Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from PAS, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
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E-cigarette use on the rise among teen smokers, non-smokers

April 26, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Results from a national study indicate that electronic cigarette use has significantly increased among adolescents in the last two…
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Cognitive, behavioral impairment persists after ASD resolves

April 26, 2015
SAN DIEGO — When an early autism spectrum disorders diagnosis resolves, in which the child no longer meets the diagnostic criteria, there are…
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Bacterial densities of S. pneumoniae, H. influenzae increase during sinusitis

April 26, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Bacterial densities of Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae increased during episodes of acute bacterial sinusitis…
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Parenting magazine images may promote unsafe infant sleep environments

April 25, 2015
SAN DIEGO —Twenty-nine percent of images in magazines geared towards parents depicted safe sleep environments for infants, according to data…
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Population susceptibility to rotavirus may have shifted following vaccine introduction

April 25, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Results from a population-based study presented here suggest that population susceptibility to rotavirus may have shifted following…
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PCR use among children with acute respiratory infections may reduce resource utilization

April 25, 2015
SAN DIEGO —Among children hospitalized for acute respiratory infections, using real-time PCR testing increased the number of isolation days but…
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Nearly one-third of U.S. teenage drivers report texting while driving

April 25, 2015
SAN DIEGO —Although texting while driving has decreased since state laws have banned it, approximately one-third of teenage drivers report…

PAS 2015 to highlight groundbreaking scientific research, clinical science forums

April 25, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Infectious Diseases in Children and Healio.com/Pediatrics will offer live coverage from the annual meeting of the Pediatric…
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Pest allergens, asthma association influenced by various factors

June 12, 2014
Poverty, race and asthma medications influenced the association between pest allergens and asthma impairment, according to research presented at the…
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Nearly 60% of children with asthma have at least one type of allergy

May 13, 2014
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — More than half of children with asthma also have at least one type of allergy, and data indicate the trend has…