Outdoor play reduces some of the negative effects of screen time for young children

If you have young children, you’re likely worried about how much time they spend staring at a screen, be it a tablet, phone, computer, or television. You probably also want…

Pregnant Heather Rae Young Meets Bre Tiesi’s Son Legendary

Nick Cannon, Bre Tiesi and Heather Rae Young. Shutterstock, Courtesy Bre Tiesi/Instagram Ready for motherhood! Pregnant Heather Rae El Moussa (née Young) got in her baby fix while meeting her…

COVID-19 booster doses could significantly reduce the incidence of SARS-CoV-2 infection among young adults

A recent study published in the journal PLOS Medicine examined the effectiveness of booster doses of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines in protecting vaccinated young adults against severe acute respiratory…

Young woman diagnosed with breast cancer has a ‘miracle’ baby boy

Nicole Loft had always wanted to be a mum, but a diagnosis of breast cancer at just 30 left her fearing her dream of having a family would never become…

Using mobile game apps to induce young women to make active decision choices

A new paper in Oxford Open Digital Health, published by Oxford University Press, indicates that it may be possible to use mobile game apps to induce young women to make…

Teen pregnancies: Heavy burdens for young shoulders

The number of teenage pregnancies is rising rapidly in South Africa and the mental burden is taking its toll as children as young as 10 are falling pregnant. According to…

The classes trying to stop girls as young as 10 getting pregnant

It’s 2pm at Clinic Chuítinamit in San Pablo la Laguna, an Indigenous Maya village nestled on the shores of Lake Atitlán in the Guatemalan highlands. It’s so remote, you can’t…

Simple new symptom-based screening tool detects asthma risk in young children

A team of researchers working with the CHILD Cohort Study (CHILD) has developed a simple new symptom-based screening tool that detects asthma risk in children as young as two years…

Preventive malaria treatment is a cost-effective strategy for saving young lives

Young children in sub-Saharan Africa often become severely anaemic as consequence of a malaria infection. Treating them requires blood transfusions and they must stay hospitalized for several days. They are…

What you should know about thyroid cancer in adolescents, young adults

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Cancer is often thought of as a disease that affects older people, and with the median age of a cancer diagnosis at 66 years, it does.…