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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28235833/early-life-exposures-predicting-onset-and-resolution-of-childhood-overweight-or-obesity
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Jessica A Kerr, Catherine Long, Susan A Clifford, Joshua Muller, Alanna N Gillespie, Susan Donath, Melissa Wake
OBJECTIVES: To determine which of multiple early-life exposures predict onset or resolution of overweight/obesity during a 9-year period. METHODS: Design: longitudinal cohort from three harmonised community-based cohorts enriched for overweight and obesity. Early-life exposures: child-gestational age; delivery; birth weight; breast feeding; solids introduction; baseline body mass index (BMI); waist circumference; diet; activity; global, physical and psychosocial health...
February 24, 2017: Archives of Disease in Childhood
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28217517/adolescent-gynecomastia-is-associated-with-a-high-incidence-of-obesity-dysglycemia-and-family-background-of-diabetes-mellitus
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Bindu Kulshreshtha, Arora Arpita, Patnaik T Rajesh, Bhattacharya Sameek, Deep Dutta, Sharma Neera, Mohsin Mohd
BACKGROUND: Gynecomastia during adolescence is common though etiology is not clear. We studied the clinical and hormonal profile of adolescent patients with gynecomastia. METHODOLOGY: Patients who had onset of breast development between age 10 and 20 years were included in this study. Their clinical profile, biochemical, and hormonal parameters were studied. RESULTS: Of 94 patients with gynecomastia, 4 had hypogonadotropic hypogonadism, 4 had hypergonadotropic hypogonadism, and 1 had fibroadenosis, but in majority (90...
January 2017: Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28174375/-characteristics-of-adolescent-and-young-adult-cancer
#3
Keizo Horibe
In adolescent and young adult(AYA)population, cancer is the leading cause of death due to illness with the lowest mortality rate as well as children, and national measures for cancer was left behind. Leukemia, lymphomas, brain tumors, thyroid cancer, ovarian cancer, cervical cancer, breast cancer, testicular cancer and bone and soft tissue sarcomas account for majority of the cancers in this age group. There has been no significant improvement in AYA patients in contrast to other age groups. AYA patients with cancer are under growing independency, starting in life to the community, and reproductive age...
January 2017: Gan to Kagaku Ryoho. Cancer & Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28167139/evaluation-treatment-and-follow-up-results-of-ovarian-cysts-in-childhood-and-adolescence-a-multicenter-retrospective-study-of-100-patients
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Banu Kucukemre Aydin, Nurcin Saka, Firdevs Bas, Yasin Yilmaz, Belma Haliloglu, Tulay Guran, Serap Turan, Abdullah Bereket, Gul Yesiltepe Mutlu, Filiz Cizmecioglu, Sukru Hatun, Digdem Bezen, Filiz Tutunculer, Nurcan Cebeci, Pinar Isguven, Nihal Memioglu, Oya Ercan, Sukran Poyrazoglu, Rüveyde Bundak, Feyza Darendeliler
STUDY OBJECTIVE: To investigate the characteristics of children with ovarian cysts at presentation and during follow up, and evaluate treatment strategies. DESIGN: Retrospective Study SETTING: Eight Pediatric Endocrinology Clinics, Turkey PARTICIPANTS: A total of 100 children and adolescents with ovarian cysts. INTERVENTIONS: Patient data collected via retrospective chart review. Patients were stratified by age into 4 groups (newborns, 1-12 months, 1-8 years, and 8-18 years)...
February 3, 2017: Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28159210/neurodevelopmental-outcomes-of-preterm-infants-fed-human-milk-a-systematic-review
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Beatrice E Lechner, Betty R Vohr
The neurodevelopmental benefits of breast milk feedings for preterm infants have been controversial. However, the effect on preterm infant neurodevelopment is sustained into childhood. The effects of breast milk feeding during the neonatal period and the duration of breastfeeding display effects on cognition into adolescence. The volume of breast milk received is a key factor in these effects. Additionally, emerging studies support the effects of human milk on structural brain development, such as increased white matter development and increased cortical thickness...
March 2017: Clinics in Perinatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28155019/the-positive-effect-of-a-dedicated-adolescent-and-young-adult-fertility-program-on-the-rates-of-documentation-of-therapy-associated-infertility-risk-and-fertility-preservation-options
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Jeremy Lewin, Justin Ming Zheng Ma, Laura Mitchell, Seline Tam, Natasha Puri, Derek Stephens, Amirrtha Srikanthan, Philippe Bedard, Albiruni Razak, Michael Crump, David Warr, Meredith Giuliani, Abha Gupta
PURPOSE: Minimal data exist regarding documentation of therapy-associated infertility risk (IR) and fertility preservation (FP) options during the initial oncology consultation prior to systemic therapy. This study investigated factors affecting IR/FP documentation and assessed the effect of implementation of an Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) program on documentation rates. METHODS: A retrospective review of charts of patients receiving gonadotoxic therapy was undertaken for documentation of IR/FP pre- and post-implementation of an AYA program...
February 2, 2017: Supportive Care in Cancer: Official Journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28133728/weight-and-weight-changes-in-early-adulthood-and-later-breast-cancer-risk
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Bernard Rosner, A Heather Eliassen, Adetunji T Toriola, Wendy Y Chen, Susan E Hankinson, Walter C Willett, Catherine S Berkey, Graham A Colditz
Obesity is a well-established cause of postmenopausal breast cancer. However, early life adiposity is inversely associated with breast cancer incidence. To understand these conflicting relations, we use validated measures to assess adiposity in childhood and late adolescence, as well as weight change, in relation to total invasive breast cancer incidence and receptor subtypes. We conducted a prospective observational study among 74,177 women from the Nurses' Health Study from 1980-2012, with updated risk factors every 2 years during which 4965 incident invasive breast cancers occurred...
January 30, 2017: International Journal of Cancer. Journal International du Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28126421/a-novel-fully-automatic-measurement-of-apparent-breast-volume-from-trunk-surface-mesh
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Lama Seoud, Joyce Ramsay, Stefan Parent, Farida Cheriet
This paper presents a novel method for assessing apparent breast volume from trunk surface mesh without any manual intervention. The proposed method requires a closed and smooth triangular mesh of the trunk. It comprises four main steps: automatic nipple localization, automatic breasts delineation, chest-wall interpolation and volume computation. The mean curvature is computed for each vertex using a quadratic fitting approach and used as an indicator to determine the convex fold of the breasts. The delineation is modeled as an ellipse in the frontal plane and all the vertices inside it are removed...
January 23, 2017: Medical Engineering & Physics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28118153/dose-coefficients-for-icrp-reference-pediatric-phantoms-exposed-to-idealised-external-gamma-fields
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Lienard A Chang, Steven L Simon, Timothy J Jorgensen, David A Schauer, Choonsik Lee
Organ and effective dose coefficients have been calculated for the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP) reference pediatric phantoms externally exposed to mono-energetic photon radiation (x- and gamma-rays) from 0.01 to 20 MeV. Calculations used Monte Carlo radiation transport techniques. Organ dose coefficients, i.e., organ absorbed dose per unit air kerma (Gy/Gy), were calculated for 28 organs and tissues including the active marrow (or red bone marrow) for 10 phantoms (newborn, 1 year, 5 year, 10 year, and 15 year old male and female)...
January 24, 2017: Journal of Radiological Protection: Official Journal of the Society for Radiological Protection
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28114748/incorporation-of-the-time-aspect-into-the-liability-threshold-model-for-case-control-family-data
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Luise Cederkvist, Klaus K Holst, Klaus K Andersen, David V Glidden, Kirsten Frederiksen, Susanne K Kjaer, Thomas H Scheike
Familial aggregation and the role of genetic and environmental factors can be investigated through family studies analysed using the liability-threshold model. The liability-threshold model ignores the timing of events including the age of disease onset and right censoring, which can lead to estimates that are difficult to interpret and are potentially biased. We incorporate the time aspect into the liability-threshold model for case-control-family data following the same approach that has been applied in the twin setting...
January 23, 2017: Statistics in Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28069790/bluish-nodules-of-the-breast-in-an-adolescent-girl
#11
Catarina Moreira, Sofia Lopes, Filomena Azevedo, Alberto Mota
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 9, 2017: BMJ Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28068940/early-life-socioeconomic-environment-and-mammographic-breast-density
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Parisa Tehranifar, Barbara A Cohn, Julie D Flom, Angeline Protacio, Piera Cirillo, L H Lumey, Karin B Michels, Mary Beth Terry
BACKGROUND: Early life social environment may influence breast cancer through shaping risk factors operating in early life, adolescence and adulthood, or may be associated with breast cancer risk independent of known risk factors. We investigated the associations between early life socioeconomic status (SES) and mammographic density, a strong risk factor for breast cancer, and the extent to which these associations were independent of risk factors across the lifecourse. METHODS: We used data from an adult follow-up study of two U...
January 10, 2017: BMC Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28062981/body-size-from-birth-through-adolescence-in-relation-to-risk-of-benign-breast-disease-in-young-women
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Catherine S Berkey, Bernard Rosner, Rulla M Tamimi, Walter C Willett, Martha Hickey, Adetunji Toriola, A Lindsay Frazier, Graham A Colditz
PURPOSE: Body size, from birth throughout adulthood, is associated with breast cancer risk, but few studies have investigated early-life body size and benign breast disease (BBD), a well-established breast cancer risk factor. We consider whether prenatal factors and size at birth, 10, 18 year, and intervening growth, are related to BBD risk. METHODS: The Growing Up Today Study includes 9032 females who completed questionnaires annually from 1996 to 2001, then 2003, 2005, 2007, 2010, and 2013...
February 2017: Breast Cancer Research and Treatment
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28050742/sexting-by-high-school-students
#14
Donald S Strassberg, Deanna Cann, Valerie Velarde
In the last 8 years, several studies have documented that many adolescents acknowledge having exchanged sexually explicit cell phone pictures of themselves, a behavior termed sexting. Differences across studies in how sexting was defined, recruitment strategies, and cohort have resulted in sometimes significant differences in as basic a metric as what percentage of adolescents have sent, received, or forwarded such sexts. The psychosocial and even legal risks associated with sexting by minors are significantly serious that accurate estimates of its prevalence, including over time, are important to ascertain...
January 3, 2017: Archives of Sexual Behavior
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28045845/drop-the-knife-and-pick-up-the-transducer
#15
Sathyaseelan Subramaniam, Nooruddin Tejani, Michael Secko
Ultrasound has a diagnostic and procedural role when managing breast abscesses. We present the case of an adolescent girl diagnosed with a breast abscess with point-of-care ultrasound who subsequently underwent ultrasound-guided aspiration as a form of definitive management.
January 2017: Pediatric Emergency Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28039365/complete-prevalence-of-malignant-primary-brain-tumors-registry-data-in-the-united-states-compared-with-other-common-cancers-2010
#16
Adah S Zhang, Quinn T Ostrom, Carol Kruchko, Lisa Rogers, David M Peereboom, Jill S Barnholtz-Sloan
BACKGROUND: Complete prevalence proportions illustrate the burden of disease in a population. This study estimates the 2010 complete prevalence of malignant primary brain tumors overall and by Central Brain Tumor Registry of the United States (CBTRUS) histology groups, and compares the brain tumor prevalence estimates to the complete prevalence of other common cancers as determined by the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program (SEER) by age at prevalence (2010): children (0-14 y), adolescent and young adult (AYA) (15-39 y), and adult (40+ y)...
December 29, 2016: Neuro-oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28033240/risk-factors-associated-with-bordetella-pertussis-among-infants-aged-%C3%A2-4-months-in-the-pre-tdap-era-united-states-2002-2005
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C Robinette Curtis, Andrew L Baughman, Chas DeBolt, Susan Goodykoontz, Cynthia Kenyon, Barbara Watson, Pamela K Cassiday, Claudia Miller, Lucia C Pawloski, Maria-Lucia C Tondella, Kristine M Bisgard
BACKGROUND: In the United States, infants have the highest reported pertussis incidence and death rates. Improved understanding of infant risk factors is needed to optimize prevention strategies. METHODS: We prospectively enrolled infants ≤4 months of age with incident-confirmed pertussis from 4 sites during 2002-2005 (preceding pertussis-antigen-containing vaccination recommendations for adolescents/adults); each case-patient was age- and site-matched with 2 control subjects...
December 28, 2016: Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28027401/breast-milk-polyunsaturated-fatty-acids-associations-with-adolescent-allergic-disease-and-lung-function
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N T Waidyatillake, R Stoney, F Thien, C J Lodge, J A Simpson, K J Allen, M J Abramson, B Erbas, C Svanes, S C Dharmage, A J Lowe
BACKGROUND: It has been hypothesized that n-3 PUFA in breast milk may assist immune and lung development. There are very limited data on possible long-term effects on allergic disease and lung function. The aim was to investigate associations of n-3 and n-6 PUFA levels in colostrum and breast milk with allergic disease and lung function at ages 12 and 18 years. METHODS: Polyunsaturated fatty acids were measured in 194 colostrum samples and in 118 three-month expressed breast milk samples from mothers of children enrolled in the Melbourne Atopy Cohort (MACS) Study, a high-risk birth cohort study...
December 27, 2016: Allergy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28003027/lifetime-body-size-and-estrogen-receptor-positive-breast-cancer-risk-in-the-california-teachers-study-cohort
#19
Pamela L Horn-Ross, Alison J Canchola, Leslie Bernstein, Susan L Neuhausen, David O Nelson, Peggy Reynolds
BACKGROUND: Obesity is a public health epidemic and an important breast cancer risk factor. The relationship between interrelated body measurements is complex and most studies fail to account for this complexity. We identified key aspects of body size which jointly, over the life-course (since adolescence), are associated with estrogen-receptor-positive (ER+) breast cancer risk. METHODS: Among 109,862 women participating in the California Teachers Study cohort, 3844 were diagnosed with invasive ER+ breast cancer between 1997-1998 and December 2011...
December 21, 2016: Breast Cancer Research: BCR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28002312/committee-opinion-no-686-breast-and-labial-surgery-in-adolescents
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The obstetrician-gynecologist may receive requests from adolescents and their families for advice, surgery, or referral for conditions of the breast or vulva to improve appearance and function. Appropriate counseling and guidance of adolescents with these concerns require a comprehensive and thoughtful approach, special knowledge of normal physical and psychosocial growth and development, and assessment of the physical maturity and emotional readiness of the patient. Individuals should be screened for body dysmorphic disorder...
January 2017: Obstetrics and Gynecology
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