Review some of the top stories from the Contemporary Pediatrics website over the last week, and catch up on anything you may have missed.
Thank you for visiting the Contemporary Pediatrics® website. Take a look at some of our top stories from last week (Monday, January 29 to Friday, February 2, 2024), and click on each link to read and watch anything you may have missed.
1.) A discussion of FDA-approved tralokinumab-ldrm for atopic dermatitis
In this Contemporary Pediatrics Q+A interview, Weily Soong, MD, breaks down FDA-approved tralokinumab-ldrm for patients aged 12 to 17 years with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis.
2.) Providing background on very early neonatal antiretroviral therapy to restrict HIV reservoirs
Deborah Persaud, MD, discusses the background and lead-up to her study examining very early ART in neonates born with HIV-1 and if this treatment could be a step towards ART-free treatment.
3.) Reaction to FDA approved dupilumab for eosinophilic esophagitis in children
Vivian Hernandez-Truillo, MD, FAAP, FAAAAI, FACAAI; and Theresa Bingemann, MD, provide reaction and commentary regarding recently FDA-approved dupilumab to treat EoE in pediatric patients aged 1 to 11 years.
4.) Quiz: Recommendations for influenza control in children from the American Academy of Pediatrics
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) states that children consistently have the highest attack rates of influenza during seasonal influenza epidemics. Those with certain underlying medical conditions and those that are under 5 years of age can experience substantial morbidity, including severe or fatal complications, from influenza infection.
5.) Withdrawn, somatic symptoms linked to doubled risk of suicidal thoughts in adolescents
A cohort analysis from Japan shows that more visible symptoms—though considered less clinical by experts—may be indicative of heightened suicidal behavior in teenagers.
6.) Poll finds most parents say setting goals improves their parenting
Based on results from a recent C.S. Mott Poll on Children's Health, parents revealed their own goal-setting helped their children in working toward their respective goals.