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Studies underscore extent of health threats from childhood food insecurity

November 12, 2019
Findings from two studies published recently in Pediatrics emphasized the negative impact that food insecurity has on child health and the role that…
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Maralixibat reduces pruritus, xanthoma in children with Alagille syndrome

November 12, 2019
BOSTON — Maralixibat demonstrated durable control of serum bactericidal antibody, pruritus, and xanthoma in children with Alagille syndrome…
In the Journals

Experiential avoidance a predictor for MDD, GAD in older adolescents

November 12, 2019
Experiential avoidance is a predictor for major depressive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder symptomatology in older adolescents, data from…
In the Journals

Kids without siblings engage in more unhealthy eating behaviors

November 12, 2019
Children aged younger than 8 years who did not have siblings were more likely to consume unhealthy foods and drinks than children of the same age…
In the Journals

Bacterial infection during pregnancy associated with psychosis in offspring

November 11, 2019
Maternal bacterial infection during pregnancy is associated with a significantly higher risk for psychotic disorders in offspring depending on…
In the Journals

Researchers identify significant lack of funding for pediatric firearm injury studies

November 11, 2019
Research focused on firearm-related injuries receives significantly less federal funding compared with other top causes of pediatric and adolescent…
Meeting News

Say yes — and no — to eliminate physician burnout

November 10, 2019
HOUSTON — The ability to say yes and no can make a significant difference in the ability to prevent or eliminate physician burnout, according…
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5 things expecting parents should be told regarding asthma, food allergies

November 9, 2019
HOUSTON — Women who are pregnant, and their spouses, or those who have recently become new parents, are likely to have many questions about…
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Tree nut allergy diagnosis poses challenges

November 9, 2019
HOUSTON — Data presented here at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Annual Scientific Meeting indicate that tree nut…
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Consider patient adherence when prescribing allergy immunotherapy

November 8, 2019
HOUSTON — Patient adherence is an important factor for allergists to consider when deciding which allergy immunotherapy to prescribe, according…
Breaking News

CDC: Vitamin E acetate, THC implicated in vaping-related lung injury outbreak

November 8, 2019
Products containing tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, remain a focus in the investigation into the outbreak of lung injuries associated with use of…
In the Journals

Lithium reduction during pregnancy and postpartum period lowers fetal health risks

November 8, 2019
Pregnant women undergoing treatment for mood disorders should be prescribed the lowest therapeutic range of lithium, according to a study published…
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Crisis pregnancy centers pose risk to adolescent health, experts say

November 8, 2019
The Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, or SAHM, and the North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, or NASPAG, published…
In the Journals

Mental health not impacted by long-term social media use

November 8, 2019
Long-term use of social media websites did not negatively affect mental health, according to an 8-year longitudinal study.
In the Journals

Gender-affirming surgeries reduce mental health treatment in transgender population

November 7, 2019
Transgender individuals who receive gender-affirming surgeries are less likely to require mental health treatment, according to the first total…
In the JournalsPerspective

ED admissions for adolescent sexual abuse double in 7 years

November 7, 2019
The number of ED admissions related to confirmed adolescent sexual abuse more than doubled from 2010 through 2016 in the United States, according to…
In the Journals

Sport specialization alters lower extremity coordination in adolescent female athletes

November 7, 2019
During the drop-vertical jump assessment in adolescent female athletes, sport specialization correlated with increased variability of hip-and…
In the JournalsPerspective

Takeda’s tetravalent dengue vaccine candidate effective in children

November 6, 2019
Results of an ongoing phase 3 trial of Takeda’s tetravalent dengue vaccine candidate, known as TAK-003, suggest that the vaccine is effective…
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E-cigarette use high among US children, teens

November 6, 2019
New data published in JAMA from a nationally representative sample show that self-reported electronic cigarette use was high among high school and…

Expert: Propranolol is gold standard in infantile hemangiomas

November 5, 2019
The common historical approach of “wait and see” for infantile hemangiomas can lead to bad outcomes, according to Lawrence A. Schachner