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Welcome to the home page of the Young People's Health Special Interest Group of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK. The YPHSIG aims to raise the profile of young people's health and promote the development of high quality health services for young people in the UK. We are an association of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and membership is open to paediatricians and other healthcare professionals working with young people. For further details on becoming a member of the Young People's Health Special Interest Group or to apply on line click here

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  • RCPCH: State of Child Health Report 2017 The State of Child Health Report 2017 has been published by the RCPCH and highlights the jeopardy of child health inequalities in the UK. Read more on the report including ...
    Posted 27 Jan 2017, 00:16 by Damian Wood
  • Wear your silly socks and help beat eating disorders Beat’s annual Eating Disorder Awareness Week (EDAW) is fast approaching and will this year be Monday 27 February – Sunday 5 March. Find out more about EDAW. We’ll be ...
    Posted 26 Jan 2017, 23:48 by Damian Wood
  • RCPCH Members CEA Awards 2017 2017 ACCEA RoundThe College has established that the Advisory Committee on Clinical Excellence Awards (ACCEA) is now preparing the 2017 ACCEA Round for National Level Awards. The ACCEA will ...
    Posted 26 Jan 2017, 23:25 by Damian Wood
  • Liraglutide for adolescent obesity: study suggests safe and tolerable A study by Danne et al and supported by Novo Nordisk A/S published in the Journal of Pediatrics appears to show that Liraglutide, a treatment for adult obesity, is ...
    Posted 24 Jan 2017, 14:03 by Damian Wood
  • MHRA Drug Safety Update: The UK Medicines Health Regulatory Authority recently issued a drug safety update for Intravenous N-acetylcysteine (NAC) for paracetamol overdose: including a reminder of authorised dose regimen and the possible ...
    Posted 24 Jan 2017, 13:31 by Damian Wood
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Evidence Based Adolescent Health

  • Teen mobile screen time link with obesity Too much television time has long been linked to childhood obesity, but a U.S. study suggests that the connection holds true for smaller screens too, such as computers, gaming ...
    Posted 27 Jan 2017, 00:10 by Damian Wood
  • Coeliac disease has small but discernible impact on adolescent growth In a paper from Assa et at Tel-Aviv University, published in the February 2017 edition of Archives of Disease in Childhood, researchers studying 17 year olds undergoing medical examination ...
    Posted 24 Jan 2017, 14:33 by Damian Wood
  • Physical health in adolescence strongly influences educational attainment It is well known that children from poorer families have a higher risk of developing chronic health conditions and that ill health has a significant negative effect on labour force ...
    Posted 9 Sep 2016, 10:28 by Damian Wood
  • Managing eating disorders on a paediatric ward Karen Street and colleagues describe their model of care for young people with restrictive eating disorders on a paediatric ward. Arch Dis Child 2016;101:836-838 doi:10.1136 ...
    Posted 9 Sep 2016, 10:20 by Damian Wood
  • Long term effects of chemotherapy in teenagers and young adults In this weeks BMJ there is a clinical update for generalists on the long term effects of anticancer chemotherapy in teenagers and young adults. BMJ 2016; 354 doi: http://dx ...
    Posted 9 Sep 2016, 08:02 by Damian Wood
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