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1Sudden infant death syndrome and advice for safe sleepingBMJ, May 28, 2015  Clinical Article  Evidence Based Medicine
2Risk of idiopathic nephrotic syndrome among children with asthma: a nationwide, population-based cohort studyPediatric Research, May 28, 2015  Clinical Article
3Early and progressive insulin resistance in young, non-obese cancer survivors treated with hematopoietic stem cell transplantationPediatric Blood & Cancer, May 28, 2015  Clinical Article
4Post-marketing monitoring of intussusception after rotavirus vaccination in JapanPharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, May 28, 2015  Clinical Article
5Brain morphology in juvenile myoclonic epilepsy and absence seizuresActa Neurologica Scandinavica, May 28, 2015  Clinical Article
6Novel strategy for temporary decompression of the lower urinary tract in neonates using a double-J ureteral stentThe Journal of Urology, May 28, 2015  Clinical Article
7Depressive symptoms in a trial behavior family systems therapy for diabetes: a post hoc analysis of changeDiabetes Care, May 28, 2015  Clinical Article
8Clinical profile of childhood-onset psoriasis and prevalence of HLA-Cw6: a hospital-based study from IndiaPostgraduate Medical Journal, May 28, 2015  Clinical Article
9Relationship between serum IgA/C3 ratio and severity of histological lesions using the Oxford classification in children with IgA nephropathyPediatric Nephrology, May 28, 2015  Clinical Article
10School performance and neurodevelopment of very low birth weight preterm infants: first report from TurkeyJournal of Child Neurology, May 28, 2015  Clinical Article

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We have Ranked, Sorted and Summarized the Latest Clinical Articles.

1Snacking on protein can improve appetite control and diet quality in teensUniversity of Missouri News, May 28, 2015
2Pneumonia: Second-biggest killer of under-fivesEuropean Respiratory Society News, May 28, 2015
3Can indoor air purifiers produce cardiopulmonary benefits?American College of Cardiology News, May 28, 2015
4Better fine motor skills with delayed cord clampingUppsala University News, May 28, 2015
5Children's National first in US to destroy bone tumors with incisionless surgeryChildren’s National Medical Center, May 28, 2015
6Access to mental health care for teens improving, but less for communities with disparitiesUniversity of Michigan Health System, May 28, 2015
7A new era for genetic interpretationBrigham and Women's Hospital, May 28, 2015
8Researchers identify mechanisms linking early adversity, disease later in lifeUniversity of Georgia Research News, May 27, 2015
9Big gains in number of California children with health insurance and regular dental careUCLA Health System, May 27, 2015
10Researchers uncover novel blood biomarkers to better monitor therapy effectiveness for duchenne muscular dystrophyChildren’s National Medical Center, May 27, 2015

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Narrow-spectrum antibiotics recommended for CAP in children

As reported in Pediatrics, narrow-spectrum antibiotics yielded similar outcomes in children with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) to broad-spectrum antibiotics. The study was conducted in 4 hospital and involved 492 patients between 2 months and 18 years with a discharge diagnosis of CAP. Other than a 10-hour decrease in length of stay in the narrow-spectrum antibiotic groups, the outcomes were similar between the narrow- and broad-spectrum antibiotic groups.

Cortisol as a biomarker of obstructive sleep apnea

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.

Waist-to-height ratio does not predict cardiometabolic risk in children

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.

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