(Reuters Health) By Kathryn Doyle - For overweight adolescents, experiencing discrimination or bullying in the first year of middle school may contribute to emotional issues seen in the third year by worsening loneliness and anxiety, a U.S. study suggests."We know that heavier youth are likely to b
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) By Will Boggs MD - Adolescent and young adult survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) face an increased risk of cognitive, behavioral and academic problems despite the elimination of cranial radiation therapy (CRT), researchers have found."Our results con
JAKARTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) By Beh Lih Yi - Indonesia is embarking on a renewed campaign to end female genital mutilation (FGM), according to its women's minister Yohana Yembise, despite opposition from religious leaders who have stymied past efforts to combat a practice that is common.