The Latest Journal Articles in Pediatrics

1Safety and efficacy of darunavir/ritonavir in treatment-experienced pediatric patients: week 48 results of the ARIEL trialThe Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, April 24, 2015  Clinical Article
2Impact of daily cotrimoxazole on clinical malaria and asymptomatic parasitemias in HIV-exposed uninfected infantsClinical Infectious Diseases, April 24, 2015  Clinical Article
3Vitamin D sufficiency and staphylococcus aureus infection in childrenThe Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, April 24, 2015  Clinical Article
4Dietary intake and nutritional risk in Mediterranean adolescents in relation to the severity of the eating disorderPublic Health Nutrition, April 24, 2015  Clinical Article
5Concomitant use of immunomodulators affects the durability of infliximab therapy in children with Crohn's diseaseClinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology , April 24, 2015  Clinical Article
6Comparison of saliva Pcr assay versus rapid culture for detection of congenital cytomegalovirus infectionThe Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, April 24, 2015  Clinical Article
7Emergency management of ischemic stroke in childrenCurrent Treatment Options in Neurology, April 24, 2015  Clinical Article
8Persistence of IgG antibody following routine infant immunization with the 7-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccineThe Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, April 24, 2015  Clinical Article
9Management of simple renal cyst in children: French multicenter experience of 36 cases and review of the literatureJournal of Pediatric Urology, April 24, 2015  Review Article
10Severe osteogenesis imperfecta Type-III and its challenging treatment in newborn and pre-school children. A systematic reviewInjury, April 24, 2015  Evidence Based Medicine  Review Article
1Viral proteins may regulate human embryonic developmentStanford School of Medicine News, April 24, 2015
2Emotional problems in schoolgirls rose dramatically over past 5 yearsUniversity College London New, April 24, 2015
3Online program to combat OCDQueensland Brain Insitute News, April 24, 2015
4Kids with ADHD must squirm to learn, UCF study saysUniversity of Central Florida Health News, April 24, 2015
5New gel medication delays release of drug to benefit the patientThe University of Huddersfield News, April 24, 2015
6Scientists discover genetic cause of deadly rare disease ‘dyskeratosis congenita’Queen Mary University of London News, April 24, 2015
7Voluntary expanded newborn screening should be offered shortly after birth, suggests RTI International expertsRTI International News, April 24, 2015
8Book update released to help parents and teachers understand medications for behavioral and emotional problemsAnn & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago News, April 24, 2015
9Autism and prodigy share a common genetic linkOhio State University News, April 24, 2015
10Children with ADHD at risk for binge eating, study showsJohns Hopkins Medicine, April 24, 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.

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.

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.

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