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WHO Pocket book of primary health care for children and adolescents.

1 Dec, 2022 | 14:09h | UTC

Pocket book of primary health care for children and adolescents: guidelines for health promotion, disease prevention and management from the newborn period to adolescence (2022) – World Health Organization

 


WHO updates recommendations to guide family planning decisions.

24 Nov, 2022 | 13:38h | UTC

News Release: WHO updates recommendations to guide family planning decisions – World Health Organization

Family planning: A global handbook for providers – World Health Organization (PDF)

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


RCT | Once-weekly Semaglutide effective for weight loss in adolescents with obesity.

4 Nov, 2022 | 13:59h | UTC

Once-Weekly Semaglutide in Adolescents with Obesity – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries:

STEP TEENS: High-dose semaglutide weight loss benefits shown in adolescents – medwire News

Trial Shows Weight-Loss Drug Works in Teens – HealthDay

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Cross-Sectional Study | Prevalence of and factors associated with high blood pressure among adolescents in India.

3 Nov, 2022 | 13:57h | UTC

Prevalence of and Factors Associated With High Blood Pressure Among Adolescents in India – JAMA Network Open

Invited Commentary: Prevalence of High Blood Pressure Among Youth in India and Association With Future Cardiovascular Disease – JAMA Network Open

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT | Impact of vaping prevention advertisements on adolescents.

14 Oct, 2022 | 13:57h | UTC

Impact of Vaping Prevention Advertisements on US Adolescents: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Network Open

News Release: Researchers find FDA ‘Real Cost’ ads reduce teen openness to vaping – UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Psychological violence in dating relationships among adolescents | A systematic review and meta-analysis of prevention programs.

21 Jul, 2022 | 12:47h | UTC

Psychological violence in dating relationships among adolescents: A systematic review and meta-analysis of prevention programs – Preventive Medicine

 


FDA orders Juul to remove all its e-cigarettes from US market.

6 Jul, 2022 | 11:46h | UTC

FDA orders Juul to remove all its e-cigarettes from US market – The BMJ

See also:

FDA orders all Juul e-cigarettes off the market – POLITICO

The FDA orders Juul to pull all of its vaping products from the U.S. market – NPR

FDA orders Juul Labs to remove products from US market – CNN

FDA News Release: FDA Denies Authorization to Market JUUL Products – U.S. Food & Drug Administration


Adolescent transport and unintentional injuries: a systematic analysis using the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019.

30 Jun, 2022 | 11:28h | UTC

Adolescent transport and unintentional injuries: a systematic analysis using the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019 – The Lancet Public Health

News Release: The Lancet: Improving road safety measures could save half a million lives every year worldwide – Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation

 

Commentaries on Twitter

(Thread – click for more)

(Thread – click for more)

 


AHA Scientific Statement: Cardiopulmonary consequences of vaping in adolescents.

23 Jun, 2022 | 13:03h | UTC

Cardiopulmonary Consequences of Vaping in Adolescents: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association – Circulation Research

News Release: Action needed to reduce e-cigarette use among adolescents to lower lifetime CVD risk – American Heart Association

 


M-A: Overweight/obesity in childhood and the risk of early puberty.

21 Jun, 2022 | 10:36h | UTC

Overweight/Obesity in Childhood and the Risk of Early Puberty: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – Frontiers in Pediatrics

Related Study: Patterns of Early Life Weight Gain and Female Onset of Puberty – Journal of the Endocrine Society

 


NICE Guideline: Reducing sexually transmitted infections.

16 Jun, 2022 | 11:15h | UTC

Reducing sexually transmitted infections – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

 


Systematic review: educational interventions to improve the menstrual health of young adolescent girls.

10 Jun, 2022 | 10:59h | UTC

Systematic review of educational interventions to improve the menstrual health of young adolescent girls – BMJ Open

 


#ADA2022 – RCT: Once-weekly dulaglutide for the treatment of youths with type 2 diabetes.

6 Jun, 2022 | 11:57h | UTC

Once-Weekly Dulaglutide for the Treatment of Youths with Type 2 Diabetes – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

News Release: Once Weekly Drug Helps Control Pediatric Type 2 Diabetes – American Diabetes Association

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


M-A: Screen time and body mass index among children and adolescents.

3 Jun, 2022 | 11:44h | UTC

Screen Time and Body Mass Index Among Children and Adolescents: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – Frontiers in Pediatrics

Related:

Effects of Limiting Recreational Screen Media Use on Physical Activity and Sleep in Families With Children: A Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Pediatrics

Association Between Screen Time Exposure in Children at 1 Year of Age and Autism Spectrum Disorder at 3 Years of Age: The Japan Environment and Children’s Study – JAMA Pediatrics

M-A: Global prevalence of meeting screen time guidelines among children 5 years and younger.

Media and Young Minds – American Academy of Pediatrics

Guidelines on Screen Time and Digital Wellness in Infants, Children and Adolescents – “children below 2 years age should not be exposed to any type of screen, whereas exposure should be limited to a maximum of one hour of supervised screen time per day for children 24-59 months age, and less than two hours per day for children 5-10 years age”.

 


AAP Policy Statement: Recommended terminology for substance use disorders in the care of children, adolescents, young adults, and families.

2 Jun, 2022 | 11:00h | UTC

Recommended Terminology for Substance Use Disorders in the Care of Children, Adolescents, Young Adults, and Families – Pediatrics

 

Commentary from one of the authors on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Interventions for heavy menstrual bleeding; overview of Cochrane reviews and network meta‐analysis.

1 Jun, 2022 | 11:09h | UTC

Interventions for heavy menstrual bleeding; overview of Cochrane reviews and network meta‐analysis – Cochrane Library

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


M-A: Effectiveness and harms of contraceptive counseling and provision interventions for women.

26 May, 2022 | 10:23h | UTC

Effectiveness and Harms of Contraceptive Counseling and Provision Interventions for Women: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – Annals of Internal Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Annals Video Summary: Effectiveness and Harms of Contraceptive Counseling and Provision Interventions for Women: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Commentary: Contraceptive counseling, provision increases use, reduces unintended pregnancy – ACP Internist

 


AHA Scientific Statement: Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in children and adolescents.

24 May, 2022 | 10:47h | UTC

Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring in Children and Adolescents: 2022 Update: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association – Hypertension

News Release: Statement updates ambulatory blood pressure classification in children and adolescents – American Heart Association

 


M-A: Interventions to improve immunization coverage among children and adolescents.

11 May, 2022 | 10:45h | UTC

Interventions to Improve Immunization Coverage Among Children and Adolescents: A Meta-analysis – Pediatrics

 


Systematic Review: Preventing unintentional injuries in school-aged children.

9 May, 2022 | 01:13h | UTC

Preventing Unintentional Injuries in School-Aged Children: A Systematic Review – Pediatrics

 


Systematic Review: Interventions to promote physical activity and healthy digital media use in children and adolescents.

9 May, 2022 | 01:10h | UTC

Interventions to Promote Physical Activity and Healthy Digital Media Use in Children and Adolescents: A Systematic Review – Pediatrics

 


M-A: Interventions for high-burden infectious diseases in children and adolescents.

9 May, 2022 | 01:12h | UTC

Interventions for High-Burden Infectious Diseases in Children and Adolescents: A Meta-analysis – Pediatrics

 


Interventions for health and well-being in school-aged children and adolescents: a way forward.

9 May, 2022 | 01:09h | UTC

Interventions for Health and Well-Being in School-Aged Children and Adolescents: A Way Forward – Pediatrics

 


RCT: Phentermine/Topiramate for the treatment of adolescent obesity.

2 May, 2022 | 00:41h | UTC

Phentermine/Topiramate for the Treatment of Adolescent Obesity – NEJM Evidence

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


The Lancet Series: Optimizing child and adolescent health and development.

29 Apr, 2022 | 10:55h | UTC

Homepage: Optimising Child and Adolescent Health and Development – The Lancet (free registration required for all articles)

Health and development from preconception to 20 years of age and human capital

Effects of early-life poverty on health and human capital in children and adolescents: analyses of national surveys and birth cohort studies in LMICs

What can work and how? An overview of evidence-based interventions and delivery strategies to support health and human development from before conception to 20 years

Improving health and social systems for all children in LMICs: structural innovations to deliver high-quality services

Optimising child and adolescent health and development in the post-pandemic world

Opportunities in crisis for optimising child health and development

 


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