Adolescent childbirth associated with early menopause and hysterectomy
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A new study has shown that women who gave birth as adolescents tend to have a greater chance of an early menopause or a hysterectomy. The study, which looked at reproductive histories of women from several countries and income groups, was presented at the World…
Body-image pressure, school and worries make more girls mentally ill
More and more young girls seek help for mental problems. “Generally, girls take things more seriously than boys. This applies to school, friends and family,” says researcher Anders Bakken. “We see that the share of young girls between the age of fifteen and twenty who…
Teenagers are sophisticated users of social media, study finds
Teenagers are far more critical users of social media than we give them credit for, and need to be better supported in reaping the benefits social media can have.
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