Psychology & Psychiatry

New study may help guide treatment of pediatric anxiety

Researchers from the University of Cincinnati (UC) examined common medications prescribed for children and adolescents with anxiety disorders, to determine which are the most effective and best-tolerated. This study revealed ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Spines of boys and girls differ at birth

Looking at measurements of the vertebrae - the series of small bones that make up the spinal column - in newborn children, investigators at Children's Hospital Los Angeles found that differences between the sexes are present ...

Pediatrics

Girls suffer more overuse injuries in teen sports

A new study performed by researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center shows that when it comes to overuse injuries in high school sports, girls are at a much higher risk than boys. Overuse injuries include ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Support for ultrasound first in pediatric appendicitis diagnosis

(HealthDay)—During the transition to an ultrasound-first paradigm for imaging acute appendicitis in pediatric patients, there does not seem to be any increase in complicated appendicitis diagnoses or a longer median hospital ...

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