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Powers, Lauren - - 2011
Edmunds, Janet - - 2011
In Australia, initial exclusive breastfeeding rates are 80%, reducing to 14% at 6 months. One factor that contributes to early breastfeeding cessation is infant tongue-tie, a congenital abnormality occurring in 2.8-10.7% of infants, in which a thickened, tightened or shortened frenulum is present. Tongue-tie is linked to breastfeeding difficulties, speech ...
Berry, Nina - - 2011
Although the advertising of infant and follow-on formula products in Australia is prohibited by the Marketing in Australia of Infant Formulas: Manufacturers and Importers Agreement (1992), toddler milk is advertised without restriction. Recent research suggests that Australian mothers perceive advertisements for toddler milk to also be advertisements for infant formula. ...
Thorley, Virginia - - 2011
Sarilar, Sukran - - 2011
In 2005, a youth consultation and health center has been established by cooperation of Turkish Ministry of Health, UNFPA and UNICEF. Two doctors, 2 psychologists and 1 dietician is serving in our center. In this center, we serve for diagnosis and treatment of adolescents and when needed reference to other ...
Aydemir, Ertugrul - - 2011
Acne vulgaris is an inflammatory disease of the pilosebase unit. Although it is not a fatal disease, as it is seen in the young people and cause negative effects on body image perception its importance increase. Etiology is not clear, sebase gland hypertrophy and dysfunction is the genetical base. Hyperseborrhea, ...
Akcakaya, Necla - - 2011
Respiratory tract infections in the adolescent age group are similar to respiratory tract infections in other age groups, except newborns. However, pneumonia in this age group often occur with community acquired pneumonia agents. Pneumococcal (lobar) pneumonia and aytpical pneumonia is seen pnedominantly in adolescents.
Kasapcopur, Ozgur - - 2011
The clinical course and symptoms of connective tissue diseases in adolescence is different from the other childhood periods. Both diseases and clinical courses of diseases show significant variations in this period. In this article, it is intended to review connective tissue diseases that can be seen in the adolescence.
Dansuk, Ramazan - - 2011
Humans have forty-six chromosomes, including two sex chromosomes, XX in females and XY in males. A gene in the sex- determining region of the short arm of the Y, now referred to as SRY, has been found to direct production TDF, inducing differentiation of cells derived from the genital ridges ...
Gokaslan, Husnu - - 2011
The adnexal masses in adolescents contain functional and physiologic cystic formations on one end of the spectrum, and serious malignant tumors on the other end. The primary approach should be expectant management for the cysts which are thought to be benign in this spectrum. The most common malignant tumors in ...
Iyibozkurt, Cem - - 2011
The menstrual cycle is a complex series of events, especially prone to outside factors during the adolescent period due to the incomplete maturation of hypothalamo-hypophysio-ovarian axis. Both over- and undernutrition may adversely affect the menstrual cycle. Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and the female athlete triad are the main causes of ...
Dundar, Bumin - - 2011
Dysfunctional uterine bleeding (DUB) is defined as abnormal uterine bleeding in the absence of demonstrable structural or organic pathology. Bleeding occurs frequently or irregularly, lasts longer, or is heavier. DUB is the most common cause of abnormal vaginal bleeding during a woman's reproductive years and occurs most commonly at the ...
Evliyaoglu, Olcay - - 2011
Polycystic ovary syndrome is a multi-factorial heterogenous disorder characterized by chronic an ovulation and hyperandrogenism. Diagnosis is based on clinical or laboratory evidence of hyperandrogenism. For diagnosis at least two of the three Rotterdam criteria (oligo/anovulation, clinical or biochemical signs of hyperandrogenism, polycystic ovaries) should be ensured. Clinical symptoms usually ...
Oral, Engin - - 2011
Primary Amenorrhea is defined as the absence of menses at age 16 when secondary sexual characteristics are present or absence of menses at age 14 when secondary sexual characteristics are not present. The prevalence of the condition at age 14 is 0.1-2.5% and the prevalence at age 16 is 1-5%. ...
Aycan, Zehra - - 2011
Puberty is a quite important phase in the physical and psychosocical development of the adolescent. The timing of puberty is variable and is dependent on several factors including ethnic group, nutrition and genetic factors. It may commence from 8 years of age in girls and 9 years in boys and ...
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