Top News Headlines - Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Greatest increase in fat with olanzapine; significant decrease in insulin sensitivity in pooled analysis

This review aimed to identify the perceptions and attitudes toward CT in AYA that influence trial participation.

No association between presence, absence, number of diagnoses and post-surgery weight loss outcomes

Diabetic ketoacidosis is often the first sign of type 1 diabetes in children who have not yet been diagnosed.

Honey or the ulcer medication Carafate given at regular intervals protects against esophageal injuries from button battery ingestion before battery removal, an animal study has shown.

Decision-making algorithm from Association of Paediatric Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland

Neuroblastoma survivors are at elevated risk for psychological impairment

If trends continue, about one-third of children and one-half of teens will be obese/overweight by 2030

Circumcision is associated with a significantly lower rate of urinary tract infection (UTI) among infant boys with hydronephrosis.

Significant, positive link for common allergies, especially food allergy, with autism

Findings in patients undergoing cytoreductive surgery with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemo

Obese teens who have weight loss surgery are likely to lose the same amount of weight regardless of whether they were previously diagnosed with psychiatric problems, a U.S. study suggests.

Elevated risk of overweight for formula-fed infants attenuated with adjustment for gut microbiota

A preschool home visiting program shows sustained benefits four years after the intervention and is associated with a reduced child need for school services.

No significant difference in composite outcome of death, major disability for extremely preterm infants

Murder, suicide, car crashes, and addiction have all contributed to a spike in deaths among U.S. children and teens in recent years, a government study suggests.

Most frequently reported adverse events included injection site erythema and swelling, pyrexia

Children with profound hearing impairment may benefit from cochlear implantation at audiologic thresholds of 80 dB or higher, rather than 90 dB or higher, as is often recommended.

Children with moderate to severe asthma exacerbations who are also infected with respiratory viruses, and especially respiratory syncytial virus, influenza, and parainfluenza, are at increased risk of not responding to asthma treatments.

The addition of multisensory pain-reducing interventions to topical anesthetic reduces pain in eye examinations of preterm infants.

Significantly lower likelihood of finishing upper secondary education, starting and finishing university

Review finds no new guidance on comparative effectiveness of these treatments in children, teens

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