adolescent health

$1.3 million to understand and alleviate impacts of the pandemic on children, youth, and families

Published: 10Dec2021

Seven CIHR funded projects at McGill and the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre to investigate impacts of vaccine hesitancy, health-care shortages, work-life imbalance for...

Breastfed babies are less likely to develop eczema as teenagers, study shows.

Published: 13Nov2017

A new study, which is published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Pediatrics, and was led by researchers from King’s College London, Harvard University, University of...

MUHC study calls for action to help adolescents with diabetes transition to adult care

Published: 17Aug2017

Adolescence can be a turbulent period of life, with struggles to establish autonomy, identity issues and risk-taking behaviours. For young adults with a chronic illness such as type 1 diabetes,...

HPV vaccine: teen sexual behaviour not affected

Published: 8Dec2014

Sexual behaviour of teenage girls does not appear to have been affected by routine human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination, according to a large study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical...

Socioeconomic differences in adolescent health widen

Published: 4Feb2015

Health inequalities in young people have grown alongside socioeconomic disparities between the rich and poor.

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