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CDC: Respiratory illness reports rising, enterovirus D68 cases decline

November 21, 2014

While many states are experiencing reductions in the number of new enterovirus D68-associated illnesses, the CDC recently has received data indicating that some states are reporting increased respiratory illness activity.

“Since other seasonal respiratory viruses, such as influenza and respiratory syncytial viruses, are starting to circulate now, we are not sure if this increase is caused by these seasonal viruses or EV-D68 [enterovirus D68],” the CDC reported on its website.

Infectious Diseases In Children Symposium to highlight advances in research, patient care

November 21, 2014
The Infectious Diseases in Children and team will present live coverage from the annual Infectious Diseases in Children Symposium, starting…
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FDA grants orphan drug status to AVX-470 for pediatric UC

November 21, 2014
The FDA granted orphan drug designation to AVX-470 for the treatment of pediatric ulcerative colitis, the manufacturer announced today.AVX-470 (Avaxia Biologics) is the…
Wouter Hollander, MD Meeting News Coverage

Associations between H. pylori, asthma, related diseases in children differed across ethnic groups

November 21, 2014
Helicobacter pylori positivity was associated with physician-diagnosed asthma in children up to age 6 years, but had an inverse association with ever wheezing and…
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Supraventricular Tachycardia in Infancy and Childhood

Pediatric Annals, November 2014, Volume 43 Issue 11
Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) is the most common arrhythmia in the pediatric population. Despite its commonality…
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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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Moderator reviews SLIT, other immunotherapies 'on the horizon'

November 12, 2014
ATLANTA — In this video, Tao T. Le, MD, MHS, FACAAI, associate clinical professor of allergy/immunology and…
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