Tag: "teens" at medical news
AASM to school-bound: Sleep is the right ingredient for academic success
...demy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) advises children and teens
that sleep habits adopted over the summer will nee... a trip with a half-full tank of gas, children and teens
need to obtain a proper amount of sleep during the night to complete the school day successfully. ...
Late weekend sleep among teens may lead to poor academic performance
... awake on Monday morning for school. As a result, teens
may feel worse and have poor performance in school at the beginning of the week. Essentially, teenagers may be giving themselves jetlag over the weekend even without getting on a plane." The best way for teenagers to prevent late and long sleep on...
Researchers develop criteria to detect bone mass deficiencies in children with chronic diseases
...ntaining healthy nutrition and lifestyle habits as teens
approach adulthood and identifying children prone to bone deficiencies. Dr. Kalkwarf said most people continue to accumulate bone mass into their 20s, although this study did not evaluate patients beyond the age of 17. Another key finding shows diffe...
'Energy Up' demonstrates success as obesity intervention program for inner-city girls
...based on the health belief model which states that teens
are unhealthy because they dont know certain behav...armful. Instead, this novel program identifies why teens
engage in unhealthy behaviors, specifically overeating, and acknowledges that many young people over...
Steps needed to reduce smoking in the US
... recommendations because of the high rate at which teens
start smoking. Most smokers start before they turn 18, and the rate of daily smoking among high school seniors has hovered around 20 percent for most of the past two decades. Adolescents generally recognize the harmful effects of smoking, but typic...
U of M teen sex and depression study finds most teens' mental health unaffected by nonmarital sex
...w self-esteem. Meier compared the mental health of teens
who didnt have sex to teens
who were virgins at the beginning of the study, but who lost their virginity during the 18-month per...
Start school later in the morning, say sleepy teens
ATS 2007, SAN FRANCISCOA survey of sleep-deprived teens
finds they think that a later start time for schoo...to improved academic performance, according to the teens
questioned. They all attended Harriton High School in suburban Philadelphia, where the school day be...
US movies expose youth to billions of smoking images
...significant impact that movies have in influencing teens
to smoke. The studies show that movies deliver bil...oking impressions to American teens; and that even teens
outside the U.S. are affected by smoking images in films distributed internationally by American stu...
Simple screening can help decrease teen risk behaviors
...fect. The authors note that risk behaviors among teens
are prevalent and can lead to increased morbidity,...ing with problematic issues as they arise can help teens
be safer and healthier. Researchers studied 134 youth ages 12 to 19 with psychiatric disorders. Each...
Teens with migraine at greater risk of suicide
...ne headaches, are at greater risk for suicide than teens
who don't have migraines, according to a study pub... their headache type was diagnosed. A total of 121 teens
with chronic daily headaches were then screened for psychiatric disorders. Chronic daily headache wa...
Rutgers College of Nursing faculty member co-edits book for teens with special needs
...and disabilities, it is a period in life for these teens
that needs to be planned for well in advance and often involves a number of formal and informal support people and agencies. The book, published by Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., is divided into three sections: health care transition planning best...
Child and adolescent psychiatrists could improve their screening for dating violence
...thors say, because dating violence is common among teens
and over one half of child and adolescent psychiatrists reported identifying it in the past year. One quarter of female adolescents are reported to have experienced physical and/or sexual violence by a dating partner. The study appears in the curren...
Teens get needed access to care with state health insurance
... state childrens health insurance program (SCHIP), teens
see their doctors more often, racial disparities a...66 percent). More parents also reported that their teens
providers had counseled on a variety of preventative health issues while in the program, including g...
U of M study identifies factors associated with successful weight loss in teens
...to 18, who successfully lost weight: Overweight teens
who lost weight participated in significantly more...e, and limiting sedentary activity is essential to teens
successfully losing weight." According to the study, successful weight loss for overweight teens
Teenagers with retail, service jobs at risk of injury, robberies, sleep deprivation
...ucation in the UNC School of Public Health. Many teens
younger than 16 years old reported working after 7...d for better enforcement of child labor laws. Some teens
said they worked after 11 p.m. on school nights, potentially interfering with school or sleep. "Th...
Early sex may lead teens to delinquency, study shows
...verage age for their school. In contrast, those teens
who waited longer than average to have sex had del...tus, school performance, depression, how close the teens
felt to their parents, and other factors. Armour said the link between early sex and delinquency ...
Sleep disturbances affect classroom performance
...nce. It is important for parents to discuss their teens
sleep-related problem with a primary care physician, and to have their teen screened for ADHD if necessary, added Pagel. Teens are advised to follow these recommendations to getting a good nights sleep, which will help lead to better school perform...
Treatment for homeless youth pays off in long run, study finds
... study of homeless youth in Albuquerque found that teens
who completed the program significantly reduced th...sessions. The therapy sessions were adapted for teens
who lived on the streets, Slesnick said. The first goal was to stabilize their situation, and help t...
NYU Child Study Center expert offers tips to help curb teen binge drinking
... from people that they know well. TIP 5: Inform teens
about the honest dangers that are associated with alcohol use and abuse. Although teens
are not highly influenced by such information, some discussion of negative consequences has some imp...
CHPA statement regarding 'Monitoring the Future' findings on cough medicine abuse
...uding medicines. In fact, studies have shown that teens
who talk about drugs with their parents are half a...should: Educate themselves about the problem of teens
looking to otherwise safe and beneficial products, like medications, as a means to a high and know t...
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