In the Journals

This feature offers timely executive summaries of the most relevant journals in pediatrics Through peer “Perspectives,” full bibliographical information and links to the original journal abstract, In the Journals are a step wider and deeper than journal reviews health care professionals may be accustomed.

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Teens with HIV have similar cognitive outcomes to HIV-negative peers

May 24, 2019
Teens who were perinatally infected with HIV and received treatment have similar cognitive outcomes compared with their HIV-negative peers, according…
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Gel-based vaccine storage could improve access in high-temperature areas

May 24, 2019
Researchers have developed a unique vaccine storage method that uses a mixture of two sugars — pullulan and trehalose — to form a gel…
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Older teens requiring MenACWY booster are likely to remain unvaccinated

May 23, 2019
Adolescent uptake of meningococcal conjugate vaccine covering serogroups A, C, W and Y, or MenACWY, is lacking among those aged 11 to 18 years…
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Universal gloving may offer small protective effect against HAIs

May 23, 2019
Universal gloving may offer a small protective effect against health care-associated infections, or HAIs, and could be considered for implementation…
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Cost of diabetes tests similar in community pharmacies, medical practices

May 22, 2019
Costs associated with screening a patient for diabetes and conducting confirmatory testing via community pharmacies in England was comparable to the…
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Probiotics appear effective in curbing UTI recurrence

May 22, 2019
Probiotics proved more effective than a placebo at reducing the risk for UTI recurrence in children with a normal urinary tract after their first…
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Burden of RSV-related hospitalization continues after discharge for caregivers

May 21, 2019
Caregivers of premature infants infected with respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, experience high levels of stress. Research published in Clinical
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Milk expression within 8 hours of birth tied to successful lactation throughout NICU stay

May 21, 2019
Milk expression within 8 hours after birth in mothers with very low-birth-weight, or VLBW, infants was associated with a higher probability of being…
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Triclabendazole MDA ‘virtually’ eradicates human fascioliasis in Bolivia

May 20, 2019
Researchers who planned a Fasciola treatment trial in 2017 with triclabendazole, or TCBZ, in the Bolivia Altiplano — a region previously known…
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Mandatory school vaccination could keep measles at bay, study suggests

May 17, 2019
Current vaccination policies may not be enough to achieve or maintain measles elimination in some countries, including the United States, according…