Third Trimester Immunization With Tdap Vaccine Optimal for Pertussis Toxin Antibody Concentrations in NewbornsOctober 19, 2018
Immunization with Tdap vaccine during the third trimester of pregnancy resulted in higher concentrations of pertussis toxin antibodies in newborns.
Recent high-quality clinical trial evidence has demonstrated that medications commonly prescribed for migraine prevention in pediatric patients were not superior to placebo for reducing headache symptoms.
127 cases reported in 22 states so far this year with 62 confirmed as acute flaccid myelitis.
Recommendations include clinician education, use of gastric pH measurement, radiographs.
Five possible cases reported in Washington state; 14 confirmed cases reported in Colorado.
The burden of childhood and infant pneumonia can be effectively reduced through the use of the pneumococcal Haemophilus influenzae protein D conjugate vaccine.
One in 77 US children reportedly had heart conditions in 2016, with special needs in 60%.
Greater weight gain in early childhood often carries over to overweight and obesity in adolescence.
For children, infants with febrile seizure, recurrence down with acetaminophen vs no antipyretic.
Safety data for Fycompa was consistent with the safety profile in adult populations without the need for weight-based dosing.
Children with congenital heart disease presenting to ED at increased risk for morbidity, mortality.
The odds of language delay were lower at 18 months and 36 months in children exposed to AEDs in utero whose mothers took folic acid.
Despite dietary recommendations, soft drinks make up about one-fifth of total beverage consumption by US youth.
Both doses will be supplied in single-dose, prefilled syringes for manual injection.
Breastfeeding is inversely associated with body mass index z scores measured at 12 months, and the association is attenuated with formula supplementation by 6 months.
Monovalent Acellular Pertussis Vaccine Safe and Effective for Neonates With Mothers Unvaccinated for TdapOctober 03, 2018
The monovalent acellular pertussis vaccine may be beneficial to neonates whose mothers did not receive Tdap vaccine during pregnancy.
Emergency department computed tomography rates for children with minor head trauma were not affected by parent decision aid use.
Parents should be reminded that their driving and behavior will shape the behavior of their teen drivers.
More than 2 hours of recreational screen time was found to be associated with cognitive decline in children.
This research rejects any association between increased risk for ADHD and changes in children's microbiota related to cesarean delivery or antibiotic use.
Children of East Asian-born parents had an increased risk for allergic rhinitis and aeroallergen sensitization compared with children of Caucasian ancestry.
Recommendations developed to support pediatric providers in managing patients with FASD diagnosis.
Total omega-3 and omega-6 plasma polyunsaturated fatty acids relative abundances were significantly inversely correlated with asthma/recurrent wheeze and allergic sensitization.
Levels of p,p'-DDE were higher in mothers of children with autism than in mothers of children in the control group.
The PELD score underestimates the actual probability of 90-day pretransplant mortality for children undergoing a primary liver transplant.
Children born by cesarean delivery who were large for gestational age and had low Apgar scores may be at increased risk of developing a food allergy.
Although allergic sensitization and hay fever rates increased as children grew older, the rates of asthma dropped.
More than 1200 warning letters and fines have been sent to retailers and major e-cigarette manufacturers.
Extreme differences in daily photoperiod during pregnancy may be related to risk for lifetime depression in offspring.
CXR had negative predictive value of 98.8% in children evaluated for suspected pneumonia.