Home > Lifestyle > Teen > News News All sections in Teen » Your body » Your future » Your life » Your relationships » Teen News Social media may increase depression in teens Evidence is increasingly revealing a link between social media use and well-being, particularly in the teen years. Ask Teen Expert » Join Heart to Heart » Quiz Will the relationship last? » Test Push-ups » From girl to woman From boy to man Teen kills herself after mom beats her for being gay A mother is mourning the death of her 18-year-old daughter who left behind a heart-breaking letter after being beaten for being a lesbian. Online sexual advances common for kids Nearly one in five children who go online say they've received at least one unwanted sexual advance in cyberspace. The Paracetamol Challenge: Teens 'risking lives' in new social media craze A new social media craze– the Paracetamol Challenge – purportedly urges teenagers to take huge doses of the the over-the-counter painkiller and, while some reports say a child has been hospitalised because of it, others are questioning whether it's just a hoax. SA's troubled teens want to see blood Some teenagers are so numbed out that they can't feel any emotions so they cut themselves just to feel something, a clinical psychologist tells Health24. Alcohol ads on TV affect kids' drinking behaviour According to recent research, there is a link between TV alcohol advertisements and young people's drinking behaviours. Obese people targeted by cyberbullies 'Fat' jokes and other negative messages are common on social media sites, and women are often singled out, a study finds. “ Latest comment on Health24 Bianca Albesco says... Ritalin and Concerta are both exactly the same drug. They are just different brand names. What happens when kids with ADHD take Ritalin and Concerta? ” Youth health: Push to end preventable deaths Improving the quality of health services for adolescents, who die most from highly preventable causes, has taken centre stage at a health summit in Johannesburg. These troubled teens are having sex earlier Boys and girls who are unruly and aggressive from a young age were found to be more likely to start having sex before age 16, according to researchers. Alcohol blackouts common in UK teens According to research, by the age of 19 nearly three-quarters of UK teenagers have become unconscious as a result of drinking alcohol. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Advertorial Understanding thrombosis The power of smell and touch Is your baby dehydrated? How to tell. Fifty and fabulous! There’s something newly cool about turning 50 Live healthier Up for grabs! » To vape or not to vape? Twisp's new range of e-cigs Discover your Twisp Win one of the 3 new devices from Twisp! Now you can stand a chance of winning one of the 3 new devices, as well as flavours and accessories worth R2000 each! Love your heart » SA dying of heart disease Natural trans fats good for heart Heart probs and sex life How old is your heart? Take this test What's your heart age? Use the calculator to see the real age of your heart. Post your results in the comments!