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Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine Study Highlights

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2012 Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine Study Highlights Researchers in Finland suggest that the risk of long-term consequences from childhood urinary tract infection (UTI) appears to be low after a follow-up study found no cases of impaired renal function or hypertension six to 17 years…

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Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine Study Highlights

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2012 Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine Study Highlights A study of children in theNew Bedford,Mass., area suggests that low-level prenatal mercury exposure may be associated with a greater risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)-related behaviors and that fish consumption during pregnancy may be associated with a…

Prenatal Mercury Exposure May be Associated with Risk of ADHD-Related Behaviors; Fish Consumption May be Associated with Lower Risk

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2012 Media Advisory: To contact Sharon K. Sagiv, Ph.D., M.P.H., call Tom Langford at 617-534-1605 or tlangford@partners.org. To contact editorial author Bruce P. Lanphear, M.D., M.P.H., call 778-782-8650 or email blanphear@sfu.ca. CHICAGO– A study of children in the New Bedford, Mass., area suggests that low-level prenatal…

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Study Examines Safety of Quadrivalent HPV Vaccine Given to Females

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2012 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Nicola P. Klein, M.D., Ph.D., call Maureen McInaney at 510-891-3173 or email maureen.mcinaney@kp.org. CHICAGO– A study of girls and young women in Californiasuggests that the quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccine (HPV4) appeared to be associated with syncope (fainting) on the…

ARCHPEDI_OF:09242012

Study Links Active Video Gaming with Higher Energy Expenditure in Children

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2012 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Michael M. Morris, M.Sc., email m.morris@chester.ac.uk. CHICAGO – Compared with rest and sedentary video game play, active video gaming with dancing and boxing were associated with increased heart rate, oxygen uptake and energy expenditure in a study of 18…

ARCHPEDI_OF:09102012

Vigorous Physical Activity Associated with Reduced Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in Youth

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2012 Media Advisory: To contact corresponding author Jonathan McGavock, Ph.D., call 204-480-1359 or email jmcgavock@mich.ca.  CHICAGO– A study of Canadian youth suggests that vigorous physical activity was associated with reduced cardiometabolic risk factors, such as body mass index z score (BMI-z), waist circumference, systolic blood pressure…

Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine Study Highlights

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2012 Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine Study Highlights A study of Canadian youth suggests that vigorous physical activity was linked to reduced cardiometabolic risk factors, such as body mass index z score (BMI-z), waist circumference, systolic blood pressure and increased cardiorespiratory fitness (Online First, see…

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Study Details Bullying Involvement for Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2012 Media Advisory: To contact Paul R. Sterzing, Ph.D., M.S.S.W., call Yasmin Anwar at 510-643-7944 or email yanwar@berkeley.edu. CHICAGO– A study based on information collected from 920 parents suggests an estimated 46.3 percent of adolescents with an autism spectrum disorder were the victims of bullying, according…

Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine Study Highlights

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2012 Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine Study Highlights A study based on information collected from 920 parents suggests an estimated 46.3 percent of adolescents with an autism spectrum disorder were the victims of bullying (Online First, see news release below). While many children with pleural…

ARCHPEDI_OF:08272012

Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine Study Highlights

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, AUGUST 27, 2012 Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine Study Highlights An observational study at two urban primary care clinics with 254 parents of 3- and 4-year-old children suggests that 1 in 4 low-income preschool-aged children screened positive for social-emotional problems, and most parents were open to referrals…

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Study Projects Increases in Health Care Costs, Infections with Declines in Male Circumcision

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, AUGUST 20, 2012 Media Advisory: To contact Aaron A.R. Tobian, M.D., Ph.D., call David Marchat 410-955-1534 or email dmarch1@jhmi.edu. To contact editorial author Arleen A. Leibowitz, Ph.D., call Alex Boekelheide at 310-206-0159 or email alex.boekelheide@publicaffairs.ucla.edu. CHICAGO – Using a computer-based simulation model, researchers project that a continued decline…

Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine Study Highlights

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, AUGUST 20, 2012 Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine Study Highlights Using a computer-based simulation model, researchers project that a continued decline in male circumcision rates in the United States to levels in Europe, where the procedure is not routinely covered by insurance, may be associated with increased…

ARCHPEDI_OF:08132012

Pay for Performance Appears Associated with Improved Treatment Implementation for Adolescent Substance Use Disorders

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, AUGUST 13, 2012 Media Advisory: To contact Bryan R. Garner, Ph.D., call Celeste Brennan at 309-820-3717 or email cbrennan@chestnut.org. To reach editorial author Alyna T. Chien, M.D., M.S., call Erin Tornatore at 617-919-3110 or email erin.tornatore@childrens.harvard.edu. CHICAGO– Pay for performance appears to be associated with improved implementation of…

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ARCHPEDI:08062012

Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine Study Highlights

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, AUGUST 6, 2012 Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine Study Highlights The odds of undergoing cranial computed tomography (CT) among children with minor blunt head trauma who were at higher risk for clinically important traumatic brain injury did not appear to differ by race/ethnicity in a secondary analysis…

Study Examines Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Cranial CT Among Children

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, AUGUST 6, 2012 Media Advisory: To contact JoAnne E. Natale, M.D., Ph.D., call Phyllis Brown at 916-734-9023 or email phyllis.brown@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu. To reach editorial author M. Denise Dowd, M.D., M.P.H., call Melissa Novak at 816-346-1341 or email mdnovak@cmh.edu. CHICAGO – The odds of undergoing cranial computed tomography (CT) among…

ARCHPEDI_OF:07232012

Study Examines Use of Diagnostic Tests in Adolescents with Hypertension

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, JULY 23, 2012 Media Advisory: To contact Esther Y. Yoon, M.D., M.P.H., call Mary Masson at 734-764-2220 or email mfmasson@med.umich.edu. To reach editorial author Sarah D. de Ferranti, M.D., M.P.H., call Keri Stedman at 617-919-3110 or email keri.stedman@childrens.harvard.edu. CHICAGO– A study of adolescents with hypertension enrolled in the Michigan…

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Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine Study Highlights

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, JULY 2, 2012 Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine Study Highlights A study of students at seven public high schools in Texas suggests that “sexting” (a combination of the words sex and texting, which is the practice of electronically sending sexually explicit images or messages) was prevalent and…

Study Suggests Teen Sexting Prevalent, May Be Linked to Sexual Behaviors

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, JULY 2, 2012 Media Advisory: To contact Jeff. R. Temple, Ph.D., call Brianne O’Donnell at 212-220-4444 or email brianne.odonnell@gabbe.com. To reach editorial author Megan A. Moreno, M.D., M.S.Ed., M.P.H., call Toni Morrissey (608) 263-3223 or email tmorrissey@uwhealth.org. CHICAGO– A study of students at seven public high schools in…

ARCHPEDI:06042012

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Household Contacts of Children with Staphylococcus aureus Skin Infections Appear to Have High Rate of MRSA Colonization

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, JUNE 4, 2012 Media Advisory: To contact author Stephanie A. Fritz, M.D., M.S.C.I., call Beth Miller at 314-286-0119 or email millerbe@wustl.edu. The journal also is providing an “Advice for Patients” article on staphylococcal infections. CHICAGO– Household contacts of children with Staphylococcus aureus skin and soft tissue infections (SSTI)…

Genetics, Rapid Childhood Growth and the Development of Obesity

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, JUNE 4, 2012 Media Advisory: To contact author Daniel W. Belsky, Ph.D., call Mary Jane Gore at 919-660-1309 or email mary.gore@duke.edu. To contact editorial author Jose R. Fernandez, Ph.D., call Bob Shepard at 205-934-8934 or email bshep@uab.edu. CHICAGO– A 38-year longitudinal study of New Zealanders suggests that individuals…

Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine Study Highlights

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE: 3 P.M. (CT), MONDAY, JUNE 4, 2012 Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine Study Highlights A 38-year longitudinal study of New Zealanders suggests that individuals with higher genetic risk scores were more likely to be chronically obese in adulthood (see news release below). Household contacts of children with staphylococcus aureus skin and…