Home > Lifestyle > Teen > News News All sections in Teen » Your body » Your future » Your life » Your relationships » Teen News 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. Ask Teen Expert » Join Heart to Heart » Quiz Will the relationship last? » Test Push-ups » Types of drugs teens use Teens keep cyberbullying alive 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. 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. Childbearing contagious among friends A study looked at pairs of friends to see whether the childbearing of one of the friends increases the probability for the other friend to have a child. “ Latest comment on Health24 Richard Young says... Yet Shaik and Selebe were released on medical parole Derby-Lewis: How does medical parole work? ” 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. load more articles advertisement Live healthier Healthy weight » Underweight? Eating speed linked to BMI Weight and BMI affect fertility Should we really consider BMI? The Body Mass Index is widely used to assess if an individual is overweight or not. DietDoc investigates how accurate this tool really is. Digital health news » Screensaver or eyesaver? How to survive load shedding Computer may predict infectious influenza New Ransomware virus causes havoc An incredibly destructive computer virus is on the rise, charging user's thousands of rand to unlock their own devices once infected with terrible consequences if they don't.