Medications

Perception that antibiotics are harmless is widespread

A new study of decision-making about the use of antibiotics in medicine has found that the mistaken belief that antibiotics are harmless is widespread, especially among patients. Clinicians and patients alike are influenced ...

Pediatrics

Children typically have 14 simple infections by age 3 years

(HealthDay)—Children experience a median of 14 infections during their first three years of life, though there is large variation in incidence, according to a study published online May 24 in Pediatrics.

Diabetes

No reduced risk of T1DM with hydrolyzed casein infant formula

(HealthDay)—Weaning to an extensively hydrolyzed casein formula is not associated with reduced incidence of type 1 diabetes among at-risk infants, according to a study published in the Jan. 2 issue of the Journal of the ...

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