Researchers emphasized the need for outcomes research in pediatric populations to elucidate the long-term effects of early and sustained psychotropic medication exposure.
Migraine is highly prevalent in children and adolescents, affecting almost 10% of children between 5 and 15 years old and 30% of adolescents between 15 and 19 years old.
Diethylstilbestrol exposure during pregnancy is associated with multigenerational neurodevelopmental deficits in childhood, including ADHD.
Further investigation into the family-based mechanisms of childhood-onset bipolar disorder may assist in the development of future targeted, effective therapies.
Increases in 8 medication classes, including asthma and ADHD medications, contraceptives
From 2007 to 2015 there was a decrease in perinatal mortality at gestational ages 39 to 40 weeks
The study authors examined data obtained from the 2007-2008 National Survey of Children's Health (NSCH) to determine the prevalence, risk factors, as well as the severity of asthma phenotypes.
Gilenya is the first multiple sclerosis drug approved for children
POEM scores didn't meet minimal clinically important difference after adjustment for confounders
Vitamin D levels in preterm infants are significantly correlated with optimal calcium homeostasis and bone mineralization of the femur.
Investigators examined presenting features of migraine vs arterial ischemic stroke in children presenting to the emergency department.
Relative decrease in buprenorphine-naloxone exposure after transition to unit-dose packaging
Findings among children for both incident asthma and ongoing asthma.
Further clinical trials are needed to explore the potential beneficial effect of vitamin D supplementation, via fortified foods and/or dietary supplements, on insulin resistance, and possibly on weight management.
Medical records of 48 children examined by Asperger show that he specifically called for 12 of the children to be transferred to the Am Spiegelgrund facility, the 'euthanasia' institution founded in 1940.
In this retrospective study, only a fraction of infants receiving well-child care at the study institution were screened for hepatitis C, despite being born to mothers with a known history of hepatitis C virus infection.
Increase in estimated population prevalence of elevated blood pressure from 11.8 to 14.2%.
No statistically significant difference was observed in the number or duration of prenatal ultrasonographic scans across the entire pregnancy in children with later autism compared with controls with non-ASD developmental delay or typical development.
Maternal caffeine consumption tied to higher infant growth and childhood excess weight gain
Early child care attendance increased the risk for wheeze in children ≤2 years of age but decreased the risk for asthma in children 3 to 5 years of age.
A childhood measles infection may increase the risk for post-bronchodilator airflow obstruction in middle-age adults via its interaction with asthma and smoking.
No significant difference in mortality for those undergoing whole body CT vs selective CT approach
Some allergic diseases associated with acid-suppressive, antibiotic intake in infants younger than 6 months old include food allergies, anaphylaxis, asthma, and allergic rhinitis.
In Utero Exposure to Multiple AEDs, Sodium Valproate Linked to Poor Educational Attainment in ChildhoodApril 09, 2018
In utero exposure to AEDs in combination, or sodium valproate alone, is associated with a significant decrease in attainment in national educational tests for 7-year-old children.
Increased adiposity in childhood may negatively impact liver function in children as young as 8 years old.
Co-occurrence of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is common in children with autism spectrum disorder.
Maternal diet may be correlated with certain autoimmune-associated diseases in offspring.
Children with chronic irritability, including depressive or anxious moods, may be at an increased risk for suicidality or suicidal thoughts as adolescents.
Increasing inhaled glucocorticoid doses at initial signs of exacerbating asthma may not be effective.
After program initiation in 10 high schools, students responded positively to the campaign by having greater awareness, better identification skills of depression, and reduced stigma.