Fairly high levels of interest were demonstrated by patients and family members in this pilot program.
Doctors and nurses made worse decisions when confronted by 'an angry mother,' study finds.
Higher moderate-to-vigorous physical activity predicts fewer symptoms of major depression in children.
The use of 'cybercycles' reduces classroom disruptions for children with autism, ADHD and other behavioral disorders.
The change in allergy recommendations were based on results of a groundbreaking clinical trial.
The greatest areas of growth in absolute terms were inpatient well-newborn care, ADHD and asthma.
This universal program that employs nurse-parent educator teams show a reduction in ER use.
The use of tobacco and alcohol among teens also decreased significantly.
The number of cases have risen because of widespread maternal drug abuse, researchers say.
'Kangaroo mother care' was linked to increased survival, with better social and behavioral outcomes.
Shorter hospitalizations were seen among children with DKA after clinical guideline implementation.
Early treatment of depression may lower the risk of future episodes of mood disorders.
Pediatricians should be the child's advocate and try to maintain relationships with both their parents.
This global study supports the revised regimen for those aged 15 years and younger.
The American Academy of Pediatrics wants to expand access to family-based therapies.
The 2011 AAP treatment guidelines may have contributed to the stabilization of ADHD diagnoses of preschoolers.
The authors suggest that cyberbullying and social media use may be possible causes.
Benefits were seen, but there were no clear and long-term advantages in using binocular gaming over patching when treating amblyopia.
Pediatric CPR events at night was associated with a 12% reduced odds of survival.
This study suggests that there may be a 'spillover' effect when children get other mandated immunizations.
These findings should reassure women to get the Tdap vaccine in order to help protect their infant against pertussis.
The US Preventive Services Task Force fine-tunes their 2010 obesity screening recommendations.
This study has found that from 1997 to 2012, 1.3% of children that were hospitalized for opioid overdose had died.
These guidelines suggest that fluoroquinolones should be considered in specific situations when there is no safe and effective alternative.
Indicators of schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive disorder and anxiety disorders might be spotted during a routine physical at age 18 years.
However, researcher are not yet clear if these structural changes are lasting or meaningful.
This study finds that hospital admissions for headaches in children are on the rise, but the reasons are still unclear.
The FDA has approved the MiniMed 670G, a hybrid closed loop system that automatically monitors glucose and delivers insulin to the patient.
The risk of becoming obese was significantly higher for infants delivered via c-section as compared to those who were delivered vaginally.
The American Academy of Pediatrics now recommends that all children aged 6 months or older should receive the seasonal flu vaccine, according to a recently published policy statement.