There's good news: sex and drugs are less common in teenagers today than in previous generations. However, depression, suicide ideation, bullying, and sexual violence are still disturbingly high.
A research funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation has looked into the temporal pattern and relationship between physical diseases and mental disorders in teenagers.
According to a new report, bullying should now be recognized as a serious public health problem.
The birth rate in American teens hits all-time low, according to the recent report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. However, the center believes that too many American teens are still having babies.
A commonly used household pesticide is reportedly linked to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and young teens, particularly boys, according to a new study.
Obesity, especially childhood obesity, is a nationwide epidemic concerning healthcare professionals and scientists everywhere. Now, new research reveals that overweight teens may double their risk of developing bowel cancer by the time they reach middle age.
Salt: it may make our food taste better, but like any good thing, it's always best in moderation. Too much salt has been tied to increased blood pressure, and now it seems high salt diets may also delay the onset of puberty, according to a new study.
Aggressive boys, it turns out, develop into stronger teens compared to their weaker counterparts, a new study says.
We all know teenage boys to be particularly prone to getting themselves into risky situations, and researchers behind a new study have attempted to gain insight into the brain mechanisms behind this bad boy behavior.
Researchers claim they have created a test that can predict the likelihood that a teen will binge drink at the age of 16 by measuring life events, personality, and even brain structure.
Teen smoking rates in the United States last year were the lowest they have ever been in more than two decades, according to a recent federal report. However, not everything about adolescent behavior as improved, nor is this "good news" without flaw.
Teens who regularly guzzle energy and sports drinks are more likely to consume other sugary drinks, smoke cigarettes and spend more time in front of their favorite screens, according to a new study.