Teenage Tribune

Doctors Confirm: Screen Time Affects Teens’ Sleep

Doctors Confirm: Screen Time Affects Teens’ Sleep

  Paris, France – Parents have long suspected it, but now doctors have proof: the more time teenagers spend on computers or mobile phones, the less they sleep — especially if the ...

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The New Candy Crush? Chinese Language Apps Make Learning A Game

The New Candy Crush? Chinese Language Apps Make Learning A Game

  Hong Kong, China – Philipp Mattheis knew his gaming app was addictive when he realised he kept checking his phone — hooked by the brightly-coloured reminders telling him to play again ...

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Probe Links Sugary Drinks with Earlier Menstruation

Probe Links Sugary Drinks with Earlier Menstruation

  Paris, France – Girls who consume lots of sugary drinks start menstruating at a younger age, a study said Wednesday. The findings are important because early onset of menstruation is linked ...

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Is Dysmenorrhea Treatable?

Is Dysmenorrhea Treatable?

  TEEN TRIBUNE – Initial treatment of severe menstrual cramps aims to relieve the pain while longterm goals of treatment involves treating the underlying cause, which may be done in ...

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Teenage Suicide: A Major Problem Worldwide

Teenage Suicide: A Major Problem Worldwide

  TEEN TRIBUNE – Over 800,000 people die due to suicide every year and there are many more who attempt suicide. Hence, many millions of people are affected or experience suicide ...

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An Old Car for Your Teenager? Take Care, Say Experts

An Old Car for Your Teenager? Take Care, Say Experts

  Paris, France – Parents who want to buy a small old car for their teenager could be putting their child at risk, experts warned in the British journal Injury Prevention on ...

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Teenagers, Children Missing Out in AIDS Fight: US

Teenagers, Children Missing Out in AIDS Fight: US

  WASHINGTON, December 1, 2014 (AFP) – Greater efforts are needed in the fight against AIDS to reach at-risk teenagers and children who are failing to get as much help as ...

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FactFile: A Look Into Progeria, the Reverse ‘Benjamin Button’

FactFile: A Look Into Progeria, the Reverse ‘Benjamin Button’

  Tagged as the reverse of the medical condition of Benjamin Button, character portrayed by Brad Pitt in ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Progeria is an extremely rare genetic disorder wherein ...

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Colon Cancer Could Surge Among Young: Study

Colon Cancer Could Surge Among Young: Study

  WASHINGTON, November 5, 2014 (AFP) – Colon cancer among people under 34 may nearly double over the next 15 years, raising new concerns about how to fight one of the most ...

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