Social media use associated with disordered eating among young adolescents
Researchers have reported a “clear pattern of association” between social media use and disordered eating thoughts and behaviors. Associations occur at younger ages than...
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Study links DHA levels to better sleep in Mexican teens
Higher levels of the omega-3 fatty acid DHA may be associated with longer sleep duration for Mexican adolescents, suggests a new study.
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Dealing With Grown-Up ‘Mean Girls'
Just as in the destructive patterns in adolescence, women can be both the victims and the villains in their adult relationships.
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Head and neck melanoma incidence rises among children, adolescents, young adults
Increased awareness of melanoma among the general public has led many people to adopt sun-protection practices, perform melanoma self-exams and take precautions for their...
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Development and validation of the neighborhood environment walkability scale for youth across six continents
The IPEN International Physical Activity and Environment Network Adolescent project was conducted using common study protocols to document the strength, shape, and...
1 day ago - International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
Social media associated with disordered eating in young adolescents
New research suggests that social media, particularly platforms with a strong focus on image posting and viewing, is associated with disordered eating in young adolescents.
1 day ago - News Medical
Study examines link between social media and disordered eating behaviors in young adolescents
New research indicates that social media is leading young adolescent girls and boys down a worrying path towards developing body image issues and eating disorder behaviors...
1 day ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Make them go to bed: Researchers say adolescents with ADHD can benefit from increased sleep
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a neurobehavioral disorder among children and teens. People with this condition have difficulty with executive function or exhibit...
2 days ago - Natural News
1 in 5 adolescents have prediabetes in U.S
The recent report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published in JAMA Pediatrics, highlights the rising prevalence of prediabetes, which can lead to type 2...
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The Beauty Myth for Boys
One of the biggest myths about the beauty myth is that it's female. Adolescent boys suffer from unrealistic beauty standards, too.
2 days ago - NY Times
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Los Angeles considers shuttering celebrity favorite hookah lounges
The ban, to be discussed by the city council's Health Committee hearing today, is a bid to curb tobacco use among teenagers, as data released today show rising rates of teens...
Flesh-Eating Infection Tied to Heroin Kills Seven
All of the deaths occurred in San Diego County, CA.
New Results for Experimental Alzheimer's Drug
Studies on aducanumab were halted earlier this year because the drug didn't appear to be effective. But the new results suggest it's effective at a high dose, the Associated...
Wrap All Your BFF's Gifts With This Golden Girls Wrapping Paper
Thank her for being a friend with this glorious Golden Girls wrapping paper Is there any better theme for life-long friendship than The Golden Girls? They laughed, they loved...
30+ Popular And Classic French Last Names That Scream ‘Ooh La La'
Last names are great bridges between a family's past and present. Like the country they stem from, French last names have a certain sophistication to them. A lot of people all...
More than 140,000 people were killed by measles last year
There were 9,769,400 cases globally in 2018, with the majority being babies and children under the age of five. A boy in Samoa - currently battling an outbreak - is pictured...
Weight-Loss Surgery a Boon for the Heart
The research included 38 obese patients who had weight-loss surgery and 19 obese patients who were on the waiting list for weight-loss surgery.
Vitamin D deficiency in pregnant women can compromise neonates
Researchers from McGill University Sainte Anne de Bellevue in Canada conducted a scoping review to provide an overview of the latest evidence from studies regarding the impact...
Soaring rates of Americans hospitalized with cell phone injuries
More than 76,000 Americans were hospitalized with cell phone injuries from 1998-2016, researchers say. Rates have been soaring since the release of the first iPhone in June 2007.
Fasting for 14 hours a day may cut risks for diabetes, heart disease
University of California, San Diego, researchers put 19 people at risk for the three chronic disease on a schedule that let them eat whatever they wanted, but only in a 10-hour...