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Tool helps identify those risk for autism spectrum disorder

July 26, 2017
The Autism Observation Scale for Infants, or AOSI, can help ascertain young children with tuberous sclerosis complex who are at higher risk for…

‘Unprecedented’ dengue outbreak in Sri Lanka exceeds 107,000 cases

July 26, 2017
The Epidemiology Unit of Sri Lanka’s ministry of health has been notified of 107,015 suspected cases of dengue fever since January, which WHO…
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IBD risk lower in children from rural areas

July 26, 2017
People who live in rural areas, especially children who grow up there, have a lower risk for developing inflammatory bowel disease, according to the…
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Oxytocin effective treatment for social deficits in children with autism

July 26, 2017
Intranasal oxytocin can improve social functioning in children with autism spectrum disorder, with specific benefits observed for signaling…
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Point-of-care HIV testing in infants leads to faster ART start

July 25, 2017
Point-of-care HIV testing in newborns exposed to the virus quickens diagnosis and ART initiation, researchers said. Given sufficient resources…
Meeting News

Dapivirine vaginal ring safe, acceptable for HIV prevention in teens

July 25, 2017
A monthly vaginal ring containing the antiretroviral dapivirine has demonstrated efficacy in girls younger than 18 years, according to phase 2a study…
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New link established between football, brain damage

July 25, 2017
A significant proportion of brains donated by deceased football players for research showed neuropathological evidence of chronic trauma…
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Experts revise PANS/PANDAS treatment guidelines

July 25, 2017
A panel of clinicians and researchers recently published revised treatment recommendations for management of Pediatric Acute Onset Neuropsychiatric…
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Genetic marker may help identify patients at high risk for severe influenza

July 25, 2017
Adults and children with a particular inherited variation in the IFITM3 gene were more than twice as likely to develop severe influenza than patients…
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Less than half of children immediately receive epinephrine for anaphylaxis

July 25, 2017
Less than 50% of children who experience anaphylaxis receive epinephrine before treatment in an ED or urgent care center, despite the medication…
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Statewide quality improvement initiatives improve pediatric asthma

July 24, 2017
The use of statewide quality improvement learning collaboratives can improve asthma care, with the amount of physician rated well-controlled asthma…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Child with HIV suppresses virus for more than 8 years without ART

July 24, 2017
A South African child who was diagnosed with HIV as an infant has suppressed the virus for the past 8 1/2 years without treatment, researchers said…
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AAP urges renewed support for pediatric team-based care

July 24, 2017
Specific investments should be made for pediatric care practices by stakeholders, including infrastructure, education and privacy-secured technology…

Researchers detect Zika vector for the first time in Wisconsin

July 22, 2017
Researchers at the Upper Midwestern Center of Excellence in Vector Borne Diseases, a CDC-funded center to increase surveillance efforts in the…

Yemen’s cholera outbreak is largest in recorded history

July 21, 2017
The cholera outbreak in war-torn Yemen is still infecting 5,000 patients per day and has grown to become the largest single-year outbreak of the…

California health officials battle state’s largest hepatitis A outbreak in 2 decades

July 21, 2017
The California Department of Public Health is working with local health officials in San Diego and Santa Cruz counties to contain the state’s…

FDA clears first neonatal MRI device

July 21, 2017
The FDA recently granted 510(k) clearance to the first MRI device specifically designed for imaging the neonatal brain and head in the neonatal ICU…
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Childhood asthma tied to increased LV mass index in adulthood

July 21, 2017
Adults with a history of childhood asthma had an elevated left ventricular mass index, especially in those with prehypertension or hypertension…

Q&A: How to identify, help patients with juvenile arthritis

July 21, 2017
Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month is observed each July to raise awareness of the disease, which, according to the NIH, affects about 294,000…

FDA awards $30 million to improve food safety, reduce foodborne illness

July 20, 2017
The FDA has awarded $30.9 million to 43 states to support multiyear plans for produce safety systems, education, outreach and technical assistance to…
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