Monthly Archive: December 2014

Dec
31

Among full-term newborns with moderate or severe hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy

Among full-term newborns with moderate or severe hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, receiving deeper or longer duration cooling may not reduce the risk of neonatal intensive care unit death, compared to usual care, suggested a study published in JAMA.

Dec
31

The World Health Organization’s strategy for eradicating polio will remove serotype 2 poliovirus from the oral polio vaccine (OPV)

The World Health Organization’s strategy for eradicating polio will remove serotype 2 poliovirus from the oral polio vaccine (OPV) as this component causes many of the few new cases, pointed a new clinical report published online December 29 in Pediatrics.

Dec
30

A new longitudinal study has found that behavioral inhibition that persists across early childhood is associated with social anxiety in adolescence

A new longitudinal study has found that behavioral inhibition that persists across early childhood is associated with social anxiety in adolescence, but only among youth who were insecurely attached to their parents as infants. The study is published in Child Development.

Dec
30

Children born prematurely show differences in a subtle but important aspect of memory – the ability to form and retrieve memories about context

Children born prematurely show differences in a subtle but important aspect of memory – the ability to form and retrieve memories about context, such as what, when, and where something happened, suggests a new study published in the journal Child Development. The study reported that the hippocampus region of the brain is also smaller in …

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Dec
29

Children who are neglected or abused are at increased risk of experiencing migraine than tension headache in adulthood

Children who are neglected or abused are at increased risk of experiencing migraine than tension headache in adulthood, suggests a study published in Neurology.

Dec
29

Fast food consumption may not only affect physical health but the amount of fast food children eat may also influence their academic growth

Fast food consumption may not only affect physical health but the amount of fast food children eat may also influence their academic growth, suggests a new study published in Clinical Pediatrics.

Dec
28

Quality of life for college students is linked with their bullying experiences in primary school and high school

Quality of life for college students is linked with their bullying experiences in primary school and high school, reports a new study published in Pediatrics.

Dec
28

Several predictors can be used to identify infants who should undergo evaluation for retinopathy of prematurity (ROP)

Several predictors can be used to identify infants who should undergo evaluation for retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), suggested the results from a multicenter observational study, published online in JAMA Ophthalmology. Multivariate analysis identified nine independent predictors of an increased risk for referral warranted-ROP: male sex, nonblack race, low birth weight, younger gestational age, more quadrants …

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Dec
27

New research published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood has reported that young children,

New research published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood has reported that young children, particularly infants and preschool children have an increased risk of Salmonella infection from pet reptiles and amphibians.

Dec
27

A review has suggested that “one size fits all” is not the correct approach in the management of peanut and tree nut allergies

A review has suggested that “one size fits all” is not the correct approach in the management of peanut and tree nut allergies. Rather, treatment plans need to be individualized for children allergic to peanuts and/or tree nuts to meet their nutritional needs and keep children safe from allergic food reactions. The review was published …

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