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Less Velopharyngeal Insufficiency at Age 5 With Earlier Cleft Palate Surgery

More infants with early primary surgery had canonical babbling at 1 year

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Atopic Dermatitis Linked to Increased IBD Risk in Adults and Kids

Risk increased with severity of atopic dermatitis across both groups, cohort study shows

Aug 30, 2023
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Brain Damage, Including CTE, Seen in Athletes Who Died Young

Cognitive, behavioral symptoms frequent among brain donors under age 30

Aug 28, 2023
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THC Dose of Edible Cannabis Tied to Degree of Toxicity in Young Kids

Researchers note possible thresholds for medical decisions and marijuana regulations

Aug 28, 2023
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Doctors, Patients Try to Shame Insurers to Reverse Prior Auth Denials

Many have taken to social media to get tests, drugs, and treatments approved

Aug 27, 2023
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Teen HPV Vaccine Rates Stall for First Time in a Decade

Researchers flag concerning trends in Vaccines for Children program

Aug 25, 2023
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Blood Test Could Ease Diagnosis of Kids' Inflammatory Conditions

Just one biomarker distinguished Kawasaki disease from others with similar clinical features

Aug 25, 2023
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What to Know About New Tools to Fight RSV

Two vaccines and a monoclonal antibody aim to bring down the burden of RSV

Aug 23, 2023
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Diet, Stress Reduction During Pregnancy Improved Outcomes for Moms and Kids

Healthy lifestyle interventions improved fertility, postnatal outcomes in two studies

Aug 22, 2023
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RSV Vaccine Approved for Use in Pregnancy to Protect Infants

Prescribing info has warning about the potential risk for premature birth

Aug 22, 2023
FDA APPROVED RSV prefusion F protein vaccine (Abrysvo) over a photo of a male nurse preparing to vaccinate a pregnant woman.
Toddlers' Screen Time Linked to Delayed Development

More time on devices at 1 year was associated with specific delays at 2 and 4 years

Aug 21, 2023
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Surgery May Improve Dysphagia Outcomes in Kids With Sleep Apnea

Adenotonsillectomy was more likely to resolve difficulty in swallowing versus watchful waiting

Aug 20, 2023
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Ultra-Rare Immune System Disease Gets First FDA-Approved Treatment

Pozelimab reduced hospitalizations, albumin transfusions in CHAPLE disease patients

Aug 18, 2023
FDA APPROVED pozelimab (Veopoz) over a micrograph of the intestinal tissue of a child with CHAPLE disease.
Bivalent COVID Shot Extends Benefit in Youngest Kids

CDC analysis finds 80% protection against emergency, urgent care visits

Aug 18, 2023
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