News tagged with adolescent medicine
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A new study has placed young indigenous females at the highest risk of sustaining assault-related injuries in Queensland.
Health Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
It is widely believed that adolescents engage in risky behaviors because of an innate tolerance for risks, but a study by researchers at New York University, Yale's School of Medicine, and Fordham University has found this ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
A blistering sunburn during childhood or adolescence more than doubles the adult risk of skin cancer. The accumulation of long-term sun exposure may be equally dangerous. A study from the Colorado School ...
Health Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that adolescents who eliminated sugar-sweetened beverages for one year gained less weight than those who didn't, shedding light on an effective intervention to help combat adolescent obesity. ...
Overweight and Obesity Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—For teenagers struggling with acne, Sophia Yen, MD, has a simple message: Your doctor can help.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 24, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Could the impact of chronic stress explain why American black girls are more likely to be overweight than white girls? According to Dr. Tomiyama of the University of California, Los Angeles in the U.S., and her colleagues, ...
Health Sep 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Adolescents who are tasered by law enforcement officers do not appear to be at higher risk for serious injury than adults, according to new a new study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center researchers.
Pediatrics Sep 18, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
California's pediatricians-in-training are not adequately educated about the methods to prevent recurrent sexually transmitted infections in teenagers. That's the conclusion of a study from the Stanford University School ...
Pediatrics Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Potentially worrisome weight gains following tonsillectomy occur mostly in children under the age of 6, not in older children, a study by Johns Hopkins experts in otolaryngology- head and neck surgery shows.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Parents of teen girls are more ready to accept their daughters being offered birth control pills and condoms during doctor visits than other, more effective and long-acting contraceptive methods, according ...
Health Sep 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Be warned, popularity may cause lung cancer, heart disease, and emphysema.
Addiction Sep 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Although mothers are usually the ones who have "the birds and the bees" talks with their children, with targeted prompting and guidance, fathers will also step up to the plate. That's the finding of a study ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A popular marketing ploy with junk foods and other indulgent table fare can be an equally effective tool for promoting healthier eating in school cafeterias.
Health Aug 28, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Superheroes and other popular kids' characters have been used to sell junk food, candy and other sugary treats to children for decades, but new research shows they also can be used to promote ...
Pediatrics Aug 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Although fewer middle and high schools in the United States make sugary sodas available to students today, other sweet beverages, particularly sports drinks, are still widely available, according ...
Pediatrics Aug 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0