Pediatrics

Reports of high-impact pediatrics studies by medical professionals

Electronic vapor product use in adolescents associated with increased sexual risk behaviors

1. In a cross-sectional study of U.S. high school students, those who used electronic vapor products were more likely than non-users to have engaged...

Tezepelumab reduced annual exacerbation rates in patients with severe asthma

1. Subcutaneous tezepelumab treatment reduced the rate of annual asthma exacerbations in patients with severe asthma compared to the placebo group. 2. No significant differences...

Hand hygiene intervention to optimise soil-transmitted helminth infection control among primary school children found...

1. Among a group of primary school children in Tanzania, a combination intervention aimed at enhancing handwashing had no effect on soil-transmitted helminth infection. Evidence...

Fortification of breast milk with preterm formula powder vs human milk fortifier in preterm...

1. Fortification of expressed breast milk with preterm formula was found to be non-inferior to human milk fortifier with regards to short-term weight gain...

Internet based training intervention for teachers effective as a strategy to improve cardiorespiratory fitness...

1. Among children in elementary school, an internet-based intervention for teachers significantly improved cardiorespiratory fitness with sustained effect for 24 months. Evidence Rating Level: 1...

Early intervention for cerebral palsy should begin at diagnosis or in children meeting high...

1. When a child is diagnosed with or meets the criteria of high risk for cerebral palsy, intervention should start as soon as possible. 2....

Higher prevalence of gender-diverse youth than previously reported

1. In a survey of 3168 high school students, 9.2% indicated incongruence between gender identity and sex assigned at birth, which is 5 times...

Maternal weight gain and pregnancy outcomes in twin gestations

1. In a large cohort of women with twin gestations, gestational weight gain very often falls outside of established recommendations, contributing to adverse outcomes...

Tendon injuries associated with fluoroquinolone use in adolescents are extremely rare 

1. In a large retrospective cohort study, adolescents prescribed fluoroquinolone antibiotics were at a slightly increased risk of experiencing tendinitis or tendon rupture compared...

Preterm formula powder is not inferior to human milk fortifier as breast milk fortifier

1. When used to fortify human breast milk for preterm neonates, no significant weight gain differences were seen from using either Preterm Formula Powder...

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