Despite earlier studies that reveal increased depression an anxiety in transgender children and adolescents, new research published in Pediatrics reveals that children who were supported in their choice of gender identity were no more likely to suffer negative psychosocial effects than other children.
In the third annual Contemporary Pediatrics survey, many commented on the value or lack of value of the professional societies that they turn to for help. Here are 9 responses that off both positive and negative views of these professional societies. What do you think? Feel free to comment below and make your voice heard.
Because it requires forging alliances among all pediatric providers to initiate and effectively change policies to provide quality healthcare for all children and adolescents, this is a tough one: a collaboration that may not be embraced by everyone.
Despite improvements in the rates of healthcare associated infections in recent years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says healthcare facilities still have more work to do to prevent sick patients from becoming sicker.
Two recent studies fail to demonstrate conclusively whether the testing effect can benefit students with ADHD, but both acknowledge the need for more research about teaching strategies for learners with ADHD.
Researchers say efforts to improve breastfeeding and vaccination rates, and reduce infants’ exposure to cigarette smoke are paying off—with acute otitis media prevalence reduced by more than 50% in some age groups.