In the Journals

Only 1.6% of global funding focused on adolescent health

August 17, 2018
One-fourth of the global population are adolescents — about 1.8 billion people. These teenagers, according to the researchers, are an integral…

US not experiencing multistate measles outbreak, CDC says

August 17, 2018
The CDC responded to numerous media reports this week to clarify that the United States is not in the midst of a multistate outbreak of measles…

Q&A: Bacteria in dog and cat saliva can make humans sick

August 17, 2018
Dogs are man’s best friend, but recent reports served as a reminder that they carry bacteria in their saliva that can cause disease, and even…

FDA: Modeling, simulation offer opportunity to advance public health

August 16, 2018
Modeling and simulation are valuable research and product development tools that are helping to advance regulatory science, according to the FDA. The…
In the Journals

Norway sees substantial decline in HPV among vaccinated, unvaccinated girls

August 16, 2018
The introduction of an HPV vaccination program in Norway resulted in a significant decrease in vaccine and nonvaccine genotypes in both vaccinated…
In the Journals

Most acute gastroenteritis outbreaks in youth camps from food, water

August 15, 2018
More than half of U.S. states reported outbreaks of acute gastroenteritis among children attending youth camps during a recent study period…
In the Journals

HPV vaccine laws do not increase teens' sexual behaviors

August 15, 2018
Legislation that targets vaccination against HPV does not change sexual behaviors among teens, according to newly published study findings

Childhood secondhand smoke exposure may increase adult RA risk

August 15, 2018
Exposure to secondhand smoke during childhood may increase the risk for rheumatoid arthritis as an adult among patients who later become light…
At Issue

What level of health care should detained children receive?

Infectious Diseases in Children, August 2018
Migrant children are at an increased risk for numerous health problems. Infectious Diseases in Children asked Janine Young, MD, FAAP, medical
Cover Story

Migrant children’s health endangered by family separation at US border

Infectious Diseases in Children, August 2018
Migrant children who are detained at the U.S. border after seeking asylum are at risk for numerous chronic or acute physical and mental health care…

ACP: CMS ‘Pathway to Success’ is a bumpy one

August 14, 2018
The American College of Physicians said in a press release there were good things and bad things about the new CMS plan known as Pathways to Success…
Feature

CDC graphic novel teaches kids about variant flu, epidemiology

August 13, 2018

Young sleuths assist officers from the CDC’s Epidemic Intelligence Service in understanding how their friend Eddie became ill after attending

In the Journals Plus

HIV prevention intervention in young transgender women results in safer sex

August 13, 2018
An intervention to reduce the sexual risk for HIV in young transgender women resulted in a nearly 40% reduction of condomless sex acts at 1-year…
FDA News

FDA grants Xolair breakthrough therapy label for food allergies

August 13, 2018
The FDA granted breakthrough therapy designation to the injectable prescription medicine Xolair for preventing severe allergic reactions after…
In the Journals

Antibiotics resolved Lyme disease symptoms within weeks

August 10, 2018
Antibiotic treatment promptly resolved the symptoms of most pediatric patients with early-disseminated or late-stage Lyme disease within 3 to 18…
In the Journals

Benzodiazepine prescriptions increased among Swedish youth

August 10, 2018
Between 2006 and 2013, the prevalence rate of benzodiazepine dispensation among youth aged 24 years and younger increased by 22% in Sweden, data…
Feature

How to alleviate anxiety before first OB/GYN exam

August 10, 2018
A recent national survey revealed that almost 40% of women were at least ‘somewhat concerned’ about what would happen during their first…
In the JournalsPerspective

Fast food consumption linked to asthma, eczema

August 10, 2018
Eating fast foods, particularly hamburgers, three or more times a week correlated to asthma in a dose-response pattern, according to a systematic…
In the Journals

Nearly 20% of patients with psoriasis also have psoriatic arthritis

August 9, 2018
Almost one in five patients with psoriasis worldwide also had psoriatic arthritis, with congruous results seen across many different statistical…
Meeting News

Early cART initiation improves dental outcomes in kids

August 8, 2018
Children who are perinatally infected with HIV have better dental and periodontal outcomes, including less tooth decay and bleeding, when they begin…