Small but meaningful link between teen oral contraceptives and future depression

August 02, 2021

Adolescent oral contraceptive use is associated with a small yet meaningful increased risk of experiencing an episode of major depressive disorder (MDD) in early adulthood, especially among women with no history of MDD in adolescence.

Reducing steroid use with sJIA

July 30, 2021

Treatment for systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (sJIA) has long included steroids, but biologics now offer new ways to treat. Does early initiation of biologic therapy lead to a lessening in steroid use?