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Child Neuroblastoma Survivors at Risk for Psych Impairment

Child Neuroblastoma Survivors at Risk for Psych Impairment

Neuroblastoma survivors are at elevated risk for psychological impairment.

No Benefit for Measuring Closing Pressure in Pediatric Pseudotumor Cerebri Syndrome

No Benefit for Measuring Closing Pressure in Pediatric Pseudotumor Cerebri Syndrome

No significant association among closing pressure, amount of CSF removed, and time to resolution of papilledema is reported in patients with PTCS.

Knowledge Gaps Found for Non-Drug Therapy in Peds ADHD

Knowledge Gaps Found for Non-Drug Therapy in Peds ADHD

There are considerable gaps in knowledge relating to the effectiveness of non-pharmacologic treatments for ADHD in pediatric patients.

Executive Function Improved With Prenatal Exposure to SSRIs

Executive Function Improved With Prenatal Exposure to SSRIs

Children with prenatal exposure to serotonin reuptake inhibitors have better executive function at age 12 years.

Maternal, Child Sugar Intake Could Impact Child Cognition

Maternal, Child Sugar Intake Could Impact Child Cognition

Greater sugar consumption during pregnancy and early childhood may adversely impact child cognition.

Caffeine Therapy for Apnea of Prematurity Safe Over Long Term

Caffeine Therapy for Apnea of Prematurity Safe Over Long Term

Neonatal caffeine therapy for apnea of prematurity has no detrimental long-term effects and even improves some neurologic measures.

Psychosis Could Be a Potential Side Effect of Steroid Treatment in Kids

Psychosis Could Be a Potential Side Effect of Steroid Treatment in Kids

Iatrogenic steroid-induced psychosis is a rare side effect of glucocorticoid therapy which is mostly seen in adults, although it has been reported in children and adolescents.

Prenatal Exposure to SSRI Tied to Fetal Brain Development

Prenatal Exposure to SSRI Tied to Fetal Brain Development

Prenatal exposure to a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor is associated with fetal brain development.

White Matter Tracts Differ for Infants With Fragile X Syndrome

White Matter Tracts Differ for Infants With Fragile X Syndrome

There are significant differences in the development of 12 fiber tracts between infants with fragile X syndrome and controls.

Improving Cognitive Outcomes in Preemies an Uphill Battle

Improving Cognitive Outcomes in Preemies an Uphill Battle

Preventive strategies for reducing the high incidence of bronchopulmonary dysplasia may be key to the improvement of long-term outcomes in EP/VP children.

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