In case you missed it: March 1 to March 5

March 5, 2021

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

This week’s top articles included:

Making a diagnosis when labs and clinical findings don’t correlate

When laboratory results and clinical findings don't match, careful examination is required.

FDA approves first treatment for Molybdenum Cofactor Deficiency Type A

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the first treatment for the rare genetic disorder Molybdenum Cofactor Deficiency Type A.

Voluntary behavioral changes have bigger impact on COVID-19 outcomes than school closures

School closures were seen as a key way to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), but were there other methods that would have been more effective and less harmful?

Are house evictions in pregnancy linked to adverse birth outcomes?

Poverty is connected to a number of negative health outcomes. An investigation examines whether receiving a home eviction during pregnancy is linked to adverse birth outcomes, a determinant of a child’s lifelong health.