Sodium chloride content of intravenous fluids does not affect neurologic events in children with diabetic ketoacidosis.
The American Academy of Pediatrics releases a new clinical report on the diagnosis and treatment of clinically significant gastroesophageal reflux.
Increase seen carbapenem- and cephalosporin-resistant strains, with peak in 2008
Associated with increased risk of composite end point of acute rejection, allograft failure
Fetal genetic score for birth weight affects fetal growth at various maternal fasting plasma glucose levels.
Psychological impairment seen particularly in those with chronic health conditions
Lower and higher oxygen saturation targets result in equal but contrasting outcomes for extremely preterm infantsJune 14, 2018
In this meta-analysis, there was no significant difference between lower and higher oxygen saturation targets on a primary composite of mortality or major disability at a corrected age of 18-24 months for infants born extremely preterm.
If trends continue, about one-third of children and one-half of teens will be obese/overweight by 2030.
At age 5 years, decreased waist circumference in both sexes, reduced insulin concentrations in boys
Surgeries by age 9 associated with higher long-term risks of respiratory, infectious, allergic diseases
Significant, positive link for common allergies, especially food allergy, with autism
Increased risk of treatment failure for children with asthma exacerbations presenting to the ER.
Long-term mortality elevated even for mild defects; overall survival improved over time
Elevated risk of overweight for formula-fed infants attenuated with adjustment for gut microbiota
Low screening rate seen at same time as increase in hepatitis C virus prevalence among pregnant women
The Agency is urging manufacturers to stop marketing OTC oral drug products containing benzocaine for teething to this patient population.
The hexavalent DTPa-HBV-IPV/Hib vaccine may not affect Hib vaccine efficacy.
In black infants who were born preterm, vitamin D supplementation may reduce the risk for recurrent wheezing.
Estimates of prescription medication use in children and adolescents showed an overall decrease in use of any medication from 1999 to 2014.
Following latest shooting, pediatricians join call for action to be taken to address firearm deaths, injury
Researchers emphasized the need for outcomes research in pediatric populations to elucidate the long-term effects of early and sustained psychotropic medication exposure.
Diethylstilbestrol exposure during pregnancy is associated with multigenerational neurodevelopmental deficits in childhood, including ADHD.
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.
Further investigation into the family-based mechanisms of childhood-onset bipolar disorder may assist in the development of future targeted, effective therapies.
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.