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Babies born with low levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL), high levels of very-low-density lipoprotein (VLDL), and high levels of triglycerides may face a heightened risk for social and psychological problems in childhood, according to a study published in Psychological Science. For the study...
Researchers have developed a unique model allowing them to predict which children arriving to the emergency department (ED) are most likely to go into septic shock. In a study published in The Journal of Pediatrics, the researchers detailed how they ran electronic medical records through a modern...
Bariatric surgery dramatically decreases the rate of diabetic kidney disease in teens with severe obesity and type 2 diabetes compared with those who receive medical treatment alone, according to a study published in Diabetes Care. “Diabetic kidney disease is increasing in prevalence each year as...
Proton pump inhibitor (PPI) therapy is associated with higher infection rates in children with normal CYP2C19 function than in those with increased CYP2C19 function, according to a study published in Pediatrics. The CYP2C19 enzyme helps break down PPIs, but it works differently in each person,...
Researchers have discovered that intestinal alkaline phosphatase (IAP) in stool may be a useful biomarker for necrotising enterocolitis (NEC) in premature infants, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open. To date, no clinical test has been established as the gold standard to diagnose...

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Conference Reports

By Nancy Melville

BOSTON -- November 14, 2019 -- Maralixibat, a minimally absorbed apical sodium-dependent bile acid transporter (ASBT) inhibitor, shows long-term efficacy in the improvement of pruritus and quality of life measures over 4 years in children with Alagille syndrome (ALGS),...

By Brian Hoyle

WASHINGTON, DC -- November 8, 2019 -- Age matters when it comes to living donor kidney transplantation, especially in paediatric transplant recipients, according to a study presented here at Kidney Week 2019, the annual meeting of the American Society of Nephrology (ASN)....

By Nancy Melville

NEW ORLEANS -- November 1, 2019 -- Treatment of primary spontaneous pneumothorax with video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) pleurodesis is associated with improved outcomes and higher success rates compared with a non-operative approach, according to long-term...

By Nancy Melville

NEW ORLEANS -- November 1, 2019 -- Paediatric patients who are overweight or obese may need to receive vancomycin dosing adjustments, according to a study presented here at the 2019 American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference & Exhibition.


By Nancy Melville

NEW ORLEANS -- November 1, 2019 -- Dupilumab (Dupixent) is clinically effective in the treatment of moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis in adolescents, according to a study presented here at the 2019 American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference &...

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