• Prevalence of self-harm thoughts in UK preadolescents is low

    Such thoughts are tied to higher risk for depression and anxiety.

  • Periconceptional folate is tied to improved cognition in children of women with epilepsy

    Children had higher intelligence test scores at 3 and 6 years of age.

  • Short sleep duration is linked to increased risk for pediatric mental health issues

    A higher risk for behavioral problems in boys also was identified.

  • Racecadotril does little for acute diarrhea in young children

    Use in children under age 5 years offers limited benefit.

  • BCG vaccine: durable protection against TB for up to 20 years

    Ensure that vaccination is part of history in adult patients.

  • ASD: computer-based decision support boosts screening

    All children were being screened in intervention clinics after 24 months.

  • Antibiotics used in infants are tied to allergy in childhood

    Association strengthens with each additional antibiotic administered.

  • ECDC, WHO: early influenza surveillance indicates elderly might be hardest hit

    Ensure influenza vaccination is up to date and antivirals are stocked.

  • Magnesium alginate reduces GER symptoms in both formula-fed and breast-fed infants

    Clinical efficacy is similar to thickened formula with lower treatment cost.

  • Children who see vegetables, eat vegetables
    Children who see vegetables, eat vegetables

    New eBooks have been developed based on evidence that seeing pictures of vegetables encourages children to eat vegetables.

  • UK maternal influenza immunization rates are still subpar

    Infants do not receive transplacental antibody transfer, protection without the vaccine.

  • Mucocutaneous disease is common in pediatric M pneumoniae CAP

    Mucocutaneous disease carries increased risks for negative long-term outcomes.

  • EASD and ADA offer 2020 updates to 2019 Standards of Care

    Revisions broaden the population for SGLT2 inhibitors and GLP-1 receptor agonists.

  • Unprecedented outbreak of HIV in children in Pakistan
    Unprecedented outbreak of HIV in children in Pakistan

    The use of contaminated needles and blood products by healthcare providers is being blamed for the outbreak.

  • Eczema is a risk for lower calcium intake in adolescents

    This outcome showed a sex bias and was present even if the condition resolved.

  • Oseltamivir plus usual primary care shortens time to recovery in influenza

    Consider in high-risk patients especially.

  • Association of co-morbid mood and anxiety disorders with autism spectrum disorder
    Association of co-morbid mood and anxiety disorders with autism spectrum disorder

    By 30 years of age, the estimated incidence for depression in people with autism spectrum disease was more than 50 per cent.

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