Adolescence

Stark social inequalities in children's body mass index

1 hour ago   |   ScienceDaily

Researchers have found that socioeconomic inequalities in children's body mass index emerge during the preschool years and widen across childhood and into early adolescence. By...
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012-Food Literacy: Can Pediatric Endocrinology Nurses Focus Upstream?

4 hours ago   |   Journal of Pediatric Nursing

Background: American families are spending less time procuring, preparing and cooking meals at home. As well, there is less time dedicated to nutrition education in schools...
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015-Adrenal Insufficiency in Children: Teaching Nurses to Teach Caregivers

4 hours ago   |   Journal of Pediatric Nursing

Background: Adrenal insufficiency is the impaired synthesis and release of adrenocortical hormones due to various mechanisms (e.g., autoimmunity, genetic, ACTH deficiency, and...
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Incidence of Thyroid Disease in Adolescent Females Presenting with Heavy Menstrual Bleeding

20 hours ago   |   The Journal of Pediatrics

The incidence of thyroid disease in adolescents with heavy menstrual bleeding is unknown. A retrospective cross-sectional study of 427 adolescents presenting with heavy...
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Providers, regulators explore type 2 therapies for type 1 diabetes

1 day ago   |   Healio   |   3 articles

For most children and adults with type 1 diabetes, day-to-day disease management remains difficult despite improvements in insulin formulations and delivery and advancements in...
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Older teens requiring MenACWY booster are likely to remain unvaccinated

1 day ago   |   Healio

Adolescent uptake of meningococcal conjugate vaccine covering serogroups A, C, W and Y, or MenACWY, is lacking among those aged 11 to 18 years, according to research published...
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Childhood Adversity Linked to Adolescent Violence and Depression

Childhood Adversity Linked to Adolescent Violence and Depression

1 day ago   |   Medindia Health

A cluster of traumatic childhood experiences known as ACEs, or adverse childhood experiences, work together to cause specific health issues in early adolescence with terrible...
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FDA Approves Calcipotriene for Plaque Psoriasis in Adolescents

1 day ago   |   Medscape

The US Food and Drug Administration approved calcipotriene foam for the treatment of plaque psoriasis of the scalp and body in adolescents aged 12 years or older. FDA Approvals
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A decision tree to guide long term venous access placement in children and adolescents undergoing surgery for renal tumors

1 day ago   |   Journal of Pediatric Surgery

While many children with renal tumors require long term venous access for adjuvant chemotherapy, certainly not all do. This study develops and tests a VA decision tree to...
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Atténuer les cicatrices d'acné

1 day ago   |   Anti Age Magazine

Par le Docteur Michael Benzaquen L'apport d'un traitement combiné par chirurgie et laser Des cicatrices peuvent survenir lorsque l‘acné chez des adolescents notamment n'aura pas...
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Research shows doctors avoid talking to elderly patients about their mental...

Research shows doctors avoid talking to elderly patients about their mental health and just throw meds at them instead

There is nothing easy about getting older. Limited mobility, cognitive decline and the death of loved ones can leave the elderly feeling depressed and lonely. Studies have... Read more ...

Stay Safe and Well from the Summer Heat

Stay Safe and Well from the Summer Heat

Summer Health Tips: While summer months are fun and exciting, it can also lead to a few seasonal health concerns like dehydration, sunburn, heat stroke, etc. So, stay safe and... Read more ...

Weighing Yourself Daily May Help Cut Holiday Weight Gain

Weighing Yourself Daily May Help Cut Holiday Weight Gain

Stepping on the scales every day may be the key to weight loss. Engaging in daily self-weighing can help prevent people from gaining extra weight during holidays, finds a new... Read more ...

Is Bipolar Disorder Linked to Parkinson's Disease?

Is Bipolar Disorder Linked to Parkinson's Disease?

People with bipolar disorder were nearly seven times as likely to develop Parkinson's disease as people who did not have bipolar disorder, stated new study. Read more ...

Early Antiretroviral Treatment may Preserve Key Immune Responses to HIV...

Early Antiretroviral Treatment may Preserve Key Immune Responses to HIV, Says Study

Limiting the amount of HIV virus the immune system encounters can stimulate much more potent CD8 T cell responses, leading to the development of long-term immune memory... Read more ...

Dog owners are suffering hand injuries because they're holding their leads wrong

Dog owners are suffering hand injuries because they're holding their leads wrong

A single hospital - Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust - treated 30 serious hand injuries caused by 'dog lead or collar misuse' in just one year, the British Society for... Read more ...

Doctors dismissed Spanish flu as being a 'minor infection' before the 1918...

Doctors dismissed Spanish flu as being a 'minor infection' before the 1918 pandemic

Research from Queen Mary University in London found doctors were seeing Spanish flu for years before it exploded into a pandemic which infected a third of the world's population. Read more ...

New Gene Variations for Type 2 Diabetes Found

New Gene Variations for Type 2 Diabetes Found

The genes identified in the study and the proteins they encode are potential targets for new diabetes medicines, and may help improve understanding and treatment of the... Read more ...

Does Sleep Quality Really Decline With Age?

Does Sleep Quality Really Decline With Age?

One of the most common complaints people have as they age is poor quality sleep. They get less sleep than younger people, and, despite what you may have heard, their sleep... Read more ...

62,000 pounds of beef recalled over E. coli concerns days before Memorial...

62,000 pounds of beef recalled over E. coli concerns days before Memorial Day weekend

The recall, issued on Wednesday, involves short ribs, brisket, ribeyes, and more. It comes days after a top hot dog vendor recalled 2,000 pounds of frankfurters after finding... Read more ...