Second-generation antipsychotics (SGAs), used alone or with other psychotropic medications, are associated with metabolic disturbances, primarily weight gain and losses in triglyceride and high-density lipoprotein (HDL) values, a retrospective study in 128 youngsters showed. However, the changed values usually were within the normal reference values and often were not recognized.
Time spent with nature is a prescription for better physical and mental health. Families can encourage nature play at home both in the home and outdoors. Here are 6 ways to recreate some of the areas at the Gaffield Children’s Garden in Ann Arbor, Michigan, at home.
Notes in the electronic health record (EHR) have long been promoted as a way to keep patients involved in their care and to cut down on inquiries about what’s in the record. A new study shows that this promise is being kept.
Treatment regimens that include ondansetron as the antiemetic of choice for children who visit a pediatric emergency department for acute migraine are safe and effective, according to a retrospective review.
The US Food and Drug Administration has given approval for a supplemental new drug application for Eucrisa (crisaborole) that allows the nonsteroidal topical ointment to be used for treating mild-to-moderate atopic dermatitis (AD) in children aged as young as 3 months.
The American Academy of Pediatrics’ (American Academy of Pediatrics) newly issued recommendations for supervising the health care of children with Williams syndrome are based on a review of the current literature along with the consensus of physicians and psychologists with expertise in managing this condition, which is caused by a deletion of part of chromosome 7.
A few major changes are included in this year’s update to the Child and Adolescent Immunization Schedule, including improved flexibility for tetanus- and pertussis-related vaccines.
As hospital beds fill with patients battling COVID-19, the Children’s Hospital Association has issued guidance for consolidating pediatric patients in children ‘s hospitals to ease the burden.
Childhood should be an innocent time, but sexual abuse is an unfortunate reality for many children. A new poll shows that parents may not be discussing the subject for a number of reasons.
When a child cannot tolerate cow's milk, the choice of formula should be informed by the condition that precludes the child from consuming cow's milk or breast milk. Here are 4 specialty formula types.