New predictive models may identify and help childhood cancer survivors at a higher risk for ischemic heart disease and stroke.
Dr. Michael Burke has selected 10 articles published during the last 12 months in Contemporary Pediatrics that he says are worth a second look.
For Contemporary Pediatrics, Dr Bobby Lazzara discusses a multicenter observational study published in JAMA Neurology that looked at time to treatment in children with refractory convulsive status epilepticus and the impact on mortality.
A new study reveals that folic acid supplementation in mothers treated for epilepsy during pregnancy had children who were more likely to display autistic traits.
A new study reveals that too many children are still given codeine or codeine-containing medications after surgery.
The cost of healthcare can be overwhelming for patients’ families. Here are ways to cut parents’ out-of-pocket medical expenses and even help your bottom line.
Adults who have survived childhood cancer are about 10 years ahead of their peers in terms of developing hypertension, according to a new report.
Compared with adolescents who use e-cigarettes with relatively low or no nicotine concentrations, those who use e-cigarettes with higher nicotine concentrations are more likely to progress to more frequent and intense combustible cigarette smoking and vaping.
The progress in treating cancer in children has been revolutionary, and the evidence base for providing long-term psychosocial care for their families has grown as well.
Fear of needles may play a larger role than clinicians think in vaccine compliance, both in the childhood years and beyond.