Last Updated: Sunday, March 09, 2014, 18:27
Obese adolescents who do not get adequate sleep may be at a higher risk of heart disease, diabetes and stroke, a new study has warned.
Last Updated: Sunday, February 02, 2014, 14:04
A genetic study of adult twins and a community-based study of adolescents have linked sleep duration with depression.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 11:30
Researchers have confirmed that, irrespective of the total calories consumed and the physical activity done, an excessive proportion of fat in the diet leads to a greater accumulation of fat in the abdomen.
Last Updated: Friday, August 23, 2013, 19:16
A little over 30 percent of adolescent boys and 55.8 percent of adolescent girls in India suffer from anaemia, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad told the Lok Sabha Friday.
Last Updated: Friday, August 09, 2013, 15:13
Most young people in the U.S. who use newer smokeless tobacco products are smoking cigarettes too, according to new research.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 21, 2013, 20:59
School-based tobacco control programmes have significant potential in reducing tobacco use among adolescents, says a new study.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 04, 2013, 13:25
Young people, who are impulsive, are more likely to start drinking heavily at an early age, scientists have suggested.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 05, 2013, 09:23
Being obese may increase the risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS) in children and teenage girls, according to new research.