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Yearbook of Paediatric Endocrinology 2020

ey0017.13-9 | Endocrinology | ESPEYB17

13.9. People are taller in countries with better environmental conditions

A German , G Mesch , Z Hochberg

To read the full abstract: Front. Endocrinol. 2020; 11:106. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2020.00106• The authors assessed the relationship between markers of a stressful environment and final height in adult men and women in 71 countries (including 31 countries that are members of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development [OECD]).• They found that the more stressful the e...

ey0017.13-10 | Endocrinology | ESPEYB17

13.10. Timing of the infancy-childhood growth transition in rural Gambia

RM Bernstein , GK O’Connor , EA Vance , N Affara , S Drammeh , DB Dunger , A Faal , KK Ong , F Sosseh , AM Prentice , SE Moore

To read the full abstract: Front. Endocrinol. 2020 11:142. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2020.00142• A delayed transition from the infancy to the childhood growth stage contributes to sub-optimal growth outcomes.• Using a novel method to assess the timing of infancy-childhood transition (quantification of patterns of adjacent monthly weight-for-age z-score (WAZ) deviation correlations), th...

ey0017.13-11 | Endocrinology | ESPEYB17

13.11. Worldwide secular trends in age at pubertal onset assessed by breast development among girls: a systematic review and meta-analysis

C Eckert-Lind , AS Busch , JH Petersen , FM Biro , G Butler , EV Brauner , A Juul

To read the full abstract: JAMA Pediatr. 2020;174(4):e195881. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2019.5881• The authors evaluated the change in pubertal onset in healthy girls around the world based on age at thelarche.• Overall, the age at thelarche decreased 0.24 years per decade from 1977 to 2013.• This decrease seems to reflect a worldwide trend....

ey0017.13-12 | Endocrinology | ESPEYB17

13.12. Global trends in insufficient physical activity among adolescents: A pooled analysis of 298 population-based surveys with 1.6 million participants

R Guthold , GA Stevens , LM Riley , FC Bull

To read the full abstract: Lancet Child Adolesc Health 2020; 4: 23–35. doi: 10.1016/S2352-4642(19)30323-2• The study reports the worldwide prevalence of insufficient physical activity among school-going adolescents aged 11–17 years.• Data from surveys totalling 1.6 million students aged 11–17 years were analysed.• The majority of adolescents do not prese...

ey0017.13-13 | Endocrinology | ESPEYB17

13.13. Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in Africa: A systematic review and meta-analysis

RM Mogire , A Mutua , W Kimita , A Kamau , P Bejon , JM Pettifor , A Adeyemo , TN Williams , SH Atkinson

To read the full abstract: Lancet Glob Health 2020;8: e134–42. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(19)30457-7• The results of 25OH Vit D determination from 129 studies including 21 474 participants in 23 African countries were analyzed.• Overall, a serum 25(OH)D concentration less than 30 nmol/L was found in 18.5% of the population and less than 75 nmol/l in 59.5% of the populatio...

ey0017.13-14 | Endocrinology | ESPEYB17

13.14. Newborn screening in Nigeria: Will incorporating congenital hypothyroidism with sickle cell disease improve neonatal screening programme?

EY Iroro , J Tamunopriye , B Datonye , I Lorenzo

To read the full abstract: Acta Biomed. 2019; 90(2): 316–320. doi: 10.23750/abm.v90i2.8485• The authors review the present status of newborn screening in Africa and discuss the concept that adding a neonatal screening for congenital hypothyroidism (CH) to an existing sickle cell disease screening would make it easier to implement than developing an independent screening program.&...

ey0017.13-15 | Endocrinology | ESPEYB17

13.15. Adverse outcomes and economic burden of congenital adrenal hyperplasia late diagnosis in the newborn screening absence

de Miranda M Costa , Haddad L Bertocco de Paiva , G Madureira , B Bilharinho de Mendonca , TASS Bachega

To read the full abstract: J Endocrine Society 2020; 4 (2): 1–13. doi: 10.1210/jendso/bvz013• The authors performed a retrospective analysis of the economic burden in a cohort of 195 patients with genetically confirmed CAH born in São Paulo where there is presently no neonatal screening for CAH.• The cost associated to mortality of undiagnosed patients was estimated to ra...

ey0017.13-16 | Endocrinology | ESPEYB17

13.16. Assessment of health-related quality of life in Egyptian children and adolescents with congenital adrenal hyperplasia

N Musa , N Asem , S Basyony , L Fawaz

To read the full abstract: J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 2020; 33(2): 295–304. doi: 10.1515/jpem-2019-0345• Using the validated World Health Organization QOL-BREF questionnaire that independently assesses the physical, psychological, social and environmental domains, the authors assessed health-related QOL in 200 Egyptian children and adolescents with CAH.• Older patients had si...