The expanded approval was based on data from a phase 3 study that compared Flucelvax Quadrivalent to a US-licensed comparator quadrivalent influenza vaccine.
With children back in school and COVID-19 cases persisting, parents may be concerned and seek information about the vaccine. What should they know about the COVID-19 vaccine for children?
Researchers sought to identify the symptoms that are likely to occur among pediatric patients with SARS-CoV-2 infection detected via polymerase chain reaction testing.
Study findings did show high adherence to guidelines with respect to medication use.
Amoxicillin unlikely to be clinically effective overall or in specified clinical subgroups in whom antibiotics are commonly prescribed.
Patients who had more than 5 episodes of croup were more likely to benefit from inhaled corticosteroids.
In addition, more screen time associated with higher total mental health-related difficulties for younger and older children.
Additionally, Black or other non-White race tied to greater severity in hospitalized children.
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Although ADHD symptoms may fluctuate over a patient’s life, symptoms often persist into adulthood.
Teens who use e-cigarettes are at an increased risk of transitioning to combustible tobacco products.
Approximate doubling in rate of BMI increase seen between prepandemic and pandemic periods found in children and teens; higher increases were reported for those with overweight, obesity prepandemic.
Researchers studied a total of 1903 cases of pediatric melanoma and patients were 54.4% female, the mean age was 12.4 years, and 89.8% were White.
Higher Children’s Sleep Habits Questionnaire total score correlated with higher frequency of severe attacks, lower drug efficacy.
The phase 3 trial evaluated dupilumab, in addition to standard of care low potency topical corticosteroids, in 162 patients aged 6 months to 5 years with uncontrolled moderate to severe atopic dermatitis.
Risk slightly higher after introduction of nationwide pneumococcal conjugate vaccine.
Patients with ADHD are at increased risk for developing alcohol use disorders, cannabis use disorders, other drug use disorders.
Main risk factor for OSA in childhood is obesity; families and health care professionals should be counseled regarding this link.
Odds of secondary transmission higher for children age 0 to 3 years and 4 to 8 years versus 14 to 17 years
Early diagnosis and treatment of SMA can limit disease progression in children and adults, extending life expectancy and improving QOL.