Adolescence

Pediatric Trauma Mortality in India and the United States: A Comparison and Risk-Adjusted Analysis

1 hour ago   |   Journal of Pediatric Surgery

Trauma is a leading cause of pediatric morbidity and mortality around the world. Injuries take the lives of nearly one million children annually and produce lasting...
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Vaping, cannabis use increasing among US teens

Vaping, cannabis use increasing among US teens

12 hours ago   |   Healio

The increasing use of cannabis and vaping among U.S. adolescents may be associated with how teens spend their time, according to a study published in Substance Use &...
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How UPMC Children's and UPMC Passavant Help Kids During Emergencies

How UPMC Children's and UPMC Passavant Help Kids During Emergencies

19 hours ago   |   UPMC

Since 2021, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh has partnered with UPMC Passavant to bring families exceptional emergency care at UPMC Passavant-McCandless and UPMC...
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Pain catastrophizing may predict decreased outcomes for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

Pain catastrophizing may predict decreased outcomes for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

1 day ago   |   Healio

Published results showed pain catastrophizing may predict greater self-reported pain and lower scores on other self-reported outcomes 2 years after posterior spinal fusion for...
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Combined oral contraceptive pills do not appear to exacerbate macromastia-related symptoms

1 day ago   |   News Medical

Combined oral contraceptives containing both estrogen and progestin do not contribute to the development of enlarged breasts - nor do they increase the risk of breast regrowth...
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Optimal birth weight may help reduce the risk of mental health problems in children

1 day ago   |   News Medical

New research from RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences has found that babies with larger birth weights tend to have fewer mental health and behavioural issues in...
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Researchers Refute Common Sleep Myths about Adolescents Held by Parents and Caregivers

1 day ago   |   BWH

Myths included misconceptions about going to bed/waking up late on the weekends, the effects of later school start times, and the safety of melatonin
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Combined Oral Contraceptives Don't Increase the Risk of Macromastia in Young Women

2 days ago   |   Plastic Surgery

Combined oral contraceptives containing both estrogen and progestin do not contribute to the development of enlarged breasts - nor do they increase the risk of breast regrowth...
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Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine offers similar protection in adolescents with, without IRDs

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine offers similar protection in adolescents with, without IRDs

2 days ago   |   Healio   |   3 articles

The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine offers similar protection against the disease in adolescent patients with and without inflammatory or immune rheumatic conditions...
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Adolescent alcohol misuse linked to poor physical health, lower satisfaction later in life

Adolescent alcohol misuse linked to poor physical health, lower satisfaction later in life

2 days ago   |   Healio

Alcohol misuse during adolescence was associated with midlife alcohol misuse and poorer physical health, as well as less satisfaction with life, researchers reported in...
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Labia Minora Reduction Using Central Wedge Technique

The central wedge labiaplasty removes a “V” or a pie-slice piece of the most protuberant portion of the labium to make it smaller. The anterior and posterior edges of the... Read more ...

Advanced Approach to Asian Lower Blepharoplasty

The lower eyelid is one of the commonest areas Asian patients present for rejuvenation. The spectrum of patients presenting for treatment ranges from the young to the more... Read more ...

Orthognathic Surgery to Enhance the Smile

An esthetic smile is an integral feature of beauty. Improvement of the smile can be achieved by a combination of orthognathic surgery, orthodontics, and cosmetic dentistry... Read more ...

The Aesthetic Genital Consultation

Consultation for female esthetic genital concerns is unique in that the topic is shrouded in secrecy. Few opportunities exist for the improvement of female sexual health and... Read more ...

Anatomical Changes of the Vulva Due to Childbirth and Aging

The female reproductive system consists of several structures. These organs are constantly undergoing changes throughout the lifetime of a woman. Most of these occur due to... Read more ...

‘An incredible journey': Bronze medal game will be Jackson's last for Opals

Lauren Jackson has confirmed Saturday's bronze medal game at the FIBA Women's World Cup will be her last for the Opals. Read more ...

Born from the ashes: The Eels came of age on the night of their first...

Eels fans remember the burning of Cumberland Oval following their 1981 grand final win - and shedding of the past that came with it - as a moment of euphoria. Read more ...

Blast at Kabul education centre kills 19

Teenagers were taking university practice entry exams when the attack took place, a Taliban spokesman said. Most of the dead and wounded were young women. Read more ...

Esophageal Magnetic Anastomosis Device to simplify and improve outcome of...

We designed a new Esophageal Magnetic Anastomosis Device for thoracoscopic repair of esophageal atresia with tracheoesophageal fistula without the need of handheld suturing or... Read more ...

Pediatric Trauma Mortality in India and the United States: A Comparison and...

Trauma is a leading cause of pediatric morbidity and mortality around the world. Injuries take the lives of nearly one million children annually and produce lasting... Read more ...