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Facebook has known for a year and a half that Instagram is bad for teens despite claiming otherwise
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Facebook has known for a year and a half that Instagram is bad for teens despite claiming otherwise

Facebook's policy of pursuing profits regardless of documented harm has sparked comparisons to Big Tobacco, which knew in the 1950s that its products were carcinogenic but publicly denied it into the 21st century

Dissatisfaction with physical appearance, poor sleep linked to depression in teens and adolescents, suggest studies
Health

Dissatisfaction with physical appearance, poor sleep linked to depression in teens and adolescents, suggest studies

Chronic sleep disruption due to early-life stress can produce long-lasting changes in neuroendocrine signalling pathways, and cause depression in adolescents, especially women, one of the studies said

Mother’s psychological wellbeing during pregnancy benefits child’s future health, study reveals
Health

Mother’s psychological wellbeing during pregnancy benefits child’s future health, study reveals

The results of the study showed that maternal stress significantly predicted shorter telomeres in the offspring, while positivity predicted longer telomeres.

Teens dealing with anxiety and depression may be at high risk of heart attack by midlife, research reveals
Health

Teens dealing with anxiety and depression may be at high risk of heart attack by midlife, research reveals

Heart attacks, many studies have shown, have a higher incidence rate among people with a generalised anxiety disorder.

Sarahah: The latest fad in the virtual world highlights the dark side of anonymous messaging apps
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Sarahah: The latest fad in the virtual world highlights the dark side of anonymous messaging apps

Sarahah, like other social media apps, could be feeding narcissism, and creating opportunities for cyber-bullying

Netflix's Atypical trailer is funny, sensitive and addresses autism with pinch of humour
Entertainment

Netflix's Atypical trailer is funny, sensitive and addresses autism with pinch of humour

Netflix's upcoming comedy series named Atypical is a fresh and funny take on a teenage guy's predicament with adolescence and autism.

Maternal depression may reduce empathy in kids, says study
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Maternal depression may reduce empathy in kids, says study

Mothers' early and chronic depression may increase the risk of children developing social-emotional problems as well as impact their brain's empathic response to others' distress, a study has found.

Stolen Salvador Dali, Tamara de Lempicka paintings recovered after seven years
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Stolen Salvador Dali, Tamara de Lempicka paintings recovered after seven years

Dali's 1941 work Adolescence featuring the Catalan artist and his beloved nanny and Lempicka's sensual 1929 tableau La Musicienne have been tracked down

Self-harm is leading cause of death among adolescents, reveals new study
India

Self-harm is leading cause of death among adolescents, reveals new study

A report published by the Lancet Commission on adolescent health and well-being reveals that problems with the greatest significance are related to mental health, inclusive self-harm and suicide.

'Changes to Muslim personal laws should come from community'
India

'Changes to Muslim personal laws should come from community'

Author Sadia Dehlvi has welcomed the Delhi high court decision on allowing Muslim girls to marry at age 15 if there is mutual consent, saying any changes to Muslim personal laws should come from the community.