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Palivizumab appears to be effective for reducing respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in high-risk infants, according to results of a study in Australia.
Teenagers with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or parent-reported “trouble staying focused” are poorer drivers and make more driving errors than their peers during the teenagers’ learning permit period according to recent survey data.
The rising prevalence in childhood obesity increases the risk of teenagers and adolescents developing conditions linked to excess weight like type 2 diabetes, a condition long considered to be a disease for older people. A recent study in JAMA Pediatrics indicates that many adolescents and young adults have prediabetes, the stepping stone to type 2 diabetes.
Depression affects approximately 1.9 million children and adolescents and the problems that depression can cause are myriad. Many patients and families choose to use complementary and alternative medicine to treat a vast number of conditions, including depression. Here’s what you need to know about the 6 supplements often used to combat depression.
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and its comorbidities can pose significant challenges for children in your practice. It's imperative to know key symptoms as well as the criteria for the condition.
Clinicians may be able to identify patients at the highest risk of developing type 1 diabetes with a simple saliva test.
Pediatricians, not just parents and teachers, can and should help students who are struggling academically.
Parents and clinicians may sometimes catch the white glare in a child’s eye that signals potentially devastating eye problems, but a new app aims to make the process even easier and more accurate.