Top News Headlines - Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The American Academy of Pediatrics added five endocrine tests to the Choosing Wisely list of tests that may be overused among healthy patients.

Further development toward clinical evaluation is warranted.

Data from the Zika-001 GLS-5700 phase 1 trial showed no serious adverse events and substantial production of anti-Zika binding and neutralizing antibodies.

Though the rate remains low, study shows it doubled between 2001 and 2015

Pockets of unvaccinated individuals appear to be driving an uptick in the incidence of measles in the United States, not waning vaccine efficacy, an analysis has found.

Molecular diagnosis affects medical management in ~half of infants ID'd by clinical exome sequencing

Underlying conditions could prolong recovery, researcher says

Risk of AKI in hospitalized children higher than with IV vancomycin, other antipseudomonal beta-lactam

Experts plan clinical trial to test treatments for withdrawal syndrome.

When oldest female child has the disorder, risk is raised for younger siblings, especially boys: study

Less than half of pregnant women in the United States take advantage of vaccination

Dipstick strip can diagnose the difference between Zika and dengue fever in a critical time frame

Re-analysis of stats from earlier study shows new estimate of DNA impact

Nearly 20 percent of American adolescents, or one in five, has suffered a concussion, according to newly released statistics.

For children with psoriasis, adverse events (AEs) occur less frequently with tumor necrosis factor (TNF) inhibitors than with methotrexate, but appropriate folic acid administration may mitigate the latter's gastrointestinal effects.

Annual report shows more than 2 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis reported in 2016

Risk factors include skin-to-skin contact with athletes with active skin infections, sharing equipment

Findings among newborns vaccinated within seven days of birth

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