Infectious Diseases in Children


The following articles appeared in the print edition of INFECTIOUS DISEASES IN CHILDREN.

Table of Contents
At Issue

New strategies needed for obesity epidemic

Cover Story

More treatment options, less stigma needed for children with obesity

FDA News

FDA approves Arnuity Ellipta for young children with asthma

FDA approves Truvada for PrEP in teenagers


Small changes to environment may improve care, education of children with autism

In the Journals

Very low-carb diet effective for glycemic control of type 1 diabetes in children, adults

Social media use proposed as addition to adolescent psychosocial screening

Pediatric opioid exposures decreased with unit-dose packaging

Only 30% of HCV-exposed infants screened for infection

New test shows high specificity in diagnosing peanut allergy

Children, not parents, primarily decided contents of school lunches

Checklist aids in timely discharge of newborns

Most penicillin allergy challenges tolerated; costs reduced when label removed

Inhaled nitric oxide may not improve survival of preterm infants

Meeting News

Strict state background checks tied to lower firearm mortality in youth

Teens with depression less likely to use Facebook as outlet as they age

Provider knowledge of transgender care limited despite increasing prevalence

Few adolescents with PID screened for HIV, syphilis

Physiological immaturity plays primary role in late preterm infant morbidities

Eye tracking measures receptive language in young and at-risk children

Spot the Rash

A 10-month-old male with a rash in the axillae

What's Your Diagnosis?

A 5-year-old male with a painless lump on his right proximal thigh

James H Brien, DO