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Social support buffers adolescent depression after terrorist attacks: Ben-Gurion University

BEER-SHEVA, ISRAEL -- July 20, 2009 Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) have conducted a "before and after" study of depression and terrorist attacks in adolescents, demonstrating that strong social support from friends is a buffer from depression in terrorism-related stress. ...

New Policy Statement from Society for Adolescent Medicine Urges Inclusion of Adolescent and Young Adult Health Issues in All Health Care Reform Legislation

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- As the discussion regarding health care reform moves through Congress and is debated in the public forum, a new policy statement from the Society for Adolescent Medicine (SAM) urges all parties to include adolescent and young adult health issues in t...

New national adolescent weight control registry will recognize successful teen weight loss efforts

PROVIDENCE, RI According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 16 percent of children ages 6-19 years are overweight or obese a number that has tripled since 1980. In an effort to combat this epidemic of pediatric obesity, researchers at The Miriam Hospital and The...

How adolescent girls manage stress

Greater influence over everyday life, emotional support, and cultural and recreational activities help to enable teenage girls to withstand stress. Those were the results of a dissertation from the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Stress and worry amongst teenagers have in...

Cellular telephones to expand knowledge of health behaviors and microorganisms in adolescent males

INDIANAPOLIS A $4.15 million, four-year National Institutes of Health grant will enable researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine to conduct the first health study of teenage boys using cellular telephones. The researchers, led by Dennis Fortenberry, M.D., M.S., professor of ped...

Early stimulus funding supports research in adolescent addiction

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] A Brown University professor is among the first in the country to win a federal research grant funded by national economic stimulus efforts. Robert Miranda Jr., assistant professor (research) with the Brown University Center for Alcohol and Addition Studies,...

University of Hawaii at Manoa professors co-author adolescent obesity study

Drs. Timothy Halliday and Sally Kwak, economics professors at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, recently published a paper in Economics and Human Biology titled, "Weight Gain in Adolescents and Their Peers." The article examines trends in adolescent body mass index (BMI) in a nationally repres...

For adolescent crime victims, genetic factors play lead role

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Genes trump environment as the primary reason that some adolescents are more likely than others to be victimized by crime, according to groundbreaking research led by distinguished criminologist Kevin M. Beaver of The Florida State University. The study is believed to be t...

Gaining new insights into mentoring programs for adolescent girls

(Boston) -- A study of a Big Brothers Big Sisters of America formal mentoring program, which matched adolescent girls with women mentors, revealed that strong emotional support and improvement in girls psychosocial functioning from these relationships was a dominant theme coupled with the developm...

Society for Adolescent Medicine Meeting to Focus on 'E-Teens' and How Adolescents Incorporate Technology and Health

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's adolescents have the dubious distinction of being the most "wired" generation to date. They somehow complete homework while simultaneously texting on mobile phones, listening to iPods, IM-ing from computers and posting photos and video to Faceboo...

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Adolescent in Medical Technology

FDA Advisory Committee Votes in Favor of Zyprexa for Two Adolescent Indications

ADELPHI, Md., June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Psychopharmacologic Drugs Advisory Committee (PDAC) voted that Zyprexa(R) (olanzapine), an atypical antipsychotic, is effective and acceptably safe for the acute treatment of schizophrenia or manic or mix...

Tiny Cup Attached to Eye Improves Drug Delivery For Retinal Diseases

...n in Los Angeles for more than a century, and it is acknowledged throughout the United States and around the world for its leadership in pediatric and adolescent health. Children's Hospital is one of America's premier teaching hospitals, affiliated with the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern ...

Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine Herald New Agreement To Continue Forty-Plus Year Historic Relationship

...tment of diabetes, headaches , obesity, cough and sleep disorders , geriatrics and geriatric psychiatry , neurology and neurosurgery , adolescent and family medicine , HIV/AIDS and social and environmental medicine, among many other specialties. For more information, please visit www.mo...

Injection Reverses Heart-Attack Damage

...rch community. Founded as a 20-bed hospital for children, Children ' s Hospital Boston today is a 397-bed comprehensive center for pediatric and adolescent health care grounded in the values of excellence in patient care and sensitivity to the complex needs and diversity of children and families. Children...

SUNY Youth Sports Institute Convenes Top Experts in NYC Next Week to Present Research & Analysis on Energy Drink Health Impacts

...s that the $5 billion-a-year energy drink industry has on today's youth and adolescent population. The symposium is scheduled for Tuesday, June 30, 2009 from 7:4...ary research interests is to understand the antecedents and consequences of adolescent and young adult health-risk behaviors. Other noted participants are ...

Scientific Data Relating to Cinryze(TM) Presented at 6th Annual C1 Inhibitor Deficiency Workshop

... been approved by FDA for routine prophylaxis against angioedema attacks in adolescent and adult patients with HAE. C1 inhibitor therapy has been used acutely fo...se inhibitor [human]) for routine prophylaxis against angioedema attacks in adolescent and adult patients with hereditary angioedema (HAE), also known as C1 inhib...

Shire Announces Study Results of the Effects of INTUNIV(TM) (Guanfacine) Extended Release on Secondary Measures in Children with ADHD and Oppositional Symptoms

...t medication to control symptoms for children with ADHD exhibiting these behaviors," said Daniel Connor, MD, professor and division chief of child and adolescent psychiatry at the University of Connecticut Medical School. "When considered with the primary efficacy results of the current study, these data pro...

HIV/AIDS Research Network Recommends Use of Abbott RealTime Viral Load Test for NIH-Sponsored Clinical Trials

...ovide optimal drug treatment," O'Kelly said. The NIH-sponsored networks include the: AIDS Clinical Trials Group, International Maternal Pediatric adolescent AIDS Clinical Trials Group, HIV Prevention Trials Network, HIV Vaccine Trials Network, and Microbicide Trials Network. The networks are an affiliated ...

ViroPharma Submits Comments on Vancocin(R) Draft Bioequivalence Guidance

...ococcus aureus , including methicillin-resistant strains, and Cinryze(TM) (C1 inhibitor (human)) for routine prophylaxis against angioedema attacks in adolescent and adult patients with hereditary angioedema (HAE), also known as C1 inhibitor deficiency (for prescribing information on ViroPharma's commercial pro...

Aching Back? Cholesterol Medication Might Help

...ked at how the patient's age affected the suitability of nucleus pulposus tissue for regeneration. Researchers removed tissue from two groups -- adolescent patients (who were undergoing surgery for scoliosis) and adult patients (who were undergoing surgery for herniated discs) -- to find out how to manipu...
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Growth attenuation

...rl. References ^ Joyce M. Lee and Joel D. Howell. Tall Girls: The Social Shaping of a Medical Therapy Archives of Pediatrics & adolescent Medicine, Vol. 160 No. 10, October 2006. ...

Neuropsychiatry

... (2002) Obsessive compulsive disorder secondary to brain dysgerminoma in an adolescent boy: a positron emission tomography case report. Journal of Child and adolescent Psychopharmacology, 12, 259-263. Green, M.F. (2001) Schizophrenia Reveale...
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Vaccinations

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Therapeutic

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Thoracic

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Psychiatry

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PMS

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Pica

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Pedophilia

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Pathological Gambling

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Paranoia

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Adolescent in Biological News

Study finds link between individual stress and adolescent obesity

AMES, Iowa -- Stress may indeed be a direct contributor to childhood obesity. That's according to a new Iowa State University 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 (...

Study reveals specific gene in adolescent men with delinquent peers

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Birds of a feather flock together, according to the old adage, and adolescent males who possess a certain type of variation in a specific gene are more likely to flock to delinquent peers, according to a landmark study led by Florida State University criminologist Kevin M. Bea...

Childhood dairy intake may improve adolescent bone health

Cincinnati, OH, August 13, 2008Dairy is recognized as a key component of a healthy, balanced diet. However, until recently it was unclear how long-term dairy intake contributes to the many aspects of bone health in children, including bone density, bone mineral content, and bone area. A new stud...

Study supports reason for concern in childhood and adolescent obesity

COLUMBUS, Ohio Study findings presented at the May 2008 Pediatric Academic Societies and Asian Society for Pediatric Research Joint Meeting indicate that childhood and adolescent obesity negatively impacts vascular endothelial function, which relates to cardiac health. Obesity has been increas...

SAGE launches new journal -- ICAN: Infant, Child, & Adolescent Nutrition

Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, and Singapore (April 28, 2008) Obesity and corresponding diseases such as diabetes are more and more common. Weight and eating disorders have become especially problematic among young people, creating a need for more information about how to deal with pediatric nu...

Scientists find hormone activity explains adolescent mood swings

The "raging hormones" of puberty are known to produce mood swings and stress for most teenagers, making it difficult to cope with this period of life. Until now, the specific causes of pubertal anxiety have not been identified, making it harder to understand and treat adolescent angst. In the cu...

Animal models show that anabolic steroids flip the adolescent brain's switch for aggression

Anabolic steroids not only make teens more aggressive, but may keep them that way into young adulthood. The effect ultimately wears off but there may be other, lasting consequences for the developing brain. These findings, published in February's Behavioral Neuroscience, also showed that aggressi...

Society for Prevention Research Meeting in Washington, D.C., May 27-29, 2009

... Mother-Daughter Relationships: How do they affect adolescent Girls? May 28 2009 1:15PM - 2:45 PM, Hyatt Regenc... understanding of the risk factors associated with adolescent and young adult onset of substance use and disorde... Mother-Daughter Relationships: How do they affect adolescent Girls? May 28 2009 1:15PM - 2:45 PM, Hyatt Regenc...

News from the April 2009 Journal of the American Dietetic Association

...current vegetarians were less likely to be overweight or obese. However, adolescent and young adult vegetarians were also more likely to report binge eating wi...n assessing risk for disordered eating behaviors. Furthermore, when guiding adolescent and young adult vegetarians in proper nutrition and meal planning it may al...

Psychiatric disorders are common in adults who have had anorexia

...only study in the world that reflects the natural course of anorexia nervosa in the population", says Elisabet Wentz, Associate Professor in Child and adolescent Psychiatry at the Sahlgrenska Academy. The research group has published new results from the study in two scientific journals: the British Journal...
Adolescent in Biological Technology

Study Published in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health Demonstrated Once-Daily Vyvanse(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) CII Provided Significant Improvement of ADHD Symptoms for Children at 13 Hours After Administration

PHILADELPHIA, July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, Nasdaq: SHPGY ), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced that a study published online in the peer-reviewed journal Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health found once-dai...

Axial Biotech Launches Genetic Test for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS)

New assay is the first of its kind to determine likelihood of spinal disease progression SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Axial Biotech, Inc. announced today the commercial launch of a new DNA-based test that indicates the likelihood of progression to a severe curve for children dia...

New Aptivus(R) (tipranavir) Oral Solution Approved for Treatment-Experienced Pediatric and Adolescent HIV Patients

APTIVUS Oral Solution Also Approved for Treatment-Experienced Adult Patients RIDGEFIELD, Conn., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted approval of Aptivus(R) (t...

ViroPharma Receives Complete Response Letter for Cinryze(TM) Supplemental Biologics License Application for Acute Treatment of Hereditary Angioedema

... been approved by FDA for routine prophylaxis against angioedema attacks in adolescent and adult patients with HAE. C1 inhibitor therapy has been used acutely for...se inhibitor [human]) for routine prophylaxis against angioedema attacks in adolescent and adult patients with hereditary angioedema (HAE), also known as C1 inhib...

ViroPharma to Present at Two June Healthcare Conferences

...icillin-resistant strains. ViroPharma commercializes Cinryze(TM) (C1 esterase inhibitor (human)) for routine prophylaxis against angioedema attacks in adolescent and adult patients with hereditary angioedema (HAE), also known as C1 inhibitor deficiency (for prescribing information on ViroPharma's commercial pro...

ViroPharma Incorporated Honored by the National Organization for Rare Disorders

... been approved by FDA for routine prophylaxis against angioedema attacks in adolescent and adult patients with HAE. C1 inhibitor therapy has been used acutely fo...se inhibitor (human)) for routine prophylaxis against angioedema attacks in adolescent and adult patients with hereditary angioedema (HAE), also known as C1 inhib...

Axial Biotech Wins 2009 Innovation Award for Biotechnology

...held Thursday, April 30, 2009. Axial Biotech's award winning product, ScoliScore(TM), is the first-ever genetic test for patients diagnosed with adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS). This new molecular diagnostic tool marks a major advancement in which medical treatments can be personalized to patients d...

ViroPharma Incorporated Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...icillin-resistant strains. ViroPharma commercializes Cinryze(TM) (C1 esterase inhibitor (human)) for routine prophylaxis against angioedema attacks in adolescent and adult patients with hereditary angioedema (HAE), also known as C1 inhibitor deficiency (for prescribing information on ViroPharma's commercial pro...

ViroPharma to Release 2009 First Quarter Financial Results on April 29, 2009

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ViroPharma Improves Financial Position Through Repurchase of $45 Million Principal Amount of Senior Convertible Notes

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Adolescent in Biological Dictionary

Phase variation

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