Tag Archive: JAMA Pediatrics

May
11

Consumption of artificial sweetened beverages linked to risk of early childhood overweight

Findings in the population-based CHILD birth cohort suggest that consumption of artificially sweetened beverages during pregnancy is associated with higher infant BMI and an increased risk of infant overweight at 1 year of age. Compared with no consumption, daily consumption of artificially sweetened beverages was associated with a 0.20-unit increase in infant BMI z score …

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Apr
03

Study suggests bringing back whole-cell pertussis vaccine

Haedi DeAngelis, MA, from New Mexico State University at Las Cruces, and colleagues have proposed that switching to a whole-cell pertussis (wP) priming strategy could reduce incidence of whooping cough by up to 95% and an estimated 95% reduction in quality-adjusted life-years lost with a switch to the combined strategy. They suggest that an alternative …

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Jan
06

Developmental delays in young children were not found to be linked to infertility treatments that their mothers had undergone in comparison with children born to women who did not undergo those treatments

Developmental delays in young children were not found to be linked to infertility treatments that their mothers had undergone in comparison with children born to women who did not undergo those treatments, suggested a population–based study published in JAMA Pediatrics.

Dec
29

Electronic toys for infants that produce lights, words and songs seem to be associated with decreased quantity and quality of language compared to playing with books or traditional toys such as a wooden puzzle

Electronic toys for infants that produce lights, words and songs seem to be associated with decreased quantity and quality of language compared to playing with books or traditional toys such as a wooden puzzle, a shape-sorter and a set of rubber blocks, reported an article published online in JAMA Pediatrics.

Dec
04

Atopic disease increases the risk of anemia in children and adolescents

Atopic disease increases the risk of anemia in children and adolescents, suggested data from two large population-based surveys published in JAMA Pediatrics.

Aug
27

The findings are published in JAMA Pediatrics

A new study links family problems and other early life adversity to variation in brain structure in late adolescence and an increased risk for depression and anxiety among boys. The findings are published in JAMA Pediatrics.

Aug
20

Adversity during the first six years of life seems to be associated with higher levels of childhood internalizing symptoms,

Adversity during the first six years of life seems to be associated with higher levels of childhood internalizing symptoms, such as depression and anxiety, as well as altered brain structure in late adolescence between the ages of 18 and 21, reported an article published online in JAMA Pediatrics.

Jun
04

Breastfeeding for at least 6 months was linked with a reduced risk for childhood leukemia compared with breast-feeding

Breastfeeding for at least 6 months was linked with a reduced risk for childhood leukemia compared with breast-feeding for a short time or not at all, suggested an article published online June 1 in JAMA Pediatrics.

May
12

A new study suggests children are much more likely to sleepwalk if their parents have a history of sleepwalking

A new study suggests children are much more likely to sleepwalk if their parents have a history of sleepwalking, indicating there may be a genetic element to the disorder. The findings are published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics.

May
04

The findings are published online in JAMA Pediatrics.

Girls’ eating patterns analyzed for up to a decade starting at age 9 or 10 revealed that blood pressure levels appeared to be influenced more by eating too little potassium than too much sodium. Higher sodium intake (3,000 mg/day or greater versus less than 2,500 mg/day) did not appear to adversely impact blood pressure. The …

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