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1Longitudinal development of infant complementary diet diversity in 3 international cohortsThe Journal of Pediatrics, July 30, 2015  Clinical Article
2Exhaled carbon dioxide and neonatal breathing patterns in preterm infants after birthThe Journal of Pediatrics, July 30, 2015  Clinical Article
3Secondhand smoke exposure and illness severity among children hospitalized with pneumoniaThe Journal of Pediatrics, July 30, 2015  Clinical Article
4Parental confidence in managing food allergy: development and validation of the Food Allergy Self-Efficacy Scale for Parents (FASE-P)Clinical & Experimental Allergy, July 30, 2015  Clinical Article
5Neonatal fatty acid status and neurodevelopmental outcome at 9 yearsEarly Human Development, July 30, 2015  Clinical Article
6Impact of an early-life intervention on the nutrition behaviors of 2-y-old children: a randomized controlled trialAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition, July 30, 2015  Clinical Article
7Long-term adherence to inhaled corticosteroids in children with asthma: Observational studyRespiratory Medicine, July 30, 2015  Clinical Article
8Inhaled nitric oxide as an adjunctive treatment for cerebral malaria in children: A phase II randomized open-label clinical trialOpen Forum Infectious Diseases, July 30, 2015  Full Text  Clinical Article
9Salivary and serum cortisol and relation to blood pressure in infancy and early childhood in very-low-birth-weight infantsPediatric Research, July 30, 2015  Review Article
10Enteropathogenic and enteroaggregative E. coli in stools of children with acute gastroenteritis in Davidson County, TennesseeDiagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease, July 30, 2015  Clinical Article

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

1Small study affirms accuracy of free mobile app that screens for liver disease in newbornsJohns Hopkins Medicine, July 30, 2015
2Study: Lifesaving antibiotics increase risk of lifelong hearing loss in patients with deadly bacterial infectionsOregon Health & Science University, July 30, 2015
3Study may show a way to predict whether children with a genetic disorder will develop autism or psychosisUCLA Health System, July 29, 2015
4Simple procedure using a nasal balloon can help treat hearing loss in childrenUniversity of Southampton News, July 29, 2015
5In mice, an experimental drug treatment for Rett syndrome suggests the disorder is reversibleCold Spring Harbor Laboratory News, July 29, 2015
6Study shows effectiveness of pediatric stroke protocolVanderbilt University Medical Center Research News, July 29, 2015
7UTHealth experts provide insight on causes of child obesity, tactics to end itUniversity of Texas Health Science Center at Houston News, July 29, 2015
8Babies’ brains show that social skills linked to second language learningUniversity of Washington Health and Medicine News, July 29, 2015
9Autism costs estimated to reach nearly $500 billion, potentially $1 trillion, by 2025UC Davis Health System, July 29, 2015
10Doctor warns about lead poisoning risk from recycling older electronic equipmentCincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, July 29, 2015

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5-HT levels elevated in autism

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).

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.

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.

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