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CDC: Respiratory illness reports rising, enterovirus D68 cases decline

November 21, 2014

While many states are experiencing reductions in the number of new enterovirus D68-associated illnesses, the CDC recently has received data indicating that some states are reporting increased respiratory illness activity.

“Since other seasonal respiratory viruses, such as influenza and respiratory syncytial viruses, are starting to circulate now, we are not sure if this increase is caused by these seasonal viruses or EV-D68 [enterovirus D68],” the CDC reported on its website.

Infectious Diseases In Children Symposium to highlight advances in research, patient care

November 21, 2014
The Infectious Diseases in Children and team will present live coverage from the annual Infectious Diseases in Children Symposium, starting…
FDA News

FDA grants orphan drug status to AVX-470 for pediatric UC

November 21, 2014
The FDA granted orphan drug designation to AVX-470 for the treatment of pediatric ulcerative colitis, the manufacturer announced today.AVX-470 (Avaxia Biologics) is the…
Wouter Hollander, MD Meeting News Coverage

Associations between H. pylori, asthma, related diseases in children differed across ethnic groups

November 21, 2014
Helicobacter pylori positivity was associated with physician-diagnosed asthma in children up to age 6 years, but had an inverse association with ever wheezing and…
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Medical Neglect

Pediatric Annals, November 2014, Volume 43 Issue 11
Medical neglect occurs when children are harmed or placed at significant risk of harm by gaps in their medical care…
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Pediatric Annals November 2014

Child Neglect: November 2014

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Neglect, to paraphrase, is in the eyes of the beholder. While a special needs child may not receive optimal care at…
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Moderator reviews SLIT, other immunotherapies 'on the horizon'

November 12, 2014
ATLANTA — In this video, Tao T. Le, MD, MHS, FACAAI, associate clinical professor of allergy/immunology and…
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