The effect of early versus late lipid infusion in parenteral nutrition on the biochemical and cortical auditory evoked potential parameters in preterm neonates
Conclusionearly effective nutrition positively affect feeding tolerance and weight gain and maturation of higher brain centers brain. (Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette)
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - December 11, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Association between dietary sodium, calcium, saturated fat and blood pressure in obese Egyptian adolescents
ConclusionThis study showed a high incidence of pre-hypertension among obese Egyptian adolescents, which is associated with high intake of sodium, saturated fat and cholesterol, along with low intake of calcium. (Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette)
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - December 4, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Cognitive functions and anti-oxidant in children with sickle cell disease: A single center based study
Publication date: Available online 22 November 2018Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association GazetteAuthor(s): Niveen Salama, Reham Fahmy, Eman R. Youness (Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette)
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - November 23, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Prevalence of multidrug drug resistant organisms and hand hygiene compliance in surgical NICU in Cairo University Specialized Pediatric Hospital
ConclusionPrevalence of MDRO among cases of sepsis was found to be (66.7%). Most isolated organisms were resistant to commonly used drugs. Antibiotic stewardship (ASP) program is essentially needed to stop abuse of antibiotics and accordingly development of MDROs. Strict infection control measures mainly HH procedures are needed, to minimize the spread of MDROs. (Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette)
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - November 23, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Assessment of left ventricular systolic and diastolic functions in severely malnourished children
ConclusionSevere acute malnutrition affects diastolic function in children which is reversible in most of these cases with rehabilitation. TDI is an easy and practical method for detection and follow-up of ventricular function in malnourished children. (Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette)
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - November 14, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Microvascular complications in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus in Assiut governorate, Egypt
ConclusionThe prevalence rate of microvascular complications was considerably high among diabetic patients in Assiut governorate, Egypt especially with poor glycemic control and dyslipidemia. Regular screening for microvascular complications is recommended for all diabetic patients, as early treatment is critical for reducing cardiovascular risks and slowing the progression to late stages of diabetic nephropathy. (Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette)
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - October 24, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Comparison between preterm and full term neonatal cord selenium in correlation to maternal serum selenium levels
ConclusionThis study indicated that cord Se concentration was different in term and preterm neonates being higher in full terms, so we recommend selenium supplementation to preterm neonates and their mothers to avoid sequelae of selenium deficiency on their health and to reach the levels obtained in full term neonates. (Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette)
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - October 14, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

National survey on current management of ovarian tumors in pediatric age group
Publication date: Available online 10 October 2018Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association GazetteAuthor(s): Ahmed Elgendy, Sherif Shehata (Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette)
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - October 12, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Association between adenosine receptor gene polymorphism and response to caffeine citrate treatment in apnea of prematurity; An Egyptian single-center study
ConclusionADORA2a [1976C > T] polymorphism has a significant role in AOP development and variation in caffeine response among preterm babies. (Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette)
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - October 5, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Cardiac troponin T in neonates with respiratory distress
ConclusionCardiac troponin T is higher in neonates with respiratory distress compared to healthy infants. It could be used as a useful marker for myocardial dysfunction. (Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette)
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - October 5, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Incidental hypertransaminasemia in children: Potential delay in diagnosis of muscle disease
Publication date: Available online 21 September 2018Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association GazetteAuthor(s): Carolyne Ghobrial, Nehal Abdelhamid, Hanaa El-KaraksyAbstractMany physicians believe that muscle disease leads either to sole elevation of aspartate aminotransferase (AST) or a disproportionate increase in AST versus alanine aminotreansferase (ALT). We herein report 25 patients with muscle disease who presented erroneously to the hepatologist with an incidental finding of elevated ALT/AST. Data of 25 patients with elevated ALT/AST who proved to have muscle disease and underwent extensive liver workup were analyzed. ...
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - September 22, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Angiotensin-converting enzyme polymorphism and pediatric pneumonia
ConclusionThe ACE I/D polymorphism is not associated with the risk nor the outcome of pneumonia in our pediatric population. (Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette)
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - September 8, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Mother-daughter genetic relationship in central obesity
ConclusionA key role could be played by the mother in the primary prevention of central obesity due to the consistent association of central obesity indices between mothers and daughters. (Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette)
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - August 31, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Evaluation of early postpartum fenugreek supplementation on expressed breast milk volume and prolactin levels variation
Publication date: Available online 31 July 2018Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association GazetteAuthor(s): Rania Mohamed Abdou, Mona FatheyAbstractBackgroundThe most common reason for the interruption of exclusive breastfeeding is the assumption of insufficient breast milk. Egyptian women have traditionally used fenugreek to increase milk flow and supplementation. However, this practice has not been scientifically evaluated or proved yet.ObjectivesThe study aimed to evaluate the effect of the consumption of one of the herbal galactagogues (fenugreek) on expressed breastmilk volume and post-partum prolactin level change.Method...
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - July 31, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Rate of mother to child transmission of HIV and factors associated among HIV exposed infants in Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia: Retrospective study
ConclusionThe risk of HIV infection among infants born to HIV infected mothers was high in the study area. Hence, strengthening the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) management activities that would trace the identified factors shall be recommended to reduce risk of HIV infection among infants born to HIV infected mothers. (Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette)
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - July 21, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Screening for hepatitis C virus infection among Minia city school students
ConclusionThe study concluded that the percentage of school students (aged 12–18) years old who are probably infected with HCV was 0.7% (5 out of 750) in Minia district. (Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette)
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - July 14, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Miliary TB with pelvic mass and choroidal tubercles in a child: Case report
ConclusionKeeping in mind its protean manifestations, miliary TB should always be considered in the differential diagnosis of the pelvic tumors, especially in the regions that are endemic for the disease. (Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette)
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - July 10, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Promising roles of erythropoietin and lymphotoxin alpha in critical illness: A pilot study in critically ill children
This study was designed to investigate the patterns of erythropoietin (EPO) and LT-α levels in children with acute critical illness.Patients and methodsThirty-two critically ill children were prospectively subjected to serial estimation of EPO and LT-α levels, during the first 10 days of admission to one of the pediatric intensive care unit of Cairo University. Thirteen healthy children served as control.ResultsSerial EPO and LT-α measurements showed significant increases over time early in their critical illness (P 
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - July 10, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Biliary atresia recent insight
In conclusion: BA is a serious liver disease that needs to be further studied, and awareness of BA should be increased among the public and health care workers to prevent the complications of this disease. (Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette)
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - July 10, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Relationship between breast feeding duration and risk of overweight/obesity among Egyptian children
ConclusionChildhood overweight/obesity were less prominent among children who Bf for
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - July 10, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Is metformin a viable alternative to insulin in the treatment of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)? Comparison of maternal and neonatal outcomes
Publication date: March 2018Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette, Volume 66, Issue 1Author(s): Sally R. Eid, Rehab S.I. Moustafa, Mohab M. Salah, Salwa K. Hanafy, Rania H. Aly, Waleed F.G. Mostafa, Ayat I. Ghanem (Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette)
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - July 10, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Can we rely on the neutrophil left shift for the diagnosis of neonatal sepsis? Need for re-evaluation
ConclusionNeutrophil left shift is a rapid, simple and readily available test that has a reasonable positive predictive value and specificity which denotes its usefulness in the early diagnosis of neonatal sepsis as well as in decreasing the exposure of non-septic neonates to antimicrobial therapy. (Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette)
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - July 10, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Impact of underlying cause of bronchiectasis on clinical outcome: A comparative study on CF and Non-CF bronchiectasis in Egyptian children
Publication date: June 2018Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette, Volume 66, Issue 2Author(s): N. El BashaAbstractBackgroundBronchiectasis represents an important cause of chronic lung disease in children in developing countries and continues to be one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality with worsening quality of life in these children.AimTo compare the clinical course and outcome in Cystic Fibrosis (CF) and non CF bronchiectasis in children.Patients and methodThis cross sectional observational study included 50 children with bronchiectasis; all were followed up at pulmonology Unit, Cairo University C...
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - July 10, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Prevalence of Human rhinovirus infection in young children with acute wheezing
ConclusionHRV was the second common viral infection in children with wheezes. Its prevalence was more in winter with higher incidence of recurrence. Compared to the other respiratory viruses, it had the higher mortality 43.7%. (Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette)
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - July 10, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Outcome of different treatment regimens used in newly diagnosed ITP pediatric patients
ConclusionWe recommend the use of (methylprednisolone 20–30 mg/kg/d × 3–5 days) followed by oral (prednisolone 2 mg/kg/d) due to rapid and sustained response. (Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette)
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - July 10, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Clinical study of serum interleukin-6 in children with community-acquired pneumonia
Publication date: June 2018Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette, Volume 66, Issue 2Author(s): Ahmed A. Khattab, Muhammad S. El-Mekkawy, Amira M. Shehata, Nermeen A. WhdanAbstractBackgroundCommunity-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is an important childhood killer. Excessive production of cytokines, including interleukin-6 (IL-6), might be associated with severe disease course but pediatric data is limited.AimTo assess value of IL-6 in predicting CAP severity in children.MethodsA prospective study conducted on 73 children hospitalized for CAP and 15 healthy controls. Pneumonia severity was evaluated according to World Hea...
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - July 10, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Isolated primary agenesis of left lung presenting with recurrent respiratory infections – An uncommon presentation
Publication date: June 2018Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette, Volume 66, Issue 2Author(s): Mohd Ilyas, Fahad Shafi, Kifayat Hussain Ganaie, Inayat Ellahi, Naseer ChohAbstractThe present article reports a rare case of isolated primary left lung agenesis who presented with the history of recurrent respiratory infections. Lung agenesis is an uncommon entity resulting due to non-proliferation of the lung bud. The agenesis may be complete or partial depending upon the time of proliferative arrest. It may be isolated or associated with organ anomalies. In complete agenesis, there is no development of pulmonary vascu...
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - July 10, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Isolated nasopharyngeal tuberculosis in a 12 year old boy – A case report
Publication date: Available online 21 June 2018Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association GazetteAuthor(s): Santosh Kumar Swain, Mahesh Chandra SahuAbstractTuberculosis is a chronic infectious disease of the human being caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Tuberculosis is a major health problem in developing country in the world. Majority of the tubercular lesions confined to the lungs of the human body whereas isolated nasopharyngeal tuberculosis affect nasopharynx without involving lungs or any other organs of the body. Isolated nasopharyngeal tuberculosis is an extremely rare clinical entity in children. Most clinician do ...
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - July 10, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Miliary TB with pelvic mass and choroidal tubercles in a child: Case report
ConclusionKeeping in mind its protean manifestations, miliary TB should always be considered in the differential diagnosis of the pelvic tumors, especially in the regions that are endemic for the disease. (Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette)
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - July 5, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Promising roles of erythropoietin and lymphotoxin alpha in critical illness: A pilot study in critically ill children
This study was designed to investigate the patterns of erythropoietin (EPO) and LT-α levels in children with acute critical illness.Patients and methodsThirty-two critically ill children were prospectively subjected to serial estimation of EPO and LT-α levels, during the first 10 days of admission to one of the pediatric intensive care unit of Cairo University. Thirteen healthy children served as control.ResultsSerial EPO and LT-α measurements showed significant increases over time early in their critical illness (P 
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - July 5, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Biliary atresia recent insight
In conclusion: BA is a serious liver disease that needs to be further studied, and awareness of BA should be increased among the public and health care workers to prevent the complications of this disease. (Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette)
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - July 5, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Relationship between breast feeding duration and risk of overweight/obesity among Egyptian children
ConclusionChildhood overweight/obesity were less prominent among children who Bf for
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - July 5, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Is metformin a viable alternative to insulin in the treatment of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)? Comparison of maternal and neonatal outcomes
Publication date: March 2018Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette, Volume 66, Issue 1Author(s): Sally R. Eid, Rehab S.I. Moustafa, Mohab M. Salah, Salwa K. Hanafy, Rania H. Aly, Waleed F.G. Mostafa, Ayat I. Ghanem (Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette)
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - July 5, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Can we rely on the neutrophil left shift for the diagnosis of neonatal sepsis? Need for re-evaluation
ConclusionNeutrophil left shift is a rapid, simple and readily available test that has a reasonable positive predictive value and specificity which denotes its usefulness in the early diagnosis of neonatal sepsis as well as in decreasing the exposure of non-septic neonates to antimicrobial therapy. (Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette)
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - July 5, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Impact of underlying cause of bronchiectasis on clinical outcome: A comparative study on CF and Non-CF bronchiectasis in Egyptian children
Publication date: June 2018Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette, Volume 66, Issue 2Author(s): N. El BashaAbstractBackgroundBronchiectasis represents an important cause of chronic lung disease in children in developing countries and continues to be one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality with worsening quality of life in these children.AimTo compare the clinical course and outcome in Cystic Fibrosis (CF) and non CF bronchiectasis in children.Patients and methodThis cross sectional observational study included 50 children with bronchiectasis; all were followed up at pulmonology Unit, Cairo University C...
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - July 5, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Prevalence of Human rhinovirus infection in young children with acute wheezing
ConclusionHRV was the second common viral infection in children with wheezes. Its prevalence was more in winter with higher incidence of recurrence. Compared to the other respiratory viruses, it had the higher mortality 43.7%. (Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette)
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - July 5, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Outcome of different treatment regimens used in newly diagnosed ITP pediatric patients
ConclusionWe recommend the use of (methylprednisolone 20–30 mg/kg/d × 3–5 days) followed by oral (prednisolone 2 mg/kg/d) due to rapid and sustained response. (Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette)
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - July 5, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Clinical study of serum interleukin-6 in children with community-acquired pneumonia
Publication date: June 2018Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette, Volume 66, Issue 2Author(s): Ahmed A. Khattab, Muhammad S. El-Mekkawy, Amira M. Shehata, Nermeen A. WhdanAbstractBackgroundCommunity-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is an important childhood killer. Excessive production of cytokines, including interleukin-6 (IL-6), might be associated with severe disease course but pediatric data is limited.AimTo assess value of IL-6 in predicting CAP severity in children.MethodsA prospective study conducted on 73 children hospitalized for CAP and 15 healthy controls. Pneumonia severity was evaluated according to World Hea...
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - July 5, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Isolated primary agenesis of left lung presenting with recurrent respiratory infections – An uncommon presentation
Publication date: June 2018Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette, Volume 66, Issue 2Author(s): Mohd Ilyas, Fahad Shafi, Kifayat Hussain Ganaie, Inayat Ellahi, Naseer ChohAbstractThe present article reports a rare case of isolated primary left lung agenesis who presented with the history of recurrent respiratory infections. Lung agenesis is an uncommon entity resulting due to non-proliferation of the lung bud. The agenesis may be complete or partial depending upon the time of proliferative arrest. It may be isolated or associated with organ anomalies. In complete agenesis, there is no development of pulmonary vascu...
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - July 5, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Isolated nasopharyngeal tuberculosis in a 12 year old boy – A case report
Publication date: Available online 21 June 2018Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association GazetteAuthor(s): Santosh Kumar Swain, Mahesh Chandra SahuAbstractTuberculosis is a chronic infectious disease of the human being caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Tuberculosis is a major health problem in developing country in the world. Majority of the tubercular lesions confined to the lungs of the human body whereas isolated nasopharyngeal tuberculosis affect nasopharynx without involving lungs or any other organs of the body. Isolated nasopharyngeal tuberculosis is an extremely rare clinical entity in children. Most clinician do ...
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - July 5, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Isolated nasopharyngeal tuberculosis in a 12  year old boy – A case report
Publication date: Available online 21 June 2018 Source:Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette Author(s): Santosh Kumar Swain, Mahesh Chandra Sahu Tuberculosis is a chronic infectious disease of the human being caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Tuberculosis is a major health problem in developing country in the world. Majority of the tubercular lesions confined to the lungs of the human body whereas isolated nasopharyngeal tuberculosis affect nasopharynx without involving lungs or any other organs of the body. Isolated nasopharyngeal tuberculosis is an extremely rare clinical entity in children. Most clinician do not c...
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - June 21, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Outcome of different treatment regimens used in newly diagnosed ITP pediatric patients
Conclusion We recommend the use of (methylprednisolone 20–30 mg/kg/d × 3–5 days) followed by oral (prednisolone 2 mg/kg/d) due to rapid and sustained response. (Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette)
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - May 8, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Prevalence of Human rhinovirus infection in young children with acute wheezing
Conclusion HRV was the second common viral infection in children with wheezes. Its prevalence was more in winter with higher incidence of recurrence. Compared to the other respiratory viruses, it had the higher mortality 43.7%. (Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette)
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - May 8, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Clinical study of serum interleukin-6 in children with community-acquired pneumonia
Conclusion IL-6 appears to be valuable for assessment of CAP severity in children compared with conventional biomarkers. (Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette)
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - March 30, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Isolated primary agenesis of left lung presenting with recurrent respiratory infections – An uncommon presentation
Publication date: Available online 26 March 2018 Source:Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette Author(s): Mohd Ilyas, Fahad Shafi, Kifayat Hussain Ganaie, Inayat Ellahi, Naseer Choh The present article reports a rare case of isolated primary left lung agenesis who presented with the history of recurrent respiratory infections. Lung agenesis is an uncommon entity resulting due to non-proliferation of the lung bud. The agenesis may be complete or partial depending upon the time of proliferative arrest. It may be isolated or associated with organ anomalies. In complete agenesis, there is no development of pulmonary vasculatu...
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - March 27, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Miliary TB with pelvic mass and choroidal tubercles in a child: Case report
Conclusion Keeping in mind its protean manifestations, miliary TB should always be considered in the differential diagnosis of the pelvic tumors, especially in the regions that are endemic for the disease. (Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette)
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - March 20, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Promising roles of erythropoietin and lymphotoxin alpha in critical illness: A pilot study in critically ill children
Conclusions Both EPO and LT-α showed significant increment in critically ill children especially in survivors. Our data strongly suggest that, LT-α may have an anti-inflammatory role in children with acute critical illness. (Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette)
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - March 20, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Is metformin a viable alternative to insulin in the treatment of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM)? Comparison of maternal and neonatal outcomes
Publication date: March 2018 Source:Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette, Volume 66, Issue 1 Author(s): Sally R. Eid, Rehab S.I. Moustafa, Mohab M. Salah, Salwa K. Hanafy, Rania H. Aly, Waleed F.G. Mostafa, Ayat I. Ghanem (Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette)
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - March 20, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Relationship between breast feeding duration and risk of overweight/obesity among Egyptian children
Conclusion Childhood overweight/obesity were less prominent among children who Bf for <12 months; However, there was no effect of breast feeding duration on any of the child anthropometric measures. (Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette)
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - March 20, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Biliary atresia recent insight
In conclusion: BA is a serious liver disease that needs to be further studied, and awareness of BA should be increased among the public and health care workers to prevent the complications of this disease. (Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette)
Source: Egyptian Pediatric Association Gazette - March 20, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research