A new analysis of U.S.-based pediatrics research published over the last decade found that just 9% of studies included non-English-speaking children or families, highlighting a lack of representation that could have serious implications for health equity. The findings are published today in a JAMA Pediatrics analysis led by University of Pittsburgh researchers. It is frankly
In a recent Pediatrics journal study, researchers assessed the outcomes of children born to mothers infected during pregnancy with the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). In utero, mother-to-child SARS-CoV-2 transmission is possible; however, the mechanisms remain unknown. Previous studies have reported the transplacental passage of anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies, thereby providing some passive protection to newborns.
People with autoimmune or auto-inflammatory rheumatic diseases have an increased risk of infections. This can be due to the underlying disease itself, or may be caused by treatment with immunomodulating or immunosuppressive drugs. Vaccinations play an important role in infection prevention. But children with pedAIIRD require a vaccination schedule that takes into account their disease
Last year’s Squid Game craze actually feels kind of tame compared to some of these trendy yet highly problematic kids costumes. Halloween! It’s a time for tricks, treats, and colourful, creative costumes. There are countless traditional costume options for your kids out there—clowns, ghosts, animals, vampires and so many more. But then there are those
Pediatric musculoskeletal ultrasound (PedMSUS) has great potential in the evaluation of children with arthritis, and since 2012 several PedMSUS courses have been endorsed by EULAR – The European Alliance of Rheumatology Associations. But despite this, there has been no agreed educational procedure for the conduct, content and format of these courses. This is critical, since
The Medical 3D Printing Center offers a wide range of 3D printing services to researchers and clinicians in the medical community at Washington University and in the midwest region.
Huntington’s disease, a fatal, inherited neurodegenerative condition, is caused by a genetic error present at birth, though its symptoms often don’t begin until middle adulthood. Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have been trying to understand how the aging process triggers the onset of symptoms, with the expectation that such knowledge
By trick-or-treating as safely as possible and preparing for all potential mishaps, you’ll be set for a night of fun, not fright. Your toddler’s first Halloween is super exciting, but it can also be scary—both for your first-timer, who isn’t used to being out in the dark with spooky decorations; and for their parents, who
The prognosis for the sick child, who hadn’t responded to standard treatment, was dire. But a team of Rutgers physicians believed there might be hope despite the conventional wisdom against pursuing any further treatment. What happened over the course of the next few weeks in that autumn of 2020 – described as a case study
St. Louis Children’s Hospital is one of the ONLY hospitals in the nation that hosts an adaptive triathlon to champion kids on the move. The Tri My Best adaptive triathlon encourages children with movement disorders to swim, cycle and run their way to the finish line!
Trained developmental-behavioral pediatricians can generally diagnose autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in young children without the need for additional Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) testing, finds a prospective multicenter study. The study, conducted through the Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics Research Network (DBPNet) and led by Boston Children’s Hospital, was published October 17 in the journal JAMA Pediatrics.
Disney’s new immersive experience is touching down in Toronto to bring even more magic to the holiday season. So many parents grew up with Disney movies, and that love extends to the current generation of kids obsessed with Frozen, Encanto and Turning Red. There’s just something magical about these stories, from their catchy songs to
Fetal growth -; which is delicate and precisely programmed -; may be disrupted by a mother’s exposure to air pollution and psychological stress during early to mid-pregnancy, a new USC study shows. The findings, published today in JAMA Network Open, suggest that protecting pregnant women from air pollution may improve birth weight, especially among stressed-out
It’s true! Certain types of Halloween candy really are better than others for your kid’s teeth (and yours too!). In this video, Dr. Emily Hahn, a pediatric dentist with St. Louis Children’s Hospital, discusses the best and worst types of candy when it comes to your kid’s teeth. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://bit.ly/2vHvSCw Like
Chickenpox, called varicella by scientists, is a formerly ubiquitous childhood illness that produces a characteristic vesicular rash of varying extent and severity. In earlier days, chickenpox affected almost every child. however, the incidence of this condition has dropped steeply following the introduction of varicella-zoster vaccines. Study: 25 Years of Varicella Vaccination in the United States.
Now that summer is winding down, it’s time to look forward to cooler, harsher temperatures, and you can always count on Daily Mom for ideas for self-care to keep yourself looking great. We have compiled a guide with the best ideas for self-care for women and men. This guide features sunscreen for both face &