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Unhealthy eating habits around sleep and sleep duration: To eat or fast?
World Journal of Diabetes; Nakajima, K.

Nov 14th, 2018 - Traditionally, breakfast skipping (BS), and recently late-night dinner eating (LNDE), have attracted attention in public health because they can predispose to cardiometabolic conditions such as obesity and type 2 diabetes. Intriguingly, it has become evident that short duration of sleep elicits similar health risks. As LNDE, BS, and short sleep can be closely related and can aggravate each othe...

NCATS-Supported Research Shows Potential for Altering Body Fat

Nov 14th, 2018 - Brown fat is tissue in the body that can burn large amounts of energy and generate heat. Scientists have been studying brown fat to treat obesity, but they have not found a practical, safe way to increase this fat or to make it from white fat, which stores energy.

Sport-Related Concussion in Children and Adolescents
Halstead, M.

Nov 11th, 2018 - Sport-related concussion is an important topic in nearly all sports and at all levels of sport for children and adolescents. Concussion knowledge and approaches to management have progressed since the American Academy of Pediatrics published its first clinical report on the subject in 2010.

The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans
Piercy, Katrina L.

Nov 11th, 2018 - Approximately 80% of US adults and adolescents are insufficiently active. Physical activity fosters normal growth and development and can make people feel, function, and sleep better and reduce risk of many chronic diseases.

Efficacy, adverse events, and inter-drug comparison of mepolizumab and reslizumab anti-IL-5 treatments of severe asthma – a systematic review and meta-analysis
European Clinical Respiratory Journal;

Nov 6th, 2018 - Background: New, complex, and expensive therapies targeting Interleukin-5 (IL-5) to treat severe eosinophilic asthma are emerging. Objective: To assess efficacy, adverse events, and inter-drug comparison of mepolizumab and reslizumab for treating severe eosinophilic asthma. Design: A systematic review and meta-analysis on randomized, placebo-controlled, clinical trials elucidating two cri...

Clinical Guideline for the Diagnosis, Evaluation and Management of Adults and Children with Asthma

Nov 3rd, 2018 - Consider a diagnosis of asthma and perform spirometry if any of these indicators are present :The symptoms of dyspnea, cough and/or wheezing, especially nocturnal, difficulty breathing or chest tightness

Advocating for Adolescent and Young Adult Male Sexual and Reproductive Health: A Position St...
Maria, D., et a,

Oct 31st, 2018 - There is a critical need to improve the sexual and reproductive health (SRH) education and care of adolescent and young adult (AYA) males around the globe, as SRH is a basic human right for all AYAs. This special attention toward the SRH of AYA males is warranted given the fact that they often have difficulty accessing SRH services and education relative to their female counterparts and have hi.

Supporting the Health Care Transition From Adolescence to Adulthood in the Medical Home
White, P.

Oct 31st, 2018 - Risk and vulnerability encompass many dimensions of the transition from adolescence to adulthood. Transition from pediatric, parent-supervised health care to more independent, patient-centered adult health care is no exception.

Otitis, Media, Acute - StatPearls
Danishyar, A. et. al.

Oct 26th, 2018 - Otitis media is defined as an infection of the middle ear fluid and is the second most common pediatric diagnosis in the emergency department following upper respiratory infections. Although otitis media can occur at any age, it is most commonly seen between the ages of 6 to 24 months.

Promoting Healthy Relationships in Adolescents

Oct 23rd, 2018 - Obstetrician–gynecologists have the opportunity to promote healthy relationships by encouraging adolescents to discuss past and present relationships while educating them about respect for themselves and mutual respect for others. Because middle school is a time when some adolescents may develop their first romantic or sexual relationships, it is an ideal timeframe for obstetrician–gynecologist.

Toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii infection) Resources for Health Professionals - CDC

Oct 23rd, 2018 - Diagnosis can be made by direct observation of the parasite in stained tissue sections, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), or other biopsy material. These techniques are used less frequently because of the difficulty of obtaining these specimens. Parasites can also be isolated from blood or other body fluids (for example, CSF) but this process can be difficult and requires considerable time.

ISPAD Clinical Practice Consensus Guidelines 2018:Microvascular and macrovascular complicati...
Donaghue, K

Oct 17th, 2018 - Clinically evident diabetes-related vascular complications are rarein childhood and adolescence. However, early functional and structuralabnormalities may be present a few years after the onset of thedisease.

Recombinant Zoster Vaccine (Shingrix) for the Prevention of Shingles
American Family Physician;

Oct 14th, 2018 - Recombinant zoster vaccine (Shingrix) is a two-dose intramuscular vaccine labeled for the prevention of herpes zoster virus (shingles) in adults 50 years and older. It is not indicated for the prevention of primary varicella infection (chickenpox).

Ensuring Comprehensive Care and Support for Transgender and Gender-Diverse Children and Adol...
Rafferty, J.,et al.

Sep 30th, 2018 - As a traditionally underserved population that faces numerous health disparities, youth who identify as transgender and gender diverse (TGD) and their families are increasingly presenting to pediatric providers for education, care, and referrals. The need for more formal training, standardized treatment, and research on safety and medical outcomes often leaves providers feeling ill equipped to.

ISPAD Position Statement on Type 1 Diabetes in Schools

Sep 30th, 2018 - The ISPAD Position Statement on Type 1 Diabetes in Schools is based upon the 2018 ISPAD Clinical Guidelines for Management of Type 1 Diabetes in School (1) and draws upon the published position statements on diabetes in schools of many countries (2 –6).

The Teen Driver
Alderman, E.

Sep 30th, 2018 - For many teenagers, obtaining a driver’s license is a rite of passage, conferring the ability to independently travel to school, work, or social events. However, immaturity, inexperience, and risky behavior put newly licensed teen drivers at risk.

The Role of Integrated Care in a Medical Home for Patients With a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Dis...
Turchi, R.

Sep 30th, 2018 - Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is an umbrella term used to describe preventable birth defects and intellectual and/or developmental disabilities resulting from prenatal alcohol exposure. The American Academy of Pediatrics has a previous clinical report in which diagnostic criteria for a child with an FASD are discussed and tools to assist pediatricians with its management can be found.

Optimizing Support for Breastfeeding as Part of Obstetric Practice

Sep 23rd, 2018 - As reproductive health experts and advocates for women’s health who work in conjunction with other obstetric and pediatric health care providers, obstetrician–gynecologists are uniquely positioned to enable women to achieve their infant feeding goals. Maternity care policies and practices that support breastfeeding are improving nationally; however, more work is needed to ensure all women recei.

The Link Between Obesity and Obstructive Sleep Apnea
American Academy Of Sleep Medicine;

Sep 22nd, 2018 - The Link Between Obesity and Obstructive Sleep Apnea Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a sleep disorder characterized by complete or partial airway closure during sleep. Patients with obesity are at higher risk of OSA. The interrelationships between obesity and OSA are complex and bidirectional. Obesity places patients at higher risk for OSA and patients with OSA are likely to gain more w...

Weight Loss to Prevent Obesity-Related Morbidity and Mortality in Adults: Behavioral Interve...
US Preventive Services Task Force

Sep 17th, 2018 - The USPSTF recommends that clinicians offer or refer adults with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or higher (calculated as weight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared) to intensive, multicomponent behavioral interventions.