In case you missed it: April 19 to April 23

April 23, 2021

It was a very busy week for the Contemporary Pediatrics team.

This week’s top articles included:

Using vitamin D to mitigate risk of childhood asthma in offspring of mothers with asthma

Maternal asthma is a major risk factor for a child also developing asthma. A report examines whether vitamin D sufficiency in pregnancy can change that risk.

Addressing maltreatment in children with disabilities

Children with disabilities are at an increased risk of maltreatment and may be unable to communicate this issue effectively. A report offers needed guidance for how to intervene.

Family history linked to depressive disorders

Family health history can serve as a warning for a patient’s current physical health issues. A report indicates that it may also be helpful with mental health issues.

Examining the prevalence of cisplatin-induced hearing loss

A study offers crucial information on the risk factors and prevalence of cisplatin-induced hearing loss in young cancer patients.