Dysmenorrhea history associated with endometriosis risk in adolescents
In a recent study, women with a history of dysmenorrhea were at a significantly increased risk of endometriosis.
Having "the talk" with teen patients
A visit with a pediatric clinician is an ideal time to ensure that a teenager knows the correct information, has the opportunity to make certain contraceptive choices, and instill the knowledge that the pediatric office is a safe place to come for help.
GARDASIL 9 shows positive long-term results against HPV-related cancers
The effects of GARDASIL 9 (Human Papillomavirus 9-valent Vaccine, Recombinant) in patients aged 9 to 15 years has indicated efficacy, according to a recent long-term follow-up study.
Mediterranean diet, stress reduction improves child neurodevelopment
In a recent study, improved neurodevelopmental outcomes were seen in children aged 2 years whose mothers received a Mediterranean diet or mindfulness-based stress reduction intervention during pregnancy.
Oral vs intravenous acetaminophen: Which is better for closing a patent ductus arteriosus?
In the 18 studies that assessed the efficacy of closing a patent ductus arteriosus after 1 course of acetaminophen treatments, the results demonstrated that both oral and IV preparations were more effective than placebo.
Gestational age at term not linked to academic performance
In a recent study, no significant differences in math and reading test scores were found among children born at term with different gestational ages.
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