Perirenal fat is associated with carotid intima-media thickness, especially among overweight and obese children, and may thus represent a useful parameter for evaluating cardiovascular risk in the paediatric population, according to a study.
Infants born to mothers with rheumatoid arthritis treated with tumour necrosis factor inhibitors (TNFIs) during pregnancy do not have a heightened risk of developing serious infections, a study reports.
New drug applications approved by US FDA as of 1 - 15 June 2018 which includes New Molecular Entities (NMEs) and new biologics. It does not include Tentative Approvals. Supplemental approvals may have occurred since the original approval date.
Children who undergo adenoidectomy, tonsillectomy, or both (adenotonsillectomy) within the first 9 years of life may have an elevated long-term risk of respiratory, allergic, or infectious diseases, results from a Denmark-based study show.
Children in Singapore were exposed to significantly less outdoor light daily than children in Australia, which could contribute to the higher prevalence of myopia among Singapore children compared with their Australian counterparts, suggests a study.
Individuals who usually use screen media, such as smartphones and tablets, near bedtime have shorter valid sleep time, resulting in daytime sleepiness and worse self-satisfaction, suggests a China study.
Using polyethylene plastic bags when transporting very low birthweight (VLBW) infants from one hospital to another appears to effectively reduce the occurrence of hypothermia, especially moderate hypothermia, a study reports.
Factors including parental body mass index (BMI), low socioeconomic position (SEP) and smoking during pregnancy exert a strong, persisting influence on childhood BMI and weight, regardless of birthweight and infancy BMI, study reports.