Meeting News

Students with IBD have trouble adjusting to college

May 29, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Starting college can be tough for anyone, but students with inflammatory bowel disease have a greater risk for poor adjustment to…
Feature

IQOS ignites new debate between tobacco industry, health community

May 29, 2019
A new battle in the decades-long war between tobacco companies and health advocates recently began when the FDA permitted Philip Morris’ IQOS…
In the Journals

Team sports improve mental health of kids exposed to adversity

May 29, 2019
Research published in JAMA Pediatrics suggests that children exposed to adverse childhood events, or ACEs, who participated in team sports as…
Feature

Experts divided regarding impact from Trump’s plan to put drug prices in TV ads

May 29, 2019
HHS recently enacted one of the first concrete steps toward President Donald J. Trump’s pledge to lower drug prices in finalizing a federal…
Perspective

WHO adds burnout to ICD-11

May 28, 2019
Burnout has been added to the 11th revision of the International Classification of Diseases as a legitimate medical syndrome, according to a news…
Feature

Mediterranean diet: What you need to know

May 28, 2019
May is Mediterranean Diet Month, according to the American Diabetes Association’s Facebook page. The diet, with its high intakes of cereals…
In the Journals

Teens with HIV have similar cognitive outcomes to HIV-negative peers

May 24, 2019
Teens who were perinatally infected with HIV and received treatment have similar cognitive outcomes compared with their HIV-negative peers, according…
In the Journals

Gel-based vaccine storage could improve access in high-temperature areas

May 24, 2019
Researchers have developed a unique vaccine storage method that uses a mixture of two sugars — pullulan and trehalose — to form a gel…
Meeting News

Medications under FDA review face significant scrutiny on their printed materials

May 23, 2019
WASHINGTON — The FDA’s Office of Prescription Drug Promotion uses many methods to assess the validity of a potential medication’s…

Regulation of data privacy may affect US advancement in AI

May 23, 2019
WASHINGTON — Federal regulations regarding data privacy and collection may lead to the United States falling behind countries like China in…
In the Journals

Older teens requiring MenACWY booster are likely to remain unvaccinated

May 23, 2019
Adolescent uptake of meningococcal conjugate vaccine covering serogroups A, C, W and Y, or MenACWY, is lacking among those aged 11 to 18 years…
In the JournalsPerspective

Cost of diabetes tests similar in community pharmacies, medical practices

May 22, 2019
Costs associated with screening a patient for diabetes and conducting confirmatory testing via community pharmacies in England was comparable to the…
FDA News

FDA approves novel epilepsy drug

May 22, 2019
UCB announced that its benzodiazepine-based nasal spray for patients with epilepsy was recently approved by the FDA. “Treating seizure…
Feature

Trump administration’s latest challenge to Affordable Care Act rests on shaky legal grounds

May 20, 2019
The Justice Department brief filed on May 1 amounts to the Trump administration picking and choosing what parts of the Affordable Care Act should…

Approximately 1 in 5 kids never wears a helmet bike riding

May 20, 2019
Poll results published by C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital suggested that almost one in five children aged 4 to 13 years who ride bicycles never…
In the Journals

Closing the gap: Girls’ suicide rate catching up with that of boys

May 17, 2019
Female youth aged 10 to 19 years had a significant and disproportionate increase in suicides between 1975 and 2005 compared with males in the same…
In the JournalsPerspective

Smartphone app identifies ear infections in children

May 15, 2019
A smartphone app and a paper funnel can accurately identify pediatric patients with fluid buildup in the ear resulting from acute otitis media and…
In the Journals

Ibuprofen may increase risk for severe bleeding post-tonsillectomy

May 15, 2019
Ibuprofen may increase the risk for severe bleeding after tonsillectomy regardless of whether the patient’s adenoids were removed, according to…
In the Journals

MenB incidence five times higher among college students

May 15, 2019
Between 2015 and 2017, the average annual incidence of disease caused by meningococcus serogroup B, or MenB, was five times greater among college…
In the Journals

Data lacking on benefits of outsourced microbiology lab services

May 14, 2019
In a recent literature review published in the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, researchers found no published prospective…