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1 Effectiveness of an organized bowel management program in the management of severe chronic constipation in children Journal of Pediatric Surgery, December 17, 2014 Clinical Article
2 Association between eczema and stature in 9 US population-based studies JAMA Dermatology, December 17, 2014 Clinical Article
3 Bolus vs. continuous feeding to optimize anabolism in neonates Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition & Metabolic Care, December 17, 2014 Review Article
4 Universal infant immunization and occult hepatitis B virus infection in children and adolescents: a population-based study Hepatology, December 17, 2014 Clinical Article
5 Associations of maternal BMI and gestational weight gain with neonatal adiposity in the Healthy Start study American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, December 17, 2014 Clinical Article
6 Infant BMI peak, breastfeeding, and body composition at age 3 y American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, December 17, 2014 Clinical Article
7 Associations between commercial complementary food consumption and fruit and vegetable intake in children. Results of the DONALD study Appetite, December 17, 2014 Clinical Article
8 Households with a stunted child and obese mother: Trends and child feeding practices in a middle-income country, 1992-2008 Maternal and Child Health Journal , December 17, 2014 Clinical Article
9 Relationships between dental appearance, self-esteem, socio-economic status, and oral health-related quality of life in UK schoolchildren: A 3-year cohort study European Journal of Orthodontics , December 17, 2014 Evidence Based Medicine Clinical Article
10 A qualitative study of case management of children with asthma Professional Case Management, December 17, 2014 Clinical Article
11 Similarities and differences between pediatric and adult patients with systemic lupus erythematosus Lupus, December 17, 2014 Clinical Article
12 Out-of-hospital cardiac arrests in children and adolescents: Incidences, outcomes, and household socioeconomic status Resuscitation, December 17, 2014 Clinical Article
13 Mothers' perceived proximity to green space is associated with TV viewing time in children: The Growing Up in Scotland study Preventive Medicine, December 17, 2014 Clinical Article
14 Exploring HIV infection and susceptibility to measles among older children and adults in Malawi: A facility-based study International Journal of Infectious Diseases, December 17, 2014 Clinical Article
15 Intestinal rehabilitation of infantile onset very short bowel syndrome Journal of Pediatric Surgery, December 17, 2014 Review Article
16 Movement distribution: a new measure of sleep fragmentation in children with upper airway obstruction SLEEP, December 17, 2014 Clinical Article
17 Hormonal and metabolic responses to endurance exercise in children with Prader–Willi syndrome and non-syndromic obesity Metabolism, December 17, 2014 Clinical Article
18 Paediatric parotid neoplasms: a 10 year retrospective imaging and pathology review of these rare tumours Clinical Radiology, December 17, 2014 Review Article
19 Implant and clinical characteristics for pediatric and congenital heart patients in the national cardiovascular data registry implantable cardioverter defibrillator registry Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, December 17, 2014 Clinical Article
20 Enterovirus infection is associated with an increased risk of childhood type 1 diabetes in Taiwan: a nationwide population-based cohort study Diabetologia - Clinical and Experimental Diabetes and Metabolism, December 17, 2014 Clinical Article
As reported in Pediatric Pulmonology, salivary cortisol has an increased diurnal variation in children with mild or moderate-to-severe obstructive sleep apnea, while no changes in α-amylase were detected.
As reported in Clinical Nutrition, the waist-to-height ratio is inferior to the waist circumference and BMI in predicting body fat percentage and cardiometabolic risk factors in children 3-17 years of age.
As reported in European Neuropsychopharmacology, based on a meta-analysis of 22 studies, serotonin (5-HT) levels are significantly elevated in the whole blood of children with autism (OR = 4.6).