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New Enterovirus-D68 Assay Allows for Rapid Testing
The assay detects only the D68 enterovirus and does not detect other enteroviruses or rhinoviruses.
Probiotic Supplements May Help Prevent Infantile Eczema
No significant difference for prevention of asthma, wheezing, or rhinoconjunctivitis
Cystic fibrosis: new understanding of infections
Lab work on the microorganisms found in sputum unveils secrets of their 'aerobic and anaerobic lifestyles' in cystic fibrosis to help with future studies and clinical testing.
Hexavalent childhood vaccine reduces number of injections in infants
When approved, a new hexavalent childhood vaccine could reduce the number of injections in the current series recommended for infants.
Study Developed to Track Pediatricians' Experiences
Pediatricians enrolled in study that will track personal, professional experiences of early careers
Rise in newborns being admitted to intensive care
Newborn babies - including those who are born at full term and normal weight - are increasingly being admitted to neonatal intensive care units, reveals an analysis of the figures.
Nasal Balloon Can Treat Youngsters for 'Glue Ear'
A simple procedure using what's known as a "nasal balloon" can treat hearing loss in children with a common middle-ear problem, preventing unnecessary and ineffective treatment with antibiotics, according to a new study.
Teens Using E-Cigs More Prone to Take Up Smoking: Study
Teenagers who use electronic cigarettes may be more likely to smoke the real thing, new research suggests.
Risk of death from shaken baby syndrome could be identified with new tool
Researchers have created a tool that they say could help doctors identify children who are at risk of death from abusive head trauma, or shaken baby syndrome.
Many new mothers report no physician advice on infant sleep position, breastfeeding
NIH-funded survey finds consistent advice lacking on infant care recommendations
Many Young Cancer Patients Unaware of Fertility Preservation Options
Many young cancer patients -- especially females -- have limited awareness about options to preserve their fertility, a new study shows.
Brain Development Is Slower in Schizophrenic Kids Than in Unaffected Siblings
Children with childhood-onset schizophrenia and their unaffected siblings may have experienced delayed brain connectivity development, but the unaffected siblings may normalize by mid-adolescence.
Human Breast Milk Effective for Atopic Dermatitis in Infants
No significant difference in outcomes for human breast milk, 1 percent hydrocortisone ointment
No Need for More Propofol for MRI Sedation in ADHD
Children with ADHD undergoing MRI do not need higher doses of sedation
Transgender children do not have hormone imbalance, study finds
Researchers conducting a prospective study of transgender youth have discovered that transgender youth have hormone levels consistent with their birth-assigned genders.
Two Trajectories of Childhood Growth for Type 2 Diabetes
Both start with low weight and BMI at birth; rapid BMI increase in childhood in one pathway
Vasopressin: A Novel Treatment Target for Autism?
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.
Management of venous thrombosis in the pediatric patient (Journal article)
This review addresses the evaluation of pediatric patient with thrombosis as well as the established and emerging treatment interventions.
Algorithm Guides GI Management in Children With Autism
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).
Family Intervention Reduces Childhood Obesity in 2-Year Study
A key aspect of the solution is parental recognition of their child's risk for obesity.
Child antibiotic exposure linked to juvenile arthritis
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.
Antibiotics Myths Still Common Among Parents
Many American parents still have misconceptions about when their children should receive antibiotics and what the medications do, a new study finds.
Doxorubicin unnecessary for some children with intermediate-risk Wilms' tumor
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.
The Top Five Unnecessary Tests, Treatments in Newborn Medicine
Consensus reached on top five items that are overused as part of Choosing Wisely campaign
Blood Lipid Profile Tied to Childhood Asthma and Bronchial Responsiveness
Blood lipid profiles are associated with childhood asthma, airway obstruction, bronchial responsiveness, and aeroallergen sensitization, researchers from Denmark report.
15th National Neonatal Nurses Conference
Sep 16, 2015
Pediatric Board Review and Update Course
Sep 18 - 20, 2015
Best Practices in Pediatric Trauma Care
Sep 25 - 25, 2015
ECMO Simulation: Train the Trainer
Sep 30 - 02, 2015
The L. William Ferris, MD Memorial Lectureship in Pediatric Urology
Oct 07 - 07, 2015
American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition
Oct 24, 2015
Robert O.Y. Warren, MD Memorial Seminar
Nov 11 - 11, 2015