For children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), obesity is associated with an increased risk for adverse events during premaintenance chemotherapy.
A higher frequency of enterovirus infections in early childhood is associated with an increased risk for developing celiac disease.
More children with autism spectrum disorder have sleep problems compared with peers.
Children’s ability to develop may be hindered by excessive screen time.
HealthDay News — Hospitalization for vaccine-preventable infections occurs in more than 15% of pediatric solid organ transplant recipients in the first five years after surgery, according to a study recently published in JAMA Pediatrics. Amy G. Feldman, MD, from Children’s Hospital Colorado in Denver, and colleagues used data from the Pediatric Health Information System to assess hospitalizations for…
Recommendations have been updated for tonsillectomy in children; the revised clinical practice guideline was published in a supplement to the February issue of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.
Estimated difference in test scores 0.45 after adjustment for variables such as socioeconomic status.
Each DocuSol Kids mini-enema (5mL) contains a delivered dose of docusate sodium 100mg in a polyethylene glycol base.
Introduction of the oral rotovirus vaccine in Australia was associated with a decline in the incidence of type 1 diabetes.
Slightly but not significantly increased risks seen in children conceived by ICSI or cryopreservation.
Metagenomic sequencing identified genetically distinct, chronologically overlapping case clusters during a hospital-associated norovirus outbreak.
An expanded recall of ibuprofen oral suspension drops may contain higher-than-specified levels of ibuprofen that could harm infants’ kidneys.
Overweight/obese teens, young adults taking supplements do not have improved asthma control.
Recent guidelines set forth by an interdisciplinary panel assembled by the American Thoracic Society sought to demystify primary ciliary dyskinesia and address 4 main diagnostic questions.
In both sexes, higher lean body mass in childhood, adolescence linked to higher lung function at 15.
Maternal glycemia during pregnancy may influence childhood glucose and insulin resistance regardless of BMI and family history of diabetes.
Only 15.7 and 34.8% of teens completed HPV vaccination before turning 13 and 15.
Over time, the prevalence of gastroschisis has increased, with more babies born with gastroschisis in areas with high and medium vs low opioid prescription rates.
Primary care providers can oversee potential medical management, connect families with support.
Study data found that a single 60-minute interview session may be sufficient for capturing obsessive-compulsive symptoms in youth.