Developmental and behavioral functioning often associated with children diagnosed with ASD may be linked to a nonverbal manifestation of gastrointestinal symptoms.
The CDC examines trends in the weekly incidence of COVID-19 among school-aged children to inform decisions about reopening schools and preventing community spread of COVID-19.
Children with severe or poorly controlled asthma with allergen sensitization have been shown to experience more asthma exacerbations and use more oral corticosteroids compared with those without allergen sensitization.
Researchers conducted a retrospective cohort study to compare characteristics of children with a confirmed diagnosis of COVID-19, seasonal influenza A, and influenza B.
Research conducted by the CDC concludes that the majority of adolescents, especially those aged 12 to 14 years, are not receiving comprehensive health care transition planning by their primary care provider.
Several medical organizations are advocating for clinical practice to remain unchanged after a study suggested a link between maternal epidurals and autism spectrum disorder in offspring.
One-third of parents say they will forgo the flu vaccination for their children this year, despite public health recommendations.
Diphenhydramine when taken at higher than recommended doses can lead to serious health complications.
A clinical diagnosis of ASD was the main outcome of the study.
The prevalence of comorbidities in pediatric patients with alopecia areata was determined, using a large de-identified aggregated patient database.
A rapid response team was assembled and trained to intervene early and de-escalate situations involving mental health patients.
A team of researchers created a quality improvement project in a healthcare organization to help psychiatric nurses understand the risks associated with medications prone to misuse.
Primary care clinicians indicated the importance of screening for developmental delays but often did not meet recommended screening requirements.
Researchers sought to determine the prevalence of potential affective and anxiety disorders of children born prematurely to mothers with depression, families in poverty, or teen mothers.
The FDA has implemented a premarket review process for e-cigarette products in an effort to continue the decline of youth e-cigarette use in the US.
There has been a steep drop in routine medical care for low-income children in the United States during the pandemic.
Establishing set routines and using visual materials to explain new situations are key ways to reduce pandemic-related anxiety in young children.
A retrospective study was conducted to evaluate the demographic predictors of ADHD in hospitalized children with ASD and the impact of comorbidities on length of stay.
Single-dose nirsevimab successfully reduced rates of respiratory syncytial virus-associated lower respiratory infections and hospitalizations in pre-term infants.
Preliminary evidence suggests infants are unlikely to become infected with SARS-CoV-2 via breast milk.