Infections and how they are treated early in life may impact how mental health disorders develop early on, according to a new report, highlighting the need for a better understanding of the mind/body connection.
Patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) are deficient in vitamin D, which at higher levels can help prevent exacerbation. A new study examines current guidelines and future recommendations.
Children who are fed milk cereals daily in infancy are more likely to be overweight or obese later in childhood, according to a new report.
A review of oxygen resuscitation in preterm infants at birth reveals that high oxygen concentrations may not be as toxic as previously thought, but also failed to identify an ideal FiO2.
Teenagers who display certain obsessive-compulsive symptoms, even without a diagnosis of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), may be at higher risk for other serious psychiatric problems.
Predicting the likelihood that a child will develop asthma has long been a challenge, but a new tool could offer more than previous assessments.
A new study urges pediatricians to screen for cognitive challenges as children with PPB age.
Pediatric healthcare providers are on the front lines to provide early identification and treatment of plagiocephaly/brachycephaly and torticollis for those infants spending more time supine/reclined and less time prone. Here’s why early intervention is so important.
The second part of this article on integrating oral health into primary pediatric care discusses the important role of fluoride and fluoride varnish application for preventing dental caries in children.
Growing resistance to current drugs for influenza has spurred development of a new class of antivirals that target virus replication.