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Sanjeev K. Swami, MD
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The Infant with a Tracheostomy
Ambika Shenoy, MD
Date Posted:  April 13, 2015
Tick-Borne Infections: Hot Spots and Bullseyes (2014)
Stephen C. Eppes, MD, FAAP
Date Posted:  April 10, 2015
The Effect of Footwear on the Growing Foot
Benjamin Joseph, MS Orth, MCh Orth, FRCS Ed
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Abdominal Manifestations of Cystic Fibrosis
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Headlines in Pediatrics

A new game for iPad in development now has encouraged kids with cleft palate and a speech impediment to speak more clearly, according to a pilot study online April 16 in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery.

Chemical signal linked to how well corticosteroids worked

Behavior management strategies appear to make a difference, researchers found

With careful management and monitoring, some children with genotype-positive long QT syndrome (LQTS) can participate in sports, according to experts in the treatment of these children.

The measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine is not linked to development of autism spectrum disorders, even among children considered to be at risk, a large new study finds.

Researchers have discovered that babies feel pain in much the same way as adults, leading to experts recommending a review of neonatal pain management practice.

In the pilot Pre-POINT study, a high dose of oral insulin altered the immune response in children at high risk of developing type 1 diabetes; a vaccine could be 10 years away, the authors speculate.

A randomized three-arm clinical trial of obesity interventions has found that an intervention supported with health information technology was effective at treating child obesity.

Maternal antiviral therapy may be the next step for further decreasing perinatal HBV infections.

Just how overused these medications were varied widely.

European guidelines on when children can be diagnosed with celiac disease (CD) without a biopsy performed well in a referral-based pediatric gastroenterology practice, according to a new report.

Clinically superior, cost less than oral antibiotics, observation for children with tympanostomy tubes

At least five different strategies may help them swallow pills and capsules more easily, researchers found.

A report from the CDC and FDA reveals that between 2013 and 2014, the use of e-cigarettes in middle and high school students tripled - a 'worrisome' finding, say the organizations.

School-based sexual abuse programs increase children's skills and knowledge to help prevent potential abuse situations and instill a willingness to disclose if they do experience abuse.

After average of 3.25 months, treated parts regressed significantly more than untreated parts

Delays in diagnosing and treating autism often occur when doctors ignore parents' concerns about their child's early development, a new study suggests.

Although easier to administer, it didn't trigger as strong an immune response in infants as shot did

After six months of treatment, worse control in children with poor CYP2C19 metabolizer phenotype

Glycopyrrolate may be effective in treating breath-holding spells in infants and toddlers, with a better safety profile than a pacemaker, a study suggests

Gene therapy led to faster immune reconstitution and resolution of infections in SCID-X1 patients than did haploidentical hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

Vaccinating boys against the human papillomavirus (HPV) might be a cost-effective way to prevent HPV-related oropharyngeal squamous cell cancer, according to Canadian researchers.

Of three surgical approaches for managing necrotizing enterocolitis in infants, peritoneal drainage followed by laparotomy had relatively low mortality risk, but the highest price tag.

Median weighted pediatric readiness score 68.9, with increase by pediatric patient volume

It's an emotional and controversial issue, but a new practice framework outlines when it can be ethically permissible to stop or limit treatment in sick children.

Signs of an ear infections in babies include fever, irritability, poor sleep, and pulling or tugging at ears.

Monitoring asthma symptoms online once a month may help children reduce their use of steroids, particularly when routine clinic visits are infrequent, a study suggests.

Children with neurological conditions more likely to develop flu-related complications

Children may cut things closer than their parents realize when it comes to guessing how far cars are from an intersection or how long it takes to safely reach the other side, a small study suggests.