Violence perpetration in early adolescence: a study of four urban communities worldwide - Beckwith S, Lou C, Michielsen K, Mafuta E, Wilopo SA, Blum RW.
PURPOSE: Violence perpetration is common among adolescents worldwide but existing research largely focuses on boys, older adolescents, and partner violence. Our study sought to identify individual, family, and neighborhood/peer factors associated with viol... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

IHS: Healthy Lifestyles in Youth Project
The Indian Health Service is accepting applications for a single entity to promote healthy lifestyles for American Indian and Alaska Native youth through collaboration with selected Native American Boys and Girls Club sites. Applications are due September 15, 2022. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - August 12, 2022 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Childhood obesity: Just half of six-year-olds get one hour of exercise each day
Researchers from the universities of Cambridge and Southampton found only 53 per cent got an hour of playing in the park or PE per day. 63 per cent of boys and 42 per cent of girls got the one hour. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exploring the association of age with depressive symptomatology in childhood and adolescence: a network study - Klaufus LH, Verlinden E, Van der Wal MF, Cuijpers P, Chinapaw MJM, Boschloo L.
This study aimed to explore the association of age with individual depression and anxiety symptoms and their connectivity (i.e., number/strength of connections with other symptoms) in girls and boys. METHOD: Our study comprised cross-sec... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Policing of Masculinity Scale (POMS) and pressures boys experience to prove and defend their "manhood" - Reigeluth CS, Addis ME.
Despite historical shifts in some parts of the world indicating greater openness to more fluid and less restrictive notions of "manhood," boys continue to experience significant pressures to conform to dominant masculine norms through policing of masculini... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 8, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Suicide risk assessment and depressive symptoms among Spanish adolescent bully-victims: evidence for the importance of emotional intelligence and sex - Quintana-Orts C, Rey L, M érida-López S, Extremera N.
The aim of this study is to explore a model examining how emotional intelligence (EI), sex, depressive symptoms and suicidal thoughts and behaviours (STB) may interact. The sample included 380 Spanish adolescent bully-victims (61.6% boys; mean age  = 14... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 8, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

What Causes Kyphosis?
Discussion There are 3 planes to view and describe spinal deformities from: Coronal or frontal plane – the view is from front or back of the patient Sagittal plane – is the view from the side of the patient Transverse or horizontal plane – is the view from the top or bottom of the patient Normally the spine is straight when viewed from the frontal or coronal plane. Normally the spine also has a small kyphosis in the thoracic region (20-45%) and lordosis in the sacral region when viewed laterally in the sagittal plane. Scoliosis or abnormal deviation of the spinal laterally is the most common spinal defo...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - August 8, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Britney Spears' teen sons choose'not to see her,' their dad Kevin Federline says
“The boys have decided they are not seeing her right now,” K-Fed said. “It’s been a few months since they’ve seen her. They made the decision not to go to her wedding.” (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How can we end male violence? Bristol conference invites contributions from professionals working with boys and young men
Researchers from the University of Bristol, in partnership with Bristol Young Men ’ s Network, are inviting professionals working with boys and young men to contribute to a conference around masculinity, violence and mental health. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - August 4, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Announcements; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School, Institutes, Institutes, Bristol Population Health Science Institute, Institutes, Brigstow Source Type: news

HPV vaccine after removal of precancerous cells may cut cervical cancer risk
Study finds reduced risk of cervical cancer recurring after HPV vaccination post-surgery, though further research is neededGiving women the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine when precancerous lesions are removed from their cervix may cut the risk of cells recurring and them getting cervical cancer, a study has found.Cases of cervical cancerin the UK have fallen hugely since school pupils aged 13 and 14 – first girls and later boys – began being offered HPV jabs in 2008 as protection against the disease.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 3, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Denis Campbell Health policy editor Tags: Health Cervical cancer HPV vaccine Vaccines and immunisation Women Women's health UK news Cancer research Medical research Source Type: news

Heart Defects Tend to Accompany Penis Abnormality at Birth
(MedPage Today) -- Boys with hypospadias were several times more likely to also have congenital heart disease compared with peers without the urethral birth defect, a cohort study showed. Active surveillance programs in Texas and Arkansas revealed... (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - July 29, 2022 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Global HIV/AIDS Fight Is At a Crossroads After COVID-19 Setbacks
Hard-won progress against HIV has stalled, putting millions of lives at risk, according to an alarming report Wednesday on how the COVID-19 pandemic and other global crises are jeopardizing efforts to end AIDS. Worldwide, the years-long decline in new HIV infections is leveling off. Worse, cases began climbing in parts of Asia and the Pacific where they previously had been falling, according to the United Nations agency leading the global AIDS fight. The number of people on lifesaving HIV treatments grew more slowly last year than it has in a decade. Inequities are widening. Every two minutes last year, a teen girl or youn...
Source: TIME: Health - July 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lauran Neergaard/AP Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate HIV/AIDS Public Health wire Source Type: news

Film Review: Ron Howard ’s Thai Cave Rescue Drama ‘Thirteen Lives’
The only real problem with Thirteen Lives, an engrossing account of the rescue of 12 Thai boys and their coach from desperate straits when they become stranded in perilous caves during a monsoon, i… #filmreview #monsoon #caves #ronhoward (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC Endorses Novavax COVID-19 Shot for Adults
U.S. adults who haven’t gotten any COVID-19 shots yet should consider a new option from Novavax—a more traditional kind of vaccine, health officials said Tuesday. Regulators authorized the nation’s first so-called protein vaccine against COVID-19 last week, but the final hurdle was a recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “If you have been waiting for a COVID-19 vaccine built on a different technology than those previously available, now is the time to join the millions of Americans who have been vaccinated,” Dr. Rochelle Walensky, CDC’s director, said in a s...
Source: TIME: Health - July 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lauran Neergaard / AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 healthscienceclimate wire Source Type: news

Boys to get lessons about periods and menopause alongside girls for sex education 
Ministers want to tackle a culture of 'medical misogyny' which leaves women and girls struggling to access the same quality of care as men. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news