Having vaccination against influenza during pregnancy was not associated with an increased risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the offspring, a large cohort study reveals — providing more support for vaccination during pregnancy.
Despite a 90-percent cure rate after first treatment for children with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL), approximately 10–15 percent of patients with paediatric ALL will experience relapse. [Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 2017;17:725-736] A recent webinar on the current landscape of ALL highlighted the potential of immunotherapy for paediatric patients with relapsed or refractory ALL, thus providing hope for this high-risk patient group.
Neonates with symptomatic novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) more frequently require respiratory support, with high C-reactive protein (CRP) levels or greater prothrombin time (PT) indicating a more severe disease, according to a recent study.
Adolescents who are aware of their friends’ self-injurious behaviours are at risk of the same tendencies and exhibit greater suicidality, according to a new study. Intervention efforts should also seek to target this peer influence effect in reducing suicidal behaviours among teens.