No between-group differences in measures of language, academic, or executive functioning were observed in those who took DHA during pregnancy and those who did not.
A 10-month-old girl admitted to PICU with sudden onset of movement disorder was found to have ingested a foreign body.
Sunovion has filed a supplemental NDA with the FDA to expand the indication for Aptiom to pediatric patients with partial onset seizures.
Improvements in migraine pain were reported in as little as 10 minutes after the nerve block.
Female participants with phenotypic male neuroanatomical features had an increased risk for autism spectrum disorder.
The CDC report only accounts for physical birth defects, as researchers note that the full scope of developmental defects has yet to be recorded.
There is as much as a 32% risk for vigabatrin-associated brain abnormalities in patients with infantile spasms.
A larger percentage of participants receiving CBT plus amitriptyline reached a 50% reduction in migraine frequency during treatment compared with HE plus amitriptyline.
The co-presentation of headache at stroke onset in children may provide clues to underlying pathophysiologic mechanisms.
Persistent asthma was found to be associated with an increased frequency of migraine.
Early detection and robust treatment are critical to limiting deficits in achieving developmental milestones in HIV-infected infants.
In addition to ultrasonography, MRI improved diagnostic accuracy and had an impact on prognoses in cases of fetal brain abnormalities.
The difference in rate of recurrence of PCAIS may have to do with a difference in mechanism compared with ACAIS.
Migraine in pregnancy may warrant early referral to a neurologist and more intensive surveillance as a result of increased adverse birth events.
Despite being more common than thought, many cases of neonatal hemorrhagic stroke remain idiopathic.
Cognitive behavioral therapy provides sustained relief from pediatric migraine with few to no adverse effects.
A diagnosis of maternal epilepsy alone was not associated with an increase in congenital malformations in offspring.
The assessments revealed that damage in the frontal lobes mattered more than damage in other brain locations.
Researchers found no difference in neurodevelopment in children conceived by ART.
Test scores for children with NAS, on average, were sharply lower than those of both groups of children.
The review found that there is substantial evidence that supports folic acid supplementation during pregnancy.
The US FDA has approved the first drug for the treatment of spinal muscular atrophy, a genetic disease that often results in premature death.
In both parents, a BMI ≥35 kg/m² suggested a likelihood that the child would fail the problem-solving domain.
Infection with the flu or receiving the flu vaccine during pregnancy was not linked to autism in offspring.
The US FDA is requiring that label changes be made to reflect the risks involved with extended exposure to anesthetics and sedatives in children and pregnant women.
Cold and clammy hands and feet were common among pediatric patients with tension-type headache.
The results confirm the effectiveness and safety of low-dose CBZ as a first-line agent for the treatment of neonatal seizures.
Low levels of neonatal vitamin D may be linked with risk of developing multiple sclerosis.
Despite the benefits observed, the improvements still do not represent normal muscle function.
Shaun Hussain, MD, MS, discusses a gap in health care provider knowledge that may contribute to the delay in the diagnosis and treatment of infantile spasms.
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