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School-Based Programs Key in Preventing Child Sexual Abuse
School-based sexual abuse programs increase children's skills and knowledge to help prevent potential abuse situations and instill a willingness to disclose if they do experience abuse.
Modified Timolol Agent Effective for Infantile Hemangiomas
After average of 3.25 months, treated parts regressed significantly more than untreated parts
Doctors Often Ignore Parents' Concerns About Autism in Young Kids: Study
Delays in diagnosing and treating autism often occur when doctors ignore parents' concerns about their child's early development, a new study suggests.
Inhaled Measles Vaccine Falls Short of Injected Version in Study
Although easier to administer, it didn't trigger as strong an immune response in infants as shot did
Lansoprazole Worsens Asthma Control in Poor Metabolizers
After six months of treatment, worse control in children with poor CYP2C19 metabolizer phenotype
Glycopyrrolate May Treat Pallid Breath-Holding Spells
Glycopyrrolate may be effective in treating breath-holding spells in infants and toddlers, with a better safety profile than a pacemaker, a study suggests
Gene Therapy Superior to Haploidentical HSCT for SCID-X1
Gene therapy led to faster immune reconstitution and resolution of infections in SCID-X1 patients than did haploidentical hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.
Vaccinating Boys Against HPV Could Prevent OPC
Vaccinating boys against the human papillomavirus (HPV) might be a cost-effective way to prevent HPV-related oropharyngeal squamous cell cancer, according to Canadian researchers.
Weighing Cost and Mortality Risk for Necrotizing Enterocolitis
Of three surgical approaches for managing necrotizing enterocolitis in infants, peritoneal drainage followed by laparotomy had relatively low mortality risk, but the highest price tag.
Improvement Seen in the Pediatric Readiness of ERs
Median weighted pediatric readiness score 68.9, with increase by pediatric patient volume
Halting Treatment in Some Children 'Ethically Permissible'
It's an emotional and controversial issue, but a new practice framework outlines when it can be ethically permissible to stop or limit treatment in sick children.
Ear Infections Common, But Often Missed, in Infants
Signs of an ear infections in babies include fever, irritability, poor sleep, and pulling or tugging at ears.
Online monitoring may help cut steroid use in kids with asthma
Monitoring asthma symptoms online once a month may help children reduce their use of steroids, particularly when routine clinic visits are infrequent, a study suggests.
Children With Neuro Disorders Need Flu Vaccine, May Not Get It
Children with neurological conditions more likely to develop flu-related complications
Children take more risks crossing streets than parents think
Children may cut things closer than their parents realize when it comes to guessing how far cars are from an intersection or how long it takes to safely reach the other side, a small study suggests.
Fewer U.S. Children Getting Melanoma: Study
Researchers credit better education on risk of UV rays, changes in children's play
Detecting diabetes in children before symptoms appear
Doctors may be able to detect type 1 diabetes in children before they exhibit any symptoms of the disease, new research from Sweden shows.
Migraine Drug May Up Risk of Eating Disorders in Some Teens
A new report has linked a migraine medication to increased odds of eating disorders in some teens.
Histrelin implant can safely curb precocious puberty
A long-term histrelin implant effectively and safely suppresses gonadotropin in children with central precocious puberty (CPP), according to new research.
Rise in IUD and contraceptive implant use among US teens
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that use of long-acting reversible contraception by teens in the US increased by fifteen times from 2005-13.
Programs to improve adolescent sexual and reproductive health in the US: a review of the evidence (Journal article)
Review identified 52 effective programs: 38 with consistent impacts on reproductive health outcomes, and 14 with mixed findings (across subpopulations, follow-ups, or multiple measures of a single outcome).
Case Report of Food Allergy Acquired Via Blood Transfusion
Doctors need to be aware of the possibility of 'passive transfer'
Automated assay can confirm a pulmonary TB diagnosis in children
The Xpert MTB/RIF assay can confirm but not rule out the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in children, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Simplified antibiotic treatment could be used to treat babies safely outside of hospitals
Recent studies suggest that simplified antibiotic regimens may be able to treat bacterial infections in newborns and young infants as effectively as injectable antibiotics.
Statistical Model Helps Predict Neonatal Intubation Competency
Bayesian statistical model useful for describing neonatal intubation competency.
Youth Guidelines Would Significantly Up Statin Rates
Analysis finds 483,500 people aged 17 to 21 would get statin prescription, based on NIH advisory
2014 Bronchiolitis Guidelines Focus on Avoiding Interventions
AAP recommendations include omitting use of bronchodilators and pulse oximetry
Year-Round Baseball Leads to More Youth Injuries, Study Says
Being able to play baseball year-round puts young pitchers in the southern United States at increased risk for an overuse injury in their throwing arm, a new study finds.
Oh, Baby: Study Shows How Surprises Help Infants Learn
The red-and-blue ball rolls down a ramp and, thanks to a little bit of trickery, seems to pass right through a purple wall.
Southeastern Association of Neonatologists: 29th Annual Conference
May 14, 2015
Pediatric Kaleidoscope 2015 - Fest Spiel Honoring the Career of J. Carl Gartner, Jr, MD
May 16 - 16, 2015
2015 Nationwide Children’s Hospital Perinatal/Neonatal Conference
May 20, 2015
Concussion, Adolescents and Teens: A Primer for Primary Care, Emergency Medicine and School Nurses
Jun 03 - 03, 2015
Hot Topics in Pediatrics
Jul 15 - 18, 2015
15th National Neonatal Nurses Conference
Sep 16, 2015
18th National Mother Baby Nurses Conference
Sep 16, 2015