The American Academy of Pediatrics, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Academy of Family Physicians, and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recently approved the 2014 recommended schedules for childhood and adolescent immunizations.
Making the appropriate diagnosis is critical to the optimal use of antibiotics in children who have upper respiratory tract infections (URIs), according to a new clinical report.
A new study shows that children who survive cancer may face another battle—heart disease.
Fewer than half of all adolescents with psychiatric disorders receive treatment, and many that do receive treatment in a setting where specialist mental health training is unlikely to exist.
You may not need to operate on every child with acute appendicitis. New research suggests that antibiotics and inpatient observation may be all that are required.
A new study raises a question about whether too many antireflux procedures (ARP) are performed on children during a period of infancy when frequent regurgitation is normal and when already ambiguous measures of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) are difficult to interpret at best.
Infants who die suddenly and unexpectedly, in what are considered to be safe and unsafe sleeping situations, have something in common—an underlying brainstem abnormality, according to recent research.
President Obama recently signed into law the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act to enable school personnel to better react to children having emergent asthma attacks or severe allergy reactions.
Amateur photographs taken with equipment no more specialized than a digital camera or smartphone can detect retinoblastoma in children’s eyes early in the course of disease.
Guidelines for preventing and treating HIV/AIDS-related opportunistic infections (OIs) in children recently received a facelift. Government agencies and industry associations banded together to update recommendations previously published in 2009.