What are the benefits of molecular testing of cerebrospinal fluid of young febrile infants for enteroviruses?
In a planned secondary analysis of a retrospective cohort study in which the primary goal was to determine prevalence of herpes simplex virus infection in infants
1 day ago - The Journal of Pediatrics
Premature Termination of Treatment in Neonatal Herpes Simplex Virus Encephalitis-a Case of False Negative Initial HSV PCR and Corpus Callosum Diffusion Restriction
A 6 day old female infant born through uncomplicated delivery at 36 weeks gestational age presented to the emergency room with apnea, weak suck and decreased feeding. Her...
9 days ago - Pediatric Neurology
Mothers-to-be at higher risk from STIs from oral sex
STIs in pregnancy can cause serious problems for a baby. Genital herpes in third trimester means there's a 50% chance baby will get it, says nurse and author Terri Warren from...
16 days ago - Daily Mail
To Tap or Not to Tap - That is the Question!
In the recent issue of the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society , Paydar-Darian et al examine the role of lumbar puncture on management of children with facial...
1 month ago - Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society
Pulmonary Calcification in a Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection
A 1-day-old, small for gestational age male infant was born at 39 weeks of gestation via normal, spontaneous vaginal delivery with a birth weight of 2044 g. Physical...
1 month ago - The Journal of Pediatrics
Utility of Lumbar Puncture in Children Presenting With Status Epilepticus
Objectives: Because meningitis may trigger seizures, we sought to determine its frequency in children with first-time status epilepticus . Methods: We performed a retrospective...
1 month ago - Pediatric Emergency Care
Can a Newborn Contract Meningitis From a Kiss?
An Iowa couple say viral meningitis was most likely given to the baby girl by someone infected with the herpes simplex virus type 1, most commonly associated with cold...
2 monthes ago - Medscape - 2 articles
Baby Loses Battle With Meningitis After Being Kissed By Someone With A Cold Sore
A kiss from someone with herpes can be very dangerous for a baby This should have been the best month ever for Nicole and Shane Sifrit. On July 1st, they welcomed their...
2 monthes ago - Scary Mommy - 2 articles
Beyond Folliculitis: Recognizing Herpes Gladiatorum in Adolescent Athletes
A previously healthy 17-year-old adolescent male wrestler presented to the emergency department with right eyelid swelling, worsening pruritic rash on his forehead, headache...
2 monthes ago - The Journal of Pediatrics
Hidden Herpes Virus May Play Key Role in MS, Other Brain Disorders
The ubiquitous human herpesvirus 6 may play a critical role in impeding the brain's ability to repair itself in diseases like multiple sclerosis. The findings, which appear in...
2 monthes ago - University of Rochester Medical Center
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Akron Marathon race starter author Matt Tullis is Akron Children's Hospital Hero
Akron Marathon race starter Matt Tullis, 41, is an Akron Children's Hospital Hero who wrote a memoir about his treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia at age 15.
Premature baby to be buried at feet of cancer-stricken mom
Carrie DeKlyen, 37, died on September 9, three days after the birth, having been unconscious for five weeks due to a stroke. Her premature daughter Life died at 10.30pm on...
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.
Rejoice! Amazon Will Now Deliver Shake Shack And Chipotle To Your Door
Now we can enjoy our favorite restaurants from the comfort of our home Amazon is making it easier and easier for us to never leave our homes. The online retailer is partnering...
Quality of Life Improved in Children Treated With ECMO
Children with cardiac problems who were treated with Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation during their childhood showed favorable outcomes later in life.
Baby with healing umbilical cord stump
Baby with healing umbilical cord stump Jenn Dunham/Shutterstock
Goodbye, Sugar Addiction!
It's Friday, everyone! And that means another Primal Blueprint Real Life Story from a Mark's Daily Apple reader. If you have your own success story and would like to share it...