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Keith Hyland, PhD
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Novo Nordisk's new long-acting insulin Tresiba (insulin degludec) has been shown to be effective and safe for long-term use in children and young adults with type 1 diabetes, according to new data from a late-stage trial.

Multidisciplinary, structured, educational interventions for the management of type 1 diabetes, particularly those addressing carbohydrate management during the transition from pediatric to adult care, improve glycemic control.

Enhanced expression of leukotriene biosynthetic enzymes by tonsillar tissues from children with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may represent potential targets for therapy, researchers from Greece report.

A study claims testing for HPV using urine samples rather than cervical samples provides an effective, non-invasive screening option for women and may increase screening uptake.

New appropriate use criteria released by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons were developed to guide physicians through the most appropriate treatment options for pediatric elbow fractures.

Frequent ER utilizers least likely to receive services, especially infants, those without chronic conditions

Pediatricians prescribe antibiotics about twice as often as they're actually needed for children with ear and throat infections.

Narcotic painkillers, addiction medications and sedatives top the list

Detailed history, examination can reveal teens' risk for sudden death, experts say

Clinical trials of medications for treating behavioral problems in children with autism should control for the gastrointestinal symptoms (GI) experienced by many patients with the illness.

Children with unresolved amblyopia during early childhood may have difficulty with visual-auditory speech integration and subsequent alterations in speech perception.

A case-control study has shown moderate protection against laboratory-confirmed pertussis in infants whose parents received Tdap boosters.

Children who are bullied between the ages of 8 and 10 are more likely to experience night terrors, nightmares or sleepwalking at the age of 12, according to a new study.

A recent Finnish study has found that high levels of physical activity are linked to better academic achievement during the first 3 years of education, particular in boys.

Combination treatment seems to reduce anger and violent tendencies, study finds

The first international standards for fetal growth and newborn size reflect a universally healthy growth pattern that could help combat stunting and obesity.

Most adults can remember the battery of health services they endured as kids: hearing and vision tests, dental exams, regular checkups and vaccinations. Many American kids growing up now won't have those memories.

An expert panel has issued new guidelines for managing sickle cell disease, stressing the use of the drug hydroxyurea and transfusions for many with the genetic disorder.

A new study has linked the frequent use of cannabis among adolescents with reduced educational attainment and other negative outcomes such as an increased risk of suicide attempts.

Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs seem to help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease in children who have a genetic cholesterol disorder, according to a long-term European study.

Children with ADHD and severe aggression may benefit from adding an antipsychotic to a psychostimulant medication.

Almost half of daily intake comes from the 10 foods they eat most.

A researcher who has developed an autism therapy for infants claims that, by beginning treatment as soon as symptoms appear, full onset of symptoms can be avoided by age 3.

A protein in breast milk that is not found in infant formula may protect newborns from a potentially deadly gastrointestinal disease, a new study suggests.

Suspected HEV68 cases have sent hundreds to hospitals in recent weeks.

In Chicago, most kids with asthma or food allergies don't have a health management form on file at school, a new study shows. The problem is typical of other cities, too, experts say.

Children's kidney and thyroid cancers have increased in recent years, and though the diseases are rare, experts wonder if the rising rates could be related to obesity.

Central-line linked bloodstream infections, ventilator-linked pneumonia infections down in NICUs, PICUs

A metaanalysis has suggested that rapid streptococcus tests are accurate and may not need confirmation with throat culture.