Pediatrics

Reports of high-impact pediatrics studies by medical professionals

Further evidence of racial disparities in adolescent suicidal behavior

1. A cross-sectional analysis of self-reported suicidal thoughts, behavior, attempt, and injury among high school students showed a significant annual decrease in suicide attempts...

Quick Take: Maternal Exposure to Intimate Partner Violence and Breastfeeding Practices in 51 Low-Income...

1. Exposure to intimate partner violence, particularly among mothers in low- and middle-income countries is associated with a significantly reduced likelihood of adequate breastfeeding...

Quick Take: Treatment for nicotine use disorder among Medicaid-enrolled adolescents and young adults

1. The receipt of evidence-based treatment for nicotine use disorder is extremely low among adolescents and young adults.Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good)It has now...

Dietary interventions have small effect on autism symptoms

1. A meta-analysis of studies evaluating dietary interventions used in treatment of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children found that omega-3, vitamin supplementation, and...

Variations in screening tools for social determinants of health

1. In this systematic review, researchers found that multiple different tools were used to screen for social determinants of health (SDOH) in children, though...

Quick Take: National Trends in the Provision of Human Milk at Hospital Discharge Among...

For very low-birth-weight (VLBW) infants, defined as 1500 g or less, human milk provides substantial health benefits. The degree to which the use of...

Practitioner communication, attitudes and 2-dose schedule affect HPV vaccine administration

1. In this national survey, both pediatricians and family physicians (FPs) were more likely to make a strong recommendation for the human papilloma virus...

Quick Take: Planned early delivery or expectant management for late preterm pre-eclampsia (PHOENIX)

Preeclampsia is associated with increased morbidity and mortality for both mother and infant. In addition to maternal and fetal assessment, timely delivery after 37...

Quick Take: HbA1c level as a risk factor for retinopathy and nephropathy in children...

Intensive glycemic control has been shown to reduce the risk of retinopathy and nephropathy in the setting of type 1 diabetes. While prior studies...

Early childhood food insecurity linked to poor health and development, not obesity

1. Young children in food insecure households had higher odds of caregiver-reported fair or poor health and developmental risk, compared with children in food...
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