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  • By Journal Watch   -   Apr 19, 2019

    MORE SCREEN TIME = MORE BEHAVIORAL PROBLEMS IN PRESCHOOLERS

    The more screen time preschoolers get each day, the more likely they are to exhibit behavioral problems, according to a study in PLOS...

  • By Journal Watch   -   Apr 17, 2019

    OUTCOMES OF HOME OXYGEN USE IN EXTREMELY PRETERM INFANTS WITH BRONCHOPULMONARY DYSPLASIA

    Home oxygen was associated with only minimal growth superiority and no neurodevelopmental advantage at 18 to 26 weeks' corrected age.

  • By Journal Watch   -   Apr 17, 2019

    REDUCING SUGARY DRINK CONSUMPTION: AAP RECOMMENDS IMPLEMENTING POLICIES

    The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that policy makers use their power to improve child nutrition by implementing efforts...

    Power, Nutrition, Child
  • By Journal Watch   -   Apr 16, 2019

    POPULATION-WIDE BENEFITS OF HPV IMMUNIZATION

    In Scotland, bivalent HPV vaccination prevented most cervical high-grade neoplasia in both immunized and unimmunized women.

    Vaccination
  • By Journal Watch   -   Apr 11, 2019

    POTENTIAL RISKS OF DIRECT-TO-CONSUMER PEDIATRIC TELEMEDICINE VISITS

    Children were more likely to receive antibiotics for acute respiratory infections via DTC telemedicine visit versus in-person urgent...

  • By Journal Watch   -   Apr 10, 2019

    AAP: INFANT SLEEPER SHOULD BE RECALLED IMMEDIATELY

    The American Academy of Pediatrics is urging the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to recall the Fisher-Price Rock 'n Play Sleeper...

  • By Journal Watch   -   Apr 9, 2019

    IS CONTINUOUS SUBCUTANEOUS INSULIN THE BEST APPROACH FOR CHILDREN WITH TYPE 1 DIABETES?

    Not as initial therapy during the year after diagnosis, based on a randomized, controlled trial

    Diabetes
  • By Journal Watch   -   Apr 9, 2019

    TEMPORALLY RELATED RISE IN ENTEROVIRUS D68 AND ACUTE FLACCID MYELITIS

    Cases of acute respiratory illness associated with EV-D68 jumped in 2018, concomitant with an increase in cases of acute flaccid myelitis.

  • By Journal Watch   -   Apr 8, 2019

    IS IVF LINKED TO SUBSEQUENT CHILDHOOD CANCER?

    A population-based retrospective study suggests modest excess risk for embryonal tumors - especially hepatic tumors - in children conceived...

    Hepatitis, Tumors, Cancer
  • By Journal Watch   -   Apr 6, 2019

    PRENATAL VITAMIN USE LOWERS RISK FOR AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER IN VULNERABLE FAMILIES

    In families with a child who has ASD, taking vitamins in the first month of a later pregnancy halves the risk for ASD in the younger...

    Vitamins, Pregnancy, Child
  • By Journal Watch   -   Apr 5, 2019

    PREPARING CHILDREN FOR TRAVEL: WHEN TO VACCINATE OUTSIDE TRADITIONAL ENDORSED SCHEDULES

    New recommendations for travel vaccines for young children may be confusing for practitioners, but resources are available to help.

    Vaccination
  • By Journal Watch   -   Apr 3, 2019

    IMMUNOGLOBULIN PLUS CYCLOSPORINE FOR PREVENTION OF CORONARY ARTERY ABNORMALITIES IN KAWASAKI DISEASE

    Although combined therapy led to lower incidence of coronary artery abnormalities, important caveats may limit the findings' relevance.

  • By Journal Watch   -   Apr 3, 2019

    SUSTAINED INFLATION FOR DELIVERY ROOM RESUSCITATION OF EXTREMELY PRETERM INFANTS

    A sustained inflation maneuver in the delivery room did not lessen rates of the combined outcome of death or bronchopulmonary dysplasia...

  • By Journal Watch   -   Mar 30, 2019

    NEONATAL HERPES SIMPLEX INFECTIONS MIGHT BE ON THE RISE

    Retrospective data show a 56% increase in neonatal HSV infections between 2009 and 2015.

    Herpes
  • By Journal Watch   -   Mar 29, 2019

    ADOLESCENT TRAUMA PATIENTS ARE AT RISK FOR LONG-TERM OPIOID USE AND OVERDOSE

    Adolescents admitted for trauma in Indiana had a high incidence of long-term opioid use, opioid use disorder, and overdose at 5 years.

    Adolescence
  • By Journal Watch   -   Mar 27, 2019

    A WEARABLE EMOTION-RECOGNITION INTERVENTION FOR CHILDREN WITH AUTISM

    A novel software application for Google Glass improved social skills but is not yet ready for prime time.

  • By Journal Watch   -   Mar 26, 2019

    PRINT BOOKS BETTER THAN E-BOOKS FOR PARENT-TODDLER INTERACTION

    Print books seem to encourage better parent-toddler interaction than electronic books, a Pediatrics study finds. Nearly 40 parent-toddler...

  • By Journal Watch   -   Mar 22, 2019

    PRENATAL VITAMIN D SUPPLEMENTATION: NO MAGIC BULLET AGAINST ASTHMA IN THE OFFSPRING

    Risk for asthma in 6-year-olds was not reduced by high-dose prenatal vitamin D in their mothers.

    Vitamins, Asthma
  • By Journal Watch   -   Mar 22, 2019

    SMALL RISK FOR PSYCHOSIS AFTER STIMULANT PRESCRIPTION FOR ADHD

    Nevertheless, rates are twice as high with amphetamine as with methylphenidate.

  • By Journal Watch   -   Mar 22, 2019

    DEVELOPMENTAL SCREENING AND CARE COORDINATION THROUGH 2-1-1 TELEPHONE SERVICE

    Families randomized to working with a 2-1-1 coordinator were more likely to receive developmental screening, referral and services.