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Paternal, maternal depression may influence toddler anxiety, behavior

March 27, 2015

Data suggest both maternal and paternal depression plays a role in a child’s behavior, according to research published in Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice.

“Father’s emotions affect their children,” Sheehan Fisher, PhD, instructor in psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and psychologist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, said in a press release. “New fathers should be screened and treated for postpartum depression, just as we do for mothers.”

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Use of minimally invasive markers for airway eosinophilia in asthma detection ineffective

March 27, 2015
The use of fractional exhaled nitric oxide, blood eosinophils and immunoglobulin E as a single surrogate marker for airway eosinophilia in patients with asthma may lead…
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Senate adjourns without voting on bill to repeal sustainable growth rate

March 27, 2015
The U.S. Senate left for its 2-week spring break without voting on a bill that repeals the sustainable growth rate, leaving physicians to face a 21% payment cut if…
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CD4 cell counts rebound among most children treated for HIV

March 27, 2015
Data from an NIH-funded study in AIDS suggest the majority of children with HIV eventually recover their CD4 cell levels after undergoing virologic…
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Researcher of study on SCFE patients highlights importance of early weight management

March 27, 2015
LAS VEGAS — A 20-year follow-up of pediatric patients who underwent in-situ fixation for slipped capital femoral epiphysis shows many patients had poor health and…
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ICAM Still Roll With It

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, March/April 2015, Volume 52 Issue 2
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Pediatric Annals January 2015

Unusual Diagnoses: Part 1: January 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Index of suspicion—a term used daily by clinicians in general practice who must, in a sea of “normal”…
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VIDEO: Recent research promises breakthroughs in pediatric care

March 10, 2015
SAN DIEGO — In this video exclusive, Mark A. Sperling, MD, emeritus profess of pediatrics and endocrinology and…
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