The Food and Drug Administration has granted 501(k) clearance to the Embrace watch for use in epilepsy patients aged ≥6 years. The smartwatch identifies generalized tonic-clonic seizures and alerts caregivers.
Benefits of online family problem-solving treatment on externalizing and executive function behaviors were more apparent for older children with traumatic brain injury who began treatment longer after injury.
Pediatricians need to ask about nonprescription substance use during pregnancy when taking histories from mothers with opioid dependence to better care for their newborns.
Cannabinoids appeared more effective than placebo and similarly efficacious as other antiepileptic drugs for managing pediatric patients with Dravet syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome as well as adults with epilepsy.
Postresection Monitoring May Provide Further Insights on Epileptogenic Zone Following Multistage Epilepsy SurgeryJanuary 09, 2019
Investigators found that it may be prudent to continue postoperative invasive monitoring in children who have had surgical resection of epileptic lesions.
Prevalence of Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Exceptionally High in Ontario, Canada Compared With Global NumbersDecember 21, 2018
Researchers provide a practical, valid method to estimate the incidence and prevalence of MS in the pediatric population.
In the past, many epilepsy providers have focused solely on seizure control as a way to improve developmental outcomes and HRQOL; however, we now know that the most effective treatment for pediatric epilepsy is comprehensive.
There has been a record number of cases of a rare paralyzing illness among children in the United States this year.
Children with MS were more likely to receive a newer DMT prior to turning 18 years old compared with patients with CIS.
A team of authors performed a systematic review of studies examining anti-inflammatory treatments for pediatric OSA through June 28, 2018 using PubMed/MEDLINE and 4 other databases.
Chronic opioid use during pregnancy that causes neonatal abstinence syndrome is associated with smaller neonatal head circumference.
A case description can reliably define patients with acute flaccid myelitis.
A task force to investigate a rising number of cases of a rare polio-like disease among children in the United States has been created by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Cases of a polio-like condition that mainly affects children continue to rise this year in the United States, health officials say.
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