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Teen-LABS: Bariatric Surgery Beneficial for Adolescents After 3 Years

Teen-LABS: Bariatric Surgery Beneficial for Adolescents After 3 Years

Weight, metabolic health, and overall quality of life improved 3 years after bariatric surgery.

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Increased Lifetime Risk of Depression In Children With Obesity

Increased Lifetime Risk of Depression In Children With Obesity

Childhood obesity is linked to long-lasting mental health repercussions, including depression in adulthood.

Delivering Preoperative Information: Web-Based vs Conventional Methods

Delivering Preoperative Information: Web-Based vs Conventional Methods

A questionnaire was administered to participants who received preoperative information via either a web-based platform or conventional brochure.

Safety of Cross-Sex Hormones for Transgender Teens

Safety of Cross-Sex Hormones for Transgender Teens

Although increases in hemoglobin and hematocrit levels were recorded, findings support the safety of cross-sex hormones for transgender teens.

How Does Antipsychotic Treatment Affect Cardiometabolic Factors in Young Patients?

How Does Antipsychotic Treatment Affect Cardiometabolic Factors in Young Patients?

Early psychotic symptoms in child or adolescent patients were predictive of elevated BMI and waist circumference scores.

Endocrine Society Releases New Pediatric Obesity Guidelines

Endocrine Society Releases New Pediatric Obesity Guidelines

The evidence-based clinical practice guideline focuses on the prevention and treatment of childhood obesity.

Artificial Sweetener Use Skyrocketed Among US Children

Artificial Sweetener Use Skyrocketed Among US Children

Consumption of foods and beverages with low-calorie sweeteners such as aspartame, sucralose, and saccharin rose 200% among children between 1999 and 2012.

Growth Hormone Does Not Impact Glucose Homeostasis in Turner Syndrome

Growth Hormone Does Not Impact Glucose Homeostasis in Turner Syndrome

Treatment with growth hormone did not affect insulin sensitivity or insulin secretion in girls with Turner syndrome.

Researchers Develop Best Practices for Managing Celiac Disease in Children

Researchers Develop Best Practices for Managing Celiac Disease in Children

Best practices have been developed for managing children with celiac disease, according to a special article published online in Pediatrics.

Beta-Blocker Exposure Tied to Neonatal Hypoglycemia, Bradycardia

Beta-Blocker Exposure Tied to Neonatal Hypoglycemia, Bradycardia

Neonates born to mothers exposed to beta-blockers at the time of delivery have increased risk of neonatal hypoglycemia and bradycardia.

Higher-Than-Expected Rates of Obesity, Hypertension in Teen Athletes

Higher-Than-Expected Rates of Obesity, Hypertension in Teen Athletes

Student-athletes have similar rates of obesity and high blood pressure as non-athletes, according to research published in The Journal of Pediatrics.

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