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Gestational diabetes in mothers increased childhood obesity risk in daughters

October 24, 2014

Girls exposed to elevated glucose levels, particularly gestational diabetes, while in utero are at an increased risk for obesity in childhood, according to research published in Diabetes Care.

Stronger associations were observed when the mothers also were overweight or obese, researchers at Kaiser Permanente in Northern California reported.

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Hypoallergenic formula benefited children with food protein-induced GI allergy

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Young children with food protein-induced gastrointestinal allergy not on a hypoallergenic formula did not receive micronutrient requirements, according to recent study…
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Injury more likely in pitchers who throw more than 100 pitches weekly

October 24, 2014
Young baseball pitchers who threw more than 100 pitches weekly were found to be at a heightened risk for acromial apophysiolysis, according to recently published…
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Safety concerns common reason for hepatitis B vaccine refusal

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SAN DIEGO — Safety and uncertainty involving the risk for hepatitis B are reasons for barriers to vaccine uptake, according to recent study findings presented at…
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Teenage boy with suspected streptococcal pharyngitis, pneumonia and conjunctivitis

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Origins of the symbol of medicine

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In my April, What’s Your Diagnosis? column, I introduced some of you to the great Persian physician, Rhazes…
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Pediatric physical therapist talks emerging trends in treatment and rehabilitation of ACL injuries

October 23, 2014
DEAL, N.J. — Maureen C. Suhr, PT, DPT, PCS, talks about the emerging trends in treatment and rehabilitation of…
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