June 2nd 2023
A previously healthy 2-week-old girl developed multiple, asymptomatic pustules on her scalp, forehead, eyelids, and upper cheeks. She has been growing and developing well with appropriate weight gain. What's the diagnosis?
Acute and chronic complications in children with type 1 diabetes mellitusJune 1st 2023
Part of the risk of developing kidney involvement begins when type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) sets in and establishes itself in the patient, with up to 65% of children experiencing acute kidney injury during T1DM onset, which can further predispose to the development of future chronic kidney disease.
Getting children's mental health on trackMay 31st 2023
In this Contemporary Pediatrics® interview, Benjamin Maxwell, MD, chief of child and adolescent psychiatry, Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego, California, details the rise in pediatric mental health concerns, emergency department visits, and the potentially concerning aspects of social media among youth.
How AI can help detect and monitor coughing in infants and young childrenMay 31st 2023
Devan Jaganath, MD, MPH, pediatric infectious disease physician, University of California San Francisco Benioff Children's Hospitals, explains how Hyfe AI and other artificial intelligence algorithms can detect and monitor coughing, potentially playing a role in treating RSV patients.
Higher risk of autoimmune, other disorders associated with children of mothers with alopecia areata
New data indicates that increased risk for offspring in developing different disorders is associated with maternal alopecia areata exposure, expanding the available information on alopecia and maternal autoimmunity.
Here’s what parents think of pre-owned child health and safety equipmentMay 25th 2023
Over 50% of parents said they have used pre-owned child health and safety equipment. Whether it comes from family or a stranger, from cribs to car seats, all equipment should be inspected and researched before allowing a child to use it according to a C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health.
FDA clears algorithm-based automated insulin dosing system for T1D patients 6 years and upMay 25th 2023
The Beta Bionics iLet ACE Pump and the iLet Dosing Decision software, matched with a compatible FDA-cleared integrated continuous glucose monitor, use an algorithm to determine and command insulin delivery to users.
Donna Hallas, PhD, PPCNP-BC, CPNP, PMHS, FAANP, FAAN, asks if health care providers are ready for this post pandemic world following the declaration of the end of the global health emergency from WHO in May 2023.
Government aims to streamline Medicaid billing for students with disabilities, expand health care services in schoolsMay 24th 2023
The US Department of Education, US Department of Health and Human Services, and the Biden-Harris Administration look to increase access to school-based health services, including mental health services, amid the national crisis.
Surgeon General issues advisory regarding effects social media has on youths’ mental healthMay 24th 2023
Up to 95% of youth aged 13 to 17 years reported using a social media platform and more than a third said they use social media, “almost constantly,” according to a new advisory from the Surgeon General.
FDA approves adalimumab-adbm autoinjector pen for JIA, Crohn’s diseaseMay 22nd 2023
Patients using adalimumab-adbm for chronic inflammatory disease treatment such as juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), Crohn’s disease, and others, will have an autoinjector option beginning July 1, 2023, according to Boehringer Ingelheim.