In the Journals

This feature offers timely executive summaries of the most relevant journals in pediatrics 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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‘Running medicine’ improves health

November 13, 2019
“Running medicine” events that combined several types of exercise and community-building events improved participants’ physical and…
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Melanoma rates decline among US adolescents, young adults

November 13, 2019
Incidence of invasive melanoma decreased among adolescents and young adults in the United States between 2006 and 2015, according to results of a…
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Experiential avoidance a predictor for MDD, GAD in older adolescents

November 12, 2019
Experiential avoidance is a predictor for major depressive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder symptomatology in older adolescents, data from…
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Kids without siblings engage in more unhealthy eating behaviors

November 12, 2019
Children aged younger than 8 years who did not have siblings were more likely to consume unhealthy foods and drinks than children of the same age…
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Bacterial infection during pregnancy associated with psychosis in offspring

November 11, 2019
Maternal bacterial infection during pregnancy is associated with a significantly higher risk for psychotic disorders in offspring depending on…
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Researchers identify significant lack of funding for pediatric firearm injury studies

November 11, 2019
Research focused on firearm-related injuries receives significantly less federal funding compared with other top causes of pediatric and adolescent…
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Lithium reduction during pregnancy and postpartum period lowers fetal health risks

November 8, 2019
Pregnant women undergoing treatment for mood disorders should be prescribed the lowest therapeutic range of lithium, according to a study published…
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Mental health not impacted by long-term social media use

November 8, 2019
Long-term use of social media websites did not negatively affect mental health, according to an 8-year longitudinal study.
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Gender-affirming surgeries reduce mental health treatment in transgender population

November 7, 2019
Transgender individuals who receive gender-affirming surgeries are less likely to require mental health treatment, according to the first total…
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ED admissions for adolescent sexual abuse double

November 7, 2019
The number of ED admissions related to confirmed adolescent sexual abuse more than doubled from 2010 through 2016 in the United States, according to…