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African adolescents less likely to follow up with ART vs. adults

November 26, 2014

Data from a retrospective study conducted in seven African countries with a predominantly young female cohort indicated adolescents were less likely to follow up with ART compared with older adults.

Andrew F. Auld, MBChB, from the Division of Global HIV/AIDS at the CDC, and colleagues assessed ART enrollment and outcome data for 16,421 patients aged 15 years and older at ART enrollment who initiated therapy during 2004 to 2012. Participants aged 15 to 24 years were predominantly female, pregnant and unmarried.

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Measurable aeroallergens found in dust from high-efficiency furnace filters

November 26, 2014
Significant levels of aeroallergens were measured in dust collected from high-efficiency furnace filters in the Midwest, according to recent study results.Charles S
James C. Turner, MD Meeting News Coverage

Risky behavior, crowded settings increased risk for college campus outbreaks

November 26, 2014
NEW YORK — Crowded environments, increased risky behavior and diverse populations typical within the college setting were associated with increased risk for…
Policies needed to address endemic polio in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Nigeria Meeting News CoverageVideo

Policies needed to address endemic polio in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Nigeria

November 25, 2014
NEW YORK — Walter A. Orenstein, MD, an Infectious Diseases in Children Editorial Board member, offers his perspective on some of the greatest challenges to global…
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Intermittent montelukast for children with wheeze produced no clear benefit

November 25, 2014
Intermittent montelukast in young children with wheeze showed no significant benefit when compared with placebo, according to study results.Researchers conducted a…
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A 15-Year-Old Male with Pain and Numbness in His Right Foot

Pediatric Annals, November 2014, Volume 43 Issue 11
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Pediatric Annals September 2014

Childhood Obesity

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Pediatricians in practice during the past 20 years saw it coming and felt powerless to stop it. At first it was a…
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New AAP guidance revisions impact palivizumab prophylaxis for RSV

New AAP guidance revisions impact palivizumab prophylaxis for RSV

November 24, 2014
NEW YORK — H. Cody Meissner, MD, an Infectious Diseases in Children Editorial Board member, discusses the…
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