Meeting News

Maui Derm: 2020 will be ‘age of new acne drugs’

January 25, 2020
MAUI, HAWAII — Experts here at Maui Derm for Dermatologists 2020 discussed significant advances in acne therapies for patients aged 9 years and…

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Victims of cyberbullying report higher levels of depression, PTSD

January 24, 2020
Adolescents who were cyberbullied experienced greater psychiatric symptom severity, including for depression and PTSD, according to results of a…

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Marijuana vaping among US teens increases from 2018-2019

January 24, 2020
Marijuana vaping among adolescents in the United States increased from 2018 to 2019, including an absolute increase of more than 6.5% in 12th…

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Bariatric surgery does not improve overall mental health in adolescents with obesity

January 23, 2020
Adolescents who underwent bariatric surgery and experienced subsequent substantial weight loss did not see overall mental health improvements at 5…

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Trauma-focused CBT lessens post-traumatic stress, grief in orphaned children

January 22, 2020
Trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy, or TF-CBT, more effectively reduced post-traumatic stress than usual care among children who experienced…

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Family-focused therapy reduces mood episodes in youths at risk for bipolar disorder

January 16, 2020
Children and adolescents who are at high risk for bipolar disorder achieved longer times between mood episodes after receiving family-focused…

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Study offers insights into trajectory of psychotic experiences from childhood to adulthood

January 15, 2020
An unmet need exists for care among young people with psychotic disorders, according to results of a population-based cohort study published in…

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Suicide rate among youth who self-harm 30 times higher than general population

January 13, 2020
Children and adolescents who self-harm have a significantly increased risk for future suicide compared with those in the general population…

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12th-grade binge drinking predicts risky driving in early adulthood

January 9, 2020
Binge drinking during senior year in high school is a predictor of risky alcohol-related behaviors in early adulthood — like driving while…

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Adolescent fMRIs can reveal likelihood of future binge drinking

January 7, 2020
Brain imaging of neural regions associated with inhibitory control could predict binge drinking among adolescents, according to study results…

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Adolescents' perceptions of family social status impact mental health

January 6, 2020
Adolescents’ view of their family’s social status is significantly associated with their mental health and life outcomes, according to…

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High opioid dosages increase overdose risk in young patients

January 3, 2020
High daily opioid dosages are associated with a heightened risk for overdose in adolescents and young adults, according to results from a study…

FDA News

FDA bans most e-cigarette flavors

January 2, 2020
HHS Secretary Alex Azar announced that companies that do not stop manufacturing, distributing and selling unauthorized flavored cartridge-based…

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Top 10 most-read Infectious Diseases in Children stories of 2019

January 2, 2020
To kick off the new year, IDC has assembled a list of the 10 most-read stories of 2019. Please follow the links to access the full stories.  

Top psychiatry stories of 2019

December 30, 2019
As 2019 draws to a close, Healio Psychiatry has compiled a list of the top stories of the year for psychiatrists and other mental health…

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Marijuana e-cigarette use significantly increases among students

December 26, 2019
Marijuana e-cigarette use increased by almost 4 percentage points among middle school and high school students from 2017 to 2018, according to study…

Teen marijuana vaping doubles; alcohol, cigarette use declining

December 18, 2019
Vaping marijuana is becoming more prevalent among American teenagers, according to findings from the 2019 Monitoring the Future survey. Nora Volkow

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Study finds association between anxiety and eating disorders among adolescent girls

December 18, 2019
Adolescent girls with anxiety disorder may be at an increased risk for eating disorders, according to results of a longitudinal cohort study…

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Black adolescents may experience five daily instances of racial discrimination

December 17, 2019
Black adolescents in the United States reported more than five instances of racial discrimination daily, which led to short-term increases in…


USPSTF: Counsel sexually active teens, adults at risk for STIs

December 17, 2019
Clinicians can help prevent sexually transmitted infections by providing behavioral counseling to all sexually active teenagers and adults who are at…