Adolescence

No evidence tougher policies deter adolescent cannabis use

5 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

A new study has found no evidence that teenage cannabis use is lower in countries with tougher policies.
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Gastric MALT lymphoma presented with primary perforation in an adolescent: a case report

10 hours ago   |   BMC

Primary lymphomas of the gastrointestinal tract are rare, accounting for only 1 to 4% of malignancies arising in the stomach, small intestine, or colon. The stomach is the most...
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Adolescent Cannabis Use Tied To Depression, Suicidal Thoughts

11 hours ago   |   Medscape

Cannabis consumption during adolescence is tied to an increased risk for depression, suicidal thoughts, and suicide attempts during young adulthood, suggests a new...
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Adolescent female blood donors at risk for iron deficiency and associated anemia

16 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

Female adolescent blood donors are more likely to have low iron stores and iron deficiency anemia than adult female blood donors and nondonors, which could have significant...
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Female adolescent blood donors more likely to have iron deficiency and related anemia

17 hours ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Female adolescent blood donors are more likely to have low iron stores and iron deficiency anemia than adult female blood donors and nondonors, which could have significant...
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Female Adolescent Blood Donors More Likely to Have Iron Deficiency Anemia

Female Adolescent Blood Donors More Likely to Have Iron Deficiency Anemia

22 hours ago   |   Medindia Health

Female adolescent blood donors are at a higher risk of iron deficiency anemia than adult female blood donors, reveals a new study.
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Teenage weight misperception can adversely affect diet, physical activity

1 day ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Weight misperception in adolescence can lead to increasingly unhealthy dietary behaviors and physical activity levels, according to findings published in The Journal of School...
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Scientists identify link between drinking contexts and early onset intoxication among adolescents

2 days ago   |   News Medical

Early onset drinking, drinking and intoxication at an early age among adolescents, has been identified as a primary risk for later heavy drinking, alcohol problems, and alcohol...
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Messages about Contraception and Condoms in Mother-Adolescent Dyadic Conversations: Knowledge, Risks and Effectiveness

3 days ago   |   Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

Little is known about the content of parental discussions with young adolescents about reproductive health topics. We sought to characterize the messages mothers share about...
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Drinking contexts associated with early onset of alcohol intoxication among adolescents

3 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

New research has begun to identify the circumstances by examining relationships between early age of first intoxication , drinking in different contexts such as one's own home...
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Does chronic anxiety lead to Alzheimer's? New study links neuropsychiatric...

Does chronic anxiety lead to Alzheimer's? New study links neuropsychiatric symptoms with the disease

In a study of data gathered on 270 cognitively normal older adults between the ages of 62 and 90, called the Harvard Brain Aging Study, scientists from Brigham and Women's... Read more ...

Common Yeast Infection Pill Tied to Miscarriage

Common Yeast Infection Pill Tied to Miscarriage

Research suggests that use of the drug greatly raises a pregnant woman's odd for miscarriage, as well as the odds that her baby will have a heart defect. Read more ...

What It Feels Like To Be The First Of Your Friends To Get Divorced

What It Feels Like To Be The First Of Your Friends To Get Divorced

Age 17 to age 30. Those are a lot of formative adult years to spend with another human. In a sense we grew up together, and because we grew up fast we beat our friends to a lot... Read more ...

Eating a high-fat diet in your 20s and 30s makes you likely to get heart...

Eating a high-fat diet in your 20s and 30s makes you likely to get heart disease and diabetes later

According to researchers at Qingdao University, China, fatty foods cause a reduction and mutation of good bacteria in the gut, which can potentially cause diabetes, heart... Read more ...

Cut out an hour of sitting every day to slash your heart disease risk by...

Cut out an hour of sitting every day to slash your heart disease risk by 25%, study says 

A new study from UC San Diego found that women who sat for uninterrupted long periods of time had a 52% higher risk than those who sat for the same amount of time but in short... Read more ...

Attack of the FAKE NEWS on your mind, your health and your safety

Attack of the FAKE NEWS on your mind, your health and your safety

Fake news is scripted, staged, planned, promoted, and never retracted after being revealed as such. Fake news appears in many forms, including on television, via social media... Read more ...

Children With Autism, Co-occurring ADHD Symptoms Lag in Key Measures of...

Children With Autism, Co-occurring ADHD Symptoms Lag in Key Measures of Independence, Says Study

Studies provide new insight into the challenges faced by children on the autism spectrum who exhibit symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder . Read more ...

Gene therapy in the womb could cure rare brain disorder that causes...

Gene therapy in the womb could cure rare brain disorder that causes seizures, memory loss

Using the gene-editing technology CRISPR, scientists at the University of North Carolina switched on a muted gene in mice embryos, which were then born with no trace of the... Read more ...

TESLA TERMINATOR: Tesla car autopilot veers off highway, crashes into road...

TESLA TERMINATOR: Tesla car autopilot veers off highway, crashes into road signs as driver locked out of all controls

Elon Musk's taxpayer-subsidized Tesla death traps are back in the news for trying to kill their drivers. A man from North Brunswick, New Jersey, reportedly almost died after... Read more ...

Study highlights ‘unique roles lutein & zeaxanthin may play during pregnancy'

Study highlights ‘unique roles lutein & zeaxanthin may play during pregnancy'

Lutein and zeaxanthin are found in higher levels in the placenta and umbilical cord blood than any other carotenoid, says new research. Read more ...