In the Journals

Maternal stress over CHD linked to impaired fetal brain development

January 17, 2020
Psychological distress in women carrying fetuses with congenital heart disease, or CHD, is associated with impaired cerebellar and hippocampal…
Perspective

Faith in vaccines falls 10 percentage points in US poll

January 16, 2020
The percentage of Americans who feel strongly that parents should get their children vaccinated has dropped by 10 percentage points since 2001…
In the Journals

Family-focused therapy reduces mood episodes in youths at risk for bipolar disorder

January 16, 2020
Children and adolescents who are at high risk for bipolar disorder achieved longer times between mood episodes after receiving family-focused…
Feature

Five ways climate change impacts health — and how clinicians can mitigate its effect

January 16, 2020
Although the link between climate change and health is “becoming increasingly clear,” the medical community is generally unaware of how…
Residency to Retirement Resource Center

Where does your financial advisor’s duty lie?

January 16, 2020
In the first article of this three-part series on investing we discussed the potential pitfalls of going it alone; current evidence suggests that…
In the Journals

EPO not neuroprotective in extremely preterm infants

January 15, 2020
Treatment with high-dose erythropoietin, or EPO, is not associated with a lower risk for death or severe neurodevelopmental impairment at 2 years of…

FDA, NIDA call for marijuana legislation to advance public health

January 15, 2020
Leaders from the FDA and the National Institute on Drug Abuse said during a recent House Committee on Energy and Commerce hearing that there is a…
In the Journals

Adolescent-specific thyroid reference ranges may avoid misdiagnosis

January 15, 2020
Reference ranges for thyroid function among adolescents differ substantially from those for adults, according to findings from a longitudinal…
In the Journals

Study offers insights into trajectory of psychotic experiences from childhood to adulthood

January 15, 2020
An unmet need exists for care among young people with psychotic disorders, according to results of a population-based cohort study published in…
In the Journals

Decolonization reduces parent-to-child S. aureus transmission in NICU

January 15, 2020
Parental application of nasal antibiotic ointment and use of antiseptic wipes may significantly reduce parent-to-infant transmission of…
Feature

SNAP changes looming amid mixed data on program’s success

January 14, 2020
On April 1, a final rule that changes some of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, eligibility requirements takes effect…
In the Journals

Nosocomial bloodstream infections in kids drive negative outcomes, raise costs

January 14, 2020
Health care-acquired bloodstream infections in pediatric patients have a “significant impact” on mortality, length of stay and health…

WHO lists 10 ‘urgent’ global health challenges for the new decade

January 14, 2020
WHO published a list of 10 global health challenges for the next decade that it said “reflects a deep concern that leaders are failing to…
Meeting News

Better tools are needed to diagnose concussions in youth athletes

January 13, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — A speaker at Orthopedics Today Hawaii said there is a need for a validated, rapid, objective, diagnostic test to better…
In the Journals

Suicide rate among youth who self-harm 30 times higher than general population

January 13, 2020
Children and adolescents who self-harm have a significantly increased risk for future suicide compared with those in the general population…
Feature

Vaccine mandates boost coverage in Europe

January 13, 2020
European countries that mandated vaccination and imposed stiffer financial penalties for noncompliance had higher vaccination coverage against…
In the Journals

Over 49K RSV hospitalizations estimated among young children in a single season

January 10, 2020
Respiratory syncytial virus causes a significant burden in children aged younger than 2 years. Results from a study published in the Journal of the
In the Journals

Positive associations observed between maternal, umbilical cord and 3-year-old TSH concentrations

January 9, 2020
Researchers assessing a cohort of primarily euthyroid mother-child pairs observed positive associations between maternal and cord thyroid-stimulating…
In the Journals

2017 San Diego wildfire increased pediatric respiratory ED visits

January 9, 2020
During a 2017 wildfire, San Diego hospitals observed an increase in ED visits for breathing problems among children, according to a study published…
In the Journals

Prevalence of neural tube defects similar among HIV-exposed and unexposed newborns

January 9, 2020
The prevalence of neural tube defects, or NTDs, among children born to women with HIV was found to be the same as that among newborns from the…