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Cognitive therapy improves behavior issues in kids with night terrors
Young children who receive cognitive behavior therapy to help them cope with night terrors may have fewer behavior problems tied to poor sleep than kids who receive therapy that doesn't include advice on how to manage symptoms.
CMS to Recognize CGMs for Treatment Decisions in Diabetes
The US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has recognized continuous glucose monitors as durable medical equipment, thus paving the way toward CMS coverage of these devices for type 1 diabetes.
Scientists find genetic mutation that causes cleft lip and palate, heart defects
A team of international researchers examines the genetic mutation responsible for cleft lip and palate, as well as congenital heart defect.
Tiered Approach May Improve Screening for Retinopathy of Prematurity
A postnatal growth model along with a telemedicine system can optimize screening for retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), according to a post hoc analysis of data from two clinical studies.
Hormone specialists want more education about transgender patients
Doctors who specialize in conditions involving hormones need more training on how to treat people who are transgender, suggests a new study.
Yoga Intervention Feasible for Improving QoL in Pediatric Cancer
Survey of patients and parents showed high levels of interest from patients and family members
Active kids less likely to be depressed later on
Children who get more exercise may have fewer symptoms of depression than their peers who are less active, a recent study suggests.
Special Diet May Be Boon for Kids With Crohn's, Colitis
Eating plan focuses on natural, non-processed foods, such as fruits, veggies and nuts
Care Can Be Compromised When Parents Offend Pediatric Staff
Doctors, nurses made worse decisions when confronted by 'an angry mother,' study finds
Type 1 diabetes linked to enterovirus infection in children
A new prospective study suggests a link between enterovirus infections and the autoimmune processes that lead to type 1 diabetes.
Intense Aerobic Exercise Can Cut Behavioral Issues in School
Use of 'cybercycles' reduces classroom disruptions for children with autism, ADHD, other concerns
'Button' Batteries Pose Serious Risk to Children
Toddlers may swallow the tiny batteries used to power many common household objects
Biomarker in blood may help predict recovery time for sports concussions
Blood protein tau could be an important new clinical biomarker to better identify athletes who need more recovery time.
NIH-sponsored expert panel issues clinical guidelines to prevent peanut allergy
Recommendations focus on introducing peanut-containing foods to infants.
Vitamin D Insufficiency in Infancy Not Linked to Food Allergy
No correlation for vitamin D insufficiency at birth or 6 months with food allergy at 1 year
Kids With Concussion Need Vision Check Before Return to School
A new study suggests that children who've had a concussion should undergo comprehensive eye exams to see if they're ready to go back to school.
Lumacaftor-Ivacaftor Combination Effective for Some Cystic Fibrosis Patients
The combination of lumacaftor and ivacaftor is effective for the long-term treatment of patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) homozygous for the F508del-CFTR mutation, according to the PROGRESS study.
Fish oil during pregnancy may reduce risk of childhood asthma
New research may add to the existing list of omega-3 health benefits, as study investigates the effects of fish oil on childhood asthma.
Flameless Candle Batteries Pose Risk to Kids
If swallowed, serious damage can occur in just 2 hours, poison center expert says
Stores may steer teen boys to supplements doctors advise against
Employees at health food stores often recommend supplements like creatine and testosterone to teen boys even though these products pose serious health risks, a U.S. study suggests.
Exclusive: CDC considers lowering threshold level for lead exposure
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is considering lowering its threshold for elevated childhood blood lead levels by 30 percent, a shift that could help health practitioners identify more children afflicted by the heavy metal.
Ledipasvir-Sofosbuvir Effective for Chronic HCV in Adolescents
98 of 100 patients reached sustained virologic response at 12 weeks; no virologic failure observed
March of Dimes and USF Health: 30th Annual Graves Conference
Mar 01, 2017
The National Association of Neonatal Therapists (NANT) Annual Conference
Apr 07, 2017
14th National Advanced Practice Neonatal Nurses Conference
Apr 19, 2017
Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting
May 06, 2017
European Society of Paediatric Neonatal Intensive Care
Jun 06, 2017
Nursing Care Congress 2017
Jun 24, 2017
10th International Meeting of Pediatric Endocrinology
Sep 14 - 17, 2017