Monthly Archive: November 2015

Nov
26

Persons who have had bronchiolitis in early childhood have an increased risk of asthma at the age of 28-31 years and a weaker health-related quality of life than their peers

Persons who have had bronchiolitis in early childhood have an increased risk of asthma at the age of 28-31 years and a weaker health-related quality of life than their peers, suggested a new study published in Respiratory Medicine, Pediatric Pulmonology, Acta Paediatrica, and Pediatric Allergy and Immunology.

Nov
26

About 1 in 10 children as young as 3 years of age may have suicidal thoughts or suggestive behaviors

About 1 in 10 children as young as 3 years of age may have suicidal thoughts or suggestive behaviors, and these linger into middle childhood for 3 of 4 children, especially for those with depression or externalizing disorders, suggests new research published in the November issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child …

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Nov
25

Stimulant medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Stimulant medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may have a negative effect on a child’s ability to get to sleep and results in overall less sleep time, suggested a small meta-analysis published in Pediatrics.

Nov
24

Ranolazine is effective for chronic angina in patients with obstructive CAD, but it did not significantly improve angina symptoms, angina frequency

Ranolazine is effective for chronic angina in patients with obstructive CAD, but it did not significantly improve angina symptoms, angina frequency, or coronary flow in the Treatment With Ranolazine in Microvascular Coronary Dysfunction: Impact on Angina Myocardial Ischemia (RWISE) study of patients with chronic angina due to coronary microvascular dysfunction. The drug, however, improved coronary …

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Nov
24

A new study, published in the American Journal of Epidemiology

A new study, published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, suggests that consuming moderate amounts of caffeine during pregnancy will not affect the baby’s intelligence.

Nov
19

Children, who develop severe wheezing and difficulty breathing after a common cold, with a risk of severe lower respiratory tract illness

Children, who develop severe wheezing and difficulty breathing after a common cold, with a risk of severe lower respiratory tract illness, could benefit from taking a common antibiotic at the first sign of cold symptoms, suggested a study published in JAMA.

Nov
18

The risk for epilepsy was higher in children with hospital-diagnosed pertussis infections compared with the general pediatric population

The risk for epilepsy was higher in children with hospital-diagnosed pertussis infections compared with the general pediatric population; however, the absolute risk for epilepsy was low, reported a population-based cohort study published in JAMA.

Nov
16

Although limb pain is not included as a manifestation of migraine in international headache classifications

Although limb pain is not included as a manifestation of migraine in international headache classifications, children and adults may experience recurrent limb pain as part of the migraine spectrum, suggests a new study presented at the XXII World Congress of Neurology (WCN).

Nov
14

Intake of gluten up until two years of age increases the risk of celiac disease at least two-fold in children with genetic risk factors for the disease,

Intake of gluten up until two years of age increases the risk of celiac disease at least two-fold in children with genetic risk factors for the disease, suggested a study published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

Nov
12

Probiotic exposure during the first 27 days of an infant’s life may be associated with reduced risk of islet autoimmunity among children

Probiotic exposure during the first 27 days of an infant’s life may be associated with reduced risk of islet autoimmunity among children at increased genetic risk for type 1 diabetes, reported an article published online by JAMA Pediatrics. However, further studies are needed before any recommendations for probiotics can be made.

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