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Young men may have unrecognised eating disorders

Young men may have unrecognised eating disorders

Nov 06, – Eating disorders are most often associated with young women, but a new study suggests young men can also become obsessed with their appearance and go to extremes to enhance their bodies. The problem can resemble a traditional eating disorder or involve use of drugs and supplements, according to US researchers, and it […]

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More Booze in Movies could influence teen drinking, Study Finds

More Booze in Movies could influence teen drinking, Study Finds

Children’s exposure to movie imagery of tobacco and alcohol has been linked to smoking and drinking at a younger age, heavier drinking and alcohol abuse, said the researchers from Dartmouth University Geisel School of Medicine. More movies approved for young viewers are showing alcohol brands, a trend that could influence teen drinking, researchers say. Still, […]

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Study finds: Parents Underestimate Influence Over Teens’ Substance Abuse

Study finds: Parents Underestimate Influence Over Teens’ Substance Abuse

May 25, – That’s too bad, say experts at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), since new research shows that parents are actually one of the most influential forces helping to shape their child’s views on these issues. About one in five parents think they have little control over whether their teens […]

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Study finds: Sugary Sodas, Fruit Punches May Raise Kidney Stone Risk

Study finds: Sugary Sodas, Fruit Punches May Raise Kidney Stone Risk

May 16, AP – Although drinking extra fluids usually helps prevent stones from forming, researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston warn that beverages may come with varying risks or benefits. Coffee, tea and orange juice, for example, are associated with a lower risk of kidney stone formation. Drinking large amounts of sugary sodas […]

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