News tagged with adolescent medicine

Vermont's health care reform has lessons for other states

Vermont's aggressive health care reform initiatives can serve as a roadmap for other states, according to a Master of Public Health candidate at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). The paper, ...

Apr 04, 2013
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Study examines physician prescription of teen IUDs

(HealthDay)—Primary care physicians are more or less likely to prescribe long-acting reversible contraception such as intrauterine devices (IUDs) to adolescents based on their knowledge, skills, clinical ...

Mar 29, 2013
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Acute physical exercise improves executive function

(HealthDay)—Acute physical exercise improves executive function in children, adolescents, and young adults, according to a meta-analysis published online March 6 in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.

Mar 12, 2013
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Discovery of previously unknown immunodeficiency

Severe autoimmunity in childhood can be an indication of a primary immunodeficiency (PID) – this has now been demonstrated in a 13-year-old patient by a research group from the MedUni Vienna belonging to ...

Feb 19, 2013
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Gadget givers urged to consider ramifications

(HealthDay)—Gifts of electronic gadgets, like smartphones and laptops, no doubt bring glee to the teens who receive them. But people thinking of gifting such devices to a kid might want to consider the ...

Dec 14, 2012
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