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Headlines in Pediatrics

There is no consensus on how best to adjust medication dosage for obese children, the authors of a new systematic review conclude.

The rate at which infants are suffering withdrawal after being born to mothers on opioid painkillers has increased five-fold since 2000, according to a new U.S. study.

The number of children and adolescents with severe mental health impairment receiving mental health care has increased in the past 2 decades, but more than half remain untreated.

The newly developed Pediatric All-Cause Harm Measurement Tool improved detection of harms in pediatric inpatients in a recent pilot study.

NIH-funded study could have implications for treatment

An evidence-based premature infant feeding 'bundle' of practices can safely reduce postnatal growth restriction (PNGR) among very low birth weight (VLBW) infants, new findings show.

Study found young female patients were more likely to get all three shots of cervical cancer vaccine

A placebo-controlled study shows that the antidepressant fluoxetine is safe in adolescents with BDD, with a strong trend toward symptom improvement, warranting a larger trial, researchers say.

Very low birthweight infants who receive long-chain fatty acid supplements in human milk showed no cognitive or neuroanatomical benefits at 8 years of age over their unsupplemented peers.

The potent antibiotic shows safety and efficacy for complicated skin infections in children, but safety concerns prevent studies in newborns.

Preschoolers may not get enough time to engage in physical activity at childcare centers, according to a new study.

Obesity rates among children entering kindergarten in the U.S. have increased since 1998 - except among those from the wealthiest families, according to new research.

Measurements of head circumference at multiple times during early childhood did not predict neurocognitive disorders; researchers call for an end to routine measurements.

It's better for doctors to be open with parents about their child's cancer prognosis, even if the news is bad, researchers say.

A screening tool based on parental responses to a 30-item screen shows excellent accuracy in identifying children with autism at a very early age.

Parents may not realize that wheezing, shortness of breath could be allergy

If laughter is the best medicine, that may be doubly true for kids undergoing surgery who were cheered up by visiting clowns, a new Israeli study suggests.

A higher risk of multiple surgeries may offset any advantages to implanted intraocular lenses (IoLs) after cataract surgery in infants, a new study has found.

New research suggests infants may recover better after some kinds of surgery if they receive local anesthesia -- which only numbs part of the body -- instead of being "knocked out" completely with general anesthesia.

Findings among children presenting to providers with viral acute respiratory tract infection

By age 3 years, 11% of infants with inconclusive results on newborn cystic fibrosis testing developed the disease, underscoring the need for added monitoring.

A personalized treatment targeting a patient's individual genetic makeup helped cure more children with a rare form of kidney cancer, researchers said on Wednesday.

Vaccinating pregnant women against whooping cough is the best way to protect their newborns from respiratory infections that can prove fatal, according to new recommendations from the Global Pertussis Initiative (GPI).

Majority of moderate, severe reactions are handled inappropriately

Kids and teens who suffer a concussion worry about their academic skills in the weeks afterward, and older kids and those with more severe symptoms seem to worry the most, according to a new study.

Some of the problems included anxiety, depression and ADHD, researchers say

Improves perioperative experience without raising pulmonary aspiration incidence

Active video games have large effect on health outcomes compared with sedentary behaviors

Children 10 years old and younger do just as well as older children with endoscopic type 1 tympanoplasty for repairing perforated ear drums.