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Headlines in Pediatrics

Sweden's newborn screening program for congenital adrenal hyperplasia is proving 'highly effective' in detecting the potentially lethal salt-wasting form of the disease and thereby reducing deaths.

A significant proportion of patients with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has evidence of mitochondrial dysfunction on magnetic resonance studies, in a study that one expert called 'fascinating.'

Young people with epilepsy are more likely than kids without the neurological disorder to suffer broken bones or burns, a new large study from England finds.

Strongest correlation seen for first trimester; link also seen for developmental disorder.

Preschoolers with depressive syndrome run a significantly increased risk for major depression later in childhood.

Physicians must be prepared to explain the risks and benefits of vaccinations

Most medical devices that have been recently approved for use in pediatrics weren't actually tested on kids first, according to a new study.

Fussy and demanding babies are likely to spend slightly more time plopped in front of a TV or computer screen when they're toddlers than are "easier" babies, new research finds.

Different childhood asthma phenotypes respond differently to inhaled anti-inflammatory medications, suggesting a need for differential treatment strategies.

Energy drinks are associated with many health problems. But still, young people think they are safe to consume. One professor says poor labeling and lack of education are to blame.

The American Academy of Pediatrics offers advice on preventing and treating poisonings.

Twice-daily dosing of oral amoxicillin is as effective as a three-times-a-day approach in treating mild pediatric pneumonia, according to Brazilian researchers.

Prefabricated fitted foot orthoses may reduce pain and improve quality of life among children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA).

Poor body image behind both behaviors, expert says

Noninvasive methods for screening pediatric patients with type 1 diabetes for peripheral diabetic neuropathy (DN) have low sensitivity.

Cases rarely led to jail time, but children in the home felt intense fear, anxiety, researcher noted

The iPad app strives to put the fun in treating binocular dysfunction in preschool children.

Data published in the CDC's Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report revealed few overweight and obese children receive recommended screenings for obesity-linked conditions.

U.S. childhood obesity rates have increased over the past 14 years, according to a study published on Monday, casting doubt on a recent analysis by government health researchers that found a sharp drop in preschool obesity rates over the past decade.

Live vaccines may be safe for individuals with mild to moderate immunosuppression related to DiGeorge syndrome, according to a retrospective study.

Findings add evidence to support the American Academy of Pediatrics' infant circumcision policy

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for parents of children with cerebral palsy reduced dysfunctional parenting styles and child hyperactivity.

Study found those with lower cortisol levels were more likely to crash

Routine addition of an aminoglycoside to a beta-lactam as empirical therapy for children with Gram-negative bacteremia may not be helpful except in those with risk factors for MDRGN organisms.

At age 20, half of patients report having a six-month symptom- and treatment-free period

Early provision of hearing aids supports better speech, language development