This meta-analysis estimates correlations between parent-adolescent communication about sex and safe sex behaviors among youths.
This review investigates current literature for treatment recommendations for cardiometabolic risk factors associated with polycystic ovary syndrome and finds potential for metformin and estrogen-progestin dual therapy, although longitudinal studies are warranted to determine its long-term effect on cardiovascular health.
This systematic review of the effects of obesity on drug disposition in children shows that clinically significant pharmacokinetic alternations are common in obese children. See also the Editorial by Gillman and Block.
Momper et al compared US Food and Drug Administration–approved adult and adolescent drug dosing and assessed the utility of allometric scaling for the prediction of drug clearance in the adolescent population.