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Repeat Anesthesia in Kids With Cystic Fibrosis Didn't Lead to Neurobehavioral Harms

โ€” Repeated BAL-directed therapy with general anesthesia at young ages safer than once believed?

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Google Translate, ChatGPT Good Enough for Translating Kids' Discharge Instructions?

Online tools performed as well as professionals in two languages, but not in a third

Jun 11, 2024
Juul Vaping Products' Stay of Execution Is Now More Official

FDA rescinds marketing denials pending further review

Jun 06, 2024
Guess Which Specialty Gets the Most Behavior Complaints From Coworkers ...

And the physicians with the least complaints won't come as a surprise either

Jun 06, 2024
Study Shows No Link Between Paternal Valproate Use and Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Risk of major congenital malformations also not observed with the anti-seizure drug

Jun 06, 2024
Guess Which Specialty Gets the Most Behavior Complaints From Coworkers ...

And the physicians with the least complaints won't come as a surprise either

Study Shows No Link Between Paternal Valproate Use and Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Risk of major congenital malformations also not observed with the anti-seizure drug

Pediatrics Case Studies

What's Behind Boy's Bullous Skin Lesions After Flu Symptoms?

Mycoplasma pneumonia identified as the culprit in this case of RIME

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Persistent Lymphadenopathy and Neck Abscesses in a Healthy Boy

Histopathological test results were central to ultimate diagnosis

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Teen Seeks Care for Delayed Growth Compared With His Twin

Case shows confluence of hormone therapy cost and limited resources in developing areas

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Opinion
Food Addiction Should Be Included in the DSM-6

Without an expanded diagnostic menu, many patients will struggle to get appropriate care

Jun 06, 2024
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Three-Dose Lyme Vaccine Candidate Stimulates Immunogenicity, Appears Safe

But public acceptance of a vaccine requiring multiple boosters could be problematic, experts say

Jun 05, 2024
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Star Singer's Illness; AI Imitating the Dead; Internet-Addicted Brains

Health news and commentary gathered by ม๑มซสำฦต staff

Jun 05, 2024
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IRS Sues Controversial Doctor; Congresswoman Has Cancer; Caffeine and Teens

Health news and commentary gathered by ม๑มซสำฦต staff

Jun 04, 2024
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BMI Affirmed as Good Screening Tool for Kids, Teens With Elevated Adiposity

Those with high BMI were 29 times more likely to have high fat mass index

Jun 03, 2024
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Creativity Not Influenced by Maternal Epilepsy

Prenatal exposure to high doses of anti-seizure drugs may influence executive function, however

Jun 03, 2024
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No Need to Wean Off of Scoliosis Bracing

Randomized trial finds no advantage over immediate stop for teens

Jun 03, 2024
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Semaglutide May Boost Taste Sensitivity

Other taste-related changes also potentially seen with the GLP-1 agent in proof-of-concept study

Jun 02, 2024
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Opinion
Botulism's Most Vulnerable Victims Are Not Who You Think

How many babies are treated late -- or never treated at all?

May 31, 2024
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Tirzepatide Sheds Pounds in Chinese Adults With BMI as Low as 24

Percentage weight loss is in line with pivotal trial results using standard obesity thresholds

May 31, 2024
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Early Introduction of Peanuts Holds Up After Over a Decade

Latest LEAP trial follow-up shows later peanut consumption does not impact sensitization

May 30, 2024
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COVID Shots Could Use Another Update, Study Suggests

Latest vaccines mostly kept up with circulating strains, but dipped against JN.1

May 29, 2024
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Opinion
Smoking Isn't the Only Source of Nicotine Addiction in Town

Emerging data suggest pharmacological interventions may help patients quit vaping

May 29, 2024
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Tennessee Law Punishes Adults Who Help Minors Get Gender-Affirming Care, Abortions

Both proposals likely to face legal challenges

May 29, 2024
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