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Recognition and Management of Chronic Granulomatous Disease
Jennifer Leiding, MD
Date Posted:  September 16, 2013
Osteopetrosis: Diagnosis, Biology and Therapy
Paul J. Orchard, MD
Date Posted:  February 20, 2014
Overview of Mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS) and New Treatment Strategies
Joseph Muenzer, MD, PhD
Date Posted:  January 13, 2015
Opportunities and Challenges in Pediatric Practice 2014 & Beyond
Sandra G. Hassink, MD, FAAP
Date Posted:  March 5, 2015
Abdominal Manifestations of Cystic Fibrosis
Abigail Strang, MD, Vandna Passi, MD, and Kristel Holmblad, MD, MPH
Date Posted: March 9, 2015
The Effect of Footwear on the Growing Foot
Benjamin Joseph, MS Orth, MCh Orth, FRCS Ed
Date Posted:  March 9, 2015
Past, Present, and Future of Perinatal Quality Improvement
Jeffrey B. Gould, MD, MPH
Date Posted:  March 2, 2015
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NIH-funded study finds T-cell level returns to normal with time

Many children with celiac disease remain undiagnosed; research points toward the establishment of a more systemic approach to testing children for celiac disease.

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Aerosolized intranasal dexmedetomidine appears safe and effective for sedating children for CT imaging, according to a new pilot study.

Boys with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder may benefit from the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish and some vegetable oils, a small European study suggests.

Updated guidelines from specialists in child abuse pediatrics stress the importance of medical history, specialized examination, documentation, and appropriate testing of children who may have been sexually abused.

This review synthesizes current knowledge about the benefits of KC for infants born preterm, highlighting differences and similarities across low and higher resource countries and in a non-pain and pain context.

Durations of total, predominant breastfeeding linked to IQ, educational attainment, income

Most health care workers may lack the knowledge, awareness and training to identify potential victims of child sex trafficking, a new study suggests.

Lung ultrasounds may be a viable alternative to chest radiographs, especially in places with limited resources, a metaanalysis suggests.

Children with isolated linear skull fractures after minor blunt head trauma may be considered for ED discharge if neurologically normal, a study showed.

A strategy focused on three key drivers significantly improved one hospital's adherence to guideline-recommended blood cultures in children hospitalized with pneumonia.

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Many premature infants throughout the United States continue to receive inhaled nitric oxide (iNO) during their NICU stay, despite the lack of evidence to support its use.

A new stem cell study offers hope for children born with severe combined immunodeficiency disease and other deadly genetic blood disorders.