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Paracetamol use in mid-to-late pregnancy is associated with aspects of child attention and hyperactivity until age 7 years, according to a study published in Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology. “Our findings add to a series of results concerning evidence of the possible adverse effects of...
A new imaging method called fast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is effective in identifying traumatic brain injuries (TBI) in children, and can avoid exposure to ionising radiation and anaesthesia, according to a study published in Pediatrics. “We found that fast MRI is a reasonable alternative...
From improving outcomes in children with brain cancer to lowering the risk of damage to the brainstem in children with central nervous system tumours, a pair of new studies add to the growing body of research showing the potential benefits of proton therapy. The first study, published in Pediatric...
Combining a molecular targeted drug called temsirolimus with chemotherapy shows promise in the treatment of rhabdomyosarcoma, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. “Since the early 1990s, there has been no change in the overall survival or risk of recurrence of this...
A simple genetic test from a saliva sample may greatly boost response rates in children with eosinophilic oesophagitis who are treated with proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), according to a study published in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology...

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Conference Reports

By Frances Morin

NEW ORLEANS -- September 20, 2019 -- Paediatric patients receiving cochlear implants with a minimally invasive insertion approach can have successful early activation on the first postoperative day, according to research presented here at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the...

By Brian Hoyle

CHICAGO -- September 19, 2019 -- The 5-year cumulative incidence of local progression (CILP) for patients with high-risk neuroblastoma was not improved despite the implementation of boost radiation therapy to the gross residual tumour present at end-induction, according to...

By Brian Hoyle

CHICAGO -- September 18, 2019 -- The increasing incorporation of cefotaxime as a replacement for gentamicin in the empiric treatment regimen for early-onset sepsis has increased the risk of 30-day mortality in newborns, according to a study presented here at the 2019 Annual...

By Eric Ramos

HOUSTON, Tex -- September 16, 2019 -- MicroRNAs isolated from exosome enriched fraction of peripheral blood show promise as an alternative method for minimal residual disease (MRD) monitoring in children with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL), according to a study...

By Alex Morrisson

MEXICO CITY -- July 29, 2019 -- The Brazilian Ministry of Health found no incidence of neural tube birth defects among women who were taking a dolutegravir-based regimen to combat HIV, according to a study presented at the 10th International AIDS Society (IAS) Conference...

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