Pediatrics

Weighing benefits and costs of azithromycin during delivery

Some infants of lactating mothers given the antibiotic and antimalarial, azithromycin, during delivery may be protected from disease, or harmed by the drug. These findings are the results of the most comprehensive evaluation ...

Genetics

Findings indicate digestive disorder in infants may be genetic

In a study that includes nearly 2 million children born in Denmark, researchers have found that there is a higher rate of occurrence of the digestive tract disorder pyloric stenosis among twins and siblings, suggesting that ...