Monthly Archive: July 2015

Jul
27

More than half of all transgender youth reported experiencing suicidal thoughts

More than half of all transgender youth reported experiencing suicidal thoughts, and a little less than a third had actually attempted suicide, suggested research done at a large, urban transgender youth clinic. The findings are published in the Journal of Adolescent Health.

Jul
27

A suspension formulation of the integrase inhibitor raltegravir may help prevent transmission of HIV from infected women to their newborns

A suspension formulation of the integrase inhibitor raltegravir may help prevent transmission of HIV from infected women to their newborns, suggests a new study presented at the biennial International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention.

Jul
26

Inhaled corticosteroids cannot adequately protect children with asthma from high levels of air pollution

Inhaled corticosteroids cannot adequately protect children with asthma from high levels of air pollution and may actually exacerbate the effects of pollutants, reported a clinical study published online in the Journal of Clinical Allergy and Immunology.

Jul
26

The new vaccine, which includes a vaccine for hepatitis B, now awaits a review by the World Health Organization (WHO).

European Union (EU) regulators have approved the world’s first malaria vaccine for use outside the EU among children aged 6 weeks to 17 months. The new vaccine, which includes a vaccine for hepatitis B, now awaits a review by the World Health Organization (WHO).

Jul
24

In children, vitamin D levels, as measured by serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25D)

In children, vitamin D levels, as measured by serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25D) concentrations, are inversely associated with non-HDL cholesterol levels, fasting triglycerides, and total cholesterol levels, suggests a new study published in PLos One.

Jul
24

Blood levels of arginine vasopressin (AVP)

Blood levels of arginine vasopressin (AVP) were significantly and positively correlated with scores on the Developmental Neuropsychological Assessment (NEPSY)–II Theory of Mind subscale among children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) but not in neurotypical children, reported a study published online July 22 in PLos One.

Jul
23

Past antibiotic exposure may be associated with newly diagnosed Past antibiotic exposure may be associated with newly diagnosed juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)

Past antibiotic exposure may be associated with newly diagnosed juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), which suggests that alterations in the human microbiome may be implicated in the development of the disease, reported a case-control study published online July 20 in Pediatrics.

Jul
23

A pediatric obesity intervention that focused on frequent

A pediatric obesity intervention that focused on frequent, low-dose family support was able to effectively reduce excess weight in mild to moderately overweight children. The findings were published online July 20 and in the August issue of Pediatrics.

Jul
22

Blood lipid profiles are associated with childhood asthma

Blood lipid profiles are associated with childhood asthma, airway obstruction, bronchial responsiveness, and aeroallergen sensitization, suggests a new report published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.

Jul
22

Children who get good grades in school and eventually work in complex jobs involving data and numbers may be protected from getting dementia later in life

Children who get good grades in school and eventually work in complex jobs involving data and numbers may be protected from getting dementia later in life, suggests new research presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) 2015.

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