Teens who reported a history of abuse, even nonphysical forms such as emotional neglect, had deficits in gray-matter brain volume compared with other adolescents.
How can I determine if HSV-1 in a 2-year-old girl is the result of abuse or exposure from a vaginal birth of an HSV-positive mother?
When used as prescribed, these drugs are not addictive. However, abuse is on the rise, and clinicians need to be able to identify the signs.
Is there a way to eliminate the confusion between autism and pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS)?
More studies are needed to determine the specific benefits of fish oil supplements for pregnant women.
A 20-month-old girl born premature was diagnosed with necrotizing enterocolitis and underwent...
Attributing the symptoms to a virus, a PA decides not to prescribe antibiotics—with disastrous results.
Pentacel is indicated for active immunization against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, poliomyelitis, and invasive disease.
The American Heart Association (AHA) suggests a screening ECG before starting stimulant medications in children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder...
Clinicians should be aware that new CDC recommendations could bring many more vaccination recipients to their doors
A recent trial evaluated the efficacy of the ketogenic diet for the treatment of seizures in children (Lancet Neurol. 2008;7:500-506). Children aged 2-16 years (N=145) with at least seven seizures per week and no response to at least two anti-epileptic drugs were randomized to the ketogenic diet vs. no change in...
With the help of an expert orthopedist and pathologist, a definitive diagnosis was reached in this unusual case.
I have noticed a common pattern among mothers of babies with severe eczema—each woman was given some form of steroid during her pregnancies. Have any...