There is a high incidence of candidaemia and a substantial burden of comorbidities among neonates as confirmed in a recent nationwide epidemiologic study of paediatric candidaemia. An increasing proportion of nonalbicans species resistant to fluconazole has also been observed.
A family history of testicular cancer (TC), carcinoma, mesothelioma, sarcoma, malignant melanoma and malignant neuroepithelial tumours appears to increase the risk of paediatric and young adults’ TC, suggests a recent study.
Extremely premature neonates who have been exposed to pre-eclampsia in utero are at high risk of developing severe respiratory distress syndrome and severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia, according to a study.
Using the 2017 blood pressure guidelines by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAPG) has resulted in a 13-percent increase in prevalence of overweight/obese youth at high risk of hypertension compared with the European Society of Hypertension Guidelines 2016 (ESHG), according to a study.
Snacking while watching television, being on the computer, or playing video games appears to increase the risk of metabolic syndrome in adolescents, according to findings from the ERICA* study presented at ENDO 2019.