Monthly Archive: September 2015

Sep
30

Children with prenatal exposure to cancer and the associated imaging and therapies appear to have normal development at 18 months and 36 months

Children with prenatal exposure to cancer and the associated imaging and therapies appear to have normal development at 18 months and 36 months, suggested new data presented at European Cancer Congress (ECC) 2015.

Sep
30

A new clinical report on infantile hemangiomas from the American Academy of Pediatrics highlights recent developments in the diagnosis

A new clinical report on infantile hemangiomas from the American Academy of Pediatrics highlights recent developments in the diagnosis and treatment of the most common tumors of childhood. The full report is published online September 28 and in the October issue of Pediatrics.

Sep
29

The interaction between infections and the microbiota during infancy in the lungs could help provide clues to disease development

The interaction between infections and the microbiota during infancy in the lungs could help provide clues to disease development later in life, suggests a new study presented at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress

Sep
28

A study published in the Annals of Allergy

A study published in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology suggests that the risk for hospitalization doubles for kids with asthma who are exposed to secondhand smoke.

Sep
28

New research published in PLOS Pathogens suggests that malaria

New research published in PLOS Pathogens suggests that malaria in pregnancy leads to neurocognitive impairment of offspring.

Sep
24

A recent study published in the Journal of Pediatrics has identified a link between kidney stones in children

A recent study published in the Journal of Pediatrics has identified a link between kidney stones in children and thickened or hardened arteries – precursors to a range of cardiovascular diseases.

Sep
24

Girls who hit puberty early are at sharply higher risk of abusing alcohol as teens if their parents do not keep tabs on them

Girls who hit puberty early are at sharply higher risk of abusing alcohol as teens if their parents do not keep tabs on them, suggests new research published online in Pediatrics.

Sep
23

Girls with higher impulsivity and poor planning were more likely to gain weight

Girls with higher impulsivity and poor planning were more likely to gain weight, and even engage in binge eating as teenagers, suggested a longitudinal analysis published in Pediatrics.

Sep
23

A new study, published in PLoS ONE, suggested that higher/stress dose hydrocortisone

A new study, published in PLoS ONE, suggested that higher/stress dose hydrocortisone does not appear to be associated with brain injury or neurodevelopmental impairments in extremely low birth weight infants.

Sep
22

The findings are published in the Journal of Child and Family Studies

A new study suggests that emotional relationships and educational style are key to reducing problems with children and the strain on foster families. The findings are published in the Journal of Child and Family Studies.

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