New law increases awareness—and labeling requirements—for seed allergens
Knowing which packaged foods contain various seeds has largely been a guessing game, but a new law enacted in January 2023 changes that.
Having "the talk" with teen patients
A visit with a pediatric clinician is an ideal time to ensure that a teenager knows the correct information, has the opportunity to make certain contraceptive choices, and instill the knowledge that the pediatric office is a safe place to come for help.
Theoretical input on eating behaviors could transform data into clinical guidance
A recent study combined the efforts of child psychology and nutrition experts at Johns Hopkins University and several Australian research centers to investigate how much we really know about why children eat the way they do, and what impact food behaviors have on their overall development.
Addressing atypical anorexia: Part 3
The final episode in our podcast series on atypical anorexia discusses fat bias in health care and its impact on diagnosis and when pushback against diagnosis happens.
Are adolescents who are vegetarian getting the proper nutrition?
The adoption of vegan and vegetarian diets in the teen years can trigger concerns over nutritional deficiencies and disordered eating. But new reports indicate few problems when these diets are followed correctly.
Leniolisib approved as first treatment for PI3K-delta syndrome in patients 12 years and older
Leniolisib is the first and only treatment approved in the United States for APDS, a rare primary immunodeficiency.
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