Promising Drugs Line Up for Lupus Treatment Promising Drugs Line Up for Lupus Treatment
Systemic lupus erythematosus remains a treatment challenge, but a variety of drugs in the pipeline are set to target type I interferons, cytokines, and B cells.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - September 22, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

New Guidance Released on Infection Control in the NICU New Guidance Released on Infection Control in the NICU
Practical scenario-based recommendations from the Society for Health Epidemiology of America balance the need for infection control with need for close family contact in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - September 21, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Children and COVID-19: New Cases May Be Leveling Off Children and COVID-19: New Cases May Be Leveling Off
Growth in new pediatric COVID-19 cases has evened out in recent weeks, but children now represent 10% of all COVID-19 cases in the United States.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - September 17, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Bedtime Virtual Reality Intervention May Improve Teens' Sleep Bedtime Virtual Reality Intervention May Improve Teens' Sleep
Immersive virtual reality and slow breathing techniques may help promote bedtime relaxation and improve overall sleep quality in adolescents, early research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - September 14, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

What if a Child Gets COVID at School? School Liability Waivers What if a Child Gets COVID at School? School Liability Waivers
Some schools are requiring parents to sign a waiver of liability in case a student gets COVID that's traced to school.Medscape Pediatrics (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - September 14, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics Ask the Expert Source Type: news

Children Carried COVID-19 Home From Utah Childcare Centers, Infecting Family Members: US Report Children Carried COVID-19 Home From Utah Childcare Centers, Infecting Family Members: US Report
Twelve children who likely contracted COVID-19 at three childcare operations in Utah infected some of their parents and siblings, according to a US study, adding to evidence that very young kids can transmit the disease.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - September 14, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

AAP: Kids Should Receive Flu Vaccinations By the End of October AAP: Kids Should Receive Flu Vaccinations By the End of October
Updated recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics urge prompt immunization in anticipation of COVID-19 – related bottlenecks at clinics and hospitals this season.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - September 8, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Health Officials Worry Nation's Not Ready for COVID-19 Vaccine Health Officials Worry Nation's Not Ready for COVID-19 Vaccine
The path to delivering vaccines to 330 million people remains unclear for the local health officials expected to carry out the work.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - September 3, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Almost 44,000 Child COVID-19 Cases in 1 Week Almost 44,000 Child COVID-19 Cases in 1 Week
The new cases bring the cumulative number of infected children to over 476,000, and that figure represents 9.5% of the over 5 million COVID-19 cases reported among all ages.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - September 2, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

The Frontline Health Care Workers Facing Threats of Deportation The Frontline Health Care Workers Facing Threats of Deportation
Had these immigrants lost their protected status, the U.S. health system would have lost an estimated 29,000 frontline workers in the midst of the pandemic.Undark (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - September 1, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Evolocumab Safe and Effective in Pediatric FH Evolocumab Safe and Effective in Pediatric FH
The PCSK9 inhibitor lowered LDL cholesterol by 38% vs placebo in HAUSER-RCT, the first randomized controlled trial of one of these agents in the pediatric population.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - August 30, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

' Digitally Native' Youth May Still Face Telemedicine Challenges'Digitally Native' Youth May Still Face Telemedicine Challenges
Adolescents who are considered'digital natives'may face fewer technological barriers to using voice and video options, but doctors should still consider issues such as privacy, confidentiality and disparities in access.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - August 24, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Meatpacking Companies Dismissed Years of Warnings Meatpacking Companies Dismissed Years of Warnings
In documents dating to 2006, government officials predicted that a pandemic would threaten critical businesses. Now nearly every one of the predictions has come true.ProPublica (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - August 20, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Quality Improvement Program Expands Early Childhood Screening Quality Improvement Program Expands Early Childhood Screening
To support practices in screening, the researchers developed a national QI collaborative.'Aims were to improve screening processes, including screening, discussion, referral, and follow-up. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - August 19, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

COVID-19 Vaccine: Is Our Priority Speed or Safety? COVID-19 Vaccine: Is Our Priority Speed or Safety?
Dr Art Caplan discusses what our priorities should be when developing a vaccine during the COVID-19 pandemic.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - August 10, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Commentary Source Type: news

Experimental Nonstimulant Effective, Fast-Acting for ADHD Experimental Nonstimulant Effective, Fast-Acting for ADHD
Once-daily viloxazine reduced symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder as soon as 1 week after dosing and was well tolerated in a pivotal phase 3 study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - August 7, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

The Impact of COVID on Digital Health The Impact of COVID on Digital Health
WebMD Chief Medical Officer John Whyte talks with medical futurist Dr Bertalan Mesk ó about how digital health technologies have increased during COVID-19 and what that means for the future of healthcare.WebMD (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - August 6, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Public Health & Prevention Expert Interview Source Type: news

Diagnostic Testing for COVID-19: A Quick Summary for PCPs Diagnostic Testing for COVID-19: A Quick Summary for PCPs
Diagnostic testing for COVID-19 is critical. But who should be tested, when, and how? And how accurate are the results? Here's the current information.Medscape Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - August 6, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

Small NY Study: Mother-Baby Transmission of COVID-19 Not Seen Small NY Study: Mother-Baby Transmission of COVID-19 Not Seen
All infants born to a cohort of 31 COVID-19-positive mothers tested negative for the virus during the height of the New York surge, according to a study from New York-Presbyterian Hospital.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - July 27, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

How Do You Feel About Sending Kids Back to School? How Do You Feel About Sending Kids Back to School?
Many important scientific questions about COVID-19 and children don't yet have answers.Medscape Reader Polls (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - July 22, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Parents Shouldn't Post Their Child's DNA Online -- Keep It Private Parents Shouldn't Post Their Child's DNA Online -- Keep It Private
Bioethicist Art Caplan discusses why parents should not post their children's genetic information on public online sites.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - July 15, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: None Commentary Source Type: news

Pediatric Hospitalists Convene to Discuss PHM Designation Pediatric Hospitalists Convene to Discuss PHM Designation
"If we build it, will they come? If they come, will it mean anything to them? That's the million-dollar question," Dr Chang said.The Hospitalist (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - July 9, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Collateral Damage: Delayed Diagnoses in Kids During COVID-19 Collateral Damage: Delayed Diagnoses in Kids During COVID-19
Survey reveals 50% drop in child visits to emergency departments and the most common delayed diagnosis was type 1 diabetes. The consequences are greater than the risks of COVID-19 in kids, say experts.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - July 8, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

COVID-19 Stress Could Increase Mental-Health Risks for Kids, Teens COVID-19 Stress Could Increase Mental-Health Risks for Kids, Teens
The COVID-19 pandemic will continue to affect vulnerable groups of children, especially those who are homeless, in foster care, struggle with substance-use disorders or identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer, according to a new paper by a social worker and a child-abuse researcher.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - July 3, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Could Nightly Drinks Be Good for the Brain? Could Nightly Drinks Be Good for the Brain?
Dr F. Perry Wilson comments on a study suggesting that moderate alcohol consumption may be associated with greater cognitive function.Medscape (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - July 1, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Coronavirus Parties Are a Bad Idea Coronavirus Parties Are a Bad Idea
Discussion about intentional exposure to COVID-19, reminiscent of chicken pox parties in the prevaccine era, has begun to crop up on social media. How should you respond to those who embrace this idea?CHOP Expert Commentary (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - June 18, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics Article Source Type: news

Metabolic Disease: Is It the Fat, Sugar, or Processed Food? Metabolic Disease: Is It the Fat, Sugar, or Processed Food?
As rates of obesity and type 2 diabetes rise, we have yet to identify the culprit of metabolic disease. Dr Caroline Apovian reviews and comments on a debate at this year's ADA meeting.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - June 18, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

Risk of New Lockdowns Rises With Fear of Second COVID-19 Wave Risk of New Lockdowns Rises With Fear of Second COVID-19 Wave
Fears of a second wave of COVID-19 infections grew on Friday with a record daily increase in India, warnings against complacency in Europe and word from half a dozen U.S. states that their hospital beds were filling up fast.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - June 15, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Dutch Coronavirus Study: Children Are Not Big Spreaders Dutch Coronavirus Study: Children Are Not Big Spreaders
A study by the Netherlands'National Institute for Health (RIVM) published on Wednesday concluded that children under the age of 12 play little role in transmitting the new coronavirus.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - June 8, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

80 Million Children at Risk of Measles, Polio as Vaccines Disrupted: WHO, UNICEF 80 Million Children at Risk of Measles, Polio as Vaccines Disrupted: WHO, UNICEF
Some 80 million children worldwide could be at risk of vaccine-preventable diseases like diphtheria, measles and polio due to disruption of routine immunization during the COVID-19 pandemic, UN agencies and the GAVI vaccine alliance said on Friday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - May 26, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

US Starts Study to Find COVID-19 Infection Rate in Children US Starts Study to Find COVID-19 Infection Rate in Children
The National Institutes of Health said on Monday it has started enrolling participants in a study to find out the infection rate of COVID-19, caused by the new coronavirus, in US children and their families.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - May 6, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

High Percentage of Transgender Youth Don't Disclose It to HCPs High Percentage of Transgender Youth Don't Disclose It to HCPs
Almost of half of all transgender youth deliberately don't disclose their gender identity to health care providers outside of a specialized gender clinic, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - March 11, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Docs Spurn Attempts to Criminalize Treatment of Transgender Kids Docs Spurn Attempts to Criminalize Treatment of Transgender Kids
Some US states propose to charge physicians with felonies; endocrinologists admit medical treatment of transgender youth is a work in progress but argue that legislating is not the way to go.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - February 24, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Adolescent Obesity Linked With Midlife Cancer Risk Adolescent Obesity Linked With Midlife Cancer Risk
The findings underline the need to tackle obesity early in life, writes an editorialist.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - February 21, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

More Patients Turning to'Direct Primary Care'More Patients Turning to'Direct Primary Care '
DPC Frontier estimates there are 1,219 practices in 48 states and Washington, D.C. They range in size from solo practitioners to corporate, multisite primary care organizations with thousands of doctors.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - February 11, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

EU Panel Backs Cholera Vaccine Vaxchora for Adults, Children EU Panel Backs Cholera Vaccine Vaxchora for Adults, Children
The European Medicines Agency's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use recommended marketing authorization for Vaxchora recombinant, live, oral cholera vaccine.International Approvals (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - January 31, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Alert Source Type: news

U.S. State Debates Criminal Charges for Treating Trans Teens U.S. State Debates Criminal Charges for Treating Trans Teens
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - January 31, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

AI Sheds New Light on Suicidality in Epilepsy AI Sheds New Light on Suicidality in Epilepsy
In the first study of its kind, investigators, using AI, found that young epilepsy patients were more than twice as likely as adults with epilepsy to discuss suicidal thoughts and behaviors online.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - December 11, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

FDA OKs Crizanlizumab, Targeted Therapy for Sickle Cell Crisis FDA OKs Crizanlizumab, Targeted Therapy for Sickle Cell Crisis
Crizanlizumab binds to P-selectin, a cell adhesion protein that plays a central role in the multicellular interactions that can lead to vaso-occlusion in sickle cell disease.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - November 16, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Alert Source Type: news

Obesity Ties to Cancer, Diabetes Showcased in Vegas Meeting Obesity Ties to Cancer, Diabetes Showcased in Vegas Meeting
Bariatric surgeons and obesity physicians meet in Vegas this week to hear about the latest advances in metabolic surgery as well as news on intermittent fasting and new obesity drugs, among other topics.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - November 4, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

' No Identifiable Reason' for 50% of Antipsychotic Use in ADHD'No Identifiable Reason' for 50% of Antipsychotic Use in ADHD
A national analysis concludes that only half of children and youth who received antipsychotics had a potential indication; even fewer received first-line stimulants.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - November 4, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

AAP Recommends Bariatric Surgery for Severely Obese Kids AAP Recommends Bariatric Surgery for Severely Obese Kids
As the number of severely obese children in the US has almost doubled in the last 20 years, a new policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics urges use of bariatric surgery as an effective treatment.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - October 29, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Cannabis Use Doubles Risk for Ketoacidosis in Type 1 Diabetes Cannabis Use Doubles Risk for Ketoacidosis in Type 1 Diabetes
Patients with type 1 diabetes who disclosed moderate cannabis use were more than twice as likely to have episodes of DKA as nonusers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - October 25, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Do Personality Traits in Teens Indicate Future Dementia Risk? Do Personality Traits in Teens Indicate Future Dementia Risk?
Is there an association between personality and dementia risk? New research suggests traits such as vigor, calm, and maturity going as far back as high school may have a protective effect.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - October 21, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

New Artificial Pancreas Study:'A Step Closer to a Brighter Future'New Artificial Pancreas Study:'A Step Closer to a Brighter Future '
First 6-month study with control group shows investigational closed-loop insulin delivery system improves time-in-range for patients with type 1 diabetes. But such systems are still far from perfect.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - October 17, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Helping Teens Recover Faster Post Concussion Helping Teens Recover Faster Post Concussion
For the first time, a randomized trial has found that exercise--albeit carefully controlled exercise--can speed recovery from a concussion.Medscape Pediatrics (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - October 16, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics Viewpoint Source Type: news

Teach a Team to Transplant: Exporting Medical Expertise Teach a Team to Transplant: Exporting Medical Expertise
How has teletechnology allowed US clinicians to expand their reach globally?Medscape Pediatrics (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - October 14, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics Commentary Source Type: news

' You ’ re Not the Father': A Moral Dilemma in Genetic Testing'You ’ re Not the Father': A Moral Dilemma in Genetic Testing
Amid the rise of genetic testing, doctors weigh an ethical dilemma: whether to tell patients who their biological fathers are -- or aren'tMedscape Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - October 1, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics Article Source Type: news

Study Raises Questions About Universal Screening for ASD Study Raises Questions About Universal Screening for ASD
A large study found that screening for autism spectrum disorder is feasible in primary care but is not very accurate; experts stress not abandoning universal screening and the need for better screening tools.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - September 27, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Survey Logs Big One-Year Jump in Nicotine Vaping Among 8th-Graders Survey Logs Big One-Year Jump in Nicotine Vaping Among 8th-Graders
The rate of nicotine vaping among 8th-graders in the U.S. nearly doubled in the past year and the rate among 12th-graders jumped by 22%, according to a new survey released WednesdayReuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - September 20, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news