Young people

COVID-19 - a leading cause of death in children and young people in US

COVID-19, leading cause of death in children & young people in US

COVID-19 was the underlying cause of death for more than 940,000 people in the US, including over 1,300 deaths among children and young people aged 0–19 years. Until now, it had been unclear how the burden of deaths from COVID-19 compared with other leading causes of deaths in this age group.  A new study led …

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How to get young people to like Brussels sprouts

How to get young people to like Brussels sprouts

Agriculture boffins believe they have finally found a way to get young people to like Brussels sprouts – and their solution is having an immediate result.   Agro-scientists at R & K Drysdale, one of the UK’s largest brassica growers based in Cockburnspath, Scotland, say that investment in an ultra hi-tec grading machine, nicknamed the ‘sproutatron’, …

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Well-being of young people falls in first years of secondary school

Well-being of young people falls in first years of secondary school

Most young people in the UK experience a sharp decline in their subjective well-being during their first years at secondary school, regardless of their circumstances or background, new research shows.  Academics from the Universities of Cambridge and Manchester analysed the well-being and self-esteem of more than 11,000 young people from across the UK, using data …

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