Home > Lifestyle > Teen > News News All sections in Teen » Your body » Your future » Your life » Your relationships » Teen News 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. Ask Teen Expert » Join Heart to Heart » Quiz Will the relationship last? » Test Push-ups » Types of drugs teens use Teens keep cyberbullying alive 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 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. 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. Texting improves link between sick teens and doctors Adolescents with chronic diseases who were allowed to text their doctors were better equipped to manage their own healthcare and more likely to request help at the first sign of problems, a new study has found. Cool teens may not come out on top Children who place less focus on popularity, and more focus on becoming honest, helpful and hardworking, are the ones who may ultimately achieve success. Active kids end up with strong bones Lots of physical activity during childhood seems to set up young adults for years of strong bones, even if they don't exercise much during their teen years. “ Latest comment on Health24 Colin Stone says... A clearly very biased article written with a purpose. Also interesting all the links to other articles also anti Tim Noakes. A clear attempt to keep people away from losing weight... Too much, too soon, Tim Noakes! ” 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. Four young men die during initiation The number of boys dying during initiations countrywide is alarming. Four have already died this year, one in the Eastern Cape and three in Mpumalanga. Overwhelmed teens struggle with diabetes management Diabetic adolescents, struggling with the social and psychological burdens of managing the disease are likely to do a worse job of controlling it. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health! Live healthier What's your IQ? » Can you solve this grade 8 maths problem? The almost impossible grade 8 maths question answer Breastfeeding leads to higher IQ How intelligent are you? Take the the following test to find out how intelligent you are. Love your eyes » Measles can cause blindness Symptoms of an eye injury Goodbye to reading glasses? Would you bleach your blood-shot eyes? Some people are resorting to eye bleaching to remedy their red eyes.