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Congenital CMV common cause of hearing loss in childhood

October 30, 2014

Congenital cytomegalovirus infection is the most common cause of nonhereditary sensorineural hearing loss during childhood, according to researchers from Belgium.

Julie Goderis, MD, of University Hospital Ghent in Belgium, and colleagues conducted a systematic review of relevant articles on congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) and hearing published within the last 50 years. Thirty-seven studies were included in the analysis.

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FDA approves first Neisseria meningitidis vaccine

October 29, 2014
The FDA announced accelerated approval of Trumenba, a vaccine manufactured by Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, for prevention of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup B among…
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Placebo, agave nectar improved acute cough outcomes among children

October 29, 2014
Recent data show children with acute nocturnal cough benefited more when prescribed agave nectar or placebo vs. no treatment at all, though a placebo effect was…
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AAP updates guidelines for diagnosis, management of bronchiolitis

October 29, 2014
The AAP recently revised the clinical practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of bronchiolitis among children aged younger than 2 years, last updated in…
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Managing Cervical Lymphadenitis—A Total Pain in the Neck!

Pediatric Annals, October 2014, Volume 43 Issue 10
Patients presenting with cervical lymphadenitis are a complex and common occurrence in a general pediatric practice…
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Gender Nonconforming Youth

Pediatric Annals June 2014

Gender identity and pubertal transition to adult gender roles present a complex interplay of genetic, hormonal, and…
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Marshall discusses the safety, efficacy of a potential combination vaccine for infants

October 28, 2014
PHILADELPHIA — At IDWeek 2014, Gary S. Marshall, MD, chief of pediatric infectious diseases at the University of…
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