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Maternal vitamin D level linked to adverse events in childhood development

July 20, 2017

Children born to mothers with inadequate vitamin D-serum 25(OH)D levels were more likely to have suboptimal gross-motor skills when compared with children born to mothers with adequate levels, according to research recently published in the British Journal of Nutrition.

“Few human studies have assessed the relationship between maternal vitamin D status and neurodevelopmental outcomes,” Andrea L. Darling, BSc (Hons) PhD, from the department of nutritional sciences at the University of Surrey, England, and colleagues wrote. “The results of the five [previously] published observational studies that exist are inconsistent.”

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'1-3-6' guidelines improve vocabulary outcomes in children with hearing loss

July 18, 2017
Children with hearing loss that meet all three Early Hearing Detection and Intervention guidelines — hearing screening by 1 month, diagnosis of hearing loss by 3…
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Strategies to diagnose, treat anxiety disorders for primary care pediatricians

July 17, 2017
Anxiety disorders are the most common psychiatric disorders with onset in childhood, according to a report recently published in Pediatric Annals. A primary care…
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No benefit from sign language use among children with cochlear implants

July 5, 2017
The use of sign language for deaf children who receive cochlear implants by 3 years provides no observable benefits in the learning of spoken language before or after…
CME Article

Pharmacotherapy of Autism and Related Disorders

Psychiatric Annals, April 2010, Volume 40 Issue 4
Research in this article is supported in part by the Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services, Indiana Family…
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November 2011: Treatment of Child and Adolescent Mental Health

With a shortage of pediatric mental health specialists, care for affected children increasingly falls to the primary…
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American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference

American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference

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Tattoos, body piercings can pose health risks

November 18, 2013
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