Monthly Archive: November 2013

Nov
20

Milk consumption during adolescence is not associated with decreased risk for hip fracture later in life

according to results from a new study. In fact, high consumption of milk may actually up risk by increasing height. The study was published online November 18 in JAMA Pediatrics.

Nov
20

A gene expression signature both distinguishes infection with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)

from other viral lower respiratory tract infections (LRTI) in infants and correlates degree of immune system suppression to severity of illness, according to a report published online November 12 in PLOS Medicine.

Nov
19

A new research published online November 18, 2013,

in Pediatrics suggests that having a television or computer in the bedroom is more disruptive to sleep in boys with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) than it is with typically developing boys or those with attention- deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Nov
19

Ubiquitous manmade chemicals known as phthalates

found in some plastics, personal care products, and foods, among other things, are associated with increased preterm births, especially those involving spontaneous preterm deliveries, according to a study published online November 18 in JAMA Pediatrics.