Teenagers

Father's depression may affect mental health in teenagers

Father's depression may affect mental health in teenagers

While the link between mothers' depression and depression in their children is well-established, the new study is the first to find an association between depression in fathers and their teenaged children, independent of whether the mother has it. 

Nov 16, 2017, 19:40 PM IST
Children's Day 2017: Things to talk about with your teenage kid

Children's Day 2017: Things to talk about with your teenage kid

No matter how much you grow up, you'll always remain a child for your parent. Our parents are our role models and it is from them that we pick up many habits.

Nov 14, 2017, 13:47 PM IST
Limit smartphone usage to two hours a day to get good sleep, study tells teenagers

Limit smartphone usage to two hours a day to get good sleep, study tells teenagers

Delving further into the data, researchers learned that the more time young people reported spending online, the less sleep they got.

Oct 26, 2017, 18:00 PM IST
Teenagers growing up more slowly today than they used to

Teenagers growing up more slowly today than they used to

The researchers examined how often teenagers engaged in activities that adults do and that children do not, including dating, working for pay, going out without parents, driving and having sex. 

Sep 20, 2017, 10:24 AM IST
Deadly Blue Whale Challenge grips teenagers in Pakistan

Deadly Blue Whale Challenge grips teenagers in Pakistan

Islamabad, Sep 15 (IANS) The Blue Whale Challenge has reportedly struck Pakistani teenagers as several have admitted to suffer from severe depression after playing the macabre online game, the heal

Sep 15, 2017, 12:01 PM IST
Here's the reason why teenagers are at high risk of obesity!

Here's the reason why teenagers are at high risk of obesity!

The study has revealed that teenagers, who are at an increased risk of obesity, have progressively less neural activity in circuits of the brain that support self-regulation and attention.

Aug 23, 2017, 18:20 PM IST
E-cigarettes may promote smoking among teenagers

E-cigarettes may promote smoking among teenagers

The research, published in the journal Tobacco Control, surveyed 2,836 adolescents from 20 schools in England.

Aug 18, 2017, 23:17 PM IST
Consumption of marijuana may up risk of psychosis in teenagers

Consumption of marijuana may up risk of psychosis in teenagers

A new study has found that daily consumption of marijuana may increase the risk of having recurrent psychotic in teenagers by 159 per cent.

Jul 07, 2017, 23:38 PM IST
Shocking! Teens falling prey to a sedentary lifestyle; study compares their activity levels to 60-year-olds!

Shocking! Teens falling prey to a sedentary lifestyle; study compares their activity levels to 60-year-olds!

For their study, the researchers used data from the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey from the 2003-2004 and 2005-2006 survey cycles.

Jun 18, 2017, 09:57 AM IST
Cannabis use among teens related to attraction to other drugs: Study

Cannabis use among teens related to attraction to other drugs: Study

A research finds that regular and occasional cannabis use as a teen is linked to a heightened risk of other illicit drug taking in early adulthood. And this pattern is also associated with harmful drinking and smoking

Jun 08, 2017, 16:37 PM IST
Soft contact lenses are safe for both kids and adults, says study

Soft contact lenses are safe for both kids and adults, says study

According to the study, the risk of safety problems from soft contact lens wear may even be lower in younger children compared to teenagers.

Jun 03, 2017, 19:03 PM IST
Does your teen use the phone at night? It may be making them depressed!

Does your teen use the phone at night? It may be making them depressed!

Around two thirds or 65 percent of students in Class 8 who owned a mobile phone were reported to use it regularly after "lights out".

May 30, 2017, 23:37 PM IST
Parents take note! Excessive use of smartphone impacts teenager’s sleep, mood and mental health

Parents take note! Excessive use of smartphone impacts teenager’s sleep, mood and mental health

A new study on child development has revealed that excessive use of smartphone among children and adolescents’ affects their sleep, mood and mental health.

May 30, 2017, 14:45 PM IST
Is your teen popping diet pills to lose weight? Their hormones, growth and mental health may be at risk!

Is your teen popping diet pills to lose weight? Their hormones, growth and mental health may be at risk!

A study conducted by a team of researchers at the University of Minnesota showed that diet pills are an unsafe option for all age groups, but they can prove to be extremely harmful for teenagers in particular, due to the presence of toxic chemicals in the supplements.

May 22, 2017, 23:43 PM IST
Lonely teenagers are more likely to have poor quality of sleep: Study

Lonely teenagers are more likely to have poor quality of sleep: Study

Loneliness is defined by researchers as a feeling of distress that people experience when they perceive their social relationships to be inadequate.

May 17, 2017, 22:56 PM IST
Prenatal cocaine exposure increases drug abuse risk among teens

Prenatal cocaine exposure increases drug abuse risk among teens

The study showed that in utero exposure to cocaine doubles the risk of tobacco and marijuana use as early as age 15 and substance abuse by 17.

May 03, 2017, 22:43 PM IST

19 children killed in Guatemala child shelter fire

At least 19 children were killed in a fire early on Wednesday at a children`s shelter in central Guatemala.

Mar 09, 2017, 09:04 AM IST
The truth about diet soda and breast cancer: What teenagers should show

The truth about diet soda and breast cancer: What teenagers should show

A new study warns that diet soda can put teenagers at risk of breast cancer later in their life.

Mar 01, 2017, 13:30 PM IST
Obesity, weight loss in adolescence may cause permanent bone loss

Obesity, weight loss in adolescence may cause permanent bone loss

Obesity has been previously associated with the risk of cardiovascular diseases and diabetes, but the study found that it can also affect the bone structure in childhood and adolescence.

Nov 22, 2016, 17:00 PM IST
Children's Day: Eight things parents can teach teenage kids

Children's Day: Eight things parents can teach teenage kids

As a parent, you are a role model and the first learning source for your child. 

Nov 14, 2016, 10:51 AM IST