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.

In the Journals

AAP updates guidance on sport-related concussions in youth

November 12, 2018
Up to 1.9 million children are estimated to have concussions in the United States each year, and these injuries may be underreported among young…
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Mental health service use, treatment up among college students

November 12, 2018
A study measuring population-level trends in a nationwide cohort of U.S. college students found that mental health service utilization and treatment…
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Music intervention improves social communication, brain connectivity in autism

November 9, 2018
Study findings published in Translational Psychiatry revealed that 8 to 12 weeks of individual music intervention improved social communication and…
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Teaching, mimicking, anticipating sleep outcomes improves sleep hygiene in teens

November 9, 2018
Interventions based on the Theory of Planned Behavior and the Health Action Process Approach that included primers on sleep medicine, reconstructed…
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TARE-Y90 safe, effective for unresectable pediatric liver tumors

November 8, 2018
Transarterial radioembolization with yttrium-90 safely and effectively treated unresectable primary malignant liver tumors in pediatric patients as…
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Children with poor aerobic fitness accumulate type 2 diabetes, CVD risk factors faster

November 8, 2018
Children with poor aerobic fitness in relationship to their total body mass had significantly higher risk for developing risk factors tied to type 2…
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Computer-generated phone calls slightly increase asthma medication adherence

November 6, 2018
Computer-generated phone calls based on a patient’s electronic health record and answers to questions led to a small but statistically…
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Antibiotic, acid suppression medications linked to obesity in children

November 5, 2018
Taking a combination of medicines, including antibiotics and acid suppressants, during the first two years of life was associated with a diagnosis of…
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Group CBT reduces anxiety symptoms in pediatric patients

November 2, 2018
Group cognitive behavioral therapy was significantly more effective in reducing anxiety symptoms in children and adolescents compared with other…
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Measles may leave kids susceptible to later infectious disease symptoms

November 1, 2018
Children residing in the Democratic Republic of Congo, or DRC, who had previously been infected with measles are more likely to develop acute…