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.
A significant gender effect was observed in the cohort.
Data suggests that epileptogenic mechanisms may be triggered by changes in the intrauterine environment during pregnancy in women with RA.
Time spent on mobile phones and social media may contribute to the rise in depression.
Moderate to high levels of drinking during early pregnancy were associated with significant alterations in circulating microRNAs in maternal blood.
Neurodevelopment improvement should not be considered a treatment goal of supplementing donor milk, the authors concluded.
Most laws focus specifically on athletes, however all athletes are students as well.
The PTSD group had changes suggestive of decreased local and global network efficiency.
Dr Elizabeth Thiele discusses the latest on cannabidiol research for the treatment of refractory epilepsy.
Integration of care across specialists helps to improve the overall patient/family experience.
Those with postnatal etiology showed worse developmental deficits across all domains.
Andrew Hershey, MD, PhD, FAHS, Endowed Chair and Co-Director, Cincinnati Children's Headache Center discusses the multidisciplinary approach to treating pediatric headache.
Risks associated with certain NSAIDS and steroids warrant further investigation.
While many lesions remained at 1 year, reductions in lesion volume correlated with improved neurologic outcomes.
No significant difference in reduction of headache days was observed between the treatment groups and placebo.
Out of 34 cases of MRI-detected fetal stroke, ultrasound was only able to identify 5 cases.
Patients with these EEG characteristics may benefit from early screening and intervention.
The EXIST-3 trial is the first phase 3 study to evaluate the use of EVE for the adjunctive treatment of seizures in TSC.
As the treatment is currently used off-label, optimal dosing has not yet been established.
Children should sleep in the same room, but not in the same bed, as their parents, for at least the first 6 months after birth.
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