Contemporary Pediatrics week in review: Roflumilast foam data, accidental firearm deaths in children, and more

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Review some of the top stories from the Contemporary Pediatrics website over the last week, and catch up on anything you may have missed.

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Thank you for visiting the Contemporary Pediatrics® website. Take a look at some of our top stories from last week (Monday, January 15 to Friday, January 19, 2024), and click on each link to read and watch anything you may have missed.

1.) Roflumilast cream 0.15% for atopic dermatitis demonstrates strong individual patient response data


According to new pooled individual patient responses, roflumilast cream 0.15% treatment led nearly 92% of individuals to achieve a measurable improvement in the Eczema Area and Severity Index.

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2.) Roflumilast foam, 0.3% effective in seb patients with intolerance to steroids

Seborrheic dermatitis patients with an inadequate response or intolerance to steroids were 3.5 times more likely to achieve Investigator Global Assessment (IGA) success with roflumilast foam 0.3% compared to vehicle, new data from the 2024 Winter Clinical Dermatology Conference revealed.

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3.) CDC: Unlocked, loaded firearms significantly contribute to accidental firearm deaths in children

“I think these injuries in particular are tragic, these unintentional ones, because they are preventable,” said Steven Selbst, MD. “If parents would lock the gun or keep the gun stored without the ammunition, it would be preventable, but parents don't do that.”

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4.) Clinical characteristics of pediatric influenza hospitalization

Main factors contributing to the hospitalization of pediatric patients with influenza A were abdominal pain, viral co-infection and some hematological abnormalities.

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5.) Goat milk-based infant formula: Benefits, data, and misconceptions

In this Contemporary Pediatrics interview, Ari Brown, MD, FAAP, details the benefits of goat milk-based infant formula, discusses FDA authorized Kabrita goat milk-based infant formula, and highlights misconceptions associated with goat milk-based formula.

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