Can a RSV vaccine administered during pregnancy be effective in preventing infection during infancy?August 10th 2020
A study looks at whether a vaccine for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) could be effective in reducing RSV-associated, medically significant lower respiratory tract infections in infants.
Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children associated with COVID-19July 13th 2020
Children who at first did not appear to contract COVID-19 have been found to exhibit a more serious illness that has now been reported worldwide. Two experts offer guidance on recognizing and treating multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C).
The impact of marketing on adolescent vaping behaviorJuly 3rd 2020
Marketing for traditional cigarettes has long been curtailed to stem smoking, but the regulations haven’t always caught up with the marketing needs for vaping. A report examines the impact of promoting vaping on the prevalence of vaping.
How cystic fibrosis can manifest in the gastrointestinal systemFebruary 17th 2020
Although the majority of patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) will be managed by specialty care, the primary care provider is often the first line of contact for many routine concerns. When encountering a patient with CF in the primary setting, there are extrapulmonary symptoms that must be considered in patients, which includes gastrointestinal symptoms.
Gastrointestinal manifestations of cystic fibrosis: A primer for pediatriciansFebruary 13th 2020
Significant improvements in cystic fibrosis (CF) care have focused primarily on the pulmonary system, but addressing the gastrointestinal complications of CF presents a major opportunity for improvement in disease management.
Fish oil: The promise and the proofMarch 28th 2019
Certainly, these are interesting times in medicine as the integration of homeopathic remedies and over-the-counter supplements has become increasingly more common in the past few decades. However, with inconsistent medical research and a lack of US Food and Drug Administration regulation, it remains unclear what the most safe and efficacious role these substances will play in the future of medical care.
Impact of infant feeding method on childhood asthma (VIDEO)December 13th 2017
For Contemporary Pediatrics, Dr Bobby Lazzara discusses a recent prospective birth cohort study published in Pediatrics that looked at different feeding methods for infants and whether the methods had any link to asthma.
With Bronchiolitis Season in Full Swing, New Insights into Factors Affecting SeverityFebruary 3rd 2012
Although bronchiolitis is commonly seen in very young children, the infection can be dangerous and even fatal for some infants. Here, new thoughts on risk factors that may determine which babies get very sick.