Obese patients have significantly more relapses on first-line treatment with IFN beta, glatiramer acetate.
The risk for mental illness was 51% greater in youth with physical illness compared with US youth without chronic physical health conditions.
Negative effects on cognitive, motor outcomes seen from age 6 months persist to school age.
Risk assessment should consider infants born at ≥35 0/7 weeks and ≤34 6/7 weeks separately.
In postvaccine period, a biennial pattern emerged with alternating years of high, low disease activity.
Adverse outcomes seen at birth and in preschool and school-aged children.
The slope of emergency department visit rates over time did increase significantly in 2014 to 2016 compared with previous trends but these effects were independent of insurance coverage.
There is a correlation between a high level of amyloid-producing Escherichia coli in the intestines, followed by their depletion due to prophage induction and the initiation of autoimmunity and type 1 diabetes (T1D) progression, according to research findings presented at the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Microbe 2019, held June 20-24, 2019 in San Francisco,…
Peer victimization may negatively affect mood and pain and may limit activity in youths with chronic pain.
Despite ART, children with HIV have a high incidence of cardiac abnormalities, with only a minority of cases being transient in nature.
Updated recommendation calls on primary care physicians to prevent tobacco use among children.
A boy presents with a cough as well as lesions on his buttocks and finger.
Symdeko previously approved for patients ≥12 years with cystic fibrosis and certain genetic mutations.
Prevalence decreased from 2010 to 2016 for children aged 2 through 4 enrolled in WIC.
Although the percentage of up-to-date vaccinations among incoming kindergarteners increased after implementation of the 2016 senate bill, which eliminated nonmedical immunization exemptions, evidence for a replacement effect was found.
During 15-year study period, 64,686 children younger than 5 treated in emergency departments.
Favorable trends in lipid levels among US youths through 2010 may be altered by changes in the food supply and the prevalence of obesity.
Study finds that Asian infants received care at higher-quality NICUs than white infants, and black infants received care at lower-quality NICUs than white infants.
However, most pertussis cases occur among vaccinated children further away from last DTaP dose.
Children of obese women with gestational diabetes have increased risk for childhood obesity.