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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.

Docosahexaenoic Acid and Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia in Preterm Infants
31/12/69 - Bronchopulmonary dysplasia is a serious complication of preterm birth. It is characterized by an inflammatory process causing abnormal lung development, decreased vascular and alveolar development, and the need for supplemental oxygen or assisted ventilation at 36 weeks of postmenstrual age…

Case 10-2017: A 6-Month-Old Boy with Gastrointestinal Bleeding and Abdominal Pain
31/12/69 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Akash Gupta (Medicine and Pediatrics): A 6-month-old boy was seen in the emergency department of this hospital because of gastrointestinal bleeding and abdominal pain. The patient had been in his usual state of health until 2 days before presentation, when his parents…

Maternal Immunization
31/12/69 - Vaccines have been one of the most useful tools for achieving substantial reductions in childhood mortality. However, progress in reducing deaths has been slower for infants too young to be vaccinated than for infants and children old enough to receive vaccines. Immunization schedules start when…

Efficacy of a Low-Cost, Heat-Stable Oral Rotavirus Vaccine in Niger
31/12/69 - Rotavirus is a leading cause of severe gastroenteritis among young children and is responsible for approximately 37% of deaths from diarrhea among children younger than 5 years of age worldwide. Two live, oral, attenuated rotavirus vaccines (Rotarix, GlaxoSmithKline, and RotaTeq, Merck) have met…

Rotavirus Vaccines ? A New Hope
31/12/69 - Rotavirus gastroenteritis is the leading cause of diarrhea-associated hospitalization and death in children younger than 5 years of age, with more than 85% of the approximately 200,000 annual rotavirus deaths occurring in Africa and Asia. Since improvements in water, sanitation, and hygiene do not…

ST2 and Endothelial Injury as a Link between GVHD and Microangiopathy
31/12/69 - To the Editor: Vander Lugt et al. (Aug. 8, 2013, issue) report an association between elevated levels of ST2 protein, a marker of endothelial injury, at the time of diagnosis of graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) and resistance to glucocorticoid therapy among the recipients of hematopoietic stem-cell…

Out of Sight, Out of Mind ? Behavioral and Developmental Care for Rural Children
31/12/69 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has just offered further evidence that American children ? and rural children in particular ? are in trouble. Previously, the CDC had noted that poor U.S. children 2 to 8 years of age have higher rates of parent-reported mental, behavioral, and…

Anesthesia and Developing Brains ? Implications of the FDA Warning
31/12/69 - For more than 15 years, the potential for lasting neurotoxic effects of agents used to induce general anesthesia and sedation when administered to young children ? and indirectly through pregnant women to fetuses with developing brains ? has been a subject of concern and considerable research…

At Risk for Serious Mental Illness ? Screening Children of Patients with Mood Disorders or Schizophrenia
31/12/69 - A 10-year-old boy has cognitive deficits, and his school performance and social skills have been deteriorating gradually since he was 7. Neither his 12-year-old brother nor his 14-year-old sister has similar problems. Their mother, a 37-year-old schoolteacher, has been treated for bipolar disorder…

Care for Autism and Other Disabilities ? A Future in Jeopardy
31/12/69 - The false belief that vaccines cause autism has been forcefully countered by the scientific community, which recognizes that vaccines are among the most valuable medical innovations of our time. President Donald Trump?s apparent openness to a long-debunked link between vaccines and autism risks…

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