More evidence in utero exposure to antiseizure meds safe for children’s cognition
“This is another encouraging piece that’s showing these new drugs are safe with regard to cognition.”
Ohio measles outbreak sickens nearly 60 children
All of the children who got measles had not been fully vaccinated.
Injury in pregnant women ups cerebral palsy risk in offspring
Risk rose with multiple and more severe injuries and those leading to delivery within a week.
Migraine in children and teens: managing the pain
Getting adequate sleep, staying hydrated, and managing stress can help reduce the intensity and frequency of migraine attacks in adolescents.
Obesity tied to worse brain health in children
In children with obesity, there were brain differences indicating decreased connectivity within and between networks, which has have been...
AAP issues clinical update to cerebral palsy guidelines
Pediatricians urged to formalize standard developmental screens, refer motor delays early.
From the Journals
Children with autism show distinct brain features related to motor impairment
White matter in the brains of children with autism found to be distinct from the white matter in children with developmental coordination disorder...
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Screen time may help concussion recovery
Children and teens use smartphones and computers to stay connected with peers, so banning screen time could have a negative impact on mental...
A plane crash interrupts a doctor’s vacation
‘My oldest brother-in-law jumped into his ski boat and we sped out to the scene.’
Scientists identify new genetic links to dyslexia
“Only a small genomewide study of dyslexia existed before ours,” says author of a new study.
Younger doctors call for more attention to patients with disabilities
As the number of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities grows, medical educators look to the next generation of physicians to...