Home > Lifestyle > Teen > Your body Your body All sections in Teen » Your body » Your future » Your life » Your relationships » Teen News Parental guidance makes teens more cautious about sex A new analysis suggests that parents who set rules and keep tabs on their teenagers tend to have kids who are more cautious about engaging in sexual activity. Ask Teen Expert » Quiz Will the relationship last? » Test Push-ups » From girl to woman From boy to man Parents underestimate kids' access to porn With the easy access to internet porn sites, parents can no longer keep pornography content away from kids. Active kids may have better thinking skills A study suggests that children who engage in sports activities have greater attention spans and fare better at problem solving. Screening teens for obesity may not help them lose weight A U.S. study has found that weight screening for high school aged teenagers are not enough to get obese kids on track toward a healthier weight. Some South African teens are obese while others are too skinny Human Movement scientists have long suspected a link between physical inactivity and obesity among South African adolescents, but up to now there have been few hard facts and figures to back this up. The body is weird and wonderful We share a few medical facts about things we don’t really talk about – navels, farts, nipples and erections! Teenage boy loses 46kg Seventeen-year-old Jacques Bezuidenhout was constantly bullied at school for being obese. Read his inspiring weight-loss story. Obese teens less likely to use birth control The findings of a new study suggest that obesity may be an important factor associated with adolescent women's sexual behaviour. Obesity predictor of early puberty in girls New research shows obesity is the largest predictor of earlier onset puberty in girls, affecting white girls much sooner than previously reported. 10-year-old beats the bulge Tired of feeling miserable in her own skin, Dominique Greeff took charge of her life and eating habits, and has since lost an awesome 11.5kg at the tender age of 10. Here is her story. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Why probiotics are beneficial for IBS Hearing aids on a windy day? No problem! A step-by-step guide on how to do pelvic floor exercises correctly Live healthier Perfect parent » Parents boost kids' social skills Parent with ADHD? Why baby wakes at the night Top tips on parenting Browse through Health24's parenting guide for all you need to know about parenthood. Strong, healthy hair » 10 interesting facts about your hair Weird remedies for hair loss Causes of hair loss Healthy hair diet Sound nutrition can improve the health of your hair and give you lustrous locks.