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Latest Adolescent medicine Stories

2013-09-20 11:30:06

Higher calorie diets produce twice the rate of weight gain compared to the lower calorie diets that currently are recommended for adolescents hospitalized with anorexia nervosa.

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.

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)

2012-10-22 22:32:17

Online health records could be surprisingly useful for at-risk teenagers who cycle through the juvenile justice system.

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

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.

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.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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