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When Cookie Cutters Don’t Work: Rest and Return to Learn Following Youth Concussion
Rosemarie Scolaro Moser, PhD, ABN, ABPP-RP
Date Posted:  July 10, 2015
Urticaria: Are We Just Scratching The Surface?
Jordan Smallwood, MD
Date Posted:  June 26, 2015
Pediatric Bone and Joint Infections: What’s New in an Old Disease
Theoklis Zaoutis, MD, MSCE
Date Posted:  June 19, 2015
Update in Pediatric Lupus
Sangeeta Sule, MD, PhD
Date Posted:  June 19, 2015
UTI and VU Reflux in the Modern “Outcomes Driven” Age
Anthony J. Casale, MD
Date Posted:  June 8, 2015
Avoiding Mealtime Battles
Colleen Sherman, PhD
Date Posted:  June 4, 2015
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Sangita P. Modi, MD
Date Posted:  June 2, 2015
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Researchers conducting a prospective study of transgender youth have discovered that transgender youth have hormone levels consistent with their birth-assigned genders.

Both start with low weight and BMI at birth; rapid BMI increase in childhood in one pathway

Blood levels of vasopressin not only correlate with levels of the hormone in the brain but also predict Theory of Mind scores in autistic children, offering hope of a novel therapeutic target.

This review addresses the evaluation of pediatric patient with thrombosis as well as the established and emerging treatment interventions.

A new clinical guideline from an expert panel outlines an 11-step algorithm for management of gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

A key aspect of the solution is parental recognition of their child's risk for obesity.

Researchers have found that children prescribed courses of antibiotics had twice the risk of developing juvenile arthritis than children who did not receive these drugs.

Many American parents still have misconceptions about when their children should receive antibiotics and what the medications do, a new study finds.

Doxorubicin can be safely omitted from the treatment of some children with stage II-III, intermediate-risk Wilms' tumor, according to the SIOP Renal Tumours Study Group.

Consensus reached on top five items that are overused as part of Choosing Wisely campaign

Blood lipid profiles are associated with childhood asthma, airway obstruction, bronchial responsiveness, and aeroallergen sensitization, researchers from Denmark report.

Adding peanuts to the list of complementary foods introduced early in infancy can prevent peanut allergy in most high-risk infants, experts say.

A new oral recombinant vaccine protects children against infection with Helicobacter pylori, researchers from China report.

Risk of postoperative complications increased for pediatric patients at non-high volume hospitals

Year-round focus on one sport likely behind the increase, doctors say

Researchers believe damage to wiring provides explanation

National newborn screening programs for biotinidase deficiency are likely to be cost-effective, researchers from Spain report.

The temporary assignment of distinct names to newborns reduced the risk for wrong-patient errors in the NICU in a single-center study.

The National Institute of Nursing Research releases the publication as part of their Palliative Care: Conversations Matter campaign

Heading takes the heat in youth soccer, but a study says limiting rough play might be a better way to prevent concussions and other injuries.

A study of more than 300 hospitals nationwide found a huge variation in adherence to a long-standing guideline on screening for physical abuse.

In particular, it appears they're being used to treat attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) - a condition for which the powerful drugs are not approved.

Around 40 percent think their weight is about right, British researchers find

About 15 percent of children who have a severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis) can have a second one within a few hours, a new study shows.

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