Delayed and immediate umbilical cord clamping show no major differences in health of preterm infants.
Infants aged 19-35 months had vaccination rates above 90%.
The policy statement from the AAP recommends public cord blood banking for collecting, processing, and using cord blood cells.
With a little creativity, children with diabetes can enjoy the festivities of Halloween.
The AAP has updated guidelines on infection prevention and control that include the endorsement of immunization for healthcare personnel and guidance during outbreaks of infectious diseases.
Researchers developed a clinical tool to predict prolonged hospital stays in patients with pediatric community-acquired pneumonia.
Type 2 diabetes risk is increased in young adults through antidepressant use, specifically the duration of use and the cumulative dose.
Type 2 diabetes is greater with second-generation antipsychotics than with non-second-generation antipsychotic psychotropic medications for patients aged 6 to 25 years.
Approximately 6 to 12 million head lice cases are diagnosed in the United States per year, primarily affecting elementary school children.
Maternal multivitamin supplementation during pregnancy may be inversely associated with ASD with intellectual disability in offspring.
The AAP Section for Endocrinology compiled the list of tests for height and puberty, which should prompt careful discussion between parents and physicians.
Insulin pump therapy is linked to lower risks of severe hypoglycemia and diabetic ketoacidosis and better glycemic control than insulin injection therapy.
With a continuing resurgence in pertussis, efforts should focus on maximizing Tdap uptake among pregnant women.
Elvitegravir, cobicistat, emtricitabine, and tenofovir alafenamide was well tolerated in children and maintained high virological suppression.
Patients with childhood-onset IBD have an increased risk of cancer, especially gastrointestinal cancers, lymphoid neoplasms, and skin cancer,
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.
Hypoxia, increased work of breathing outweigh tachypnea, auscultatory findings in diagnosing pneumoniaAugust 28, 2017
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.