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1 Early childhood gut microbiomes show strong geographic differences among subjects at high risk for type 1 diabetes Diabetes Care, December 19, 2014 Clinical Article
2 Influence of food companies' brand mascots and entertainment companies' cartoon media characters on children's diet and health: A systematic review and research needs Obesity Reviews, December 19, 2014 Evidence Based Medicine Review Article
3 Effect of neonatal vitamin A supplementation on mortality in infants in Tanzania (Neovita): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial The Lancet, December 19, 2014 Evidence Based Medicine Clinical Article
4 Adult bone strength of children from single-parent families: The Midlife in the United States Study Osteoporosis International, December 19, 2014 Clinical Article
5 Treatment of juvenile recurrent parotitis of childhood an analysis of effectiveness JAMA Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery, December 19, 2014 Clinical Article
6 Dietary intake in infants with complex congenital heart disease: A case-control study on macro- and micronutrient intake, meal frequency and growth Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, December 19, 2014 Clinical Article
7 A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down: Bitter masking by sucrose among children and adults Chemical Senses, December 19, 2014 Clinical Article
8 An eight-week, open-trial, pilot feasibility study of trigeminal nerve stimulation in youth with attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder Brain Stimulation, December 19, 2014 Clinical Article
9 Trends and patterns of sexual behaviors among adolescents and adults aged 14 to 59 years, United States Sexually Transmitted Diseases, December 19, 2014 Clinical Article
10 Biomarkers for childhood-onset systemic lupus erythematosus Current Rheumatology Reports, December 19, 2014 Clinical Article
11 Pregnancy outcome in patients with sickle cell disease in the UK - a national cohort study comparing sickle cell anaemia (HbSS) with HbSC disease British Journal of Haematology, December 19, 2014 Clinical Article
12 Therapeutic implications of "neutrophilic asthma" Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine, December 19, 2014 Review Article Clinical Article
13 Lack of bone lesions at diagnosis is associated with inferior outcome in multisystem langerhans cell histiocytosis of childhood British Journal of Haematology, December 19, 2014 Clinical Article
14 Topical corticosteroids versus "wait and see" in the management of solitary mastocytoma in pediatric patients: A long-term follow-up Dermatologic Therapy, December 19, 2014 Clinical Article
15 Secular trends of obesity prevalence in Chinese children from 1985 to 2010: Urban–rural disparity Obesity, December 19, 2014 Clinical Article
16 Neglect-like characteristics of developmental disregard in children with cerebral palsy revealed by event related potentials Full Text BMC Neurology, December 19, 2014 Clinical Article
17 Effect of a vascular access team on central line-associated bloodstream infections in infants admitted to a neonatal intensive care unit: A systematic review International Journal of Nursing Studies, December 19, 2014 Evidence Based Medicine Review Article
18 Immunodeficiency in children starting antiretroviral therapy in low-, middle-, and high-income countries Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, December 19, 2014 Clinical Article
19 Major neonatal surgery under local anesthesia: a cohort study from Bangladesh World Journal of Surgery, December 19, 2014 Review Article
20 The percutaneous cecostomy tube in the management of fecal incontinence in children Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, December 19, 2014 Clinical Article
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).
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.