Dietary therapies safe and efficient for treating drug-resistant epilepsyFebruary 7th 2023
While treatment discontinuation because of adverse events was more likely when taking dietary therapies for treating childhood drug-resistant epilepsy, reduction of seizures and seizure freedom were significantly more common.
Cleveland Clinic reexamines syphilis testing strategies after rise in casesFebruary 7th 2023
After observing an increase in the rate of syphilis cases, the Cleveland Clinic Ob/Gyn & Women’s Health Institute has partnered with the Center for Pediatric Infectious Diseases to evaluate the effectiveness of current testing strategies.
FDA approves lanadelumab for hereditary angioedema in patients aged 2 years and olderFebruary 6th 2023
Lanadelumac (TAKHZYRO; Takeda) has received an approval for a supplemental Biologics License Application to prevent hereditary angioedema attacks in pediatric patients aged 2 years and older.
MIS-C incidence decreased throughout COVID-19 pandemicFebruary 3rd 2023
In a recent study, it was found that while clinical findings and outcomes of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) were consistent across the COVID-19 pandemic, incidence decreased over time.
FDA approves pre-filled tezepelumab pen for severe asthma in adolescentsFebruary 2nd 2023
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of a pre-filled tezepelumab (TEZSPIRE; Amgen and AstraZeneca) pen in patients aged 12 years and older with severe asthma.
Children, adults with autism face heightened risk of cardiometabolic illnessesFebruary 1st 2023
A systematic review and meta-analysis of nearly 3 dozen published articles details the apparent increase in risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes associated with a diagnosis of autism.
Air pollution in urban areas linked to asthma, inflammatory responses in childrenJanuary 31st 2023
The specific mechanisms involved in associations between air pollution and respiratory illness without viral infection are not understood, especially compared with those of respiratory viruses and asthma exacerbation.
The Mama Bear Effect launches Pediatric Kits for child sexual abuse prevention educationJanuary 27th 2023
Pediatric Kits supporting the education of medical professionals, parents, and children on child sexual abuse prevention have been launched by The Mama Bear Effect.