Patients with haemoptysis can be safely and effectively treated for long term with super selective bronchial artery embolisation using platinum coils instead of particles, a new study reports.
The ABO blood group may eventually be incorporated into clinical schemes of prediction of congenital heart disease, according to a new study.
Infliximab exposure does not appear to contribute to an increased risk of malignancy or hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) in paediatric patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), whereas thiopurine exposure is an important precedent for developing malignancy or HLH in this population, according to a study.
Despite its relative commonness and safety, complementary and alternative medicine does not seem to result in significant positive impacts on the length of hospital stay of patients with bronchiolitis, according to the results of a meta-analysis.
Initiation of combined antiretroviral therapy (ART) in the second trimester of pregnancy in women co-infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis B virus (HBV) resulted in suppression of viral load at delivery to a level which may prevent mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of HBV, according to data from the TiP* study presented at the recent APASL 2017 held in Shanghai, China.
Urinary nerve growth factor/creatinine levels, aside from being a potential biomarker for paediatric overactive bladder (OAB), may also predict therapeutic efficacy in children with OAB, a study suggests.
Higher level of physical activity (PA) may reduce arterial stiffness in children at 6–8 years of age, according to a recent study.
Musculoskeletal pain at multiple sites among adolescents may be associated with an increased risk of mental health problems, especially mood and anxiety disorders, and mental healthcare use in young adulthood, a study suggests.
Exclusive enteral nutrition (EEN) may be better than corticosteroid (CS) medication in the primary treatment of paediatric patients with Crohn’s disease (CD), with a study showing that remission rates are higher with EEN.
Naturally occurring changes in children’s perception of barriers to physical activity, social support and neighborhood environment may be associated with the age-related decline in physical activity during the transition from childhood to early adolescence, a new study reports.