MRI scans showed that the brain size of infants grew faster between 12 and 24 months, the same time that behavioral signs of autism appeared.
Serum uric acid concentrations and fructose consumption are associated with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis in children with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
Girls whose mothers consumed high amounts of licorice during pregnancy have more advanced pubertal maturation at age 12 years.
The schedule includes new or revised recommendations for several vaccines for children and adolescents.
A 4-year-old girl presents to the emergency department after 3 days of worsening sore throat with a fever.
Researchers observed a 15-fold increase in diagnosis from 2008 to 2014 after accounting for demographic changes.
The Seeker System is approved to screen for four rare lysosomal storage disorders in newborns.
Endobronchial suture should be considered in patients with recurrent pneumonia that is unresponsive to medical therapy.
The decreased rate of respiratory complications with betamethasone suggests antenatal steroids may improve the respiratory status in late preterm infants.
More than 6 million physician visits were made by children between 4 and 17 years of age with ADHD in 2012 to 2013.
Overall, US youth consumed an average 143 kcal from sugar-sweetened beverages, with boys consuming a higher percentage of calories than girls.
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.