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Brains of adolescents with obesity highly reactive to food commercials

May 30, 2015

The brains of adolescents with overweight are disproportionately stimulated by TV food commercials, which may simulate unhealthy eating habits, according to recent findings.

The researchers used functional MRI to examine brain responses to 2 dozen fast food commercials as well as non-food commercials in adolescents with overweight and healthy-weight adolescents aged 12 to 16 years.

Meeting News Coverage

Speaker: Consider all information for diagnosis, treatment of paediatric osteoarticular infections

May 30, 2015
PRAGUE — To fully understand the current scientific evidence in the diagnosis and treatment of paediatric osteoarticular infections, it is important to consider…
In the Journals

Formula distribution to breast-feeding mothers declines in US hospitals

May 29, 2015
The distribution of formula care packages to breast-feeding mothers by hospitals decreased by 41 percentage points between 2007 and 2013, according to a study published…
Knee and ankle valgus stress elevated in patients with pediatric flexible flatfoot Meeting News Coverage

Knee and ankle valgus stress elevated in patients with pediatric flexible flatfoot

May 29, 2015
PRAGUE — According to research presented at the 16th EFORT Congress, elevated valgus stress was found in the knees and ankles of patients with pediatric flexible…
FDA approvals

FDA approves meropenem for infants with abdominal infections

May 29, 2015
The FDA today approved the antibiotic meropenem for the treatment of abdominal infections in neonates and infants aged younger than 3 months, according to a press…
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Letters to the Editors

Pediatric Experience in Surgical Treatment of Acquired Esotropia Associated With High Myopia

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, May/June 2015, Volume 52 Issue 3
No abstract available for this article.
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CME
Pediatric Fatty Liver

Case Challenges in Pediatric Fatty Liver: What to Look For and When to Refer

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Synageva BioPharma Corp.

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is characterized by excess fat deposition in the liver due to causes other…
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Meeting News Coverage Video
New mothers preferred to receive vaccine information from pediatrician vs. obstetrician

New mothers preferred to receive vaccine information from pediatrician vs. obstetrician

May 12, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Sean O’Leary, MD, MPH, from the department of pediatrics at the University of Colorado…
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