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Prenatal BPA exposure may increase risk for anxiety, depression in boys

August 26, 2016

Greater prenatal exposure to Bisphenol A was associated with more depression and anxiety symptoms in boys aged 10 to 12 years but not girls, according to recent findings.

“Experimental and epidemiological studies suggest that gestational exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA), an ubiquitous endocrine disrupting chemical, may lead to neurobehavioral problems in childhood; however, not all results have been consistent,” Frederica Perera, MPH, DrPH, PhD, of Columbia University, New York, and colleagues wrote.

NIH researchers discover new inflammatory disease among children

August 26, 2016
NIH researchers have discovered a new, potentially lethal inflammatory disease that primarily affects young children, according to a press release. Called otulipenia…
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CDC updates guidance for infants with possible congenital Zika virus

August 26, 2016
The CDC recently updated its interim guidance for health care providers when caring for babies whose mothers had possible Zika virus infection during pregnancy…
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AAP recommends increased resources for opioid-addicted youth

August 25, 2016
The AAP’s Committee on Substance Use and Prevention recently released a policy statement that urged physicians to address the necessity for medication-assisted…
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Twitter users’ Zika questions focus on infant health, disease prevention

August 25, 2016
Questions and concerns voiced by social media users during a recent CDC live Twitter chat on Zika virus infection often revolved around the pathogen’s virology…
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Innocent Heart Murmurs from the Perspective of the Pediatrician

Pediatric Annals, August 2016, Volume 45 Issue 8
Innocent heart murmurs are quite common in children and adolescents. These murmurs are physiologic in nature and are…
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Pediatric Rheumatology: June 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Of all the areas of pediatric practice, none can seem more daunting or require a higher index of suspicion than…
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