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Saturday, May 25, 2013
Diseases & Conditions
Passive smoking puts teen girls at higher risk than boys
Teenage girls are at far greater risk from passive or second-hand smoking than boys of the same age, a new study has warned.
56% adolescent Indian girls, 30% boys anaemic
Over 56 percent of adolescent girls and 30 percent of the boys in India are anaemic, parliament was told Tuesday.
Peer pressure influences body image of girls
Surprisingly, peers exert a greater influence on teenaged girls` body images than do reed thin models that flash on TV screens, says a new study.
Girls who smoke at increased risk of brittle bones
Smoking has the greatest effect on the quality of bone in the hips and the lumbar, or lower, spine.
Childhood abuse linked to early onset of menstruation in girls
Researchers have discovered an association between childhood physical and sexual abuse and age at menarche.
US girls `waiting longer to lose their virginity`
Low birth weight, poor diet impair girls` learning ability
600 British teenage girls have breast reduction surgery
Anxiety causes girls’ brains to go into overdrive
Assam: Food supplement for high school girls
Eat smart, exercise to ease flatulence
It is caused by reasons such as overeating and other health problems.»
Top 10 ways to prevent breast cancer
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women.»
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