Drug use beliefs found to be strongest predictor of youth substance use

Journal Reference: Allen W. Barton, Qiujie Gong, Naya C. Sutton, Jordan P. Davis, Doug C. Smith. Adolescent Substance Use and Individual Beliefs That Drug Use Is Wrong: A Statewide Epidemiological Study. Substance Use & Misuse, 2022; 57 (4): 640 DOI: 10.1080/10826084.2022.2034877 “Inherent to the success of drug use prevention programs is ensuring activities are targeting … Read more

AI to predict antidepressant outcomes in youth

Journal Reference: Arjun P. Athreya, Jennifer L. Vande Voort, Julia Shekunov, Sandra J. Rackley, Jarrod M. Leffler, Alastair J. McKean, Magdalena Romanowicz, Betsy D. Kennard, Graham J. Emslie, Taryn Mayes, Madhukar Trivedi, Liewei Wang, Richard M. Weinshilboum, William V. Bobo, Paul E. Croarkin. Evidence for machine learning guided early prediction of acute outcomes in the … Read more

Flavored cigarette ban significantly reduced youth smoking, new study finds

Journal Reference: Matthew E. Rossheim, Melvin D. Livingston, Jenna R. Krall, Tracey E. Barnett, Dennis L. Thombs, Kayla K. McDonald, Gilbert W. Gimm. Cigarette Use Before and After the 2009 Flavored Cigarette Ban. Journal of Adolescent Health, 2020; DOI: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2020.06.022 On September 22, 2009, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s national ban on flavored cigarettes … Read more

Memory formation influenced by how brain networks develop during youth

Journal Reference: Elizabeth L. Johnson,Qin Yin,Nolan B. O’Hara,Lingfei Tang,Jeong-Won Jeong,Eishi Asano,Noa Ofen. Dissociable oscillatory theta signatures of memory formation in the developing brain. Current Biology, 2022 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2022.01.053 The study will be published Feb. 15 in Current Biology. Historically, a lack of high-resolution data from children’s brains have led to gaps in our understanding of … Read more

Youth grows up unprotected in a hostile food environment – And that won’t get better on its own – Foodlog

Youth grows up unprotected in a hostile food environment

The Lancet is in every top three of the most influential medical journals. When the renowned magazine publishes a series of articles that do not deal with a strictly medical topic, then even non-doctors prick up their ears. If it expanded three times in six years attention spends on that subject, then we can know … Read more

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