A new study reveals that mothers who are aged younger than 20 years when their first child is born were more likely to have a child with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and researchers suggest maternal age and other genetic factors may be the cause.
Rachael Zimlich, RN, BSN
There is little evidence on the best ways to offer intervention on drug use, so pediatricians and PCPs are advised to just steer clear, for now.
A recent study suggests that positive childhood experiences may counter the damaging effects of adverse experiences.
A European study reveals that obesity criteria used by the American Academy of Pediatrics to diagnose pediatric hypertension helps identify more children at risk of cardiovascular disease.
The guidelines for diagnosing and treating Lyme disease may soon be changing, although pediatricians aren't expected to readily adopt all the recommendations.
Children with ADHD often face other psychological or behavioral issues, and a new update to the clinical practice guidelines for the condition address how to manage them.
For years, researchers have raised concerns about acetaminophen use during pregnancy, now a new study that used cord blood to measure acetaminophen levels at birth links the commonly used medication to later ADHD and autism diagnoses.
Using antibiotics for extended periods in preterm infants can have long-term damaging effects to their gut microbiota, according to a recent study.
Expert discusses the rationale on shift from 60 years of practice regarding intravenous (IV) maintenance fluid therapy.
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