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1-hour, 2-hour OGTT similarly predict prediabetes in adolescent girls

22 hours ago   |   Healio

In adolescent girls with obesity, a 1-hour oral glucose tolerance test demonstrated diagnostic accuracy similar to that of a 2-hour OGTT for predicting prediabetes, according...
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Effects of Exercise Modality on Insulin Resistance and Ectopic Fat in Adolescents with Overweight and Obesity: A Randomized Clinical Trial

1 day ago   |   The Journal of Pediatrics   |   3 articles

To examine whether a combined aerobic exercise and resistance exercise is more effective than either aerobic exercise or resistance exercise alone in improving insulin...
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We're Having Less Sex At Our House, And That's OK

We're Having Less Sex At Our House, And That's OK

2 days ago   |   Scary Mommy

If back in the day, anyone had tried to tell me my husband and I would sometimes go weeks without sex, I'd have said they were bonkers. Back then, I was a horny adolescent who...
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Sexual minorities more vulnerable to depression from early adolescence to young adulthood

2 days ago   |   Healio   |   3 articles

Mental health disparities between heterosexuals and sexual minorities were present as early as age 10 years, increased throughout school years and persisted to young adulthood...
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RKI publishes new data on disease prevention and utilization of medical services

3 days ago   |   News Medical

Has tooth brushing frequency improved among children and adolescents? At what age is occupational therapy most commonly used? How many girls have been vaccinated against Human...
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New physical activity guidelines encourage movement ‘anytime, anywhere'

3 days ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

The new HHS Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans emphasize that any exercise for people of any age is better than none and make new recommendations for children and...
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Verkazia approved in Scotland for vernal keratoconjunctivitis in children, adolescents

4 days ago   |   Healio

The Scottish Medicines Consortium has approved Verkazia eye drop emulsion for the treatment of vernal keratoconjunctivitis in children from 4 years of age and adolescents...
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Maintenance lithium treatment shows potential for pediatric bipolar disorder

4 days ago   |   Healio

Lithium demonstrated tolerability and safety as a maintenance treatment in pediatric patients with bipolar disorder for 28 weeks, study findings showed. “There are limited...
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Comparison of Articulated and Rigid Ankle-Foot Orthoses in Children With Cerebral Palsy: A Systematic Review

Comparison of Articulated and Rigid Ankle-Foot Orthoses in Children With Cerebral Palsy: A Systematic Review

5 days ago   |   Pediatric Physical Therapy

Purpose: The aim of this review was to compare the effects of rigid and articulated ankle-foot orthoses on gait in children with cerebral palsy . Method: A systematic review...
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Case report of the successful use of Mirena levonorgestrel intrauterine system in a patient with didelphys uterus and obstructed hemivagina

6 days ago   |   Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

The Mirena levonorgestrel intrauterine system is frequently used for menstrual suppression in adolescents with special needs. However, the presence of a uterine anomaly is...
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Most Accurate Tool Yet to Predict Asthma in Kids: Study

Most Accurate Tool Yet to Predict Asthma in Kids: Study

Pediatric Asthma Risk Score will become the most common tool used to predict asthma in young children and help prevent the common airway disease from developing, reveals a new... Read more ...

How Allergies in Infants are Impacted by Diet During Pregnancy?

How Allergies in Infants are Impacted by Diet During Pregnancy?

In a longitudinal study of pregnant women across US, many of the women avoided certain allergenic foods to prevent food allergies in infants. Read more ...

Johnson & Johnson knew for DECADES that asbestos lurked in its baby powder...

Johnson & Johnson knew for DECADES that asbestos lurked in its baby powder, report claims

A Reuters investigation said the papers, dating from 1971 to the 2000s, show J&J knew that the powders sometimes tested positive for asbestos. The firm closed out down 10... Read more ...

Johnson & Johnson Knew About Asbestos In Baby Powder, Didn't Report To FDA

Johnson & Johnson Knew About Asbestos In Baby Powder, Didn't Report To FDA

The earliest mentions of tainted J&J talc that Reuters found come from 1957 and 1958 reports by a consulting lab. Read more ...

A 12-Year-Old Boy Raised Money To Pay For His Best Friend's Headstone

A 12-Year-Old Boy Raised Money To Pay For His Best Friend's Headstone

This story of young friendship and loss is as heartbreaking as it is beautiful Kaleb Klakulak moved to a new town in Michigan a few years ago. Being the new kid in town is... Read more ...

Analysis of Patient Characteristics and Risk Factors for Thrombosis After...

Analysis of Patient Characteristics and Risk Factors for Thrombosis After Surgery for Congenital Heart Disease

Objectives: Thrombosis is a cause of morbidity in 4-15% of children who undergo pediatric cardiac surgery. Data on how to prevent this complication are sorely needed. We aimed... Read more ...

Baby who caught killer Ebola at just six days old is hailed a 'miracle'

Baby who caught killer Ebola at just six days old is hailed a 'miracle'

Congo's health ministry said the girl, called Benedicte, is the youngest survivor in what is now the world's second-deadliest ever Ebola outbreak. Read more ...

Retro Games To Put Under The Tree That You'll Love Playing With Too

Retro Games To Put Under The Tree That You'll Love Playing With Too

This year, let's get back to the classics. Time to kick Fortnight to the curb because we're going old school and getting back to playing games that don't involve any in-app... Read more ...

It's Official - Later School Start Time Pays Off For Teens

It's Official - Later School Start Time Pays Off For Teens

Just 34 extra minutes is showing major benefits for students School start times have long been at the center of a heated debate. While elementary schools often start later... Read more ...

Follow the Want / Need / Wear / Read Trend? Here's Your List

Follow the Want / Need / Wear / Read Trend? Here's Your List

We all do Christmas our own way, and that's part of the magic. If your family believes in giving four gifts-something your kids want, something they need, something to wear... Read more ...