Pediatrics

Clomiphene outperforms letrozole in ovarian stimulationAn aromatase inhibitor was safe for use in ovarian stimulation but produced fewer live births than a standard clomiphene citrate (CC) regimen, according to results of a multicenter trial.
CDC announces fast test for enterovirus D68The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has developed a new laboratory test that detects the respiratory enterovirus D68 more rapidly than previous tests.
Web system spots preschool disease outbreaks earlyA Web-based surveillance system could enable preschools and childcare facilities to identify disease outbreaks in their early stages and take prompt measures to nip them in the bud, researchers reported at the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference in San Diego.

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A hidden group of kids at riskMore than 1.3 million preteens and adolescents are at risk of stress-related school failure or impaired health because of the adult-sized responsibilities they must shoulder, according to a study presented at the recent American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference in San Diego.
VIDEO: Discussing sun protection needs for childrenSteven R Feldman, professor of Dermatology and Director of the Center for Dermatology Research at Wake Forest Baptist Health, discusses the need to advise parents and patients about proper protection from the sun.
Which comes first, sexting or sex?The first study to examining the temporal relationship between sexting—sending sexually explicit images electronically—and sexual activity in adolescents finds a link but not necessarily between sexting and risky sexual behaviors.

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Relief for winter dermatitis in kidsWhat was the impact of daily vitamin D on the symptoms of winter-related atopic dermatitis in a group of Mongolian children?
How exercise helps children think betterPhysical activity significantly affects cognitive function in prepubertal children, according to a new study.
Avoiding overprescribing medications for infant GERDDistinguishing between gastroesophageal reflux (GER) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in infants is critical to providing appropriate treatment and avoiding overclassifying infants with GERD that leads to overtesting and overtreatment.
Talk to teens about LARCsNew recommendations by the American Academy of Pediatrics on contraception use in adolescents urge clinicians to get more involved in educating adolescents about contraception use and, in particular, to recommend the use of long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) as the first-line contraceptive choice.

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