Postpartum Depressive Mood Linked to Infant Speech Development
(MedPage Today) -- Postpartum depressed mood in mothers appears to be correlated with infant speech perception trajectories, a population-based cohort study showed. In a sample of 46 mothers, depressed subclinical postpartum mood (mean Edinburgh... (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - September 22, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Gene Therapy for Degenerative Brain Disorder Wins FDA Nod
(MedPage Today) -- The FDA granted accelerated approval to elivaldogene autotemcel (eli-cel; Skysona), a gene therapy to treat early, active cerebral adrenoleukodystrophy (CALD) in boys ages 4 to 17 years, drugmaker bluebird bio announced Friday... (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - September 19, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Which Groups of U.S. Teens Are More Likely to Have Poor Vision?
(MedPage Today) -- Racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic disparities in vision outcomes were apparent in adolescents, according to a cross-sectional study using data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Among nearly 3,000 participants... (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - September 15, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Urban Hospital Closing; Spotting Domestic Abuse; White Mulberry Questioned in Death
(MedPage Today) -- Note that some links may require subscriptions. St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, a 416-bed hospital in Cleveland, Ohio, will stop offering inpatient, surgical, and emergency room care in November. (Cleveland.com) The end... (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - September 15, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Our Hands Are Tied: Treating Prediabetes in Kids
(MedPage Today) -- Prediabetes is an abnormal state of glucose homeostasis in which blood glucose levels are elevated above the range of normal but are not high enough to be classified as diabetes. A staggering 28% of U.S. youth ages 12 to 19 years... (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - September 14, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Taking Two Common Supplements in Pregnancy Reduced Risk of Croup in Kids
(MedPage Today) -- BARCELONA -- Taking high-dose vitamin D and fish oil during pregnancy reduced the risk of croup in young children, a Danish randomized controlled trial showed. Among over 600 pregnant women, taking fish oil led to a 38% reduced... (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - September 10, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

We Need a Direct Pediatric Care Physician Network
(MedPage Today) -- The direct care subscription delivery model is rapidly growing. Hint Health, a national leader in the direct care space, identified an increase of patients receiving direct primary care by 241% and an increase of direct primary... (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - September 8, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

AAP Sets Ground Rules for Preventing Child Abuse in Healthcare
(MedPage Today) -- Potential healthcare providers should be screened for a history of child abuse issues, according to a guideline from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). In the recommendation on preventing the sexual abuse of children... (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - August 30, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Virtual Closed-Loop System Training Bolsters Time in Range for Kids With T1D
(MedPage Today) -- A virtual educational camp helped kids with type 1 diabetes get the most out of their closed-loop glucose control system, an Italian study showed. Among 43 children and teens who were using an updated closed-loop system, participation... (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - August 24, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Oral Supplement for Childhood Myopia: Preliminary Data Promising
(MedPage Today) -- Oral intake of 7-methylxanthine (7-MX) was associated with reduced myopia progression and axial elongation in children, according to a retrospective study from Denmark, where the caffeine metabolite is authorized for myopia control... (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - August 24, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Psychosocial Issues More Likely in Kids Who Skip Breakfast
(MedPage Today) -- Certain breakfast behaviors were linked with psychosocial health problems in children and teens, a Spanish study found. Young people between the ages of 4 and 14 who regularly skipped breakfast had a more than three times higher... (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - August 23, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Human Donor Milk in Short Supply at Many Hospitals
(MedPage Today) -- Many U.S. hospitals did not have human donor milk available for infants with very low birth weight (VLBW) who were not receiving enough mother's milk, according to a CDC report. Among hospitals with level III and IV neonatal... (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - August 22, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Virtual Reality Can Help Get Our Patients Vaccinated
(MedPage Today) -- Whether it is the newly approved COVID-19 vaccines or school-required immunizations, many children receive their mandatory shots over summer vacation. Estimates show that as many as two-thirds of children and one-fourth of adults... (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - August 20, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

U.S. Youth Face Unprecedented Mental Health Challenges, Says Surgeon General
(MedPage Today) -- The U.S. Surgeon General said he is gravely concerned about the "unprecedented" obstacles facing young people -- from climate change and racism, to the "culture of comparison" embraced by social media. "We think of high school... (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - August 19, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Unnecessary Outpatient Antibiotic Use Endangers Kids
(MedPage Today) -- Health professionals know well that overusing antibiotics accelerates the development of drug-resistant bacteria, the so-called superbugs that infect at least 2.8 million Americans and kill more than 35,000 each year. What may... (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - August 18, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news