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Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By HCPLive staff
Research and real-world experience has shown interventions such as constraint therapy, botulinum toxin therapy, and interactive computer play to be effective in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By Jared Kaltwasser
Telemedicine comes with a bevy of regulatory hurdles, but research presented at the 43rd Annual Child Neurology Society Meeting suggests the concept has the potential to create clinical efficiencies without sacrificing care.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By HCPLive staff
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced the approval of Trumenba, the first vaccine licensed in the US to prevent invasive meningococcal disease caused by Neisseria meningitidis serogroup B.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Adoption of noneconomic damages caps reduces average malpractice payments by 15 percent, according to research published in the October issue of Health Affairs.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Giving young children agave nectar or a placebo treatment of flavored, colored water both appear to help reduce cough symptoms at night more than not giving any treatment, according to a new study. The findings were published online Oct. 27 in JAMA Pediatrics.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
More than 10 percent of infants with congenital cytomegalovirus will suffer permanent hearing loss, according to new research published online Oct. 27 in Pediatrics.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
By Jared Kaltwasser
Research presented at the 43rd Annual Child Neurology Society Meeting suggests neurological differences associated with autism spectrum disorders may be identifiable by as early as 6-9 months of age.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
By HCPLive staff
Data show a significant increase in the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the US over the last 15 years. More work is needed to identify the genetic and environmental factors associated with increased ASD risk.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
By HCPLive staff
Research has shown that comorbid epilepsy and autism spectrum disorder is fairly common, with several factors appearing to influence risk.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
A new clinical practice guideline that offers physicians guidance for the diagnosis and management of infants with bronchiolitis was published online Oct. 27 in Pediatrics.
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