A 25-year review of pediatric suicides: distinguishing features and risk factors - Molina DK, Farley NJ.
Childhood and adolescent suicides have been increasing worldwide in recent years, and the investigation of such deaths is often complex. Forensic pathologists frequently find themselves having to opine as to the manner of death in these difficult cases. Th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Clinical predictors of symptom resolution for children and adolescents with sport-related concussion - Howell DR, Potter MN, Kirkwood MW, Wilson PE, Provance AJ, Wilson JC.
OBJECTIVEThe goal of this study was to determine which variables assessed during an initial clinical evaluation for concussion are independently associated with time until symptom resolution among pediatric patients.METHODSData collected from a pro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

E-bike-related cranial injuries in pediatric population - Karepov Y, Kozyrev DA, Benifla M, Shapira V, Constantini S, Roth J.
PURPOSE: E-bikes are being used increasingly by all age groups. Children riding e-bikes often do not use safety equipment such as helmets, and are at increased risk for injuries requiring neurosurgery. The most common type of injury among pediatric e-biker... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Prevalence of primary teeth injuries presenting to a pediatric emergency department - Cully JL, Zeeb K, Sahay RD, Gosnell E, Morris H, Thikkurissy S.
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence of traumatic dental injuries (TDIs) in the primary dentition that presented to the emergency department (ED) of a level-one trauma... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Bham health care company raises $2.7M, names new CEO
A Birmingham-based pediatric urgent care company just raised $2.7 million to fuel its rapid growth. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Bham health care company raises $2.7M, names new CEO
A Birmingham-based pediatric urgent care company just raised $2.7 million to fuel its rapid growth. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 18, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Teen Girls ’ Online Sex Experiences Set Up Offline Dangers
(Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge - April 18, 2019 Category: Reproduction Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Reproductive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Sensory Sensitivity Tied to Constipation in Young Children
Feeding problems due to sensory sensitivities common in children with constipation (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 18, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Neurology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Perinatal Complications Tied to Childhood Social Anxiety
Perinatal birth complications associated with childhood social anxiety symptoms and behavioral inhibition (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 18, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Nursing, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Does Sugar Make Kids Hyper? That ’ s Largely A Myth
(CNN) — Does sugar make kids hyper? Maybe. “If you look at the peer-reviewed evidence, we cannot say sugar absolutely makes kids hyper; however, you can’t discount that sugar may have a slight effect” on behavior, said Kristi L. King, senior pediatric dietitian at Texas Children’s Hospital and spokeswoman for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. In the mid-1990s, a meta-analysis reviewed 16 studies on sugar’s effects in children. The research, published in the medical journal JAMA, concluded that sugar does not affect behavior or cognitive performance in children. “However, a sm...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: News Health CNN Sugar Source Type: news

Storytelling and public health: the power of emotion in science
Dr. Neal Baer, a pediatrician and writer on shows such as “ER,” spoke about conveying public health information with creative storytelling at YSPH on April 9. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - April 18, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Sensory Sensitivity Tied to Constipation in Young Children
THURSDAY, April 18, 2019 -- Children with chronic constipation have underlying sensory characteristics that contribute to toileting behavioral difficulties, according to a study published online April 18 in The Journal of Pediatrics. Lauren M.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Concussion in children - Rotter J, Kamat D.
Concussions are common in pediatric athletes, but they often go underreported. The topic of concussions has garnered much attention from the media recently, and this attention has resulted in the development of stricter guidelines for management of concuss... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Health Tip: Choosing a Car Seat
-- Thousands of young children face injury or death in car accidents each year. Proper use of car seats can keep children safe in the event of a crash, says American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The AAP provides these guidelines for choosing car... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 18, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Choosing a Car Seat
Title: Health Tip: Choosing a Car SeatCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/18/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - April 18, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Gene Therapy Might Prove a Cure for 'Bubble Boy' Disease
Title: Gene Therapy Might Prove a Cure for 'Bubble Boy' DiseaseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/18/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - April 18, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Baloxavir Marboxil: A Flu Antiviral With a Novel Mechanism Baloxavir Marboxil: A Flu Antiviral With a Novel Mechanism
Baloxavir marboxil is a newly approved treatment for influenza. Learn more about the antiviral mechanism of action of this agent.Pediatric Pharmacotherapy (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

The Effects of EMONO in Pediatric Dentistry The Effects of EMONO in Pediatric Dentistry
This study examined the effects and acceptability of EMONO, an equimolar mixture of oxygen and nitrous oxide, when used in dental care for infants, children and adolescents.BMC Oral Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dental & Oral Health Journal Article Source Type: news

New UCLA center focusing on disorders of the esophagus to be named for Robert G. Kardashian
TheDavid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA has established a center for holistic, patient-centered treatment, research and education related to disorders of the esophagus.The new center is named in memory of Robert G. Kardashian, a prominent Los Angeles attorney who died of esophageal cancer in 2003. Kardashian ’s family will launch fundraising efforts to provide resources for the center’s key initiatives and activities.TheRobert G. Kardashian Center for Esophageal Health, which is based in the UCLA Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Division of Digestive Diseases, combines UCLA Health ’s collective expertise in ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - April 18, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Preschoolers with chronic constipation tend to be picky eaters
(Ann& Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago) In the first study of its kind in the US, researchers found that normally developing preschool children with chronic constipation have underlying sensory issues that contribute to their difficulties with toileting behaviors. These children are often picky eaters who might be overly sensitive to food textures, tastes, or odors. They also might have an exaggerated response to noises, bright lights, or other sensory stimuli. Findings were published in the Journal of Pediatrics. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

St. Jude Doctors Claim Cure for'Bubble Boy' Disease St. Jude Doctors Claim Cure for'Bubble Boy' Disease
Relying on the trickery used by the AIDS virus to infect people, doctors at two medical centers say they have cured 10 infants of so-called bubble boy disease, a genetic defect that leaves children, typically boys, without an immune system.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - April 18, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

With big assist from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, UC looks to boost women, minorities in STEM
With a $6.9 million, five-year commitment from Facebook Inc. CEO Mark Zuckerberg and pediatrician Priscilla Chan, two University of California campuses will try to replicate the success of an East Coast program in guiding minority and women students through coursework into STEM careers. The project, called the STEM Scholars Program, is designed to recruit high school students "underrepresented" in science, technology, engineering and mathematics to UC Berkeley and UC San Diego, keep cohorts of students… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 17, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

In Some States, Sexting Could Land Teens in Jail for a Long Time In Some States, Sexting Could Land Teens in Jail for a Long Time
Sexting - the texting of sexual images - is increasingly common among teens, but in nearly half the U.S. the practice may hold an unexpected danger: in 23 states, sexting between teens is considered child pornography, which could potentially result in a 20-year prison term and mandatory registration as a sex offender, a new report warns.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Detection of brain specific cardiolipins in plasma after experimental pediatric head injury - Anthonymuthu TS, Kenny EM, Hier ZE, Clark RSB, Kochanek PM, Kagan VE, Bayir H.
Cardiolipin (CL) is a mitochondria-specific phospholipid that is central to maintenance and regulation of mitochondrial bioenergetic and metabolic functions. CL molecular species display great tissue variation with brain exhibiting a distinct, highly diver... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: TBI Source Type: news

New UCLA center focusing on disorders of the esophagus to be named for Robert Kardashian
TheDavid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA has established a center for holistic, patient-centered treatment, research and education related to disorders of the esophagus.The new center is named in memory of Robert G. Kardashian, a prominent Los Angeles attorney who died of esophageal cancer in 2003. Kardashian ’s family will launch fundraising efforts to provide resources for the center’s key initiatives and activities.TheRobert G. Kardashian Center for Esophageal Health, which is based in the UCLA Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Division of Digestive Diseases, combines UCLA Health ’s collective expertise in ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - April 17, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Hashimoto Thyroiditis and the Development of Thyroid Nodules Hashimoto Thyroiditis and the Development of Thyroid Nodules
This study investigates the possible association among pediatric patients.Journal of the Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Association of Parent-Perceived Stress With Children's Weight Association of Parent-Perceived Stress With Children's Weight
How does parental stress impact their children's risk of obesity?Preventing Chronic Disease (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Microbial Features ID'd for Pediatric Irritable Bowel Syndrome
WEDNESDAY, April 17, 2019 -- Microbial and metabolic features can distinguish children with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) from controls, according to a study published online April 17 in the Journal of Molecular Diagnostics. Emily B. Hollister,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AI can spot malpositioned catheters on pediatric x-rays
An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can automatically analyze pediatric...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 5 ways artificial intelligence can augment clinicians AI improves contouring accuracy for radiation oncology Practical considerations of AI: Part 2 -- ROI variables Are AI algorithms vulnerable to manipulation by users? SIR: Virtual reality beats fluoroscopy for catheter placement (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 17, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Hot-Car Deaths Hit Record High in 2018
Title: Hot-Car Deaths Hit Record High in 2018Category: Health NewsCreated: 4/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/17/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - April 17, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Can Games and Apps Help Your Kids Learn?
Title: Can Games and Apps Help Your Kids Learn?Category: Health NewsCreated: 4/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/17/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - April 17, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Pediatric endocrinologist gives iconic 'Mona Lisa' a second medical opinion
(University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston) Michael Yafi, MD, refutes the most recent hypothesis that 'Lisa' had hypothyroidism and psychomotor retardation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Evaluating Neck Masses in Adult and Pediatric Patients Evaluating Neck Masses in Adult and Pediatric Patients
Dr Gordon Sun presents common causes of neck masses in adult and pediatric patients and discusses appropriate initial imaging studies for each patient population.Medscape Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - April 16, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Case Challenge Source Type: news

Trigeminal Nerve Stimulation Beats Sham Tx for Peds ADHD
Improvement observed in 8 - to 12 - year - olds with no clinically meaningful adverse events (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 16, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Neurology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Netherlands Grants Nation First Pediatric Hospital
[Addis Fortune] Bengt Van Loosdrecht, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Ethiopia, Admasu Nebebe state minister for Finance, and Liya Tadesse, state minister of Health, (from left to right) at the signing ceremony of the 27.4-million-euro grant agreement. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 16, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

I'm A Pediatrician. Here's What I've Learned About Why People Don't Trust Vaccines.
It only takes one scary true story to turn an already fearful parent off vaccines. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - April 16, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: news

Inactive Lifestyle Begins as Early as Age 7: Study
Title: Inactive Lifestyle Begins as Early as Age 7: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/16/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - April 16, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Health Tip: Signs of Dyslexia in Preschoolers
Title: Health Tip: Signs of Dyslexia in PreschoolersCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/16/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - April 16, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Kids Can Get UTIs, Too
Title: Kids Can Get UTIs, TooCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/16/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - April 16, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Duke University professor receives 2019 Bernard Sanberg Memorial Award from ASNTR
(University of South Florida (USF Innovation)) In advance of its 2019 annual meeting, the American Society for Neural Therapy and Repair (ASNTR) has presented The 2019 Bernard Sanberg Memorial Award to Joanne Kurtzberg, MD, Jerome Harris Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics at Duke University Medical Center and Director of the of the Marcus Center for Cellular Cures at the Duke University School of Medicine. The award, presented annually at the ASNTR meeting, recognizes Dr. Kurtzberg's distinguished career in pediatrics and regenerative medicine. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New Anesthetic Proven to Reduce Pain in Pediatric Dentistry
This article is vital research in the arena of pediatric dentistry as it eliminates the need of very painful palatal injections, thus reducing the number of pricks to one. Elimination of painful palatal injections reduces children’s anxiety, thus instilling a positive dental attitude in th em. This research also will lay a cornerstone for further research to explore newer drugs and techniques for better patient compliance.”By reducing the number of injections to one, articaine is setting the groundwork for a more positive pediatric dental experience. As the researchers notes, this study opens the door for addit...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - April 16, 2019 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Many Older Adults Keep Guns Unlocked, Loaded at Home
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 16, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Emergency Medicine, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Temporary Shortage of Pediatric Tracheostomy Tubes: FDA Temporary Shortage of Pediatric Tracheostomy Tubes: FDA
The closing of an ethylene oxide sterilization plant in Illinois has led to a temporary shortage of Bivona tracheostomy tubes manufactured by Smiths Medical.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines - April 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Pediatrics News Alert Source Type: news

FDA Acknowledges Shortage of Breathing Tubes Due to Sterilization Shutdown
FDA acknowledged on Friday that there is a temporary shortage of a type of tracheostomy tube manufactured by Smiths Medical, a device that many high-risk kids and some adults depend on to help them breathe. As MD+DI reported on April 9, the shortage of the Bivona trach tubes is the direct result of a sterilization plant in Illinois being shut down. At that time, FDA had not yet commented on this shortage, although the agency had warned of potential shortages due to the closure and the planned closure of a similar facility in Michigan. Smiths Medical previously sent the tracheostomy tubes...
Source: MDDI - April 15, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Sterilization Source Type: news

Celebrity ‘ Fat - Shaming ’ Affects All Women, Study Finds
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 15, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Dermatology, Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Nutrition, News, Source Type: news

New Scale Helps Identify More Serious Cases of Mononucleosis
Scale identifies college students at increased risk for corticosteroid Rx, chronic fatigue syndrome (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 15, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Neurology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Rheumatology, Journal, Source Type: news

Don ’ t Prosecute Sexting Teens as Child Pornographers, Researchers Say
(Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Fertility News - Doctors Lounge - April 15, 2019 Category: Reproduction Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Reproductive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

The Checkup: Measles Now
On the frustration of pediatricians taking care of children suffering from a preventable disease. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: PERRI KLASS, M.D. Tags: Measles Children and Childhood Babies and Infants Vaccination and Immunization Passover Source Type: news

Epidemiology and cost of pediatric injury in Yaound é, Cameroon: a prospective study - Nwanna-Nzewunwa O, Ngamby MK, Cox J, Feldhaus I, Motwani G, Monono ME, Etoundi GA, Dicker RA, Hyder AA, Juillard C.
PURPOSE: Unintentional injury is the leading cause of death among children aged 10-19  years and over 95% of injury deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). As patterns of injury in the pediatric population may differ from those in adults,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Newborn's 'Microbiome' Could Give Clues to Weight Later
Title: Newborn's 'Microbiome' Could Give Clues to Weight LaterCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/15/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - April 15, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news