Generation at risk: America's youngest facing mental health crisis
Teens are known for their moodiness, and adolescence - a turbulent time of life - is one of the most vulnerable periods to develop anxiety and depression.
1 hour ago - NBC News
Sleep duration and consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages and energy drinks among adolescents
• Short sleep duration was associated with consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages and energy drinks.• The observed associations significantly varied between middle and high...
5 hours ago - Nutrition JRNL
Got Rough And Bumpy ‘Chicken Skin'? I've Got Answers
Keratosis pilaris, otherwise known as “chicken skin,” causes rough, bumpy skin, most commonly on the backs of arms or the outsides of thighs. The bumps are either skin-toned or...
11 hours ago - Scary Mommy
Language Dysfunction in Pediatric Epilepsy
Epilepsy is one of the most common and severe neurologic diseases in children, affecting 0.9%-2% of the pediatric population.1,2 Children and adolescents with epilepsy and...
13 hours ago - The Journal of Pediatrics
HPV Vaccination: Missed Opportunities Persist
In over half of visits with pediatricians, and in nearly 75% of well-adolescent visits, HPV vaccine was not initiated in age-eligible, insured girls.
13 hours ago - Journal Watch
Obese patients at greater risk for infection after adolescent idiopathic scoliosis correction
Patients who underwent posterior spinal fusion for the correction of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis and were obese had a greater risk for postoperative infection, according to...
1 day ago - Healio
Editorial: Fresh start on schools
Pediatricians have known for quite some time that rapidly growing adolescents and teens benefit from more sleep - and yet high schools have always had the earliest start times...
2 days ago - Topix
Do Different Diagnostic Criteria Cause Impact Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Diagnosis for Adolescents?
While early diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome in adolescents may allow for earlier treatment and prevention of chronic disorders, incorrect or premature diagnosis carries...
2 days ago - Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
Invasive fungal infections uncommon among children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia
ATLANTA - A small percentage of children, adolescents and young adults with acute lymphoblastic leukemia treated with the UKALL2011 protocol developed invasive fungal...
2 days ago - Healio
Improving Diabetes-Related Parent-Adolescent Communication With Individualized Feedback
AbstractObjectiveTo pilot a brief individualized feedback intervention to improve the communication skills of parents with an adolescent with type 1...
3 days ago - Journal of Pediatric Psychology
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Physical Activity can Improve Lymphoma Patient's Chances of Survival
Lymphoma patient's chances of survival can be improved by good physical activity and thereby physicians have to counsel patients to increase their physical patients.
Innovative Photothermal Techniques can Cause Direct Damage to Tumors
Nanorods made of bismuth sulfide can now help destroy tumors by heat. This method could be an effective new treatment option for treating cancer
Workout On the Treadmill Thrice a Week To Deal With Parkinson's Disease
The muscle stiffness, disability, loss of gait can be slowed down by exercising on the treadmill thrice a week in those with early-stage Parkinson's disease.
Protein Crucial for Development of Immune Cells That are Key to Fighting Cancer
Protein, Runx3, programs T cells to amass in tissues where they protect against infection and tumor growth, opening the door to potential new cancer therapies.
Why Peppa Pig's GP is a bad example for real patients
Dr Catherine Bell said the series is encouraging patients to use surgeries inappropriately because character, Dr Brown Bear, pictured, is often seen prescribing medicines for...
The NS Holiday Gift Guide for the Foodie
December is flying by, and that means the holidays are fast approaching. The NS Holiday Gift Guides continue today with unique gifts for the foodie in your life, or that could...
Quinoa compounds may boost ‘healthspan' and slow aging: Study
Specific phytochemicals in quinoa may contribute to slowing aging and improved metabolic health, suggests new data from a study in nematodes .
Crush All Your Fitness Goals With These 50 Must-Know Workout Tips
Whether you're building up to a 5K , you want to grow your back muscles, or you want to get better at doing push-ups , these 50 tips will help you slay your fitness...
Superfoods to combat arthritis: Ginger, berries, fish and other...
Individuals diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis can experience mild to severe joint pain, and this often affects their daily lives. Thankfully, there are some superfoods that...
Health Ministry Launched New Campaign to Eradicate TB
Aiming to eradicate TB on the lines of polio, the Union Health Ministry has launched a 15-day nationwide door-to door campaign for early and better diagnosis.