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Remarkable: Girls outscore boys on tech, engineering

The assessment made its debut in 2014, which also showed girls outscoring boys but by a smaller margin.

30 Apr 2019 1:05 PM

Social media affects teen girls more than boys: study

The study showed a 50 per cent increase in depressive symptoms among girls versus 35 per cent among boys.

08 Jan 2019 12:24 PM

Teenage girls suffer from depression due to social media

38 per cent of teenage girls use heavy social media than boys.

04 Jan 2019 3:07 PM

Sex bias kills 240,000 infant girls in India yearly: study

Gender-based discrimination towards girls doesn’t simply prevent them from being born, it may also cause the death of those who are born.

15 May 2018 8:49 PM

Study says social media negatively affects teen girls more than boys

Study says it is important to monitor early interactions with social media in girls, as this could have impact on wellbeing later in life.

20 Mar 2018 8:16 AM


More boys suffer online sex abuse than thought: study

The report added that the younger the child, whether a boy or a girl, the "abuse was more likely to be severe".

07 Mar 2018 12:10 PM

Muslim boys insult Christianity, sentenced to memorise verses of Quran

The unique sentencing comes from a Christian judge in Lebanon where insulting religion can fetch up to three years in prison.

14 Feb 2018 12:50 PM

Measles vaccine protects boys, not girls, against other diseases

The study further showed deaths from any cause were lower when a child’s most recent jab was for measles.

13 Feb 2018 11:25 AM

Why boys perform better on some science tests explained

An MRI revealed an accumulation of cerebral spinal fluid in the brain, a condition known as hydrocephalus.

01 Jan 2018 10:40 AM

Boys' brains are differently wired to be unemotional, finds study

Findings show in typically-developing boys, volume of anterior insula is larger in those with higher levels of callous-unemotional traits.

29 Dec 2017 8:20 AM


Boys' brains wired to be callous, unemotional: study

Researchers studied brain development in 189 adolescents.

28 Dec 2017 5:38 PM

Prevention of childhood asthma in boys may soon be possible. says study

Study shows family risk for asthma may not be a result of genetics alone, but may also involve microbes found in baby's digestive tract.

28 Nov 2017 8:19 AM

Teen girls may take longer to heal than boys, after concussion

Study finds girls reporting symptoms at least 28 days after sustaining concussion, while boys no longer show symptoms after 11 days.

16 Oct 2017 8:28 AM