One in 10 High School Seniors Have Used Narcotic Painkillers
... of this study provide compelling evidence that adolescents
have a wide range of motives for using ... of Michigan.
Other studies have found many adolescents
get opioids from their own previous ... problems, Bisaga added.
"This suggests that adolescents
should be routinely screened for prescription ...
Giving Statins to Kids Provokes Debate
... a statin for 60 years or more."
Obesity in adolescents
has become a major health concern in the United ... lowering cholesterol and as effective and safe in adolescents
as they are in adults," Daniels said. "The most ... given statins.
Less than 1 percent of American adolescents
aged 12 to 17 years meet the American Academy of ...
May Institute, National Autism Center, and Automoblox Launch 'Cars for Classrooms' Summer Charitable Campaign to Benefit Children with Autism
... toy cars to schools working with children and adolescents
with autism. Automoblox, the retro-modern, ... organization dedicated to serving children and adolescents
with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) by providing ... operates four schools for children and adolescents
with ASD and other developmental disabilities, ...
Social support buffers adolescent depression after terrorist attacks: Ben-Gurion University
... Georgia State University.
The team examined adolescents
(grades 7-9) who were indirectly exposed to a ... Shahar. "We found that the more socially happy adolescents
were, the easier it was for them to protect ... of innovative preventive interventions for adolescents
exposed to terror attacks."
Younger Teens Really Do Care What People Think
... the researchers studied neural activity in 12 adolescents
(aged 11 to 13) and 12 young adults (aged 22 to ... described them.
The results showed that young adolescents
are more likely than young adults to see ... example, mothers are more important in how young adolescents
view their academic abilities, while best friends ...
New Policy Statement from Society for Adolescent Medicine Urges Inclusion of Adolescent and Young Adult Health Issues in All Health Care Reform Legislation
... younger children will also help adolescents. But adolescents
require special attention and services to promote ... individual young people and for ... Many adolescents
experiment with 'adult' behaviors and are ... to ensure that health care reform helps adolescents
become healthy adults:
1. Assure ...
Cyber Bullying Affects One in 10 Students
... and eighth grades.
Compared with whites, black adolescents
were more likely to be bullies, and less likely ... more often.
"This may reflect a need among adolescents
to establish social status, especially during ... new group," the study said. "Friendship protects adolescents
from being selected as targets of bullies."
Teens who believe they'll die young are more likely to engage in risky behavior, University of Minnesota research finds
... Ph.D., and colleagues found that one in seven adolescents
believe that it is highly likely that they will ... the first set of interviews, nearly 15 percent of adolescents
predicted they had a 50/50 chance or less of ... study findings support physician screening of adolescents
for this perceived risk of early death. "This ...
Alterations in brain's white matter key to schizophrenia, UCLA study shows
... to discover that white matter in the brains of adolescents
at risk of developing schizophrenia does not ... and followed them over a two-year period. The adolescents
were identified as high risk due to genetic ... typically developing young people and high-risk adolescents
develop during this period right before the ...
Young adults not drinking enough milk
... calcium intake should encourage the families of adolescents
to serve milk at meals. In addition, interventions targeted to female adolescents
should build concern for healthful eating, ... advertisements. Interventions targeted to male adolescents
should emphasize opportunities to taste ...
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FDA Advisory Committee Votes in Favor of Zyprexa for Two Adolescent Indications
... episodes associated with bipolar I disorder in adolescents
aged 13-17 years old. The panel supported the ... from two pivotal clinical trials of Zyprexa in adolescents
with schizophrenia or bipolar I disorder, ... assess the efficacy and safety of Zyprexa in 72 adolescents
(aged 13-17 years old) with schizophrenia; and a ...
Behavioral Modification Programs Help Obese Children Manage Their Weight
... or more is considered obese. Obese children and adolescents
higher risk for asthma, type 2 diabetes, ... management program helped extremely obese adolescents
However, no studies evaluated ... block fat
absorption. In one 12-month study, adolescents
taking sibutramine as part
of a weight management ...
Head-to-Head Study Demonstrates Focalin(R) XR Offers Faster and Better Symptom Control than Concerta(R)1 in Early Part of ADHD Patients' Day
... Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
(ADHD) in adults, adolescents
and children six years and older. Focalin XR
is ... should generally not be used in children, adolescents
adults with known serious structural cardiac ... behavior is often observed in
children or adolescents
with ADHD, patients beginning treatment should ...
Study Demonstrates Lexapro(R) Significantly Improves Depression Symptoms in Adolescents
"Treating depression in adolescents
can be particularly challenging
because few ... significantly improved depressive symptoms in adolescents
and was also well tolerated by study ... Researchers estimate that up to eight percent of adolescents
affected by depression. Depression is a ...
Children's Hospital Cancer Study Finds Adolescents and Young Adults Don't Get Same Access to Cutting-Edge Treatment as Younger Patients
... survival rate from
cancer now is lower in older adolescents
and young adults with cancer than
in younger ... period.
This can be attributed to the fact that adolescents
and young adults
don't have the same access to ... physical,
psychological and emotional needs of adolescents
and young adults diagnosed
Forest Laboratories, Inc. Announces Positive Results of LEXAPRO(R) Phase III Study in Adolescents With Major Depression
... Researchers estimate that up to eight percent of adolescents
affected by depression.(1) However, ... for
adults with depression, as a treatment for adolescents
with MDD. Subject to
ongoing communication with ... may have serious
who suffer from depression, psychotherapy, ...
Childhood Influenza Immunization Coalition Encourages Vaccination Throughout the Influenza Season
... the need
to vaccinate more infants, children and adolescents
against influenza, the
Centers for Disease ... dedicated to
protecting infants, children and adolescents
from influenza by
communicating with "one strong ... Diseases (NFID) to protect infants,
children and adolescents
from influenza by communicating with "one ...
New Study of Concerta(R) Showed Significant Improvement of ADHD Symptom Management in Adults Compared to Placebo
... "Pharmacological treatment of children and adolescents
with ADHD is
clearly established but relatively ... the treatment of ADHD in children and adolescents
ages six to 17. About the Study In the study ... affects an estimated four million children and adolescents
in the United
States. Although once considered to ...
FDA Issues Complete Response Letter for INTUNIV(TM) (guanfacine) Extended Release for the Treatment of ADHD in Children and Adolescents
... F, McGough J, Wigal T, et al. Guanfacine extended release in
children and adolescents
with ADHD: a placebo-controlled trial. J Am Acad
Child and Adolesc ... Practice
parameter for the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents
attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. J Am Acad Child Adolesc ...
Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Commences Phase 1 Study of KRX-0401 (Perifosine) in Recurrent Pediatric Solid Tumors at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
... Recurrent Pediatric Tumors
Approximately 12,400 children and adolescents
younger than 20 years of age are diagnosed with some type of cancer each year. Among these, approximately 2,300 children and adolescents
die of cancer each year making cancer the most common cause of ...
Adolescents in Medical Products
VNS Therapy System
Description:... Since 1997, VNS Therapy has been approved for use as an adjunctive therapy in reducing the frequency of seizures in adults and adolescents
over 12 years of age with partial onset seizures that are refractory to antiepileptic medications. This indication is based on outcomes from 5 ...
Adolescents in Medical Definition
Sexual orientation and medicine
... concerns. Major health issues for gay men are HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases, substance abuse, depression, and suicide. Gay male adolescents
are two to three times more likely than their peers to attempt suicide. Some evidence suggests lesbians have higher rates of smoking, overweight, ...
Adolescents in Medical Dictionary
are between stages. They have more ... are all changing radically. Asthma in adolescents
: Dealing With New Challenges Health Highlights ... and treatment of cancer in children and adolescents
(see Question 1). Death among children and ...
... cancer . Osteosarcoma most often occurs in adolescents
and young adults. Osteosarcoma affects ... cancer of the bone that occurs predominantly in adolescents
and young adults. It accounts for 5 percent of ... Ewing's sarcoma occur most often in children, adolescents
and young adults, ages 10 to 25. Chondro sarcoma ...
... Conduct disorder is a personality disorder seen in children or adolescents
where there are repeated bouts of disruptive behavior . These children or adolescents
frequently break rules and ignore the basic right s of other people. ...
... plan ahead, and take action including visiting a clinic or doctor. Young adolescents
may not have reached the developmental stage in which they can organ ize ... until your next period starts. For example, a 1996 national survey of adolescents
reported that the average teen does not have enough information about ...
... fat eaten has a large impact on blood cholesterol levels. FAT adolescents
BECOME LONELY POOR ADULTS Question: I'm concerned because my ... are climbing. An ominous statistic is that the percentage of children and adolescents
who are obese has doubled in the last 20 years. Fat -like spots ...
... caused by cytomegalovirus . Full-blown mono is most common in adolescents
and young adults. Mononucleosis , Infectious Can't find what you ... is an acute viral infection . It has its peak incidence in adolescents
between the ages of 15 and 17, but it commonly affects a much broader ...
... can overstimulate your bladder . Lose weight if you need to. Most adolescents
believe they can quit smoking anytime they want. But they become just as addicted to nicotine as adults do. In fact, adolescents
typically become addicted at relatively low doses of nicotine . In ...
... is a fairly common anxiety disorder that affects children and young adolescents
. Separation anxiety disorder (SAD) is defined as excessive worry and ... Emergencies ) Sports for Children with Disabilities Sports Safety for adolescents
Sports Safety for Children ... ...
Type 2 diabetes
... an increase in the number of cases of type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents
. Type 2 diabetes used to be rare, the kind of disease that doctors ... released by the pancreas . Type 2 Diabetes Rising Among U.S. adolescents
Diabetes Brings Earlier Heart Disease , Death Diabetes Drug ...
... now often referred to as 'unintentional injuries '. What causes them? Accidents are, by far, the leading cause of death among children and adolescents
. The automobile accounts for the largest number of these acci dental death s. Accidents are not a common cause of broken bones , but the ...
Adolescents in Biological News
Study finds link between individual stress and adolescent obesity
... study finding that increased levels of stress in adolescents
are associated with a greater likelihood of them being overweight or obese.
The study of 1,011 adolescents
(aged 10-15) and their mothers from low income ... Researchers measured the height and weight of the adolescents
to determine their body mass index, which was ...
Regular family meals result in better eating habits for adolescents
... middle adolescence. In general, the study found adolescents
who participated in regular family meals reported ... healthful diets and meal patterns compared to adolescents
without regular family meals.
Data were drawn ... ethnically diverse sample of adolescents. Young adolescents
completed classroom surveys and a questionnaire ...
News from the March 2009 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
... all stages of the life cycle, from children and adolescents
to middle-aged and elderly adults.
Fruit and ... Consumption among U.S. Children
Children and adolescents
aren't meeting guidelines for fruit and vegetable ... of fruits and vegetables consumed by children and adolescents
compared to Dietary Guidelines for Americans ...
African-Americans aware and accepting, but often do not receive, the HPV vaccine
... only 25 percent of eligible African-American adolescents
have received the HPV vaccine, a new survey ...
Most famously, some groups insisted that if adolescents
were aware that they could inoculate themselves ... and a "wise choice."
Forty-five caregivers of adolescents
also participated in the study, all of whom were ...
Study reveals specific gene in adolescent men with delinquent peers
... because it shows that the propensity in some adolescents
to affiliate with delinquent peers is tied up in ... clear link between DAT1 and delinquent peers for adolescents
raised in high-risk families while finding little ... 2,800 nationally representative male and female adolescents
have been genotyped and interviewed.
"We can ...
Abuse of painkillers can predispose adolescents to lifelong addiction
... the drug's euphoric properties and make such adolescents
more vulnerable to the drug's effects later in ... less frequently than adults, suggesting that adolescents
were more sensitive to its rewarding effects. ... drug.
"Together, these results suggest that adolescents
who abuse prescription pain killers may be tuning ...
Risks and benefits of antipsychotics in children and adolescents
... studies show that at least 20% of children and adolescents
will fulfil a diagnostic criterion for a mental ... practice in the treatment of children and adolescents
with psychotic disorders (Armenteros & David, ... tolerability of antipsychotics in children and adolescents
(Arango et al. 2004; Kumra et al. 2007). In our ...
New research: Fruit juice consumption not related to overweight in children
... Juice Consumption and Weight in Children and adolescents
in the May/June issue of the American Journal of ... consumption of 100% fruit juice by children and adolescents
and weight, and found there is no systematic ... the consumption of 100% juice by children and adolescents
is not associated with overweight is very ...
U of M finds teens who eat breakfast daily eat healthier diets than those who skip breakfast
... that between 12 and 24 percent of children and adolescents
regularly skip breakfast. This percentage of ... this research confirms the importance of teaching adolescents
to start the day off right by eating breakfast. Although adolescents
may think that skipping breakfast seems like a ...
U of M study identifies risk factors of disordered eating in overweight youth
... ongoing study that assessed eating and weight-related behaviors in 4,746 adolescents
from 31 urban Minneapolis-St. Paul schools during the 1998-99 academic ... and different potential motivators for overweight male and female adolescents
to developing eating disorders.
"Further exploration of these gender ...
Adolescents in Biological Technology
Adolescents in Biological Definition
... Each term is a misnomer, especially since the obesity epidemic in recent years has led to increased incidence of type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents
in the USA, and insulin is used in some type 2 cases.
Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Type 2 diabetes is characterized by " insulin resistance " ...
... Syndrome: A Guide for Parents. (1995) Van Dyke, D. C., Mattheis, P. J., Schoon Eberly, S., and Williams, J. Bethesda, MD, USA: Woodbine House.
with Down Syndrome: Toward a More Fulfilling Life. (1997) Pueschel, S. M. and Sustrova M. (Eds.) Baltimore, MA, USA: Paul H. Brookes Pub.
Adolescents in Biological Dictionary
... provide CF newborn screening ? ... AHCPR Archived Clinical Practice Guidelines. Bethesda (MD): National Library of Medicine (US) ... Children and adolescents
Screening 1. Anemia Improved ... The Guide to Community Preventive Services is being developed by the Task Force on Community Preventive ...