Posts Tagged ‘youth health’

By On August 27th, 2013

Antipsychotic Medications Raise the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes for Children

While many parents have criticized the prescription of “atypical” antipsychotic medications to children and young adult with behavioral problems or mood disorders, chances are most didn’t worry about diabetes. But, as a study from Vanderbilt University Medical Center recently showed, young people taking medications such as risperidone, quetiapine, aripiprazol, or olanzapine are three-times the risk…


By On July 16th, 2013

Doctors Suggest Children With Epilepsy Should Take Vitamin D

A recent review article by the doctors at Leicaster Royal Infirmary’s Department of Paediatric Neurology in the UK connects possible bone health problems in children and young adults with epilepsy. These bone health issues could put the children at higher risk for broken bones than children their age without epilepsy. The report suggests the risk…

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