Pediatrics

Reports of high-impact pediatrics studies by medical professionals

Young drivers with ADHD linked with higher rates of crashes and violations

1. Adolescents with a diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) experienced higher rates of crashes compared to adolescents without ADHD, including at-fault, single-vehicle, injury, and...

Duration, type of poverty affect children’s readiness for school

1. In this retrospective cohort study, researchers found that children born into poverty were less likely to be ready for school, regardless of the...

Quick Take: Association of Visual Impairment With Economic Development Among Chinese Schoolchildren

Children in many developing countries have poor vision. In China, poor vision accounts for nearly half of all childhood disability. China has been experiencing...

PET scans show high tau levels in former NFL players with potential chronic traumatic...

1. Former National Football League (NFL) players with cognitive and neurological symptoms showed higher tau amyloid levels as detected on positron emission tomography (PET)...

Quick Take: Gentamicin compared with ceftriaxone for the treatment of gonorrhoea (G-ToG)

Gonorrhea is a common sexually transmitted infection associated with local inflammation causing genital pain, pelvic inflammatory disease, increased HIV acquisition risk, and other related...

Campaign for restrictive marriage laws associated with increased homophobic bullying

1. In this retrospective cohort study, researchers discovered an increase in homophobic bullying prior to passage of Proposition 8 - a law in California...

Quick Take: Preterm birth and risk of chronic kidney disease from childhood into mid-adulthood:...

Fetal nephrogenesis is most significant in the third trimester of pregnancy, and is interrupted by preterm birth before 37 weeks of gestation, resulting in...

Quick Take: Association of socioeconomic status and brain injury with neurodevelopmental outcomes of very...

Preterm birth remains a leading cause of lifelong neurodevelopmental disability. While the effect of brain injury on neurodevelopmental disability has been studied extensively, far...

Patent foramen ovale associated with four-fold increased risk for ischemic stroke in patients with...

1. In this prospective cohort study, patients with symptomatic pulmonary embolism (PE) and a patent foramen ovale (PFO) were found to have a significantly...

The PRISM trial: Progesterone therapy does not alter birth outcomes in women with early...

1. Women with early pregnancy bleeding administered progesterone experienced similar rates of live births occurring after 34 weeks’ gestation as women treated with placebo.2....
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