Selected Publications in March

Data on dementia, safety of childhood vaccines, taxes on sugary drinks, and social media use among children and adolescents. These are selected recent BIPS studies.

[Translate to Englisch:] Publikationen des BIPS

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Riedel, Oliver, Braitmaier, Malte & Langner, Ingo. Stability of individual dementia diagnoses in routine care: Implication for epidemiological studies. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety. 2022; forthcoming.

Short summary: While dementia diagnoses in health claims data are often used in epidemiological studies, the stability of these diagnoses is unknown. This paper analyses the stability of dementia subtypes (during four years) in health claims data.

Schäfer, Wiebke, Reinders, Tammo & Schink, Tania. Second dose of measles-mumps-rubella-varicella vaccine (MMRV) and the risk of febrile convulsions. Vaccine. 2022; forthcoming.

Short summary: Based on >500,000 children: No increased risk of febrile convulsions (FC) after a 2nd dose of quadrivalent vaccine against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (MMRV), irrespective of age, sex, history of FC, or type of first dose vaccine.

Forberger, Sarah, Reisch, Lucia A., Meshkovska, Biljana, Lobczowska, Karolina, Scheller, Daniel, Wendt, Janine, Christianson, Lara, Frense, Jennifer, Steinacker, Jürgen, Luszczynska, Aleksandra, Zeeb, Hajo & on behalf of the PEN consortium. Sugar-sweetened beverage tax implementation processes: Results of a scoping review. Health Research Policy and Systems. 2022;20:33.

The paper summarizes what we know about implementation processes for Sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) taxation and places this in the wider discussion on SSB taxation, use of existing structures, the role of different stakeholders and the underlying political system.

Sina, Elida, Boakye, Daniel, Christianson, Lara, Ahrens, Wolfgang & Hebestreit, Antje. Social media and children's and adolescents' diets - A systematic review of the underlying social and physiological mechanisms. Advances in Nutrition. 2022; forthcoming.

This review examines the role of social media exposure on children's and adolescents' diets, considering developmental differences. We identified the underlying social and physiological mechanisms which will serve to tailor future health interventions.