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Exercise during childhood may reduce risk of obesity and cancer!

Exercise during childhood may reduce risk of obesity and cancer!

Researchers have claimed that physical activities may thwart some of the damaging effects of a high-fat diet such as obesity, heart disease and cancer.

Binge drinking in adolescence may alter brain, affect memory

Binge drinking in adolescence may alter brain, affect memory

Adolescence and young adulthood are periods of continued biological and psychosocial maturation.

Grey matter density increases during adolescence: Study

Grey matter density increases during adolescence: Study

Grey matter is found in regions of the brain responsible for muscle control, sensory perception such as seeing and hearing, memory, emotions, speech, decision making, and self-control. 

Premature birth may lead to health problems in adolescence: Study

Premature birth may lead to health problems in adolescence: Study

As per the Swedish study, pregnancy normally lasts about 40 weeks, and babies born after 37 weeks are considered full term.

Excess drinking during adolescence can harm brain development

Excess drinking during adolescence can harm brain development

A recent study states that excess intake of alcohol during youth can harm brain development severely

Revealed - How teenagers learn differently than adults!

The findings showed that teenagers do not necessarily have better memory, in general, but rather the way in which they remember is different.

Worried about aggressive teen kids? Living near nature may help – Here’s how

Worried about aggressive teen kids? Living near nature may help – Here’s how

The findings showed that increasing greenery levels like parks, golf courses or fields, might lead to a 12 per cent decrease in clinical cases of aggressive behaviour. 

Overweight teenagers at higher risk of liver diseases later

The study showed that adolescent males with a body mass index (BMI) above 25 are at a 64 per cent increased risk of developing severe liver diseases and liver cell cancer in their late lives. 

Breastfeeding cuts liver disease risk during child's teenage years

Also, a minimum of six months of exclusive breastfeeding can further cut down the risk by a third.

Over-consumption of sugar during adolescence alters brain's reward circuits: Study

Long-term impacts of over-consumption of sugary foods during adolescence can be studied with the help of a recent study conducted on rats.

For a healthy life, social bonds are as important as exercise, diet

Having a lot of healthy social relationships during adolescence and late adulthood could help you lead a healthy life, a new study suggests. 

How parents can help prevent substance use in kids

Adolescence is a time when many children may consider experimenting with alcohol or drugs. A new research shows parents can reduce that risk by maintaining a healthy and open relationship with their children.