In the Journals

This feature offers timely executive summaries of the most relevant journals in adolescent medicine. Through peer “Perspectives,” full bibliographical information and links to the original journal abstract, In the Journals are a step wider and deeper than journal reviews health care professionals may be accustomed.

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Only 5% of teens meet recommendations for sleep, physical activity, screen time

February 8, 2019
A very small percentage of U.S. high school students met recommendations for sleep time, physical activity and screen time, according to study…
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Light aerobic activity improves concussion recovery time

February 8, 2019
Teens who incorporated light aerobic activity into their concussion treatment plans recovered more quickly than those who did not exercise, according…
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PCV13 reduces CAP in France more than 5 years later

February 6, 2019
Vaccination with the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine has consistently decreased the rate of community-acquired pneumonia among French…
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Project data establish national norm empathy scores for osteopathic medical students

February 5, 2019
Data from phase 1 of the nationwide Project in Osteopathic Medical Education and Empathy, or POMEE, have been used to develop the first and only…
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Eating breakfast may not result in weight loss

January 30, 2019
Breakfast may not be the most important meal of the day — at least when it comes to losing weight — according to findings recently…
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Prior dengue infection may protect against future Zika infection

January 29, 2019
Previous infection with dengue virus may provide cross-immunity against other flaviviruses and prevent symptomatic Zika virus infection, according to…
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Repeated inactivated influenza vaccine may increase protection against respiratory illness

January 28, 2019
Repeated inactivated influenza immunization appeared to increase long-term protection against some respiratory illness episodes in children with…
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Only 16% of teens complete HPV vaccine series by age 13 years

January 25, 2019
A recent analysis of data from the National Immunization Survey-Teen found that only 16% of U.S. adolescents completed HPV vaccination before the age…
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‘Substantial gap’ found between ADA guidelines, PCP performance for diabetes monitoring

January 24, 2019
A “substantial gap” existed in primary care physicians’ adherence to several American Diabetes Association guidelines for…
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Price disclosure through TV advertising may reduce consumer interest in high-priced drugs

January 23, 2019
Requiring pharmaceutical companies to disclose prices in direct-to-consumer pharmaceutical advertising could potentially reduce interest in…