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.
In the Journals

Exposure to two adverse events hampers flourishing among children

May 6, 2016
BALTIMORE — Research presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting indicated that future mental and physical health was significantly…
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Bullying may increase risk for depression, anxiety in children with ASD

May 5, 2016
BALTIMORE — Data presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting indicated significant associations between bullying and depression and…
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Taxi exemption from safety seat laws increase vehicle collision risk for children

May 5, 2016
BALTIMORE — Daniel M. Fein, MD, from the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine of Children's Hospital at Montefiore and assistant professor…
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94% of surveyed elite US universities require vaccines for enrollment

May 5, 2016
BALTIMORE — Data presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting indicated that 94% of 129 surveyed top-ranked universities in the United…
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Majority of children with penicillin allergy display low-risk symptoms

May 5, 2016
BALTIMORE — More than 75% of children diagnosed with penicillin allergy displayed low-risk symptoms that were not likely to be conducive with…
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Trumenba provides strong immune response among adolescents, young adults

May 5, 2016
BALTIMORE — Trumenba, a bivalent vaccine for prevention of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup B, appears to safely elicit a robust bactericidal…
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Relapse, readmission similar for asthmatic children treated with dexamethasone vs. prednisone

May 4, 2016
BALTIMORE — Children treated exclusively with dexamethasone or prednisone had similar relapse and readmission rates for asthma, according to…
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Preterm birth may affect developmental outcomes later in life

May 4, 2016
BALTIMORE — Despite comparable developmental outcomes at age 24 months, late-preterm children exhibited lower reading and math scores in…
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Increase in fireworks-related injuries among children spurs review of state laws

May 4, 2016
BALTIMORE — Daniel M. Fein, MD, from the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine of Children's Hospital at Montefiore and assistant professor…
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Antibiotics overused among neonates at lower risk for early-onset sepsis

May 4, 2016
BALTIMORE — Prolonged antibiotic therapy continued to be administered to extremely preterm infants, including those with significantly lower…