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Vaginitis is an inflammation of the vagina. It can result in discharge, itching and pain, and is often associated with an irritation or infection of the vulva. It is usually due to infection. Vulvov...
As exposure to community violence increases for adolescent men of color, symptoms of depression subside and violent behaviors increase, according to new research published in the Journal of Clinical C...
Dr Nicole De Wet is a lecturer in demography and population studies at Wits. Her research is on adolescent health outcomes in South Africa.
Preventing adolescent pregnancy: what works, and what doesn't? Is it time for a paradigm shift? American Journal of Public Health
(Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health) Researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health found that an important explanation for declining rates of global adolescen...
If your adolescent athlete has a difficult soccer game, do you tell them not to worry about it? Or do you suggest they speak to their coach for tips on how to improve? How do you know if your words of...
In a UC San Francisco study of 176 adolescent smokers in San Francisco, 96 percent reported using at least two substances other than cigarettes.
(The Reis Group) As exposure to community violence increases for adolescent men of color, symptoms of depression subside and violent behaviors increase, according to new research published in the Jour...
Adolescent male presented with complaint of pain in the left hip, which is relieved by analgesics.
Aggressive angiomyxoma (AAM) is a rare soft tissue tumor of mesenchymal origin that chiefly involves the vulvar and perineal region. In 90% of cases, AAM presents in women of reproductive age with a p...
Extramammary Paget's disease is a rare condition, and the vulva is a common site for it to occur. Despite this, there is a paucity of literature on Paget's disease of the vulva (VPD). A Cochrane meta-...
Through social media and camera phones, users enact selective self-presentation as they choose, edit, and post photographs of themselves (such as selfies) to social networking sites for an imagined au...
While adnexal masses and ovarian torsion are common causes of acute pain in the adolescent female, fibroids are an uncommon etiology and little is reported in the literature. Due to the rarity of adol...