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Strong connections at home and school might lead teens to become healthier adults: Study
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Strong connections at home and school might lead teens to become healthier adults: Study

Good relations with parents lead to fewer chances of emotional distress, drug abuse and so on.

In the age of social media, teenagers need assurance of safety instead of our criticism
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In the age of social media, teenagers need assurance of safety instead of our criticism

Parental involvement can be influential in supporting teens ability to manage online harassment.

The sexualisation of star kids damages our teens too
India

The sexualisation of star kids damages our teens too

A celebrity culture that endorses the sexualisation of minors can damage not just the underage ‘sex symbols’ themselves, but also the children who witness it

Facebook can increase young adults' desire to drink by 3.5 times: Report
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Facebook can increase young adults' desire to drink by 3.5 times: Report

The study suggests that the alcohol industry needs to improve the voluntary self-regulatory system that governs its advertising.

Facebook is allegedly encouraging teenage girls to befriend middle-aged men
News & Analysis

Facebook is allegedly encouraging teenage girls to befriend middle-aged men

Facebook is encouraging grooming by offering teenage girls middle-aged men as 'friend suggestions.'

70 percent of teenagers tried to reduce their time spent on smartphones: Survey
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70 percent of teenagers tried to reduce their time spent on smartphones: Survey

The 46-question survey conducted by Screen Education involved 1,017 teenagers from grades 7-12.

Nearly 40% adolescent girls in India lack access to education, majority forced to stay at home: NCPCR report
India

Nearly 40% adolescent girls in India lack access to education, majority forced to stay at home: NCPCR report

The NCPCR report suggests that while most adolescent boys are unable to attend school because they are in all likeliness working, a majority of the girl children are not getting school education because they are either forced to stay at home or engaged in begging

Adolescents sacrifice sleep to spend more time using gadgets, leading to sleep deprivation: Study
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Adolescents sacrifice sleep to spend more time using gadgets, leading to sleep deprivation: Study

Most sleep experts agree that adolescents need nine hours of sleep each night to be engaged and productive students.

Online friendship in teenagers is intimate and similar to offline relationships: Study
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Online friendship in teenagers is intimate and similar to offline relationships: Study

Many parents worry about how much time teenagers spend texting, sharing selfies and engaging in other online activities with their friends.

Smartphone usage is making post-millennial teenagers less happy and more distressed
News & Analysis

Smartphone usage is making post-millennial teenagers less happy and more distressed

Teenagers in the US today are working less, having less sex and are far less happy than previous generations because of increased use of smartphones.

WhatsApp allows teens to openly express and communicate better with peers
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WhatsApp allows teens to openly express and communicate better with peers

The study showed that WhatsApp groups allow teenagers to express themselves in ways that they cannot at school, developing closer relationships with peers.

Scotland Yard arrests three teenage women in anti-terror raids across London
India

Scotland Yard arrests three teenage women in anti-terror raids across London

Three teenage women were on Sunday arrested by Scotland Yard as part of a continuing counter-terrorism investigation.

About 60 percent of teenagers have taken a break from social media websites: Survey
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About 60 percent of teenagers have taken a break from social media websites: Survey

The survey, released Thursday, found that teens' social media breaks are typically a week or longer and that boys are more likely to take longer breaks.

Survey suggests drug abuse lower in teenagers due to heavy usage of smartphones and PCs
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Survey suggests drug abuse lower in teenagers due to heavy usage of smartphones and PCs

Adolescents in the US may be using less drugs because they are constantly stimulated and entertained by their computers and smartphones, experts say.

Teenagers don't share online risks with parents because they tend to freak out: Research
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Teenagers don't share online risks with parents because they tend to freak out: Research

An increasing number of teenagers get discouraged to talk to their parents about potentially risky online experiences, such as cyberbullying, sexual exchanges and viewing inappropriate content online, because parents tend to emote much stronger feelings.

HRD ministry wants the 'sex' out of sex education: Let's solve the problem by ignoring it?
India

HRD ministry wants the 'sex' out of sex education: Let's solve the problem by ignoring it?

Until we get rid of the notion of evil or malice associated with sex, the politicians of our country will keep coming up with stupid remarks or measures about it.

Glued to your smartphone? It can lead to depression and anxiety
Life

Glued to your smartphone? It can lead to depression and anxiety

A new study has found that addiction to – and not simply use of – mobile phones and internet is linked to anxiety and depression in teenagers.

Size matters: Stockholm clinic launches penis measuring tape
Life

Size matters: Stockholm clinic launches penis measuring tape

Forget reassurances to insecure teens: a Stockholm youth health clinic is handing out special measuring tapes to young men and asking them to size up their penises.

UK to allow parents to block teenagers’ passports to stop them from joining terror groups
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UK to allow parents to block teenagers’ passports to stop them from joining terror groups

British parents worried that their 16 and 17-year-old children might travel to Syria or Iraq under the influence of militants will be able to apply to have their passports removed