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Researcher looks at relationship between atopic dermatitis, obesity and cardiovascular disease

March 30, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO — In this video, Jonathan I. Silverberg, MD, PhD, MPH, discusses studies examining cardiovascular risk in atopic dermatitis that he reviewed at the American Academy of Dermatology meeting.

 “Both children and adults with atopic dermatitis are at higher risk for obesity and cardiovascular disease” Silverberg, assistant professor of dermatology, medical social sciences and preventive medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine,  told “It is a comorbidity that we need to be cognizant of and address in clinical practice.”

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Consumption of fast food among children significantly decreased since 2003

March 30, 2015
Energy intake from burger, pizza and chicken fast food restaurants significantly decreased among children from 2003 to 2010, according to study findings in JAMA
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Canadian pediatric obesity guidelines recommend lifestyle changes, discourage drugs or surgery

March 30, 2015
In its first update in 20 years to obesity guidelines specifically for children, the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care advises routine monitoring of…
Michele Jonsson Funk In the Journals

Risk for adverse neonatal outcomes linked to glyburide

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Gestational diabetes has been increasingly treated with glyburide; however, the medication is associated with a higher risk for newborns to be admitted to the neonatal…
Ian M. Paul, MD, MSc In the Journals

AAP urges standardizing metric unit dosing for all liquid medications

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In a recently released policy statement, the AAP called for the exclusive use of metric-based dosing for all liquid medications to help prevent unintended…
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An Athletic Adolescent Girl with Proteinuria and Hypertension

Pediatric Annals, March 2015, Volume 44 Issue 3
An 18-year-old athletic adolescent presents with hypertension found during a routine screening. Her prior history…
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Management of Pediatric Conjunctivitis and Otitis/Conjunctivitis Syndrome

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Alcon Research, LTD.

Acute bacterial conjunctivitis affects approximately 1 of every 8 children each year, and 5 million cases occur in the…
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3D printing has applications, challenges in a variety of medical specialties

March 20, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO — Scott Hollister, PhD, professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Michigan, talks…
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