Mothers say they were deceived about epilepsy pills risks
Julie Marjot, from Norfolk, told the BBC doctors waited until her last child was born to reveal the sodium valproate pills harmed three of her four children. The drug was...
7 hours ago - Daily Mail
The Need for Pediatric Drug Development
Therapeutic tragedies in pediatric patients contributed to formulation of the legal requirement that new medications had to be carefully studied before they could be approved...
9 hours ago - The Journal of Pediatrics
Epilepsy drug warnings 'not reaching women', survey shows
Sodium valproate risks harming unborn babies, but 70% of women say they were not informed of the risk.
22 hours ago - BBC
Mum's regret after taking epilepsy drug
Three of Julie Marjot's children have been affected by sodium valproate.
1 day ago - BBC
Epilepsy drug's safety reviewed over pregnancy risk
Women whose children have been harmed by sodium valproate will give evidence to a European panel.
1 day ago - BBC
‘The Pills Are Everywhere': How the Opioid Crisis Claims Its Youngest Victims
Increasingly, toddlers and young children are being found unconscious or dead after consuming an adult's drugs.
2 days ago - NY Times - 3 articles
Increasing risk of drug withdrawal in newborns as US opioid epidemic accelerates
In the US, about every 25 minutes an infant is born with signs of drug withdrawal (also known as neonatal abstinence syndrome).
2 days ago - Medical News Today
Manipulation of variables in local controlled release vincristine treatment in neuroblastoma
Local drug delivery minimizes systemic toxicity while delivering high-dose chemotherapy for neuroblastoma patients. We hypothesized that varying burst and maintenance dosing of...
3 days ago - Journal of Pediatric Surgery
Evidence of drug use in mothers of babies with NAS - but also in control group mothers
Researchers conducting a study of newborns experiencing symptoms of drug withdrawal knew the infants' mothers would test positive for substance use. But in the course of their...
6 days ago - Topix
FDA Grants New Indication for Two Antiepileptic Drugs
Brivaracetam gets a monotherapy indication for partial-onset seizures in children 16 years and older, and eslicarbazepine acetate is now approved for partial-onset seizures in...
7 days ago - Medscape - 2 articles
The headlines of Master Doctor
Social media as population control? New research reveals fewer millennials...
Many Baby Boomers and Gen-Xers have strong views about Millennials. They appear to be socially disconnected , liberal in their views, and their “anything goes” philosophy seems...
Preterm Children At Risk of Emotional and Attention Problems
Healthy preterm children often have sleep difficulties like restlessness and breathing problems during the night and can lead to negative emotions and lower attention.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease May Increase Cancer Risk in Children
People of any age can get Inflammatory bowel disease , but it is usually diagnosed between the ages of 15 and 40. IBD causes inflammation in the digestive tract
Onset of Adolescence Triggers Gender Expectations
Children at a very early age quickly internalize this myth that girls are vulnerable and boys are strong and independent.
Social Communication Skills Help Shy Children With Low Vocabulary
Parents of shy children may want to consider developing social communication skills in their children so that they can learn how to better engage with their peers
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