Initiative to Reduce Hospitalization for Pediatric Diabetic Ketoacidosis
An emergency department quality improvement initiative safely reduced hospitalization rates and costs for children and adolescents with low-risk DKA.
46 minutes ago - Journal Watch
Can We Improve Teen's Willingness to Take Acne Medications?
Appealing to an adolescent's desire to fit in may be an effective technique to improve compliance with acne treatment.
46 minutes ago - Journal Watch
Boys with inattention-hyperactivity face increased risk for traumatic brain injuries
Researchers show that boys exhibiting inattention-hyperactivity at age 10 have a higher risk for traumatic brain injuries in adolescence and adulthood. Treatments to reduce...
3 hours ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
Child Survival and Well-being
A landmark Commission report convened by WHO, UNICEF, and The Lancet has found the health and future of every child and adolescent worldwide is under immediate threat from...
3 hours ago - Medindia Health
Everything You Need to Know About Anorexia
Anorexia nervosa is an unhealthy disruption in an individual's eating habits, usually characterized by weight loss, failure to gain weight among minors, or difficulties in...
8 hours ago - HealthWorks Collective
Severity of Kids' Opioid Poisoning on the Rise
]]> - ORLANDO - Roughly one in four opioid poisonings involve children and adolescents, and these poisonings have become more severe and life-threatening in recent years, a...
10 hours ago - MedPageToday
Metformin Drug may Help Reduce Obesity in Children and Adolescents
Metformin, a glucose-lowering drug commonly used to treat diabetes - to be effective at lowering some measures of obesity in children and adolescents.
14 hours ago - Medindia Health
Exposure for Adolescent PTSD with Comorbid Substance Misuse
Combining exposure-based therapies and attention to substance use problems seems safe in adolescents.
15 hours ago - Journal Watch
Glucose-lowering drug reduces obesity indices in children and adolescents, study shows
A new study has shown metformin - a glucose-lowering drug commonly used to treat diabetes - to be effective at lowering some measures of obesity in children and adolescents.
20 hours ago - News Medical
Factors that may contribute to elevated risk of alcohol use disorder in adolescence
Alcohol misuse is common among adolescents, and increases the risk of developing a chronic alcohol use disorder in the future.
20 hours ago - News Medical - 6 articles
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Baby from an Immature Egg
Fertility doctors have announced the birth of the first baby to be born to a cancer patient from an immature egg that was matured in the laboratory, frozen, then thawed and...
Coronavirus conspiracy: Communist China could weaponize supply lines...
Now that it has been revealed that the United States has an almost total dependency on China for pharmaceuticals, experts are warning that the communist country can basically...
New research reveals a way to stop Ebola virus from replicating
The Ebola virus disease is a rare but highly contagious disease caused by Zaire ebolavirus, or simply the Ebola virus. Due to the high fatality rate associated with EVD, the...
Demi Lovato Talks To Ashley Graham About Recovering From An Eating Disorder
Demi Lovato opened up to Ashley Graham about her recovery from an eating disorder Demi Lovato is making a big comeback this year after some time away from the spotlight to work...
Treating PTSD: An Opioid Drug can Help Overcome Fear and Anxiety
Treating PTSD: An opioid drug can fight anxiety disorders, and also help numb fear memory, reveals a new study.
Babies Frequently Exposed to Household Cleaning Products More Prone to...
Can inhaling cleaning products affect your child's health? Yes, early exposure of babies to household cleaning products can increase the risk of developing asthma and wheezing...
Declines in Heart Attack Higher Among Men Than Women
Declines in acute myocardial infarction have slowed among women in comparison with men in recent years, reports a new study.
Mars may have developed habitable conditions as early as 4.2 billion years ago
A new study claims that Mars could have been habitable anywhere between 4.2 to 3.5 billion years ago. The authors of this study have adjusted their timeline of when they...
Coronavirus death toll climbs to more than 2,000 with more than 75,000 cases...
More than 2,000 people have now died from the killer coronavirus rapidly sweeping the world. And more than 75,000 patients have been struck down with the deadly SARS-CoV-2...
Study Probes Side Effects of Long-Used Methotrexate
People who took methotrexate had small-to-moderate increases in risks for skin cancer, infections, and gastrointestinal, lung and blood problems, according to the study...