Pediatrics

Reports of high-impact pediatrics studies by medical professionals

Decreased expression of nasal ACE2 may be correlated with lower prevalence of COVID-19 in...

1. In a cohort of 305 individuals, nasal epithelial ACE2 gene expression was found to significantly and linearly increase with age. 2. These results imply...

Parents inaccurately estimate duration of children’s mobile device use

1. In a prospective cohort study, researchers used apps to accurately track the mobile device use of children 3 to 5 years old and...

In children, intial two-dose influenza vaccine series more effective than single dose

1. The full two-dose influenza vaccination series was significantly more effective in preventing future influenza compared to partial vaccination. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Childhood influenza is...

Clinical report outlines health supervision recommendations for patients with achondroplasia

1. In this report, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) provides updated guidelines on diagnosis, genetic counseling, medical evaluation, and anticipatory guidance for pediatricians...

Characteristics of childhood picky eaters in low-income families

1. During this longitudinal study, 3 consistent trajectories of picky eating were noted: persistently low, persistently medium, and persistently high. 2. Reduced picky eating habits...

School-based mental illness curriculum intervention can reduce stigma, increase rates of treatment among youth

1. In a cluster randomized trial, exposure to Eliminating the Stigma of Differences (ESD), a school-based mental illness curriculum intervention, was associated with increased...

Degarelix may be a treatment option for pedophilic disorder

1. Men with pedophilic disorder treated with gonadotropin-releasing hormone antagonist degarelix were at significantly lower risk of committing sexual abuse 2 weeks following initial...

Biomarkers obtained in the ED show limited utility in predicting pneumonia severity in children

1. In a study of children with community acquired pneumonia, initial biomarker levels (C-reactive protein, white blood cell count, procalcitonin, absolute neutrophil count) were...

Pediatric mental health ED visits has increased from 2007 to 2017

1. An analysis of emergency department (ED) visits across the United States between 2007 and 2017 showed a 60% overall increase in ED visits...

Policy statement outlines recommendations on management of youth involved in the justice system during...

1. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that youth involved in the justice system during the COVID-19 pandemic be diverted or released from...
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