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Teens with celiac disease may face difficult transition
Teens with celiac disease, or any chronic disease, face extra hurdles transitioning into the adult healthcare system, but there are very few guidelines for how to make this transition smoother.
Preventive Topical Steroids Cut Atopic Dermatitis Severity
May also prevent an increase in aeroallergen-specific IgE levels
Review Compares Metformin, OCP for Teens With PCOS
Four randomized controlled trials show benefits for metformin and oral contraceptive pills
Atomoxetine Use Doesn't Up Suicide Risk in Children
No increased risk for current atomoxetine use in first- and second-line treatment of youths
Teen mothers struggle to follow safe infant sleep practices
Although most teen mothers know that co-sleeping with their baby or putting the baby to sleep with soft bedding or blankets increases the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), many do so anyway
Day Care Babies Catch Stomach Bugs Earlier, But Get Fewer Later
Protective effect seen from preschool to age 6, study says
Pediatric Liver Transplant Patients Have Good Long-Term Survival
Twenty-year survival after pediatric liver transplantation (LT) can be expected to be close to 80%, according to a new study.
New AAP Guideline: Brief Unexplained Events in Infants
The AAP has released a new clinical practice guideline on brief resolved unexplained events in low-risk infants, previously called apparent life-threatening events.
New Guidelines Issued on Breast, Genital Plastic Surgery for Teen Girls
Leading ob/gyn group says growing interest in procedures prompted recommendations
Anaphylaxis: Early Epinephrine Tied to Fewer Overall Doses
Anaphylaxis cases are rising dramatically; epinephrine use before ED arrival was associated with a lower likelihood of requiring multiple doses of epinephrine in the ED among children with anaphylaxis.
Knowing your kid is overweight might make things worse
When parents think their child is overweight, that may put the kid at increased risk of packing on even more pounds, a new study suggests.
Childhood Cancer Survivors Often Feel Older Than Their Years
Treatment-related conditions may affect their long-term well-being, study finds
Deaf adolescents in a hearing world: a review of factors affecting psychosocial adaptation (Journal article)
This article discusses the research on several factors that influence a deaf adolescent's adaptation, including quality of life, self-concept, and identity development.
Precision medicine: is it becoming a reality for childhood cancer?
For adults with cancer, precision medicine has emerged as a feasible treatment option. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for childhood cancer. But is this changing?
Treating pediatric plaque psoriasis: challenges and solutions (Journal article)
Childhood psoriasis signifies a special challenge. Early diagnosis and appropriate management will avoid comorbidities that are likely to develop in adulthood due to chronic inflammation.
Better preemie pain relief sought amid new call for action
It happens every day to the most vulnerable infants in hospital intensive care units: fragile babies born way too soon are poked, prodded and jabbed as part of medical care meant to help them survive - and it can be heart-wrenching to watch.
Billing Procedures Should Protect Confidentiality of Young Patients
Healthcare billing and insurance claims processing should ensure confidentiality protection for adolescent and young adult patients, according to a new position paper from the SAHM and the AAP.
CBT Helps Teens With Depression Who Refuse Antidepressants
Cognitive behavioral therapy can help improve mood without drugs
Kids allergic to cow's milk may have low bone density
Children who were allergic to cow's milk had lower bone density and got less calcium in their diets than those with other food allergies, according to a small new study that also found too few kids used vitamin D and calcium supplements.
Mental Health Symptoms Differ Among LGBQ Youth
The level of risk for different mental health symptoms differs across lesbian, gay, bisexual, and questioning (LGBQ) youth, according to a survey of more than 2,500 people presenting for primary care.
Puberty timing influenced by both parents
Boys and girls may go through puberty sooner if their mothers and fathers were early bloomers, a recent Danish study suggests.
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May 04 - 04, 2016
The 2nd International Neonatology Association Conference
Jul 15 - 17, 2016
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Jul 27 - 30, 2016