Monthly Archive: October 2014

Oct
31

Children’s use of asthma medications may result in serious adverse drug reactions

Children’s use of asthma medications may result in serious adverse drug reactions, suggests a new study based on EU adverse drug reaction reports, published in the International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy.

Oct
31

Management of bronchiolitis in children aged 1 to 23 months no longer requires testing for specific viruses or a trial dose of a bronchodilator, suggest new guidelines issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

Management of bronchiolitis in children aged 1 to 23 months no longer requires testing for specific viruses or a trial dose of a bronchodilator, suggest new guidelines issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), published online October 27 in Pediatrics.

Oct
30

Agave nectar, or placebo, are better than nothing for nighttime coughs in infants and toddlers

Agave nectar, or placebo, are better than nothing for nighttime coughs in infants and toddlers, suggest new findings published online October 27 in JAMA Pediatrics.

Oct
29

In some babies conceived by in vitro fertilization (IVF)

In some babies conceived by in vitro fertilization (IVF), cardiac dysfunction might be linked to excessive maternal hormone levels at conception and during pregnancy, suggests new research. The results were presented at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine 2014 Annual Meeting.

Oct
29

Ibuprofen appears to be as effective as morphine for pain control in children with uncomplicated fractures

Ibuprofen appears to be as effective as morphine for pain control in children with uncomplicated fractures, and leads to significantly fewer adverse effects, suggests a study published online October 27 in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.

Oct
28

Up to 14.5% of adolescent athletes who play sports might experience undiagnosed concussions, suggest the results of a new study presented recently at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

Up to 14.5% of adolescent athletes who play sports might experience undiagnosed concussions, suggest the results of a new study presented recently at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 2014 National Conference and Exhibition.

Oct
28

A new study by Yale School of Medicine researchers has found that 57% of the younger siblings of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

A new study by Yale School of Medicine researchers has found that 57% of the younger siblings of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who later develop the condition already showed symptoms at age 18 months. The study is published in the October journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.

Oct
27

Babies born to mothers with type 1 diabetes may have alarming rates of hypotonia and congenital malformations

Babies born to mothers with type 1 diabetes may have alarming rates of hypotonia and congenital malformations, including various types of neural tube defects, suggests a new pilot study presented at the Child Neurology Society 2014 Annual Meeting.

Oct
27

Medication errors occurred in 696,937 nonhospitalized children 6 years of age and younger between 2002 and 2012

Medication errors occurred in 696,937 nonhospitalized children 6 years of age and younger between 2002 and 2012, and more than a quarter of the episodes were documented in children younger than 1 year, according to a study published online October 20 in Pediatrics.

Oct
26

Prenatal exposure to traffic-related air pollution heightens the risk for respiratory disease in otherwise healthy children

Prenatal exposure to traffic-related air pollution heightens the risk for respiratory disease in otherwise healthy children, suggests a new report published online October 20 in Thorax.

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