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Top Ten Developments in Pediatric Hospital Medicine
David Pressel, MD, PhD, FHM, FAAP
Date Posted:  May 26, 2015
Pediatric Chronic Cough
Ambika Shenoy, MD
Date Posted:  May 19, 2015
What’s that Drug? Antivirals 101
Karen A. Ravin, MD, MSCR
Date Posted:  May 19, 2015
Kawasaki Disease
Sanjeev K. Swami, MD
Date Posted:  April 22, 2015
Out of Sight and Out of Mind – Whatever happened to that patient?
Stephen T. Lawless, MD, MBA
Date Posted:  April 21, 2015
This Too Shall Pass
Ahmad Bani-Hani, MD, FAAP, FACS
Date Posted:  April 17, 2015
The Infant with a Tracheostomy
Ambika Shenoy, MD
Date Posted:  April 13, 2015
Headlines in Pediatrics

Soy isoflavones did not improve lung function or clinical outcomes in patients older than 12 years with poorly controlled asthma in a randomized clinical trial.

Endocrinologists should be on the lookout for disordered eating behavior among girls and women with type 1 diabetes and refer anyone affected to mental-healthcare providers.

Youth suicide is a major problem in the United States, but being alert to the warning signs can help avert tragedy, experts say.

Waiting a few minutes to clamp the umbilical cord after birth is tied to better motor and social skills later in childhood - especially for boys, suggests a new study.

Sex of child, maternal celiac disease, type 1 diabetes associated with celiac disease in children

Return to running, noncontact/contact sports, and collision sports by three, six, 12 months, respectively

Infants who live at altitudes above 8,000 ft may be at higher risk of sudden infant death syndrome, according to a new study by researchers from the University of Colorado.

In very low birth weight infants, giving milk fortified with long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids had no effect on cognitive function or brain macrostructure at 8 years of age.

A study of at-risk British youth finds that a personalized cognitive behavior intervention may significantly prevent, reduce or delay cannabis use.

Although relatively few submitted stools were positive for ciprofloxacin-resistant E coli, one third of healthy families had a member who tested positive over the course of 2.5 years.

Urinalysis in young infants with bacteremic urinary tract infection is more sensitive than previous research suggested.

Starting athletics early, focusing on just one sport contribute to risks

Just more than half of women reported Tdap vaccination before, during, or after pregnancy, which falls far short of current recommendations for vaccination during pregnancy.

Eye therapies will not cure reading disorder, experts say

Animal study shows that topical use of the anti-stroke drug vinpocetine clears middle ear infection - suppressing inflammation and overproduction of mucus and restoring hearing.

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.

In children with celiac disease, immunologic response to the hepatitis B vaccine is impaired, even after a gluten-free diet or a booster, new research shows

Even seasoned athletes are drowning because of dangerous underwater behaviors, agency says

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.

The purpose of this review is to evaluate the effects of cochlear implantation on the most common genetic and developmental disorders in children with hearing loss.

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.

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