Australia, China, Finland, Ireland, Japan, Kuwait,...

Just One Puff Make Teenagers Addict

A study conducted by Cancer Research UK says 'Teens who tried just one cigarette are twice as likely as those who have never tried it to take up smoking' //.Again after 3 years it was proved true by another study. Cancer Research UK said anti-smoking campaigns should focus on preventing children...

Risky Behavior In Teenagers Leads To Depression

Teenagers of both sexes involving themselves in dangerous behaviors are prone to develop symptoms of depression, reports a new study// supported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDS) and National Institute of Health. The following result, concluded from the research condcuted on nearly 19,...

Older Teenagers Too To be Treated In Children’s Hospital

Scotland's new world-class children's hospital has now proposed to let teenagers till the age of 16 be treated there. // With growing Concern being repeatedly raised about the way young people are directed towards adult services as soon as they turn 13. NHS, Greater Glasgow and Clyde is considering...

Self Harming Teenagers on the Rise in Britain

Some teens are so troubled that they attempt at Self harm. Now, there seems to be an alarming rise of this trend in epidemic proportions in Britain, with one adolescent in 12, knowingly causing themselves regular harm. // A report that has delved deep into the matter and is due for publicatio...

New Generation Teenagers Addiction to Prescription Drugs

American teenagers are now easing their emotional pain by taking Oxycontin, a prescription painkiller. Later on for a more powerful dose they turn to heroin as a cheaper option. // Michaud, now 18 years is one of a new generation of American children getting addicted to prescription drugs. Teenage...

Substance Abuse Prevention Messages Better Received Among Teenagers in the Form of Media Campaigns and Curriculum

According to the new study a well designed community campaign can dramatically cut marijuana and alcohol use among young teens. The study was conducted in 32 schools in 16 communities around the country.// As a result of this campaign half the number of students who began using marijuana and alcoho...

Parental Supervision Reduces Likelihood of Teenagers Having Sex in the Afternoon

A new study which is to appear in the March issue of the Journal of Adolescent Health has found that teen sex is not only a result of unsupervised afternoons, but is actually a more complex behavior.// Researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine Adolescent Medicine conducted a study of...

Antidepressants still being prescribed to Teenagers despite being banned!

The antidepressant market is on the rise and is also being prescribed and given despite guidance that they should not given to patients// under 18 because of serious safety concerns. The main reason behind this fiasco is the long waiting periods for suitable therapies like counselling. The...

More Teenagers Take To Smoking

There has been a 30% increase in the number of teenage smokers in Alberta in 2005, when in comparison to 2004. The low priced cigarettes brands like Peter Jackson and Number 7 are being blamed for this by anti-smoking campaigners. The young adult group //is being particularly targeted by the tobacc...

Unfit teenagers and adults have a higher risk of cardiovascular diseases.

As an awakening comes a study that states that about one-third of adolescents and 14 percent of adults (aged 20 to 49 years) in the U.S. have poor cardio respiratory //fitness. This results in an increased total cholesterol and blood pressure levels. The study is published in the December 21 issue ...

Help teenagers eat healthy by giving nutritional information along with food.

Providing nutritional information about the dish along with the food can make your teenagers// make better and healthier food decisions. Student cafeterias can use cards to display information about the food served in order to help teenagers decide better. For most of the foods, it is not very...

Health Experts In Australia Toy With The Idea Of Surgery for Controlling Obesity In Teenagers

A new report that has been commissioned by the Australian government states that surgery for teenagers who are grossly obese, might be an cost effective option to control// the growing epidemic of childhood obesity. The report also stated that to have found the various programs based in schoo...

Weight Training Can Ward Off Type 2 Diabetes In teenagers

Teenagers who are at a high risk for developing type 2 diabetes could prevent or delay its onset if they were to take up weight training, according to researchers from University of Southern California. // Lead researcher Michael Goran, PhD, professor of preventive medicine in the Keck School of...

Neurology behind Drinking in Teenagers

For as long as one can remember concerned adults have tried to limit teenage alcohol consumption. Public health experts often warn that teenage drinkers //show increased risks of involvement in car accidents, and fights. But while early drinking was blamed for time away from homework acquiring ...

Medias Plays Vital Role In Sexual Behavior Of Teenagers

According to Pediatrics journal, a new study states that teenagers who use the media with high sexual content have twice the chance to have sex by the time they are 16 than// those kids who use the media lesser. There seems to be a marked increased of sexual activity among the teenagers between 12 ...

Increase in drug abuse by teenagers

Professor Lloyd Johnston of the University of Michigan in his survey in 50,000 teen students found that there was a decrease in smoking in these students but alarmingly found an increase in drug abuse of various painkillers // . The researchers found that almost 50% of students in the 12th grade ar...

Stress Found To Worsen Acne In Teenagers

Acne is a condition of the skin that affects more than 80 percent of teenagers and up to 25 percent of adults. While stress has often been cited // as a source of acne, these claims have been unsubstantiated until now. Twenty-two university students participated in this study. Each participant h...

Delays in UK child brain tumor diagnosis

... UK are being short-changed by delays in diagnosis, which are leading to poor outcomes compared with the rest of Europe and the USA. This is true for teenagers too, with evidence suggesting that many visit their GP numerous times before being referred." David Kershaw, who lost his two year old son, Jake, ...

Photo: New Survey Results Show Most Moms Are Aware Their Pre-teens and Teens Need Vaccines

... Inc., found that 4 out of 5 moms of pre-teens and teenagers agree that pre-teens and teenagers need additional vaccines beyond those they receive... recommends a number of vaccines for pre-teens and teenagers and the complete adolescent vaccination schedule i...

Is it Exam Time for Georgia's School Children Already?

... for all school-age children, ensuring that Georgia's youth population receives the care it needs and deserves. "As parents prepare their children and teenagers for the transition back to school, they need to make sure each child gets the recommended immunizations, along with an eye exam and dental cleaning," ...

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...ting back pain or lifelong scarring. The laser back surgery procedure has been successfully performed on people of all ages, from 13 year old teenagers to senior citizens at the ripe age of 93. Since laser back surgery only requires local anesthesia, it is an all-around safer procedure and can be perf...

RESPONSE to the FDA and Public Health Experts Findings on Electronic Cigarettes

...keStik has NEVER sold flavored cartridges such as those referenced in the FDA's Report. As a company, we oppose this type of marketing and discourage teenagers from using our products." If you would like to speak with SmokeStik, please contact Alexis Wallsh at Entertainment Fusion Group, alexis@efgp...
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