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Researchers have linked increased breast cancer risk to drinking between early adolescence and first full-term pregnancy.
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Contrary to popular perception that only the fairer sex suffers from anaemia, over 55 per cent of both adolescent girls and boys are anaemic in the country, according to National Family Health Survey 3 data.
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Researchers have found that childhood bullying could increase the risk of self-harm among individuals during their adolescent years.
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A particular style of thinking that makes people vulnerable to depression can actually "rub off" on others, increasing their symptoms of depression six months later, a study has found.
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A total of 647 British girls aged 15 to 18 have undergone state-funded breast reduction surgery in the past five years.
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Treating adolescents for major depression can also reduce their chances of abusing drugs later on, according to a new study.
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Short-term sleep restriction in teen mice prevented the balanced growth of brain synapses.
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Scientists have discovered that the growth of brain cells during adolescence holds the key to a person`s sociability, a finding they say could help boost understanding of schizophrenia and other brain disorders.