Teenage lovers attempt suicide by jumping off a hill in Tiruvannamalai

Video footage of the suicide attempt, shot by local youth, went viral on social media.

published on : 18th September 2019

Three Jodhpur girls drown in pond

Some people nearby raised an alarm, following which a team of the State Disaster Response Force reached the spot.

published on : 8th September 2019

Sexual predators using social media to lure teenage girls

 Social media has turned into a hunting ground for sexual predators as they can prey on unsuspecting minors and women under the garb of virtual anonymity.

published on : 31st August 2019

Teens talk about troubles

From dealing with puberty and body-image issues, societal and parental pressure to coping with an unmet need for validation and unhealthy  social media behaviour — adolescence is often an age of storm

published on : 29th August 2019

People more likely to try drugs during summer: Study

The study used data collected from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health between 2011 and 2017 involving about 394,415 people aged 12 and older.

published on : 23rd July 2019

Three drown in separate incidents

Three instances of drowning of teenagers, including a girl, in separate incidents were reported on Saturday and Sunday.

published on : 27th May 2019

Teens desire to rebel may be used to make them give up junk food 

Researchers found that reframing how students view food-marketing campaigns can spur adolescents, particularly boys, to make healthier daily dietary choices for an extended period of time.

published on : 16th April 2019

Lack of nutritious food hampers learning in Indian teens: Study

Food insecurity in mid-childhood and early adolescence were associated with impaired ability in maths and English.

published on : 11th April 2019

Adolescents exposed to cannabis at risk of long-term anxiety disorders

When fear extinction does not occur properly, anxiety disorders such as post-traumatic stress syndrome, phobias or panic attacks occur.

published on : 9th January 2019

US: Two teenagers killed in New Mexico school shooting, attacker dead

Two teens were killed in a shooting at their high school in the southwestern US state of New Mexico today, police said, adding that the assailant was dead.

published on : 8th December 2017

This is why teenagers are drawn to the deadly Blue Whale game?

To understand what their child is going through, parents and schools have a vital role to play. They need to spend more time with kids and keep an eye of their routine, added the psychiatrist.

published on : 4th August 2017