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1 Transcutaneous Bilirubin in Exclusively Breastfed Healthy Term Newborns Up to 12 Days of Life Full Text Pediatrics, October 8, 2012 Original Publication Date: October 7, 2011

2 Early Volume Expansion During Diarrhea and Relative Nephroprotection During Subsequent Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome Full Text Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, October 8, 2012 Original Publication Date: October 7, 2011

3 Incidence and Age-Specific Presentation of Restrictive Eating Disorders in Children: A Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program Study Full Text Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, October 8, 2012 Original Publication Date: October 7, 2011

4 Effect on Behavior Problems of Teen Online Problem-Solving for Adolescent Traumatic Brain Injury Full Text Pediatrics, October 8, 2012 Original Publication Date: October 7, 2011

5 Sleep-Wake Transitions in Premature Neonates Predict Early Development Full Text Pediatrics, October 8, 2012 Original Publication Date: October 7, 2011

6 Age-Specific Differences in Outcomes After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrests Full Text Pediatrics, October 8, 2012 Original Publication Date: October 7, 2011

7 Reduced Prevalence of Diabetes Ketoacidosis at Diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes in Young Children Participating in Longitudinal Follow-Up Full Text Diabetes Care, October 8, 2012 Original Publication Date: October 7, 2011

8 Relationship of Maternal Snuff Use and Cigarette Smoking With Neonatal Apnea Full Text Pediatrics, October 8, 2012 Original Publication Date: October 7, 2011

9 Leisure time activities in adolescence in the presence of susceptibility genes for obesity: risk or resilience against overweight in adulthood? The HUNT study Full Text BMC Public Health, October 8, 2012

10 Correlates of Delayed Sexual Intercourse and Condom Use among Adolescents in Uganda: a cross-sectional study Full Text BMC Public Health, October 8, 2012

11 Analyses of body composition charts among younger and older Chinese children and adolescents aged 5 to 18 years Full Text BMC Public Health, October 8, 2012

12 Haemoglobinuria among children with severe malaria attending tertiary care in Ibadan, Nigeria Full Text Malaria Journal, October 8, 2012

13 10-year Cognition in Preterms After Random Assignment to Fatty Acid Supplementation in Infancy Full Text Pediatrics, October 7, 2012 Original Publication Date: October 6, 2011

14 Impact of Maternal Diabetes Mellitus on Mortality and Morbidity of Preterm Infants (24–33 Weeks' Gestation) Full Text Pediatrics, October 7, 2012 Original Publication Date: October 6, 2011

15 Prevalence of Asthma and Its Association With Glycemic Control Among Youth With Diabetes Full Text Pediatrics, October 7, 2012 Original Publication Date: October 6, 2011

16 Reduced Risks of Neural Tube Defects and Orofacial Clefts With Higher Diet Quality Full Text Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, October 7, 2012 Original Publication Date: October 6, 2011

17 Recurrence and Outcomes of Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis in Children Full Text Pediatrics, October 7, 2012 Original Publication Date: October 6, 2011

18 Four-Year Prospective Study of BMI and Mental Health Problems in Young Children Full Text Pediatrics, October 7, 2012 Original Publication Date: October 6, 2011

19 Randomized Clinical Trial of Rapid Versus 24-Hour Rehydration for Children With Acute Gastroenteritis Full Text Pediatrics, October 6, 2012 Original Publication Date: October 5, 2011

20 Breastfeeding, Long-Chain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in Colostrum, and Infant Mental Development Full Text Pediatrics, October 6, 2012 Original Publication Date: October 5, 2011

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Elevated BMI associated with lower extremity fractures in children

As published in Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research, elevated BMI is associated with fractures of the foot, ankle, knee, and leg (but not femur or hip) in children. In overweight, moderately obese, and extremely obese children, the ORs for fractures of the foot were 1.14, 1.23, and 1.42, respectively; fractures of the ankle, knee, and leg were 1.27, 1.28, and 1.51, respectively. Children 6-11 years of age were at highest risk.

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Children with ?-thalassemia major at risk for premature atherosclerosis

As published in the Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, children with ?-thalassemia major (n=31; age range, 4-16 y) exhibit laboratory and ultrasound evidence of premature atherosclerosis. Specifically, total cholesterol, LDL-C, HDL-C, and nitrate/nitrite levels were decreased, and VLDL-C levels, chitotroisidase activity, and carotid IMT were increased in affected children.

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HPV vaccination is not associated with increased sexual activity in adolescents

As published in Pediatrics, adolescent girls (11-12 years of age) vaccinated with HPV were not shown to have increased sexual activity over 3 years of follow-up compared to non-vaccinated girls (adjusted incidence rate ratio = 1.29). Sexual activity was assessed based on pregnancy, STD testing or diagnosis, and contraceptive counseling.

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1 Dexamethasone for acute asthma exacerbations in children: A meta-analysis Pediatrics, March 3, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

2 Effectiveness of nebulized beclomethasone in preventing viral wheezing: An RCT Pediatrics, March 4, 2014    Free full text

3 Dexamethasone for acute asthma exacerbations in children: A meta-analysis Pediatrics, February 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

4 Probiotic supplementation in preterm infants: It is time to change practice The Journal of Pediatrics, February 12, 2014

5 Effectiveness of Omega-3 polysaturated fatty acids (fish oil) supplementation for treating hypertriglyceridemia in children and adolescents Clinical Pediatrics, March 20, 2014

6 Prophylactic use of a probiotic in the prevention of colic, regurgitation, and functional constipation a randomized clinical trial JAMA Pediatrics, January 14, 2014    Free full text

7 Prevalence of vitamin D insufficiency among healthy school-age Cree children Paediatrics & Child Health, March 6, 2014    Free full text

8 Montelukast versus budesonide as a first line preventive therapy in mild persistent asthma in 2 to 18 y The Indian Journal of Pediatrics, February 28, 2014    Free full text

9 25-hydroxy vitamin D levels are associated with childhood asthma in a population-based study in Peru Clinical & Experimental Allergy, March 26, 2014

10 Prebiotic effect during the first year of life in healthy infants fed formula containing GOS as the only prebiotic: a multicentre, randomised, double-blind and placebo-controlled trial European Journal of Nutrition, March 28, 2014

11 Wheezing in children with pertussis associated with delayed pertussis diagnosis The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, March 19, 2014    Free full text    Review Article

12 Classification of childhood asthma phenotypes and long-term clinical responses to inhaled anti-inflammatory medications The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, March 25, 2014

13 Asthma treatment decisions by pediatric residents do not consistently conform to guidelines or improve with level of training Academic Pediatrics, March 14, 2014    Free full text    Clinical Guideline

14 The changing face of severe childhood asthma: A comparison of two cohorts of children evaluated at National Jewish Health over the past 20 years Allergy and Asthma Proceedings, March 27, 2014    Free full text

15 The association between childhood asthma and adult chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Thorax, March 24, 2014    Review Article

16 Comparison of mycoplasma pneumoniae infections in asthmatic children versus asthmatic adults The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, February 25, 2014    Free full text

17 Parental underestimates of child weight: A meta-analysis Pediatrics, March 13, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

18 Value of white cell count in predicting serious bacterial infection in febrile children under 5 years of age Archives of Diseases in Childhood, January 17, 2014    Free full text

19 Comparative effectiveness of ceftriaxone in combination with a macrolide compared with ceftriaxone alone for pediatric patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, March 19, 2014    Free full text

20 Improvement in asthma control and inflammation in children undergoing adenotonsillectomy Pediatric Research, March 5, 2014    Free full text    Review Article

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