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Pediatric GERD: Answering your Burning Questions
Jonathan Teitelbaum, MD, FAAP, AGAF

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Craig A. Shapiro, MD
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Penile and Scrotal Anomalies

Jennifer A. Hagerty, DO
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Finding Zebras: Using OMIMĀ® to Diagnose and Manage Mendelian Disorders

Ada Hamosh, MD, MPH
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John D. Lantos, MD
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Endometriosis is most common cause of secondary dysmenorrhea, looks different in teens than adults

Interacting with dogs increases positive emotions in children and reduces anxiety, demonstrating that this type of pet therapy "can improve clinically relevant symptoms," researchers note.

Not using cannabis for one month could improve learning ability for adolescents and young adults who use the drug at least weekly, a U.S. study suggests.

Estimated coverage with MCV1 up from 72 to 85 percent globally; measles deaths dropped 80 percent

A policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics provides updated guidelines for screening and treating retinopathy of prematurity (ROP).

The study will use advanced neuroimaging to observe brain development in children throughout adolescence.

All those interactive digital toys and mobile apps designed for little kids are exactly the type of gifts parents should take off their holiday shopping lists, U.S. pediatricians say.

~70 percent of children with current ASD are treated; 20.3 percent receive behavioral tx and meds

The problem for doctors now is that little is known about the disease: why just one child in a family will get it even though all got sick with the same virus thought to be at its root; why it may be on the rise now; what can be done to prevent it.

Over 30 percent of pediatric patients with genetic dx, undiagnosed conditions had results reclassified

Study is the first to document the utility of liquid biopsy in a pediatric brain tumor population

A new study 'provides the first evidence' that a music intervention may improve auditory-motor brain connectivity and social communication in kids with autism.

There is no reason to delay administration of bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccination for preterm and/or low birthweight infants, according to findings from a systematic literature review and meta-analysis.

Slower reading speed and worse motor skills are associated with lower self-perception in school-aged children with amblyopia, researchers report.

No statistically significant differences in prevalence rates seen between boys and girls

High users of screens more likely to have history of depression, anxiety, mental health tx

Roughly one in 40 U.S. children has been diagnosed with autism, and a national survey of parents suggests these kids have a harder time getting mental health services than youth with other emotional or behavioral issues.

Researchers froze 104 EpiPens at -25 C (-13 F) for 24 hours, thawed them, then fired them into marbleized beef to test their performance. The autoinjectors delivered the same volume of drug as unfrozen control devices.

No benefits seen with Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG or L. rhamnosus R0011 and L. helveticus R0052

Infants, children and teens who are unexpectedly exposed to radiation from nuclear power plants or improper disposal of medical equipment may be more at risk for health problems than adults, U.S. pediatricians warn.

In absence of overweight and obesity, 10 percent of all pediatric asthma cases would be avoided.

In a new evidence-based clinical guideline, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends isotonic intravenous fluids (IVFs) with appropriate potassium chloride and dextrose for most children aged 28 days to 18 years who require maintenance IVFs.

Antibiotics before age 2 associated with very small increase in body weight at 5 years of age

Letting teens start school just 10 minutes later each day might help them get more than 20 minutes extra sleep on a typical night, a Canadian study suggests.