A new study has found that U.S. teens are only active for roughly 39.4 minutes a day, well below the 60 minutes recommended by U.S. government health agencies.
Teenage boys look for intimacy and sex in the context of a meaningful relationship and value trust in opposite sex, a new research has found.
A study reveals that teenagers addicted to smoking have much lower threshold than the common notion.
Sunbed use contributes quite a lot to the large number of cutaneous melanoma skin cancer diagnosed each year. Apparently, 5.4 percent of the total number of new cases of the disease diagnosed each year in Europe is related to sunbed use, says a new study. Experts say that people who use sunbed are at 20 percent higher risk than others of contracting skin cancer. Also, the risk doubles if a person starts using a sunbed before age 35. Experts say that a "tougher action" needs to be taken i...
Behavioral problem among children is getting increasingly common and the affects of it are seen when the child reaches adolescence and continues till adulthood. The consequences of behavioral problems are bad, including the child having to face peer-rejection in some cases, poor academic performance, poor psychiatric health and poor physical health too. There have been plenty of researches attempting to find the cause of such disorders, with most of them concentrating on parenting and parent-chi...
According to a new study, sex scenes in movies influence teens' sexual behavior.
When a child is born with a physical or mental disability it's not just the child but the family as well needs to deal with the illness.
According to a University of Michigan research, cancer patients between 14 and 38 years old, have social, psychological and informational support needs that might be going unmet.
A new study has revealed that teen girls may not like their overly large breasts size after all - with many reporting serious discomfort both physically and emotionally because of their large breasts.
A new study has concluded that multicultural youths do not not engage in more violence than other groups.
According to researchers at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College, teen-friendly movies without smoking scenes would deter adolescents from picking up a cigarette.
Many parents get stressed out due to constant arguments with their teen-aged children, and often wish their child was more of the quiet kind. However, a study has revealed that if teenagers argue a lot, it is a good sign. A latest has revealed that teenagers who argue with their parents are more likely to be able to resist drinks and drugs. It is due to the fact that once teens learn to express their opinion, chances are high, that they can resist peer pressure. Researchers have found that argu...
MANHATTAN -- A group of three Kansas State University researchers is studying ways to help single mothers improve their relationship with their children.
Not many doctors recommend weight-loss surgery for obese teenagers, the reason being the safety and effectively of the same is still under the scanner. However, a new study claims that weight-loss surgery might work out in the same for teenagers as for adults. For the study, researchers at the University of Miami Miller School Of Medicine analyzed data from more than 400 surgeons at 360 facilities across the United States who had performed weight-loss surgeries on nearly 900 patients aged betwee...
When the going gets tough, the tough ought to thank their fathers.