Tag: "teens" at medical news
Researchers search for first sign of congestive heart failure
...ability to fill. He'll look at a cross- section of teens
to determine the contribution of race and gender as well. "The purpose of this study is to tell you that before you have difficulty breathing, you show some signs that we could modify earlier and prevent you from going on to that," says Dr. Kapuku. T...
GlaxoSmithKline receives unanimous favorable recommendation by FDA Advisory Committee for Boostrix
...he current tetanus and diphtheria booster shot for teens
is a logical strategy to prevent this disease in adolescents without additional injections and may help reduce the risk of transmission to infants in whom pertussis can be deadly." Background on Pertussis Pertussis, commonly known as "whooping co...
SAM on the favorable recommendation by FDA Advisory Committee for Boostrix
...nd well-being of adolescents by helping to protect teens
from this serious and highly contagious disease. "...h outbreaks occurring nationwide. Pertussis among teens
may cause severe coughing fits, which may last up to 100 days and significantly impact the teen's li...
Teen tooth trauma prevalent in Ontario
...lph and York region. Overall, 18.5 per cent of the teens
almost one in five showed evidence of tooth damage; six per cent exhibited severe damage with teeth broken or knocked out. They also found that youth who had problems with cavities also tended to have tooth injuries. The team's next task is to dete...
English-speaking Hispanic youth more likely to have sex early
...reprogram survey data from 7,270 Hispanic or white teens
in seventh to 12th grade involved in the Arizona A...uth. Highly acculturated Hispanic English-speaking teens
were 170 percent more likely to have had intercourse than white youth. "In terms of program develop...
School-based smoking prevention programs ineffective
...gh or high school have little influence on whether teens
choose to light up or not, according to a study published in the March issue of the Journal of Adolescent Health. "Our study shows there is little evidence to suggest that existing school-based smoking prevention programs produce long-term reductions...
Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) biennial meeting
...opment issues Aggressive behavior among children, teens
Autism Children's sleep patterns Gay, lesbian and other sexual minorities among children Influence of television Nutrition and obesity Offspring of gay parents Poverty and child development Prenatal anxiety and later child development Presch...
UIC offers new weight loss surgery for obese teens
...r management program. The surgery is available for teens
with a body mass index of at least 35 and one or m... psychological problems. It is also available for teens
with a body mass index of greater than 40 with no other health problems. Patients must have a histor...
Dialogue & personal example work best for parents in drug talks with teens
Parents can more effectively advise teens
about alcohol and drug use if, first, they try dia...archer. Drug talks can work best when parents and teens
routinely share insights on the benefits and risks of drug use, says Dr. Michelle Miller-Day, associ...
New study finds link between self-mutilation and risky sexual behavior
... and college students to be around 14%. In short, teens
with abuse history take sexual risks and teens
who self-cut take sexual risks. But teens
that have been abused and cut take even more sexual risks....
Bone density returns when teens stop using Depo Provera, Group Health study finds
...h and osteoporosis provides a number of steps that teens
and young women can take to improve or maintain bone density. The 2004 report recommends: Eat foods high in calcium and vitamin D Participate in regular weight-bearing exercise Don't smoke Limit consumption of alcoholic beverages...
Parents have complex opinions about notification laws for minors' access to contraception
...egative consequence resulting from such laws, like teens
having more unprotected sex, and nearly half (47.6 percent) expected five or more negative consequences. For exceptions to PNLs, 85.5 percent of parents supported at least one, and 29.7 percent supported five to six, with the most commonly supported ...
Bone density appears to recover after adolescents discontinue injected contraceptive
...e study authors wrote. "However, these results in teens
and those from our previous cohort provide reassurance that bone loss is regained, even in younger users." The current study is among several funded by NICHD to evaluate the impact of DMPA on bone density in women, explained the study's project offic...
State policies decrease youth smoking, drinking and sex
...es and of family planning clinics. They found that teens
were 1.9 percent less likely to smoke and drink when cigarette and alcohol taxes were higher. Among the regions surveyed, the researchers report that doubling the number of communities with laws that prohibit teenagers' access to cigarette vending ma...
More Britons live alone
...t one occupant is up by 31 per cent. In their late teens
and early 20s, either sex is just as likely to live solo before setting up home as a couple, says the report. But between the ages of 25 and 44, men are more prone to going it alone. If a man's relationship breaks down, he is more likely to change to...
Researchers map the sexual network of an entire high school
...the network of romantic and sexual relations among teens
attending the school in this 18-month period - the...adolescents have about who they will not date. The teens
will not date (from a female perspective) one's old boyfriend's current girlfriend's old boyfriend. ...
Mandated parental notification laws concerning prescription contraception would affect teenagers
...onducted to determine how legislation would impact teens
seeking these services. Sixty percent of minors reported that a parent or guardian knew they were accessing sexual health services at the clinic. Fifty-nine percent of all adolescents would use the clinic for prescription contraception even if paren...
Collaborative care, training boosts adolescent depression treatment in primary care clinics
... availability of effective talk therapies. "Most teens
visit a primary care doctor or nurse each year and...visits provide important opportunities to identify teens
suffering from depression and provide them with optimal care," said Joan Asarnow, principal investig...
Government solutions won't cure kids' obesity, survey says
...." Overweight and obesity rates among children and teens
have tripled since the 1980s, now reaching 15 percent of the child population....
Prentiss Foundation awards $5 million to University Hospitals
... and crucial psychiatric services for children and teens
in our community and beyond. "There is no child and adolescent inpatient unit in our region that has been able to successfully integrate excellent clinical care, professional training of future mental health professionals, and state-of-the-art resear...
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