BRCA2 mutations already are linked to a number of cancer types, and now researchers have found that it could play a role in the development of childhood lymphomas, as well.
Rachael Zimlich, RN, BSN
The AAP and ACIP have issued recommendations for the upcoming flu season, and they include the intranasal vaccine and a warning about watching carefully dosages on different brands of the vaccine.
Bronchodilator response may offer a signal to pediatricians on the severity of a patient’s asthma, and can be used to help manage the condition.
For children with chronic conditions like asthma in rural, underserved communities, school-based telehealth can help close the gap.
More children are being treated with hemodialysis for acute kidney injuries, but short-term mortality is increasing, too.
Although progress has been made, racial and ethnic inequalities remain in medical care, but pediatricians can help to change this, as well as mitigate the damage that has already been done.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) have released updated guidelines on the management of Group B Streptococcus (GBS) infections in both mothers and babies.
For diseases such as atopic dermatitis (AD) that require complex care, colorful infographics take the guesswork out of patient education.
Oregon has passed several new laws aimed at suicide prevention, with 2 of those specifically targeting students by offering excused mental health days and requiring school districts to develop comprehensive suicide prevention plans for at-risk students.
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection requiring hospitalization may be associated with later asthma development, especially when RSV hospitalization occurs in the later part of an infant's first year of life.