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FDA expands Isentress indication for HIV-1 exposed full-term newborns

November 22, 2017

The FDA has approved expanded indication of Isentress to include HIV-1 exposed full-term neonates, from birth to 4 weeks of age.

Isentress (raltegravir, Merck) is now indicated in combination with other antivirals for treating HIV-1 in pediatric patients weighing at least 2 kg, according to a statement from the FDA.

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Alcohol use linked to insomnia in youth

November 22, 2017
Frequency of alcohol use was associated with insomnia among adolescents, according to recent findings. “Parents, educators and therapists should consider insomnia…

Surge in human H7N9 cases caused by poultry, not people

November 22, 2017
“Reassuring” study findings indicate that the recent surge in human influenza A(H7N9) cases in China is probably due to increased spread from poultry to…
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Parent-taken smartphone photographs may have utility in pediatric dermatology

November 22, 2017
Accurate diagnoses of pediatric dermatologic conditions may be made using photographs taken by parents on smartphones, according to recent findings. The researchers…
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Pediatric immunization records improving with varying data quality

November 22, 2017
Data on children who received at least two immunizations recorded in immunization information systems within the United States has increased from 90% to 94%, nearly…
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Medial Rectus Bridge Faden Operations in Accommodative and Partially Accommodative Esotropia With Convergence Excess

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, November/December 2017, Volume 54 Issue 6
To evaluate the results of the bilateral bridge Faden operation on the medial rectus muscles with and without recession…
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HPV Immunization: Ensuring Your Patients Do Not Slip through the Cracks

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.

Vaccination rates for the human papillomavirus (HPV) continue to be below those of other vaccines recommended for…
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American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition

American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition

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VIDEO: Noninfectious bloodmeals increase vector competence of Aedes aegypti

November 8, 2017
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