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  • By Journal Watch   -   Jan 18, 2019

    PRENATAL EXPOSURE TO VALPROATE AND HEIGHTENED RISK FOR ADHD

    Is there a pony in this analysis of Danish registry data?

    Registry
  • By Journal Watch   -   Jan 17, 2019

    INCREASED INTRACRANIAL PRESSURE DOES NOT CAUSE RETINAL HEMORRHAGES CHARACTERISTIC OF ABUSE

    Even in children with elevated intracranial pressure, severe retinal hemorrhages should prompt an evaluation for abuse.

  • By Journal Watch   -   Jan 17, 2019

    EPIDEMIOLOGY OF NEONATAL GROUP B STREPTOCOCCAL DISEASE IN THE U.S., 2006-2015

    Late-onset group B streptococcal disease has outpaced early-onset disease.

  • By Journal Watch   -   Jan 15, 2019

    HOW LONG DO DEVELOPMENTAL DELAYS ASSOCIATED WITH POSITIONAL PLAGIOCEPHALY LAST?

    Children with moderate-to-severe positional plagiocephaly showed lower cognitive, math, and reading scores at primary school ages.

  • By Journal Watch   -   Jan 12, 2019

    LIVE ATTENUATED INFLUENZA VACCINE: EFFECTIVENESS REVISITED

    The live attenuated vaccine had similar efficacy against influenza A/H3N2 and B as the inactivated vaccine but performed worse against...

    Vaccination
  • By Journal Watch   -   Jan 11, 2019

    MANAGEMENT OF HIGH-RISK INFANTILE HEMANGIOMAS: A CLINICAL GUIDELINE

    Once high-risk hemangiomas are identified, infants should receive propranolol therapy or, alternatively, surgery for severe complications...

  • By Journal Watch   -   Jan 9, 2019

    WHAT IS THE RISK FOR UNEXPECTED DEATH AMONG CHILDREN AND YOUTHS TAKING ANTIPSYCHOTICS?

    In an analysis of Medicaid data, higher antipsychotic doses are associated with elevated risk for unexpected death in youth.

  • By Journal Watch   -   Jan 9, 2019

    NEW PERINATAL HIV GUIDELINES MAKE SUBSTANTIAL CHANGES

    New information and unexpected uncertainties on optimal antiretroviral therapy during pregnancy course through the new guidelines.

    Pregnancy
  • By Journal Watch   -   Jan 8, 2019

    RAPID INCREASE IN NICOTINE VAPING AMONG ADOLESCENTS

    A national survey of adolescents showed a striking increase in the prevalence of nicotine vaping from 2017 to 2018.

    Adolescence
  • By Journal Watch   -   Jan 8, 2019

    INCIDENCE OF MENINGOCOCCAL DISEASE AMONG THE COLLEGE-AGED

    Recent U.S. surveillance data show a higher incidence of serogroup B meningococcal disease among college students versus others of...

  • By Journal Watch   -   Jan 7, 2019

    FDA APPROVES VACCINE TO PREVENT SIX INFECTIOUS DISEASES IN CHILDREN

    It will be available in 2020.

    Vaccination
  • By Journal Watch   -   Jan 5, 2019

    WHICH CHILDREN WILL HAVE PERSISTENT PROBLEMS WITH AGGRESSION?

    Children with trajectories of moderate-to-high aggression were more likely to have families with lower income or lower parent education.

  • By Journal Watch   -   Jan 3, 2019

    S. AUREUS DECOLONIZATION OF PREMATURE INFANTS: DOES IT WORK?

    Mupirocin was effective in temporarily eliminating S. aureus colonization from hospitalized premature infants.

    Hospital
  • By Journal Watch   -   Jan 3, 2019

    CONCUSSION RISK IN PRE-HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PLAYERS

    Football-related concussion incidence was 5% among players aged 5 to 14 years, most frequently from head-to-head contact.

  • By Journal Watch   -   Jan 3, 2019

    INCREASED CHILD ABUSE AFTER SCHOOL REPORT CARD RELEASE

    In Florida, agency-verified physical child abuse was over three times more frequent on Saturdays immediately after school report card...

    Child
  • By Journal Watch   -   Jan 3, 2019

    DOES EMLA REDUCE VENIPUNCTURE PAIN IN YOUNG INFANTS?

    In infants younger than 3 months, EMLA provided a small to moderate benefit compared with placebo and none compared with sucrose or...

    Breasts, Breast
  • By Journal Watch   -   Dec 28, 2018

    PREDICTING MENSTRUAL RECOVERY IN TEENS WITH ANOREXIA NERVOSA

    At a cutoff of approximately 21%, body fat percentage measured by bioelectrical impedance analysis predicted return of menstruation.

    Anorexia
  • By Journal Watch   -   Dec 28, 2018

    SCHOOL PERFORMANCE IMPROVES WHEN ADOLESCENTS SLEEP LONGER

    Delaying the school start time extended sleep time and improved school performance in high school sophomores.

    Sleep, Adolescence
  • By Journal Watch   -   Dec 28, 2018

    AUTISM AND ADHD MORE LIKELY IN YOUNGER SIBLINGS OF CHILDREN WITH EITHER CONDITION

    Younger siblings of a child with either ASD or ADHD should be monitored for emergence of symptoms of both conditions.

    Child
  • By Journal Watch   -   Dec 26, 2018

    NEJM JOURNAL WATCH PEDIATRICS AND ADOLESCENT MEDICINE TOP STORIES OF 2018

    A perspective on the most important research in the field from the past year

    Adolescence