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The New England Journal of Medicine: Search Results in Pediatrics
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Pediatrics. NEJM (http://www.nejm.org) is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.
Sickle Cell Disease
01/01/70 - Sickle cell disease is an increasing global health problem. Estimates suggest that every year approximately 300,000 infants are born with sickle cell anemia, which is defined as homozygosity for the sickle hemoglobin (HbS) gene (i.e. for a missense mutation [Glu6Val, rs334] in the ?-globin gene…
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Incidence Trends of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes among Youths, 2002?2012
01/01/70 - Diagnoses of type 1 and type 2 diabetes in youths present a substantial clinical and public health burden owing to the challenges of disease management and the risks of acute and chronic complications. The SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth study (hereafter, the SEARCH study) previously showed increases…
Increase in the Incidence of Diabetes and Its Implications
01/01/70 - Diabetes mellitus is among the most prevalent and morbid chronic diseases, affecting the health of millions of persons worldwide. According to the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) report for 2015, the prevalence of diabetes rose from approximately 333 million persons in 2005 to approximately 435…
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Out of Sight, Out of Mind ? Behavioral and Developmental Care for Rural Children
01/01/70 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has just offered further evidence that American children ? and rural children in particular ? are in trouble. Previously, the CDC had noted that poor U.S. children 2 to 8 years of age have higher rates of parent-reported mental, behavioral, and…
Case 10-2017 ? A 6-Month-Old Boy with Gastrointestinal Bleeding and Abdominal Pain
01/01/70 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Akash Gupta (Medicine and Pediatrics): A 6-month-old boy was seen in the emergency department of this hospital because of gastrointestinal bleeding and abdominal pain. The patient had been in his usual state of health until 2 days before presentation, when his parents…
01/01/70 - Vaccines have been one of the most useful tools for achieving substantial reductions in childhood mortality. However, progress in reducing deaths has been slower for infants too young to be vaccinated than for infants and children old enough to receive vaccines. Immunization schedules start when…
Docosahexaenoic Acid and Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia in Preterm Infants
01/01/70 - Bronchopulmonary dysplasia is a serious complication of preterm birth. It is characterized by an inflammatory process causing abnormal lung development, decreased vascular and alveolar development, and the need for supplemental oxygen or assisted ventilation at 36 weeks of postmenstrual age…
Efficacy of a Low-Cost, Heat-Stable Oral Rotavirus Vaccine in Niger
01/01/70 - Rotavirus is a leading cause of severe gastroenteritis among young children and is responsible for approximately 37% of deaths from diarrhea among children younger than 5 years of age worldwide. Two live, oral, attenuated rotavirus vaccines (Rotarix, GlaxoSmithKline, and RotaTeq, Merck) have met…
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