Quantcast

Latest Adolescent medicine Stories

2013-06-13 16:41:15

Rape is shockingly common in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya, where as many as one in four adolescent girls are raped each year. But a short self-defense course can dramatically reduce the girls' vulnerability to sexual assault, according to a new study from the Stanford University School of Medicine, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital and an organization called No Means No Worldwide. "Self-defense training taught these young girls to stand up and say 'no' with confidence, and empowered them...

2013-05-09 23:44:13

Teen Health Coach, Linda Mandelbaum HHC, AADP, LE is now working with teenage clients throughout the United States via Skype coaching. Great Neck, New York (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 The Teen Health Coach, Linda Mandelbaum HHC, AADP, LE with offices in Great Neck, Long Island, New York, has recently started working with teenage clients throughout the United States via in-depth Skype coaching sessions. After multiple Skype health coaching sessions with teenage clients from other parts of the...

2012-10-22 22:32:17

Online health records could be surprisingly useful for at-risk teenagers who cycle through the juvenile justice system. A new study from the Stanford University School of Medicine and the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center found that these young people have high rates of Internet use and an unexpectedly favorable attitude toward accessing their health records online. Teens who get in trouble with the law could particularly benefit from online health records because they generally have worse...

HPV Vaccinations Not Associated With Increased Sexual Activity In Adolescent Girls
2012-10-15 10:20:49

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Despite previous warnings that adolescent girls who receive vaccines for human papillomavirus (HPV) would be more sexually active, a new study has found those concerns to be grossly unwarranted. The new study, conducted by Robert Bednarczyk PhD, of Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research-Southeast in Atlanta, and his colleagues, have found there is no difference in the sexual behaviors of adolescent girls who have received...

2012-10-02 10:49:52

A study of girls and young women in California suggests that the quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine (HPV4) appeared to be associated with syncope (fainting) on the day of vaccination and skin infections in the two weeks after vaccination, according to a report published Online First by Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, a JAMA Network publication. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is a family of small DNA viruses and infections with this viral family are the most commonly...

2012-09-17 15:43:15

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 of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital examining pediatric residents' knowledge of laws governing treatment of their patients' sexual partners. "Unless you treat the partner, your patient gets re-infected," Neville Golden, MD, an adolescent medicine specialist...


Word of the Day
ambsace
  • Bad luck; misfortune.
  • The smallest amount possible or the most worthless thing.
The word 'ambsace' comes from a Latin word meaning 'both'.