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Pediatrics

Internet & Social Media Use Among Caregivers of Pediatric Otolaryngology Patients

Aug 18, 2022

Previous research demonstrates that nearly all parents—98%—search for medical information pertaining to their children’s health. However, Libby M. Ward, MD, and colleagues point out that there i...

Timing of developmental milestones varies greatly in children with autism

Aug 18, 2022

1. Median delays in achieving key developmental milestones varied between 0.7 and 19.7 months for children with autism compared to sibling controls. 2. Children who were male, had co-occurring intelle...

Unvaccinated Parents, Caregivers Who Want Their Kids Immunized

Aug 17, 2022

Clinicians should ask pertinent questions to help identify unvaccinated parents and caregivers who are open to giving their children the COVID-19 vaccination. Vaccine hesitancy continues to be...

Two Million Infant Swings, Rockers Recalled Due to Strangulation Danger

Aug 16, 2022

TUESDAY, Aug. 16, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of infant swings and rockers are being recalled because crawling babies can get entangled in straps that dangle beneath them. The recall applies...

Concentration of SARS-CoV-2 Antibodies in COVID-19 Recovered Women

Aug 16, 2022

1. SARS-CoV-2 IgA and IgG antibodies are present in the breastmilk of COVID-19 recovered women 2. Neither presence of symptoms nor time since positive SARS-CoV-2 test were found to be independent pred...

Monkeypox May Get New Name to Curb Stigma

Aug 16, 2022

MONDAY, Aug. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Monkeypox could soon get a new name. The World Health Organization announced Friday that it plans to rename the condition to eliminate any derogatory or rac...

Dulaglutide improves glycemic control for youth with type 2 diabetes

Aug 16, 2022

1. Dulaglutide significantly reduced baseline glycated hemoglobin levels as compared to a placebo control in youth with type 2 diabetes (T2DM). 2. Dulaglutide use was not significantly associated with...

Tiotropium bromide safe and effective in treating early childhood wheezing

Aug 16, 2022

1. In a randomized controlled trial, tiotropium bromide was an effective stand-alone treatment for intermittent wheezing in children under the age of 3 and was associated with greater proportion of da...

Program Cuts Opioid Use in Teens After Spinal Surgery for Scoliosis

Aug 15, 2022

MONDAY, Aug. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- An intervention that involves preoperative patient education and smaller prescription quantity successfully reduces opioid use while maintaining pain control ...

Multifaceted Approach Urged for Promoting Helmet Use for Children

Aug 15, 2022

MONDAY, Aug. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- A multifaceted approach is recommended to promote helmet use among children and youth participating in recreational sports in order to prevent head injuries...

Text Message Reminders Promote Receipt of Second Flu Shot

Aug 15, 2022

MONDAY, Aug. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Text message reminders effectively promote receipt of a second dose of influenza vaccine among children, according to a study published online Aug. 15 in Pe...

CDC IDs Two Outbreaks of GI Illness Linked to Splash Pad Use

Aug 13, 2022

THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Details of two outbreaks of gastrointestinal illness associated with splash pad use in a park in Kansas in June 2021 are presented in the Aug. 5 issue of th...

Flavored Nontobacco Oral Nicotine Products Widely Used by Teens

Aug 13, 2022

THURSDAY, Aug. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Flavored nontobacco oral nicotine products are the second most widely used nicotine product type among adolescents, according to a study published online Au...

Poliovirus Discovered in NYC Wastewater

Aug 13, 2022

FRIDAY, Aug. 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- State and local health officials have detected the poliovirus in New York City's wastewater, a finding that indicates the virus has spread widely since firs...

Vitamin D deficiency may be associated with sleep disorders in children

Aug 13, 2022

1. There was an association between vitamin D deficiency and obstructive sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome, and insomnia. 2. Vitamin D deficiency places children at a greater risk of decreased sleep ...

Goat Milk Based Infant Formula (GMF) in Newborns

Aug 12, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to utilize a randomized, double-blind trial, with a control group receiving cow milk formula (CMF) as a control and a reference group receiving breast fed (BF), to exam...

Cholangioscopy in Children & Adolescents

Aug 12, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to conduct a retrospective analysis of all Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCPs) that involved cholangioscopy at a tertiary care children's hospital fr...

EHR Novel Pediatric Height Outlier Detection Methodology

Aug 12, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to find a way to identify children's height outliers in electronic health records (EHR) of children. So they made two groups of children, 2 to 8 years old, to train and...

Antenatal Doppler Abnormalities and Preterm Neonates Feeding

Aug 12, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to see what the best way to start feeding preterm babies who have antenatal Doppler abnormalities is. They looked at randomized controlled trials that compared differen...

Pediatric IBD: Hospitalization with Clostridioides Difficile

Aug 12, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to examine the frequency of hospitalizations for Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI) in children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Investigators compared the ...

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