Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 12:50
E-cigarettes, widely promoted as a safer alternative to cigarettes, may actually be making teens smoke more, a first-of-its-kind study has warned.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 16, 2013, 14:30
Acute illnesses, such as colds, flu, and gastroenteritis are more common among healthy adolescents who get less sleep at night, a new study has found.
Last Updated: Friday, November 15, 2013, 19:16
Experts have warned that female cosmetic genital surgery - so-called "designer vagina" operations - can be harmful and should not be offered to girls under the age of 18.
Last Updated: Friday, November 15, 2013, 17:32
A new survey suggests that unconventional tobacco products such as electronic cigarettes and hookahs are becoming more popular among US teens.
Last Updated: Friday, November 15, 2013, 14:20
A new study has found that acute illnesses , such as colds, flu , and gastroenteritis were more common among healthy adolescents who got less sleep at night.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 15:02
Cigars flavoured to taste like fruit have become popular among teens, thus causing more minors to smoke, according to a government study.
Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 11:02
A new study has revealed that eating five meals - breakfast, lunch, dinner and two snacks- a day might protect adolescents from obesity.
Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 10:47
Two 90-minute group sessions among teens in high schools significantly reduced anxiety, depression and behaviour problems over a 2-year period, a new study has claimed.