Improved motor function was observed among more participants in the nusinersen group compared with those in the control group.
Rooming-in with the mother or family members may help reduce pharmacotherapy and increase breastfeeding in newborns with NAS.
Children with chronic kidney disease may have deficits in global and domain-specific cognition.
A multi-site, cross-sectional study found a large mismatch between previously diagnosed fetal alcohol spectrum disorders and the actual prevalence of cases identified.
Fetal alcohol syndrome prevalence ranges from 1.1% to 5.0% among first graders in 4 US communities.
Less than 10% of boys and girls aged 3-17 have ever had a significant head injury in 2016.
For children undergoing MRI with deep sedation, a shorter recovery time is associated with use of ketamine at induction followed by propofol infusion.
The FDA has approved an expanded age range for MultiHance contrast agent.
Providing adequate nurtrients during a child's first 3 years is important for optimal neurodevelopment.
Through this retrospective study, researchers found that 0.42% of study infants undergoing CSF culture for suspected meningitis tested positive for herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection.
Budesonide used for prevention of bronchopulmonary dysplasia in extremely preterm infants showed no difference in rate of neurodevelopmental disability at two years compared to placebo treated infants.
There is no increased rate of neurodevelopmental disability in preterm infants using inhaled glucocorticoids.
A language delay among girls is linked to acetaminophen use during pregnancy.
Multiple imaging characteristics from fetal MRI analysis helped to yield a model with the ability to classify postnatal CSF diversion status with a high level of accuracy.
Children who are exposed to AEDs in utero may have a reduced risk of autistic traits.
The findings further the utility of cerebral oximetry as a neurological assessment tool.
The FDA has granted Breakthrough Therapy designation to Fingolimod for treating children with relapsing multiple sclerosis.
Investigators sought to assess the risk of ischemic stroke after a traumatic injury in patients <50 years of age.
Researchers from the University of Colorado reported on whether or not maternal antibiotic use during labor increased the risk of seizure for the neonate.
Paternal use of SSRIs before conception is linked to an increased risk of ADHD in offspring.
A study pinpointed clinical factors associated with pediatric brain neoplasms to assist clinicians in making neuroimaging decisions.
A randomized clinical trial examined whether term infants with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy benefited from therapeutic cooling.
Nonoptimal infant neuromotor development was linked to genetic risk for schizophrenia, but not bipolar disorder.
Among infants exposed to the medication in utero, none had major or significant malformations.
The rapid screening tool may help to inform treatment decisions for at-risk patients.
Patients who received nusinersen had a greater likelihood of survival compared to those who received sham treatment.
There is an increased risk of neonatal morbidity associated with exposure to ADHD medication in utero.
For adolescents with chronic pain, a combination of different therapies such as CBT and breathing exercises may be beneficial.
Neuraxial anesthetics and analgesics are associated with fewer systemic adverse effects.
Pediatric patients with NDPH experience more sleep disturbances than those with migraine or tension-type headaches.
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