The FSI proved to be at least as effective in predicting fracture risk in children as femoral and total body BMD.
The USPSTF recommends that children aged 3 to 5 years undergo vision screening at least once to detect amblyopia or its risk factors.
The guidelines include a strong recommendation for annual seasonal influenza immunization for everyone 6 months and older.
Total influenza vaccination rates among children in the 2016 to 2017 influenza season dropped 1.6% from the year before.
Clinical pathway to improve care of acute gastroenteritis patients is associated with a sustained reduction in IV fluid use and length of stay in the pediatric emergency department.
Adherence decreased over time in adolescent MSM who participated in a 48-week HIV PrEP intervention.
The FDA has approved benznidazole to treat the tropical parasitic infection Chagas disease in children.
The recommendations update the AAP's original 2008 statement on complementary medicine.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that the first dose of the hepatitis B vaccine should be given within the first 24 hours of life.
Sleep duration for 1 hour longer was associated with lower BMI, fat mass, insulin resistance, and fasting glucose but had no effect on HbA1c or cardiovascular risk.
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No single clinical observation reliably differentiates pneumonia from other causes of respiratory illness in children.
Information about vaccines received during pregnancy could influence infant immunization.
The AAP has released an updated clinical practice guideline for the diagnosis and management of high blood pressure in children.
The updated guidelines will help clinicians prevent and manage nausea and vomiting caused by antineoplastic agents or radiation therapy in cancer patients.
A child who was diagnosed with HIV at 1 month and received early treatment has suppressed the virus without anti-HIV therapy for 8.5 years.
The ACOG released recommendations to help clinicians counsel adolescents about using contraception.
The guidelines are the first to provide recommendations for comorbidity screening in pediatric psoriasis patients.
Nearly 1 in 10 infants did not receive any vaccinations in 2016, according to the World Health Organization.
Researchers sought to examine the link between intelligence scores during childhood and leading causes of death during the life course.
An 8-week-old infant, presents to primary care with bilateral "shaky, jerky eyes."
Serum TG2A screening has a positive predictive value of 61% to detect celiac disease.
A 3-part testing process may facilitate increased use of first-line penicillin antibiotics in the pediatric emergency department.
Epigenetics explains the anatomy and physiology behind the central nervous system changes caused by child abuse.
A total of 101 influenza-related deaths occurred among children throughout the 2016-17 flu season.
Vaccines given shortly after birth demonstrated a strong inhibitory response to maternal antibodies.
The USPSTF has released updated recommendations on obesity screening in children and adolescents to focus on intensive behavioral interventions.
About 80% of birth defects between 2005 and 2009 have an unknown etiology.
Gestational weight gain greater than or less than guideline recommendations is associated with an increased risk of adverse outcomes.
Findings show that bacteria from mothers' breast milk and areolar skin are transferred to their infants' guts.
The new device uses magnetic catheters to draw the upper and lower esophagus together.