To assess the state of adolescent health
care, the Office of Technologhy.
TWENTY-TWO: TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES IN MODIFYING ADOLESCENT HEALTH
RISK BEHAVIORS(Natalie C.
The reason for the epidemic is multifaceted, say adolescent health
Director of the Adolescent AIDS Program at Montefiore Medical Center in New York City and coauthor of the book Lesbian and Gay Youth: Care and Counseling, Donna Futterman has helped shape the field of adolescent health
, This summer she will launch the first-ever Gay and Lesbian Adolescent Health
Resource Center, which will train health care providers and youth and initiate a national campaign to promote HIV testing to young people at risk, "I really love teenagers," Futterman says, "Doing work with young people gives me the opportunity to tap into their spirit of optimism, engagement, and hopefulness for the future.
The second, which appears in the December issue of the Journal of Adolescent Health
, indicates that pre-teens with eating disorders tend to lose weight more quickly than adolescents with the condition and weigh comparatively less at diagnosis.
New Global Standards for quality health-care services for adolescents developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNAIDS aim to help countries improve the quality of adolescent health
The Case for Improving Adolescent Health
demonstrates the need for increased attention to adolescent preventive healthcare in the US and emphasizes the role(s) that parents, teens, providers, and adults who influence teens (coaches, youth leaders, school professionals) can play to help make improvements.
For their study, Robert Crosnoe, a professor of sociology at the University of Texas at Austin, Aprile Benner, an assistant professor of human ecology at the University of Texas at Austin, and Barbara Schneider, a professor of sociology and education at Michigan State University, analyzed National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health
(Add Health) data on 8,271 adolescents from 126 schools.
Child and adolescent health
and health care quality; measuring what matters.
This new initiative will be run by of the newly established Office of Adolescent Health
under the Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services.
of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel) compiles 36 papers published in 2008 in the International Journal of Child and Adolescent Health
(by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development in Israel and Nova Science Publishers) on aspects of child and adolescent health
and human development, including international health aspects, positive youth development, growth, and eating disorders.
Nova Science Publishers (Hauppauge, NY) has begun the publication of three new journals, including "Journal of Tribology and Surface Engineering," "Journal of Machining and Forming Technologies" and "International Journal of Child and Adolescent Health