Tag Archives: Adolescents

Infant sleep problems can signal mental disorders in adolescents – study

Specific sleep problems among babies and very young children can be linked to mental disorders in adolescents, a new study has found. A team at the University of Birmingham’s School of Psychology studied questionnaire data from the Children of the 90s, a UK-based longitudinal study which recruited pregnant mothers of 14,000 babies when it was set up almost… Read More »

FDA Approves Sevenfact (coagulation factor VIIa [recombinant]-jncw) for Adults and Adolescents with Hemophilia A or B and Inhibitors

FDA Approves Sevenfact (coagulation factor VIIa [recombinant]-jncw) for Adults and Adolescents with Hemophilia A or B and Inhibitors Print this page April 01, 2020 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Sevenfact [coagulation factor VIIa (recombinant)-jncw] for the treatment and control of bleeding episodes occurring in adults and adolescents 12 years of age… Read More »

Peer-led community intervention substantially reduces treatment failure among adolescents living with HIV in rural Zimbabwe

A peer-led, community-based intervention with multiple components resulted in a 42% reduction in virological failure or death among adolescents living with HIV in rural Zimbabwe compared to adolescents following standard public sector care at 96 weeks follow-up. These findings from an international team led by Dr Webster Mavhu of the Centre for Sexual Health and… Read More »

Are Our Adolescents Health Savvy?

We are heading into the Malnutrition Awareness Week (September 23, 2019- September 27, 2019) which is supported by 69 organizations and reaches over 1 million healthcare professionals, patients, and caregivers across the globe. There is no doubt that adolescence marks a critical period of growth in the life course. Malnutrition among adolescents includes, sub-optimal dietary… Read More »