Children’s Health

Study Finds Link Between Antidepressant Use and Type 2 Diabetes in Youth

October 25, 2017

Baltimore, Md. – A team of researchers from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy and the University of Maryland School of Medicine found that current (prolonged) use of serotonin reuptake inhibitors – a major class of antidepressant medications – in children and adolescents was associated with a nearly two-fold increased risk of developing type […]

Vaccination to Reduce Infant Mortality Moves Closer to Reality

April 5, 2017

New study shows 3M adjuvant boosts immune response and potentially reduces side effects ST. PAUL, Minn. – (April 5, 2017) – Protecting newborns and young infants from life-threatening infectious diseases, such as pneumococcus or pertussis, is a complex challenge. Their unique immune systems typically mount weak antibody responses to most vaccines, leaving them highly vulnerable […]