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Infant attachment, early behavioral inhibition may predict adolescent social anxiety

December 22, 2014

Researchers found an association between consistently high behavioral inhibition in childhood and adolescent anxiety symptoms mainly among adolescent men who had insecure attachments during infancy, according to study data.

“Our study suggests that it is the combination of both early risk factors that predicts anxiety in adolescence, particularly social anxiety,” Erin Lewis-Morrarty, PhD, of the department of psychology at the University of Maryland, said in a press release. “The findings can inform the prevention and treatment of adolescent social anxiety by identifying specific factors that increase risk for this outcome among children who are persistently shy.”

Mothers with probable, confirmed Ebola should not breast-feed

December 22, 2014
The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses recently published recommendations for the management of pregnant women with Ebola.Patients with…
In the Journals

Influenza activity low but rising nationwide

December 22, 2014
From Sept. 28 to Dec. 6, almost 125,000 respiratory specimens in the United States were tested for influenza and 10.9% were positive, according to a CDC report…
In the Journals

Novel, cheap DNA sequencer identified S. typhi resistance

December 21, 2014
A novel nanopore DNA sequencer could rapidly diagnose infection at a greatly reduced price, according to recent data. Researchers tested the ability of the MinION…
Edward Cox FDA approvals

FDA approves Viekira Pak for treatment of HCV

December 19, 2014
The FDA today approved a treatment for patients with hepatitis C virus genotype 1 infection, including those with cirrhosis, according to a press release. A…
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Perpetually Perplexing Pediatric Patients: It’s Complicated: Part 1

Pediatric Annals, December 2014, Volume 43 Issue 12
Managing pediatric patients with atypical rashes and seemingly simple diagnostic illnesses will continue to challenge…
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Updates in Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: What New Guidelines Mean to Your Practice

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) accounts for 5% to 15% of patients diagnosed with JIA and is the most…
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RIVUR: Antimicrobial prophylaxis associated with reduced risk for recurrence, comparable renal scarring

RIVUR: Antimicrobial prophylaxis associated with reduced risk for recurrence, comparable renal scarring

December 4, 2014
NEW YORK — Sarah Long, MD, section chief of Infectious Diseases at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children…
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