Meeting News Coverage

Natural antibiotics in children during prepuberty may predict obesity

September 29, 2014
Increased concentrations of alpha-defensin antimicrobial peptides in children during prepuberty may be predictors of weight gain and abdominal fat…
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Psychotherapy rates for children using ADHD drugs vary by location

September 26, 2014
Recent data show receipt of psychotherapy among children who use attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder medication varied geographically…
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Pertussis vaccination did not increase risk for asthma medication use

September 25, 2014
Receipt of pertussis vaccine in infancy did not increase risk for asthma medication use in adolescence, according to study findings in Pediatrics
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HPV vaccine initiation, parental awareness influenced by provider

September 24, 2014
Provider recommendation facilitates parental awareness of HPV vaccination and vaccination initiation among adolescents, according to study findings…
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Brief intervention may decrease depressive symptoms in adolescents

September 24, 2014
Depressive symptoms seen among adolescents during the high school transition could be reduced with a low-cost, one-time intervention that educates…
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AAP publishes recommendations for seasonal influenza vaccination

September 23, 2014
The AAP recommends all individuals aged 6 months and older receive an annual seasonal influenza vaccination, according to a recent policy statement…
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Sensory processing may help with autism diagnosis, classification

September 23, 2014
Classification of people on the autism spectrum as well as an earlier diagnosis could be improved by measuring how fast the brain responds to sights…
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Partnership aims to benefit school-located vaccination programs

September 23, 2014
School-located vaccination programs, despite their benefits, struggle to remain financially sustainable, according to study data published in…

HHS grants aim to improve mental health services among youth

September 22, 2014
The US Department of Health and Human Services today announces $99 million in new grants to help improve mental health services for young people…
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Antimicrobials prescribed excessively to treat acute respiratory tract infections

September 22, 2014
Antimicrobials were prescribed for acute respiratory tract infections nearly twice as often as expected, according to study findings in…