November 8th 2022
A recent review found that multiple clinical trials indicated a reduction in adult height potential for children with long-term use of stimulant medication for treatment of ADHD, but other studies conflict with this data.
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Between the lines: central precocious pubertyJune 30th 2022
Two experts discuss a variety of subjects on central precocious puberty, including recent study findings that examined treatment initiation and duration with height, the need to individualize treatment decisions for girls with CPP, and 2 case reports.
Will primary prevention strategies reduce the incidence of cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome?April 26th 2022
It may not be included in the differential diagnosis and can seem like it's cyclic vomiting syndrome, but a cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome diagnosis can be found through diligent history and compassionate care.
Calls for better research after USPSTF issues recommendation statement against routine eating disorder screeningApril 13th 2022
The recent recommendation statement from the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) that routine screening for eating disorders aren’t needed for teenagers with normal growth and weight was met with displeasure by experts in the field.
Screening adolescents for psychosocial concernsMarch 8th 2022
For adolescent patients, psychosocial concerns can be an important part of care and routine validated screening can help pediatricians determine which patients may require extra care or even a specialist.
How prevalent is PCOS in teen girls with type 2 diabetes?February 25th 2022
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and type 2 diabetes have some markers that suggest a connection, with PCOS patients exhibiting certain symptoms at greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes later. A systematic review examines the prevalence of the 2 conditions occurring in adolescent girls.
Did restrictions on flavored e-cigarettes lead to sales reductions?February 14th 2022
Many teenagers who use e-cigarettes tend to gravitate towards flavored cigarettes. Restricting the sale of flavors has been seen as one way to discourage use among this population group. A study examines whether statewide bans have led to improvements in curbing the use of the devices.