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Global Cognition Up for Youth Meeting Movement Guidelines

Global Cognition Up for Youth Meeting Movement Guidelines

Meeting recommendations on adequate sleep time and physical activity and limiting recreational screen time are associated with superior global cognition among children.

Cannabinoid Trials Needed for Peds Neurologic Disorders

Cannabinoid Trials Needed for Peds Neurologic Disorders

There is an urgent need for clinical trials to investigate the use of cannabinoids in pediatric patients with neurological disorders.

Educational Disabilities More Likely With Neonatal Abstinence

Educational Disabilities More Likely With Neonatal Abstinence

Children with a history of neonatal abstinence syndrome are more likely to be referred for a disability evaluation and meet criteria for a disability.

Parents' Technology Use Can Negatively Impact Children

Parents' Technology Use Can Negatively Impact Children

Parents' use of digital devices may exacerbate their child's poor behavior.

Early Talk, Interaction Predicts School-Age Language Outcomes

Early Talk, Interaction Predicts School-Age Language Outcomes

Talk and interaction during early childhood, especially during 18 to 24 months, is associated with language and cognitive outcomes.

Last 20 Years Saw Increase in Prevalence of ADHD in Children

Last 20 Years Saw Increase in Prevalence of ADHD in Children

From 1997-1998 to 2015-2016, there was an increase in the prevalence of ADHD among children,

Cerebral Blood Flow Changes in Pediatric Patients With CKD

Cerebral Blood Flow Changes in Pediatric Patients With CKD

Pediatric patients with chronic kidney disease have higher global cerebral blood flow and regional differences in CBF.

Neurodevelopmental Anomalies, Birth Defects Linked to Zika ID'd

Neurodevelopmental Anomalies, Birth Defects Linked to Zika ID'd

Many children of mothers with evidence of confirmed or possible Zika virus infection during pregnancy do not undergo all recommended evaluations.

Alcohol Exposure Via Breastmilk May Affect Infant Development

Alcohol Exposure Via Breastmilk May Affect Infant Development

Exposing infants to alcohol through breastfeeding may reduce their cognitive ability at age 6 to 7 years.

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