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FDA: Triptorelin Slows Central Precocious Puberty

FDA: Triptorelin Slows Central Precocious Puberty

Data from a phase 3 clinical trial found that triptorelin achieved positive results in patients age 2 and older with central precocious puberty.

Managing Gynecologic Effects of Mental Health Disorders in Adolescents

Managing Gynecologic Effects of Mental Health Disorders in Adolescents

A Committee Opinion noted that mental health disorders may "interfere with adolescents' ability to understand or articulate" health concerns, including menstrual dysfunction and safe sexual behavior.

Decreased BMI z Score in Prepubertal Children With Obesity

Decreased BMI z Score in Prepubertal Children With Obesity

Metformin decreases BMI z score and improves inflammatory parameters in prepubertal children with obesity.

USPSTF Updates Recommendations for Screening Obesity in Children and Adolescents

USPSTF Updates Recommendations for Screening Obesity in Children and Adolescents

Updates to the US Preventive Services Task Force's recommendations on obesity screening in children and adolescents focus on intensive behavioral interventions.

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.

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