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Teenagers born prematurely may suffer from brain development problems due to low levels of cortisol - a hormone that plays a critical role in memory and learning abilities, according to an Australian study.
Last Updated: Monday, November 12, 2012, 15:45
A long-running population study by University of Wisconsin-Madison scientists has found a linked between high levels of family stress in infancy with differences in everyday brain function and anxiety in teenage girls.
Last Updated: Sunday, October 28, 2012, 16:10
Exposure to morning short-wavelength “blue” light has the potential to help sleep-deprived adolescents prepare for the challenges of the day and deal with stress, more so than dim light, researchers say.
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Anabolic steroids used in body building can lead to liver and kidney damage and other serious harms.
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Increased maternal intake of the nutrient choline could reduce their kid’s chances of developing hypertension and diabetes later in life.
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The incidence of allergies in children has increased over the past few decades.
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In the first of its kind, a study found high levels of the stress hormone cortisol were associated with the birth of more girls than boys.
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Pregnant women who eat liquorice could be increasing their unborn child`s risk of diseases later in life.