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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.

Somatic Activating KRAS Mutations in Arteriovenous Malformations of the Brain
31/12/69 - Arteriovenous malformations of the brain are high-flow vascular malformations that occur in approximately 15 per 100,000 persons and cause hemorrhagic stroke in children. They are tortuous, morphologically abnormal vascular channels between arteries and veins that lack an intervening capillary…

Long-Term Effects of Inhaled Budesonide for Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
31/12/69 - Bronchopulmonary dysplasia is the most common chronic complication of extremely preterm birth, and rates of this complication have remained stable or increased among extremely preterm infants in the past two decades. Bronchopulmonary dysplasia is associated with higher mortality rates, and among…

Cowpox Virus Infection
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When the CHIPs Are Down ? Health Coverage and Care at Risk for U.S. Children
31/12/69 - Despite bipartisan agreement on a 5-year plan in both the Senate and the House of Representatives, Congress failed to reauthorize the Children?s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) last fall, causing uncertainty and worry for families and state CHIP directors alike. Families in several states,…

Favism and Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency
31/12/69 - Pythagoras of Samos, a great mathematician rather than a physician, may have been first in stating emphatically, in the 5th century b.c. that fava beans could be dangerous and even lethal for humans. This gives him a place in nutrition science but not in nutrogenomics: it seems he did not realize…

Toward a Culture of Scientific Inquiry ? The Role of Medical Teaching Services
31/12/69 - A major goal of academic medicine is to link patient care to scientific inquiry. The value of this linkage for understanding human biology has been recognized for over a century. Postmortem examinations of patients with aphasia drove the localization of higher brain functions, and studies of…

Delayed versus Immediate Cord Clamping in Preterm Infants
31/12/69 - Delaying the time of umbilical-cord clamping costs nothing and may benefit preterm infants by increasing the amount of placental blood received or the time for the physiological transition from fetal to newborn life. In the past, immediate cord clamping was normal practice in preterm infants…

The Timing of Cord Clamping for Preterm Infants
31/12/69 - Umbilical cords have been divided hundreds of thousands of times a day for hundreds of thousands of years. One might expect, then, that the timing of division would not be contentious. The question, however, balances the interests of two patients (mother and baby) that may be viewed differently by…

Endoscopic Treatment versus Shunting for Infant Hydrocephalus in Uganda
31/12/69 - The health burden of hydrocephalus in infants is substantial in sub-Saharan Africa, where it affects approximately 180,000 infants per year. Hydrocephalus in this region is most commonly postinfectious, occurring after neonatal ventriculitis. In resource-limited settings, there are economic,…

Case 38-2017: A 20-Year-Old Woman with Seizures and Progressive Dystonia
31/12/69 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Andrew J. Cole (Neurology): A 20-year-old woman was seen in the neurology clinic of this hospital because of seizures and progressive dystonia. The patient had been well until she was 3 years of age, when she began to have recurrent falls, difficulty walking, and seizures.…

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