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The New England Journal of Medicine: Search Results in Pediatrics
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Pediatrics. NEJM ( is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

Buprenorphine for the Treatment of the Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
31/12/69 - The neonatal abstinence syndrome is defined as the occurrence of signs and symptoms of neonatal withdrawal after in utero drug exposure. Among drug exposures, opioids cause severe symptoms, including autonomic instability, tremor, irritability, poor feeding, and loose stool. Measures that improve…

Case 18-2017 ? An 11-Year-Old Girl with Difficulty Eating after a Choking Incident
31/12/69 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Lazaro V. Zayas (Psychiatry): An 11-year-old girl was seen in an outpatient clinic of this hospital because of difficulty eating solid food and associated weight loss after an acute choking incident. The patient had been in her usual health until 14 days before this…

Separating Families at the Border ? Consequences for Children?s Health and Well-Being
31/12/69 - Decades of research on child development confirms that children develop best in the context of safe, supportive, nurturing relationships. Positive relationships with primary caregivers are essential for children?s healthy physical and emotional development. For children who experience serious…

Health Effects of Overweight and Obesity in 195 Countries over 25 Years
31/12/69 - The prevalence of overweight and obesity is increasing worldwide. Epidemiologic studies have identified high body-mass index (BMI, the weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in meters) as a risk factor for an expanding set of chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease,…

Global Health Effects of Overweight and Obesity
31/12/69 - The Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study that is now reported in the Journal offers a discouraging reminder that the global obesity epidemic is worsening in most parts of the world and that its implications regarding both physical health and economic health remain ominous. The study, in which…

Case 17-2017: A 14-Year-Old Boy with Acute Fear of Choking while Swallowing
31/12/69 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Juliana Mariani (Pediatrics): A 14-year-old boy was seen in the emergency department of this hospital because of fear of choking while swallowing. The patient had been well until 2 days before admission, when he choked while eating a piece of chicken during dinner. He…

Social Anxiety Disorder
31/12/69 - Foreword. This Journal feature begins with a case vignette highlighting a common clinical problem. Evidence supporting various strategies is then presented, followed by a review of formal guidelines, when they exist. The article ends with the authors? clinical recommendations. Stage. A 26-year-old…

Evolution of Purpura Fulminans
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Trial of Cannabidiol for Drug-Resistant Seizures in the Dravet Syndrome
31/12/69 - Seizures are difficult to control in the Dravet syndrome, a rare genetic form of epileptic encephalopathy primarily due to loss-of-function mutations in the SCN1A gene. Interest in cannabidiol for the treatment of epilepsy was generated by media reports of efficacy in children with the Dravet…

Cannabinoids for Epilepsy ? Real Data, at Last
31/12/69 - Medicinal cannabis is a hot-button issue in the treatment of epilepsy. The issue of its use is frequently raised in medical consultations, in the lay press, in social media, and at scientific meetings where the lack of hard data is disheartening. Anecdotal media reports of spectacular results,…

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