This week from the AAP: updated infant sleep recommendationsJune 21st 2022
This week, the American Academy of Pediatrics updated their safe sleep recommendations and released the 2022 bright futures/AAP periodicity schedule for preventive pediatric health care. In part 1, we focus on the updates in sleep recommendations.
Keeping children calm and comfortable at pediatric-exclusive hospitalsJune 20th 2022
In a video for Contemporary Pediatrics®, Tina Q. Tan, MD, FAAP, FIDSA, FPIDS, discusses how the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Illinois, caters to their pediatric patients in an effort to keep them de-stressed and comfortable.
FDA committee recommends Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for kids 6 months and olderJune 15th 2022
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee unanimously voted recently to recommend both the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for individuals aged 6 months and older.
Over 300 pediatricians submit personal gun violence testimonies to Congressional recordJune 15th 2022
Ahead of the US Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on gun violence prevention, the American Academy of Pediatrics announced the submission of a statement including more than 300 pediatricians sharing their personal testimonies on the subject.
FDA accepts sNDA for review of Myfembree in uterine fibroid treatmentJune 13th 2022
The FDA recently announced the acceptance of a supplemental New Drug Application for relugolix 40 mg, estradiol 1 mg, and norethindrone acetate .5 mg in the treatment of heavy menstrual bleeding associated with uterine fibroids in premenopausal women.
FDA launches “Next Legend” e-cigarette prevention campaign for American indigenous youthJune 9th 2022
The FDA recently announced an e-cigarette prevention campaign aimed at Native American and Alaskan Native youth using prominent social media sites and traditional media like billboards, radio, and TV.
Dupilumab may benefit skin barrier function in patients with atopic dermatitisJune 6th 2022
A poster presented at the 2022 Fall Clinical Dermatology Conference for PAs & NPs showed normalization of skin barrier function in patients with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis taking dupilumab, according to the investigators.
Cochlear implants benefit children with hearing loss and developmental delays, says studyMay 25th 2022
A recent study highlighted results showing an almost 25% improvement in cognition, adaptive behavior, language, and auditory skills in children with developmental delays when using a cochlear implant compared to hearing aids.