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Higher Risk of Death From Injury Among Individuals With Autism
Leading causes of death attributed to injury include suffocation, asphyxiation, and drowning
Adenotonsillotomy Noninferior to Adenotonsillectomy in Peds OSA
However, non-negligible risk of recurrence of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea after ATT
'Eraser Challenge' Latest Harmful Social Media Trend for Kids
Burns, abrasions the result as youngsters 'erase' their skin away
First Global Guide: HPV Vax for Cervical Cancer Prevention
The guide, which takes into account financial and structural resources in various countries, comes from the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
Phthalate, Paraben Levels Up in Children With Atopic Dermatitis
Increased urinary levels for children aged 4 to 9 years with AD and for frequent use of emollients
Health and Behavior Problems Can Linger After Child Abuse
Children who have suffered from abuse or neglect may have physical or behavioral health problems even after the mistreatment stops, new guidelines for pediatricians emphasize.
1 in 4 Teens Exposed to Secondhand E-Cig Vapors: Report
Those exposed to tobacco smoke were also much more likely to be around e-cigarettes
Parents Don't Always Head to Child's Doctor When Illness Strikes
Poll says many would turn to urgent care centers, thinking it's faster than seeing usual physician
Young survivors have social difficulties years after cancer diagnosis
New research reveals that adolescent and young adult cancer survivors report low social functioning years after receiving their diagnosis.
Brief Interview by Doctor May Cut Cannabis Use in Some Youth
Intervention by general practitioners did not cut overall use, did reduce use in those younger than 18
U.S. Sees Big Drop in Number of Babies Born With HIV
Case numbers fell steeply between 2002 and 2013, but even more could be done, experts say
Studies shed light on opioid exposures among U.S. children and young adults
Between 2000 and 2015, poison control centers in the United States received 188,468 calls about prescription opioid exposures in children and teens, a new study finds.
Sleep apnea in children may stunt brain development
A recent study investigated the effects of obstructive sleep apnea on children's brains. The results demonstrate a worrying reduction in gray matter.
Injury Risk May Rise When Kids Play Just One Sport
Those under 12 shouldn't specialize in any one activity, researchers say
Tocilizumab Useful for Uveitis in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Rapid, maintained improvement in ocular parameters for JIA-linked uveitis refractory to anti-TNF tx
New biochemical method accurately diagnoses autism in children
New method uses biochemistry to accurately predict whether a child will develop autism spectrum disorder by measuring the products of metabolic processes.
Supervised Self-Injection Ups Teens' Comfort With Approach
Findings show improved comfort with self-injection, reduced anxiety for food-allergic adolescents
For 'Preemies,' Human Touch May Be a Brain Booster
Diminished response seen in premature infants who spend weeks in the hospital, study finds
Foreign Body Ingestion Can Result in Movement Disorder
Case report describes 10-month-old girl admitted to PICU with sudden onset of movement disorder
Does Illness Help Young Adults Take Charge of Their Own Health?
Adolescents and young adults coping with chronic illness may be better prepared to take charge of their own care than their healthy peers, a recent study suggests.
Daily Screen Time Associated With Diabetes Risk in Children
Time spent glued to the screen was identified as a key promoter of adiposity and insulin resistance in children between 9 and 10 years of age living in England.
Skip the Antibiotics for Mild Eczema in Kids
Skin condition cleared up just as well without use of the drugs, study found
Poor Sleep in Preschool Years Could Mean Behavior Troubles Later
Establishing regular bedtime early on may pay dividends in elementary school, study suggests
Confidentiality Issues Impact Use of STD Services for Youth
Teens spending time alone with health care provider report more receipt of sexual risk assessment
Skin Prick, sIgE Have Moderate Agreement for Allergic Disease
Skin prick test has higher specificity than sIgE for asthma, hay fever, but similar specificity
Tool Helps Predict Complications in Kids With Newly Diagnosed Crohn's
Researchers have developed and validated a risk-stratification model that can help predict whether a child with newly diagnosed Crohn's disease (CD) will develop disease-related complications requiring major surgery within three years.
'Synthetic Pot' Tied to Risky Sex, Violence and Drug Abuse in Teens
Product has unpredictable, potentially dangerous effects, doctors warn
Baby gear injuries surging, often due to falls
Every eight minutes in the U.S., a child under three has an accident related to baby products like strollers, carriers, cribs and walkers, a study suggests.
Post-PCV13 Drop in Streptococcus pneumoniae Bacteremia
As pneumococcal rates dropped, rates of E. coli, Salmonella spp, Staphylococcus aureus increased
The National Association of Neonatal Therapists (NANT) Annual Conference
Apr 07, 2017
14th National Advanced Practice Neonatal Nurses Conference
Apr 19, 2017
Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting
May 06, 2017
European Society of Paediatric Neonatal Intensive Care
Jun 06, 2017
Nursing Care Congress 2017
Jun 24, 2017
Hot Topics in Pediatrics
Jul 27 - 29, 2017
10th International Meeting of Pediatric Endocrinology
Sep 14 - 17, 2017