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Kids should watch out for that snake in the grass
The number of children getting bitten by copperheads and other venomous snakes has more than doubled in recent years, a U.S. study suggests.
Neonatal Phototherapy Not Linked to Type 1 Diabetes
No correlation in unadjusted analyses or after adjustment for hyperbilirubinemia, other covariates
IBD Program Eases Transition From Pediatric to Adult Care
A pioneering program in Germany is helping to smooth the path of young patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) moving from pediatric to adult care.
Pre-teens need only two HPV shots, not three, CDC recommends
Two doses of a vaccine that protects against cervical and several other types of cancer are enough for 11-to 12-year-olds, rather than the previous three-shot regimen, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday.
Emergency Physicians Can Help Curb Gun-Related Injuries
Clinicians working in the emergency department can play an active role in counseling patients about the safe storage of firearms, which could help reduce the number of gun-related injuries and deaths.
Cut Cavities by Applying Dental Sealants in Schools, CDC Says
School-based dental sealant programs for low-income children could prevent most cavities and save money but are underutilized, the CDC says.
Urine Concentration Aids UTI Diagnosis in Young Infants
Pyuria threshold varies with urine concentration for evaluation of UTI in young infants
Dose-dependent benefits of antenatal steroids in preemies
Results of a large study support antenatal steroid (ANS) administration in extremely premature babies and the goal should be to give a complete course before delivery, researchers say.
Adolescent BMI Predicts Diabetes Mellitus Mortality
Overweight and obesity correlated with hazard ratios of 8.0 and 17.2 for diabetes mortality
New Algorithm for Pediatric Obesity Offers Practical Help
A new algorithm designed to help physicians navigate the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of obesity in pediatric patients, from infancy through adolescence, is now available.
Protein in Breast Milk May Reduce Hospital Infections in Preemies
A protein in breast milk helps protect premature babies from hospital-acquired infections, according to a new study.
Late-Pregnancy Zika Infection Can Still Affect Fetal Brain
Second study finds Zika infection can be spread through organ transplants
Sleep Education Improves Outcomes of Online Adolescent Insomnia Therapy
Emphasizing knowledge about sleep during online cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) contributes to the improvement of adolescent insomnia.
Persistent Cognitive Impairment After Perinatal HIV Infection
Cognitive impairment persists in perinatally HIV-infected children and adolescents, according to a systematic review of 22 studies, six of which were included in a meta-analysis.
Triclosan sutures curb surgical site infections in children
Sutures that contain triclosan reduce the occurrence of surgical site infections in children more effectively than "ordinary" sutures, researchers from Finland report.
Physician Burnout Can Be Reduced by Targeted Interventions
Interventions that promote awareness among physicians of the signs of burnout and target the individual and organizational drivers of it go a long way toward reducing the problem, a new analysis suggests.
Even partial steroid treatment can benefit extremely preterm infants, NIH study suggests
Infants exposed to partial treatment in the womb healthier than those not exposed.
Curriculum Aims to Improve Physician Resilience in Face of Grief and Loss
A new curriculum from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) aims to enhance physician resilience in times of anxiety and grief.
Unique Skin Phenotype for Pediatric Atopic Dermatitis
Children have significantly higher induction of Th17-related cytokines and antimicrobials
Study Suggests Genetic Link to Middle Ear Infections
Researchers say they've found a potential genetic link to a child's higher risk of middle ear infections.
FDA Warns Against Homeopathic Teething Tablets, Gels
Homeopathic teething tablets and gels, used by some parents to relieve teething pain and symptoms, may pose risks to infants and children, the FDA says.
The 6th Congress of the European Academy of Paediatric Societies (EAPS 2016)
Oct 21, 2016
American Academy of Pediatrics: 2016 National Conference & Exhibition
Oct 22, 2016
National Association of Neonatal Nurses: 32nd Annual Educational Conferece
Oct 26, 2016
University of Miami: MIAMI Neonatology 2016- 40th International Conference
Nov 05, 2016
Robert O.Y. Warren, MD Memorial Seminar
Nov 09 - 09, 2016
2nd Abu Dhabi International Neonatal Multi Specialty Conference
Nov 11, 2016
Union of European Neonatal and Perinatal Societies
Nov 23, 2016