chronic disease

High rates of oophorectomy for benign ovarian neoplasms in pediatric population

1. In this multicenter retrospective cohort study, pediatric patients with an ovarian neoplasm had high rates of oophorectomy despite low rates of malignancy. Premenarchal status, clinical symptoms on presentation, concerning features on imaging, and having the surgery performed by an adult gynecologist or pediatric surgeon were all associated with increased Czytaj więcej…

Adolescent health

Young drivers with ADHD linked with higher rates of crashes and violations

1. Adolescents with a diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) experienced higher rates of crashes compared to adolescents without ADHD, including at-fault, single-vehicle, injury, and alcohol-related crashes. 2. Rates of traffic and moving violations were also higher among adolescents with ADHD, and differences in crash and violation rates were more pronounced Czytaj więcej…

chronic disease

PET scans show high tau levels in former NFL players with potential chronic traumatic encephalopathy

1. Former National Football League (NFL) players with cognitive and neurological symptoms showed higher tau amyloid levels as detected on positron emission tomography (PET) scans than control patients. 2. No association between tau deposition found on PET scans and scores on cognitive and neuropsychiatric tests was observed. Evidence Rating Level: Czytaj więcej…