Association of Use of Oral #Contraceptives With #Depressive Symptoms Among #Adolescents and Young Women

.. adolescent users (mean [SD] age, 16.5 [0.7] years) reported higher depressive symptom scores compared with their nonusing counterparts (mean [SD] age, 16.1 [0.6] years) (mean [SD] score, 0.40 [0.30] vs 0.33 [0.30]), which persisted after adjustment for age, socioeconomic status and ethnicity (β coefficient for interaction with age, –0.021; 95% CI, –0.038 to –0.005; P = .0096). Adolescent contraceptive users particularly reported more crying (odds ratio, … Continue reading Association of Use of Oral #Contraceptives With #Depressive Symptoms Among #Adolescents and Young Women

Childhood Tobacco Smoke Exposure and Risk of Atrial #Fibrillation in Adulthood

Of 2,816 Offspring cohort participants with at least 1 parent in the Original cohort, 82% were exposed to parental smoking. For every pack/day increase in parental smoking, there was an 18% increase in offspring AF incidence (adjusted hazard ratio [HR]: 1.18; 95% confidence interval [CI]: 1.00 to 1.39; p = 0.04). Additionally, parental smoking was a risk factor for offspring smoking (adjusted odds ratio [OR]: … Continue reading Childhood Tobacco Smoke Exposure and Risk of Atrial #Fibrillation in Adulthood

Association of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder With Teenage Birth Among Women and Girls in Sweden

Teenage deliveries were more common among women and girls with #ADHD than among women and girls without ADHD (15.3% vs 2.8%; odds ratio [OR], 6.23 [95% CI, 5.80-6.68]). Compared with women and girls without ADHD, those with ADHD were more likely to present with risk factors for adverse obstetric and perinatal outcomes, including smoking during the third trimester (OR, 6.88 [95% CI, 6.45-7.34]), body mass … Continue reading Association of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder With Teenage Birth Among Women and Girls in Sweden