Top News Headlines - Friday, August 18, 2017

Meta-analysis: coping support interventions can reduce anxiety and stress, but not depression

An oral treatment for peanut allergy is still effective four years after it was administered, a study has found.

Pulse oximetry in young children with bronchiolitis may lead to overdiagnosis of hypoxemia, increased hospital admissions, and longer length of stay, experts say.

Every 100 years, each of 12 emergency departments would treat 2.8 fatal sepsis cases

Concerns over possible bacterial contamination that could cause severe infections in patients prompted the move

According to a new study, use of elemental sulfur as a pesticide may be linked to development of respiratory disease in children living in agricultural communities.

A new report finds drug overdose deaths among US teens have inched up after years of decline.

Children who don't get enough sleep may be more likely to develop diabetes than kids who typically get enough shuteye, a UK study suggests.

Blood markers, fecal calprotectin aid discrimination between pediatric patients with, without IBD

Virus a common cause of diarrhea among children, study authors report

Economic challenges in childhood may be linked to the early development of thicker artery walls that are known to underlie many cases of cardiovascular disease, according to a new study from Australia.

Parents wondering how to talk to their children about tragedies such as natural disasters or terrorist attacks have a new resource to help them, published online in the medical journal JAMA Pediatrics.

Overall frequency of diabetic ketoacidosis 66.2 percent; odds increase with age at diagnosis

Among children age 6 to 35 months, older age and peaked tympanogram at entry linked to reduced risk

Many children with acute otitis media recover without antimicrobials. Now researchers have found a prognostic factor that helps physicians identify children who most likely benefit from antibiotics.

The shots are effective in killing the main bacterial cause, but other germs are growing, researchers find

Practices should have a compliance plan and policy and someone responsible for enforcing it

Children with permanent hearing loss may develop better language skills if they get hearing aids or cochlear implants while they're still babies, an Australian study suggests.

Change in proportion of S. pneumoniae, H. influenzae, M. catarrhalis causing AOM

But increased risk of poor executive function and visual motor function at age 4.5 years

Adolescents with type 1 diabetes who reveal depression on initial screening and those who have public health insurance are more likely to experience suicidal ideation, according to new research.

Giving away free lock boxes for gun storage may lead more families to store firearms safely away from children, a recent study suggests.

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