Recent advances in measuring asthma control tools have enhanced ongoing assessment and monitoring of asthma.
The NIAID has issued addendum guidelines regarding the early introduction of peanut-containing foods to infants at risk for peanut allergies.
The FDA warns against the repeated or prolonged use of anesthesia in pregnant women and in children younger than 3 years of age.
Diagnoses of neonatal abstinence syndrome rose from 1.2 per 1,000 hospital births to 7.5 per 1,000 hospital births among rural infants between 2004 and 2013.
The screening identified BCL11B as the previously unknown cause of human SCID.
Most young children with an emotional, behavioral, or relationship problem receive no interventions for their disorder.
Children with complicated pneumonia should preferentially receive oral antibiotics at discharge when effective oral options are available
The USPSTF recommends that children and adolescents older than age 6 years should be screened for obesity.
A safe sleep environment can prevent suffocation and strangulation, two major causes of sudden infant death.
Although a birthing pool may offer some advantages during labor, this could lead to serious health problems.
Headache visits increased from 2% to more than 4% of all visits between 2007 and 2014.
The USPSTF reviewed evidence on the benefits and harms of breastfeeding support interventions.
Urine concentration should be included in the urinary tract infection evaluation among infants.
Effective use of research-based interventions and recommendations for overweight and obese children begin with initiating a conversation with the family.
Children were assessed for allergic sensitization by two microarray system. As a result, 47% of children had allergic sensitization.
Topical timolol maleate may be safe and effective for infantile hemangiomas, amid concerns about the potential overuse of propranolol.
Introducing foods like eggs and peanuts to babies may decrease their chance of developing allergies later in life.
Data showed an increase in dystrophin production that could predict clinical benefit among patients with DMD.
Additional clinical research is required to understand the risk and benefits of opioid and nonopioid alternatives for acute pain.
An aging national infrastructure and paint in old homes increase the risk for lead poisoning and significant health-related problems in children and adults.
Over-the-counted remedies are not as effective as prescription medications.
The AAP has released a report to help clinicians address the concerns of parents who are hesitant about their children's vaccination.
Foods fortified with folic acid are associated with a decrease in infants being born with congenital heart defects.
Researchers measured rates of childhood allergic conditions with data from healthcare provider-based diagnoses.
Many parents do not place their infants in a supine position, or place them on nonrecommended surfaces with loose items.
Seven ventilation strategies were compared for efficacy in a study of 5598 preterm infants.
Current evidence is insufficient to weigh the balance of benefits and harms of screening.
The incidence of concussion is increasing in children and adults, as is the demand for clinicians who can diagnose and treat both patient groups.
Prepubertal children who regularly engage in sedentary behavior have an increased likelihood of experiencing various pain conditions.
Results suggest that the legalization of recreational marijuana use led to the increase in children who were unintentionally exposed to the drug.