Suicide rates are increasing significantly among African American adolescents
A large-scale study from The University of Toledo of young African Americans who have attempted or died by suicide suggests there is a greater need for mental health services...
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Immature mood neurons develop during adolescence
Researchers have discovered a mysterious group of neurons in the amygdala - a key center for emotional processing in the brain - that stay in an immature, prenatal...
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Workshops and online interventions provide support for parents of anorexia patients
In a pilot projected at the University Clinic for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry of MedUni Wien and AKH Wien, parents of anorexia patients were familiarized with the illness...
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Type 1 diabetes may shrink pancreas, deteriorate exocrine function in children
Children with type 1 diabetes have smaller pancreases than children without the disease, and this may adversely affect exocrine function in this population, according to...
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Teen 'Sexting' May Not Always Spell Trouble
While teen sexting is linked to increased odds of certain types of risky behavior, a new analysis of research to date on the impact of sexually explicit content on adolescent...
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Skinny self-image, heavy workouts in adolescence are warning signs, study shows
New research finds that adolescents who see themselves as puny and who exercise to gain weight may be at risk of so-called muscularity-oriented disordered eating behaviors.
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A Management Protocol for Gonad Preservation in Patients with Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome
Historically, individuals with androgen insensitivity syndrome were managed with removal of gonadal tissue at various ages to avert the risk of gonadal malignancy. Recently...
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The Risk of Gambling Disorders in Children and Adolescents
Gambling disorders should be regarded as a public health issue, with adverse consequences for individuals and families. Over the past 25 years, the phenomenon of gambling among...
2 days ago - The Journal of Pediatrics
Sex and Ethnic Differences in the Relationship between Changes in Anthropometric Measurements and Visceral Fat in Adolescents with Obesity
To examine sex and ethnic differences in how baseline and changes in anthropometric measures relate with change in visceral fat with interventions in adolescents.
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Will resilience give hope to youth with chronic musculoskeletal pain?
Gmuca et al assessed the level of resilience in 30 adolescents between ages 13 to 17 years with non-inflammatory chronic musculoskeletal pain syndromes. Resilience is defined...
3 days ago - The Journal of Pediatrics
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Gut Microbiome-based Treatment found to Curb Food Allergies
Study finds altered gut microbiota in infants with food allergy; oral therapy to replenish bacteria prevented food allergy and suppressed established disease in mice.
Music Students Score High in Math, Science, English
High academic scores found among music students were more pronounced among those who take instrumental rather than vocal music.
Coffee Could Help Fight Obesity and Diabetes
Drinking a cup of coffee daily could improve the brown fat in the neck region which decreases the risk of diabetes and obesity.
Micronutrient Deficiencies Remain Common at Time of Celiac Disease...
Micronutrient deficiencies are a common symptom in adults diagnosed with celiac diseases, finds a new study.
Oral Steroids Ups Infection Risk in Inflammatory Disease Patients
Oral steroids puts patients with inflammatory disease at high risk of infection, according to a new study.
Nutrition is the Missing Element in Home Health Today: Study
Educating home health patients on the benefits of proper nutritional care can help promote their strength and prevent them from going back to the hospital, which eventually...
Ocean Swimming Raises Vulnerability to Infection: Study
Swimming in the ocean water changes the skin microbiome and raises the risk of infection, including that of the ear and skin, finds a new study.
Push-Ups: How Hand Position Changes the Muscles You Work
Push-ups are one of the most popular bodyweight exercises and one that works multiple muscle groups simultaneously. While we characteristically think of push-ups as a triceps...
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Babies prefer mommy's voice over daddy's - especially when it's a Grammy award-winning one! Scientific fact: Singing to your baby not only calms them down, but can also benefit...
New Discovery Helps Explain Some Forms of Stroke
A new behavior of the blood vessels of the brain in zebrafish has been identified by scientists.