Barry Hainer, MD, a family physician with the Medical University of South Carolina, discusses the immunizations that are recommended for children and breaks down the vaccination schedule according to years.
Children who develop progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis Type II (PFIC-II) may get better—at least for a while—without getting a liver transplant. But children borne with the condition do not, a team from Belgium found. Bile salt export pump plays a key role.
The American Academy of Neurology’s 67th annual meeting starts April 18 in Washington, D.C. and neurologists attending are expecting to hear more about marijuana and seizures, a cheaper MS drug, and whether sleep apnea leads to dementia. A team from MD Magazine will be at the conference with daily news reports and video interviews.