Substance use higher among adults with type 1 diabetes vs. general population
Use of substances such as alcohol, opioids and sedative medications may be higher among adults with type 1 diabetes compared with the overall U.S. population, according to...
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Natalie Joseph, M.D., M.P.H., recognized for contributions to HPV vaccination
Natalie Joseph, MD, MPH, a pediatrician and adolescent medicine specialist at Boston Medical Center , has been named Massachusetts' "HPV Vaccine Is Cancer Prevention Champion...
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Mouse study uncovers how marijuana may damage some adolescent brains
In a study of adolescent mice with a version of a gene linked to serious human mental illnesses, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say they have uncovered a possible...
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Dietary behaviors throughout childhood are associated with adiposity and estimated insulin resistance in early adolescence: a longitudinal study
Despite the growing prevalence of excess weight and prediabetes in children, the contributing role of dietary behaviors throughout childhood remains poorly understood. We...
1 day ago - International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
ADA emphasizes patient-centered approach in updated Standards of Care
The American Diabetes Association 2019 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes includes several new and revised clinical practice recommendations designed to put the patient at...
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How marijuana may damage teenage brains in study using genetically vulnerable mice
In a study of adolescent mice with a version of a gene linked to serious human mental illnesses, researchers say they have uncovered a possible explanation for how marijuana...
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Sports activity in adolescents in the Netherlands with a pectus excavatum; the impact of surgery
Pectus excavatum is the most common chest wall deformity in adolescents.The main complaint is cosmetic, but many patients also complain about exertional dyspnea.This may lead...
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Teens Get More Sleep With Later School Start Time
The study shows a significant improvement in the sleep duration of students - all by delaying school start times so that they're more in line with the natural wake-up times of...
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1-hour, 2-hour OGTT similarly predict prediabetes in adolescent girls
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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Higher rate of proximal junctional kyphosis seen in patients with Risser grade 3
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Research Provides Scope for New Cervical Cancer Treatments
Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have made a recent discovery that provides scope for new treatments for cervical cancer and other types of cancer...
Strong Link Between Food Insecurity, Binge-eating Disorder and Obesity
Household food insecurity is associated with binge-eating disorder and excess weight gain , reveals a new study.
Older Women Who Dance are More Likely to Perform Daily Tasks Better
Dancing can help older women to remain living independently, unlike other exercise forms, reports a new study.
Drug to Eliminate Chikungunya and Yellow Fever Viruses
Sofosbuvir, the medication already used to treat hepatitis C, has completed all human use approval tests. It can be used to forecast the epidemic of chikungunya.
Mind-body Exercises May Boost Cognitive Function in Older Adults
Mind-body exercises like tai chi and dance can improve cognitive function, working memory, verbal fluency, and learning ability in older adults, reveals a new study.
Migraine Triggers: Drinking Alcoholic Beverages Can Cause Migraine
Drinking more wine or alcohol can trigger a migraine headache, reveals a new study. Alcoholic beverages such as red wine were considered the most common migraine triggers.
Heart Surgery won't Cause Memory Decline: Study
Major heart surgery does not affect brain function in elderly patients, finds a new study.
Split Liver Transplants Could Safely Help Sickest Children, Says Study
The type of patient who is most likely to survive a split liver transplant has been identified by researchers.
Higher Intake of Green Leafy Vegetables may Prevent Fatty Liver Disease
Higher intake of green leafy vegetables in your daily diet may prevent the risk of developing fatty liver disease or liver steatosis, finds a new study.
Disinfectants found in common household products may be altering the...
Parents only want what's best for their children, which is why they often go overboard when it comes to cleaning everything that their children may come into contact with. But...