News tagged with adolescent medicine

Alcohol brands influence teen drinking preferences

American adolescents are hitting the hard stuff, according to a new report from Dartmouth Medical School and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health published in the July issue of the journal Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. ...

Jul 06, 2011
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Urban children are healthier commuters than rural teens

The children most likely to walk or cycle to school live in urban areas, with a single parent, and in an economically disadvantaged home, according to survey results that were published in Pediatrics today by Dr. Roman Pabayo ...

Jul 04, 2011
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Sowing the seeds of the obesity epidemic in babyhood

The growth charts pediatricians use at well-baby visits can predict a baby's risk for obesity later in life, finds a population-based study from Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare.

Nov 07, 2011
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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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