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Chemicals used in personal care products linked to early puberty in girls

Chemicals used in personal care products linked to early puberty in girls
December 20, 2018
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Weight responsible for asthma in one-quarter of patients with obesity

November 26, 2018
Obesity causes asthma in up to 27% of children who are obese, according to research published in Pediatrics. “Asthma is the No. 1 chronic disease in children…
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Clinical aspects of drug-induced QT prolongation

Infectious Diseases in Children, November 2018
Edward A Bell, PharmD, BCPS
Information describing the use of pharmacotherapies in the pediatric population is always welcomed. Data obtained from a 10-year period (2003-2014; n = 23,152) in the…
In the Journals

Children with poor aerobic fitness accumulate type 2 diabetes, CVD risk factors faster

November 8, 2018
Children with poor aerobic fitness in relationship to their total body mass had significantly higher risk for developing risk factors tied to type 2 diabetes and…
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Percent Body Fat Measurement in the Medical Management of Children with Obesity

Pediatric Annals, December 2018, Volume 47 Issue 12
Sustaining weight loss can be challenging, as physiological responses to weight loss, including metabolic and hormonal…
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X-linked Hypophosphatemia: Integrating New Evidence to Optimize Diagnosis and Treatment

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Ultragenyx.

X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH) is a rare hereditary form of non-nutritional rickets that does not respond to vitamin D…
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VIDEO: Diabetes educators must first listen to families

August 19, 2018
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