(HealthDay)—Growing up in a poor family is a well-known risk factor for child abuse, but a new analysis suggests it may also raise a young child's chances of dying from that abuse.
(HealthDay)—The risk of wrong-patient orders is higher in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) versus non-NICU pediatric units, and the risk of errors can be reduced with interventions, according to a study published ...
(HealthDay)—The next seven great achievements in pediatric research are presented in an article published online April 21 in Pediatrics.
(HealthDay)—Staff burnout in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) is most prevalent in units with high patient volume and electronic health records, according to a study published online April 18 in Pediatrics.
(HealthDay)—When parents get a flu shot, their kids are more likely to be vaccinated against not only the flu, but also other diseases, new research reveals.
(HealthDay)—Cross-sex hormones appear to be safe for transgender adolescents, according to a study published online April 6 in Pediatrics.
While a short course of oral corticosteroid medication is recommended for the treatment of moderate to severe asthma flare-ups, it is neither recommended nor effective in treating those with minimal to mild asthma exacerbations. ...
(HealthDay)—Obese teenagers are at increased risk of high blood pressure, but the effects of those extra pounds may vary by race and ethnicity, a new study suggests.
Results are promising for a new approach to reducing "vaccine hesitancy," which happens when parents' concerns about vaccine safety lead them to delay or skip their children's immunizations, according to a Kaiser Permanente ...
(HealthDay)—Fungal lesions can mimic neoplastic growths on the tongue, according to a case report published online April 5 in Pediatrics.