Adenovirus or Kawasaki Disease?
Researchers investigate clinical and laboratory testing methods to accurately distinguish adenovirus from Kawasaki disease in children
Appalachian and Urban Children Face Similar Health Care Challenges
Research shows children in Ohio's Appalachian counties face similar health care challenges to those in metropolitan areas
Extremely Premature Infants Benefit from Early Extubation Attempts
Early attempts associated with shorter hospital stays and lower incidence of bronchopulmonary dysplasia, even if reintubation is necessary
Mouse Model Reflects Small Population but Could Provide Big Payoff
First model of exon duplication causing DMD enables testing for potential therapies
Putting the Brakes on Myopia Progression
Researchers are studying how well commercially available bifocal contact lenses limit the progression of myopia.
Using Antibiotics Alone for Children with Uncomplicated Appendicitis
One year follow-up of patients treated only with antibiotics found that 76 percent avoided surgery
Boosting Research With a Down Syndrome Biobank
A new biobank for Down syndrome blood samples will enable clinical and translational researchers everywhere to shed light on conditions related to Down syndrome, including Alzheimer’s disease.
Childhood Kidney Stones Associated With Atherosclerosis
Research could lead to early interventions to improve cardiovascular health.
HIV in the Millennial World
Adolescents and young adults ages 13 to 24 comprise an increasingly large proportion of new HIV infections in the United States
Infantile Spasms Respond Poorly to Common First-Line Treatment
Researchers recommend other initial treatments after finding that topiramate has a low rate of infantile spasms remission.