Tag Archive: Pediatrics

Mar
30

Extremely preterm infants prone to neurocognitive deficits

More than half of extremely preterm cohort, born 1 SD below age expectation. The most extreme downward shifts were on measures of executive control and processing speed. Robert M. Joseph, and ELGAN Study Investigators concluded that children born extremely preterm continue to be at significant risk of persistent impairments in neurocognitive function and academic achievement, …

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Jan
12

Paediatrics Update – Allergic diseases and internalizing behaviors in early childhood

Children with allergic rhinitis and allergic persistent wheezing at age 4 years are at increased risk for internalizing behaviors at 7 years of age. This risk appears to be associated with the number of allergic diseases, according to a longitudinal study published in the January 2016 issue of Pediatrics.

Dec
25

Serum immunoglobulin E (sIgE) levels are not clinically useful for predicting food allergy in infants with atopic dermatitis (AD)

Serum immunoglobulin E (sIgE) levels are not clinically useful for predicting food allergy in infants with atopic dermatitis (AD), suggests a new study published in the December issue of Pediatrics.

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.

Aug
28

More than three quarters of neonates and infants who require chronic peritoneal dialysis in the first year of life survive at least three years

More than three quarters of neonates and infants who require chronic peritoneal dialysis in the first year of life survive at least three years, suggested a database study published online in Pediatrics.

Aug
14

Pediatric Neurology Some babies born just a week or two premature may later be developmentally unprepared for kindergarten

Pediatric Neurology Some babies born just a week or two premature may later be developmentally unprepared for kindergarten, and screening these children at age two may not accurately predict whether they will be among the ones most at risk for falling behind in school. The late preterm kids were 52% more likely to be unprepared, …

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Aug
06

Street youth who were abused or neglected in childhood are more likely to attempt suicide,

Street youth who were abused or neglected in childhood are more likely to attempt suicide, suggested a new study published online August 3 in Pediatrics.

Aug
06

Kids with traumatic brain injury (TBI)

Kids with traumatic brain injury (TBI) have more lapses in attention and longer reaction times than children who suffer trauma to other parts of the body, suggests new research published online August 3 in Pediatrics.

Jul
23

Past antibiotic exposure may be associated with newly diagnosed Past antibiotic exposure may be associated with newly diagnosed juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA)

Past antibiotic exposure may be associated with newly diagnosed juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), which suggests that alterations in the human microbiome may be implicated in the development of the disease, reported a case-control study published online July 20 in Pediatrics.

Jul
23

A pediatric obesity intervention that focused on frequent

A pediatric obesity intervention that focused on frequent, low-dose family support was able to effectively reduce excess weight in mild to moderately overweight children. The findings were published online July 20 and in the August issue of Pediatrics.

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