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Teenagers who stay up late at night have a greater asthma risk, says new study

The study involved 1,684 adolescents living in West Bengal, India, aged 13 or 14 years, who were taking part in the Prevalence and Risk Factors of Asthma and Allergy-Related Diseases among adolescents

Published on 6th July 2020
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This Chennai teen's app is encouraging kids to write in their digital diary. Tick tock!

The app Diaryoclock will also soon allow kids to connect with psychologists in case their diary entries indicate emotional struggles of any sort

Published on 30th June 2020
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Attempts by parents to psychologically control teens could bring difficulties in social relationships in future

Children whose parents use this tactic tend to have problems such as lower grades and lower self-esteem, likely because the children are discouraged from asserting themselves and gaining independence

Published on 21st June 2020
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Researchers find teenagers who experience poor sleep more likely to have poor mental health as adults

This study highlights that those young people who have experienced depression and anxiety had overwhelmingly experienced poor sleep during their teens

Published on 18th June 2020
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The changing face of engineering in a post-COVID world: Q&A with Maheshwara Chaitanya

Br Maheshwara Chaitanya from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham talks to Edex about the scope of learning online, if it is here to stay and why India doesn't have enough skilled engineers today

Published on 15th June 2020
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This Bengaluru church's drive-in services to pray together during COVID is trending. Here's why

Dubbed as Worship on Wheels, the church at Hebbal in Bengaluru will accommodate cars as well as two-wheelers in a newly acquired three-acre plot, named Temple of God

Published on 10th June 2020
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Here's why Youth For Sustainability wants to focus on hyperlocal issues to make a bigger impact

Sonam Wangchuk's I Live Simply, Centre For Responsible Business, PNV Foundation, Human Circle and others are the partners of YFS. They are also present in cities like Visakhapatnam and New Delhi 

Published on 5th June 2020
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Study says that COVID-19 lockdowns worsen childhood obesity

The study, published in April in Obesity, examined 41 overweight children under confinement throughout March and April in Verona, Italy

Published on 4th June 2020
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Lockdown boredom? Here's a list of binge-worthy books to sail through Lockdown 4.0

Reading is not only a great form of escapism, but it also helps to stimulate creativity and enrich language skills, making it a great idea for all ages

Published on 20th May 2020
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Teens more likely to follow social distancing norms if encouraged by influencers: Study

Researchers say that peer-to-peer campaigns are likely to be more successful in changing attitudes, given the fact that adolescents are ignoring government guidelines

Published on 17th May 2020
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Bois, skip the locker chatter: How peer pressure can encourage objectification of the opposite sex

The Coach speaks about peer pressure and the culture resulting from it which promotes the objectification of the opposite sex 

Published on 16th May 2020
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Your friendly neighbourhood dashboard 'Solve Ninja' has made access to local shops easier amid lockdown in Bengaluru

Reap Benefits, a social enterprise in Bengaluru has developed a neighbourhood dashboard that can easily help you find local shops, pharmacies, medical clinics, COVID-19 test centres amid the lockdown

Published on 14th May 2020
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Post-COVID social spaces: What will campuses and corridors look like after the pandemic is over?

Saras Bhaskar, counselling psychologist and coach, weighs in on what campuses and corridors will look like in educational institutions in a post-COVID world. And will their be more security as well? 

Published on 4th May 2020
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COVID-19 impact: First time in 65 years, Alliance Francaise of Madras is offering online French classes for teens, adults amid lockdown

The Executive director of Alliance Française of Madras, Bruno Plasse explains to us in detail how this premier institute has shifted to online classes amid the COVID-19 lockdown

Published on 4th May 2020
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HRD formulating safety guidelines for schools, colleges to ensure social distancing when they reopen

The guidelines are being formed by the Ministry's Department of School Education and Literacy for schools and by the University Grants Commission

Published on 1st May 2020

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