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Social media savvy teens more susceptible to eating disorders

Social media makes teens susceptible to eating disorder behaviours: Study.

05 Dec 2019 10:37 AM

3 teenagers in attempt to steal smartphone kills 15-yr-old boy in Delhi; held

In the meantime, the police received information about a boy's body lying in an abandoned house in Delhi's Basai Darapur area.

16 Jul 2019 9:55 AM

Teens with better communication can combat depression

Teenagers who are more expressive better protected against depression: Study.

30 Jun 2019 1:41 PM

Apple bans Facebook from tech tools for tracking teen browsing habits

Facebook was paying users as young as 13 years old to install an app called Facebook Research.

31 Jan 2019 11:17 AM

Lesbian, gay teens more vulnerable to depressive symptoms

Adolescents who identify as sexual minorities experience more symptoms of depression.

14 Dec 2018 3:31 PM


Teenagers tend to misunderstand tone of voice, suggests study

A new study has found teens could read the emotions of adults without difficulty but struggled to understand the expressions of their peers.

30 Aug 2018 3:34 PM

Study reveals how 1 in 3 teenagers haven't read a book in a year due to social media

Researchers expressed concerns about how this may affect studies of teenagers by making it difficult for them to understand textbooks.

21 Aug 2018 3:26 PM

Teen drivers take more risks after trading learner permits for licenses

Researchers didn’t follow teens long enough to see how their driving records might change with a few more years of experience.

30 Jul 2018 8:56 PM

Dieting may not be a good idea for teenagers: study

Intentional weight loss is not something we should necessarily encourage, especially among this population.

01 Jun 2018 12:40 PM

Adolescents still shy away from seeking sex-related guidance

Parents were less likely to report discussing sex if the teen was younger or if the parent's ethnicity was anything other than white.

05 May 2018 3:15 PM


Social media both easy, challenging for tweens' parents

Social media has opened another door of questions about what parents should be keeping tabs on.

20 Mar 2018 10:55 AM

Research suggests children and teenagers also affected by opioid misuse

16 percent of the US population has an opioid addiction outnumbering those with heart disease, diabetes, and cancer.

01 Mar 2018 4:35 PM

Social media use may affect teens' real life relationships: study

Those from low-income families said that social media experiences more frequently spilled over into real life.

22 Feb 2018 5:05 PM

Facebook, Google ex-employees urge to stop smartphone addiction among kids

The investors too have joined these people to urge the parents to regulate the use of smartphones by their kids.

06 Feb 2018 3:32 PM

Pairs of friends more genetically similar than random pairs of strangers: Study

The findings revealed that the genetic similarities could partly be because of what is known as "social homophily".

15 Jan 2018 10:04 PM


Teenage drug use increases risk of HIV in adulthood

Study suggests drugged-up teenagers may engage in unsafe sexual behaviour that increases their chance of HIV infection.

22 Dec 2017 2:35 PM

Air pollution can make teens aggressive: study

The data was adjusted for gender, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, neighbourhood socioeconomic characteristics.

19 Dec 2017 1:20 PM

Online health programs promote safe-sex skills in teen girls

Other improvements that persisted after four months included more positive attitudes about condoms, increased knowledge about HIV and STDs.

07 Dec 2017 1:46 PM

If Parents can smoke, it’s okay for us: 89 per cent teenagers

A study reveals that 87 per cent teenagers believe that watching actors smoke in movies promotes smoking among the audience.

05 Dec 2017 5:04 AM

Smartphone addiction may cause depression, anxiety: study

The study was conducted to measure levels of gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA), a neurotransmitter in the brain that slows down brain signals.

04 Dec 2017 12:20 PM