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FDA says it will ban all menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars

30 Apr, 2021 | 08:29h | UTC

FDA says it will ban all menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars – STAT

See also: FDA Moves To Ban Cigarettes And Flavored Cigars – NPR

 


Chlamydia and gonorrhea: new recommendation to screen sexually active patients under 30

20 Apr, 2021 | 05:42h | UTC

Guideline: Recommendation on screening for chlamydia and gonorrhea in primary care for individuals not known to be at high risk – Canadian Medical Association Journal

News release: Under 30 and sexually active? It’s a good idea to get tested for chlamydia and gonorrhea – Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care

Summary: Chlamydia and gonorrhea: new recommendation to screen sexually active patients under 30 – Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care

Related USPSTF Draft Statement: Screening for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea – U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

 


[Press release – not published yet] Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine 100% effective against Covid-19 in adolescents

1 Apr, 2021 | 03:52h | UTC

Press release: Pfizer-BioNTech Announce Positive Topline Results Of Pivotal Covid-19 Vaccine Study In Adolescents

Commentaries: The Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine Is Said to Be Powerfully Protective in Adolescents – The New York Times AND Covid: Children ‘well protected by Pfizer vaccine’ – BBC AND Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine Shows ‘100% Efficacy’ In Adolescents – NPR AND Pfizer says its COVID-19 vaccine protects younger teens – Associated Press AND Pfizer and BioNTech say vaccine prevents Covid-19 in adolescents – STAT

 

Commentaries on Twitter

 


Higher-Calorie Refeeding in Anorexia Nervosa: 1-Year Outcomes From a Randomized Controlled Trial

31 Mar, 2021 | 03:04h | UTC

Higher-Calorie Refeeding in Anorexia Nervosa: 1-Year Outcomes From a Randomized Controlled Trial – Pediatrics

Related Randomized trial: In patients with anorexia nervosa, a higher-calorie refeeding approach promotes earlier recovery with no increase in safety events during hospitalization

 


Researchers identify head impact rates in four major high school sports

21 Mar, 2021 | 21:30h | UTC

News release: Researchers Identify Head Impact Rates in Four Major High School Sports – Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Original study: Sport- and Gender-Based Differences in Head Impact Exposure and Mechanism in High School Sports – Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Global, regional, and national mortality trends in youth aged 15–24 years between 1990 and 2019: a systematic analysis

10 Mar, 2021 | 08:22h | UTC

Global, regional, and national mortality trends in youth aged 15–24 years between 1990 and 2019: a systematic analysis – The Lancet Global Health

Invited commentary: The pressing need for better statistics on youth mortality – The Lancet Global Health

 

 


Systematic review: (Ultra‐)long‐acting insulin analogs for people with type 1 diabetes mellitus

9 Mar, 2021 | 02:14h | UTC

(Ultra‐)long‐acting insulin analogues for people with type 1 diabetes mellitus – Cochrane Library

Summary: Do people with type 1 diabetes mellitus benefit from using a different type of insulin as their basal insulin? – Cochrane Library

 


Randomized, crossover trial: A comparison of two hybrid closed-loop systems in adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes

7 Mar, 2021 | 19:03h | UTC

A comparison of two hybrid closed-loop systems in adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes (FLAIR): a multicentre, randomised, crossover trial – The Lancet (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


The hidden burden of eating disorders: an extension of estimates from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019

4 Mar, 2021 | 08:29h | UTC

The hidden burden of eating disorders: an extension of estimates from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 – The Lancet Psychiatry

Invited Commentary: Some of the burden of eating disorders is still hidden – The Lancet Psychiatry

 


USPSTF Draft Statement: Screening for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea in Sexually Active Women

3 Mar, 2021 | 08:43h | UTC

Screening for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea – U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

 


U.S. Guidelines panel recommendation for long-acting injectable antiretroviral regimen in adults and adolescents with HIV

28 Feb, 2021 | 20:34h | UTC

HHS Adults and Adolescents Antiretroviral Guidelines Panel Recommendation for the Long-Acting Injectable Antiretroviral Regimen of Cabotegravir and Rilpivirine – HIV.gov

What’s New in the Guidelines? Panel’s Recommendation for Long-Acting Injectable Cabotegravir and Rilpivirine in Persons with HIV

 


New protocol tested SARS-CoV-2 positivity on day 9 among quarantined student contacts of confirmed cases, resulting in safe reduction in loss of instructional time

26 Feb, 2021 | 08:42h | UTC

SARS-CoV-2 Positivity on or After 9 Days Among Quarantined Student Contacts of Confirmed Cases – JAMA

Commentary: Is the CDC 10-day COVID-19 quarantine guideline enough? – News Medical

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


AAP: 2021 Recommendations for Preventive Pediatric Health Care

18 Feb, 2021 | 03:01h | UTC

2021 Recommendations for screenings and assessments at each well-child visit from infancy through adolescence – American Academy of Pediatrics

Recommendations: Periodicity Schedule

 


Covid: The devastating toll of the pandemic on children

2 Feb, 2021 | 01:22h | UTC

Covid: The devastating toll of the pandemic on children – BBC

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


[Abstract Only] Nationwide cohort study in Sweden shows HPV vaccination linked to reduced risk of invasive cervical cancer

1 Oct, 2020 | 08:56h | UTC

HPV Vaccination and the Risk of Invasive Cervical Cancer – New England Journal of Medicine

News Release: HPV vaccine effective against cervical cancer – Karolinska Institutet

 


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