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Pediatric Chest Pain
Steven M. Selbst, MD

Date Posted:  July 21, 2017

The Newest on the Etiology of Autism
L. Yr Sigurdardottir, MD

Date Posted:  July 17, 2017

Management of Seizures
Harry T. Chugani, MD

Date Posted:  July 3, 2017

Primary Care for the Premature Infant
William McNett, MD
Date Posted:  June 14, 2017
Answering Little Questions with Bigger Data: Lessons From a National Database
Jay S. Greenspan, MD, MBA
Date Posted:  June 8, 2017
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New findings may help explain the range of behavioral and learning deficits and other symptoms.

Guidelines on nutritional support therapy for critically ill children were jointly released by the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) and the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM).

After vaccination, more than 70 percent had protective antibody titers for S. pneumoniae serotypes

The world's first pediatric double hand transplant was performed on an 8-year-old boy and, after 18 months of follow-up, physicians are cautiously optimistic about the boy's prognosis.

More than one in three don't know when their teen's next vaccination is due, survey finds

Eye abnormalities may be the only sign of Zika virus exposure in infants and may be present even in those without microcephaly or other central nervous system abnormalities, a new study has found.

Empowerment associated with physical, psychological, social, religious, and total HRQoL

10 percent of bone mass accumulates after teens reach their adult height, making healthy habits a must

In Massachusetts, a child who winds up in an emergency room - whether for a routine or a serious problem - is likely to be transferred to a second hospital for care, a "potentially concerning" trend that's being reported by physicians throughout the United States, researchers say.

A trial that is unlikely to be repeated shows that the short-term benefit to lung function of treating preterm babies with caffeine persists to age 11.

A novel risk calculator identifies young people at familial risk who are likely to develop bipolar spectrum disorder (BPSD) within five years, researchers say.

Specially designed cards can identify families' concerns and help clinicians tailor their message and interventions, the authors say.

Significant negative correlation with SALT score, number of patches, and disease duration

Findings suggest ongoing education for patients and medical care professionals needed

Bedside ultrasound assessment of the optic nerve sheath diameter (ONSD) is a reasonable first step for assessing suspected acute cranial shunt failure in children, researchers report.

The pathology of pediatric psoriasis differs from that of adult psoriasis, a finding that has implications for treatment, researchers suggest.

Kids who spend more time outdoors and who play sports are less likely to be near-sighted, according to a recent study in a large, diverse group of urban 6-year-olds.

Children with hearing loss who receive guideline-based care build a better vocabulary than those who don't, a multi-state study suggests.

Blocking a key placental defense may limit maternal-fetal transmission of the virus.

Preterm group had significantly lower amplitudes of combined rod and cone, isolated cone responses

More than 60% of children with EoE had clinical, endoscopic, histologic remission after eight weeks

Helps reduce painful, and sometimes life-threatening, complications of the inherited blood disorder

Facing expected season-long shortage, doctors asked to urge patients to carry epinephrine auto-injectors

Bacteria, parasites and other nasty surprises may be hiding in the sand