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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.
Trial of Amitriptyline, Topiramate, and Placebo for Pediatric Migraine
01/01/70 - More than 6 million children and adolescents in the United States have migraines. The majority continue to have headaches into adulthood, taking a toll on the U.S. economy of approximately $36 billion and resulting in substantial effects on quality of life. Pediatric clinical practice guidelines…
Pediatric Migraine Headache ? Still Searching for Effective Treatments
01/01/70 - Migraine headaches are common in children, adolescents, and adults. In children, migraines have a considerable effect on development, often leading to missed school days, educational delays, and decreased socialization. In adults, migraine headaches result in a considerable number of days lost from…
Epidemiology of Acute Kidney Injury in Critically Ill Children and Young Adults
01/01/70 - Epidemiologic studies involving adults have shown that acute kidney injury is associated with increased mortality, prolonged mechanical ventilation, and prolonged length of stay in intensive care units (ICUs). A multinational, prospective study involving 1802 adults initiated the use of Kidney…
Acute Kidney Injury in Critically Ill Children ? An Ominous Legacy
01/01/70 - Children are generally healthy. As we age, however, the chance of having ailments that affect our overall health increases. Recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicate that only 1.3% of children younger than 6 years of age and 2.8% of those 6 to 18 years of age have…
Fish Oil?Derived Fatty Acids in Pregnancy and Wheeze and Asthma in Offspring
01/01/70 - The incidence of asthma and wheezing disorders has more than doubled in westernized countries in recent decades. These conditions often originate in early childhood and currently affect one in five young children. Concomitantly, the increased use of vegetable oils in cooking and of grain in the…
Case 40-2016: A 14-Month-Old Girl with Recurrent Vomiting
01/01/70 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Alessio Morley-Fletcher (Pediatrics): A girl 14 months 19 days of age was admitted to a community hospital affiliated with this hospital because of episodes of recurrent vomiting. The patient had been well until she was 11 months 12 days of age, when intermittent vomiting…
Activity of Selumetinib in Neurofibromatosis Type 1?Related Plexiform Neurofibromas
01/01/70 - Neurofibromatosis type 1 is a common genetic disorder that is characterized by multiple manifestations including tumors of the nervous system. Plexiform neurofibromas develop in 20 to 50% of persons with neurofibromatosis type 1 and can cause substantial complications including pain, functional…
Breathing Easier with Fish Oil ? A New Approach to Preventing Asthma?
01/01/70 - Asthma and lower respiratory infections are leading causes of morbidity and mortality in pediatric populations. Thus, having low-cost, effective, safe options for prevention could have important implications for both clinical practice and public health. In this issue of the Journal, Bisgaard and et…
Fish Oil Supplementation in Pregnancy
01/01/70 - Ms. Franklin is worried about symptoms of asthma in her unborn child; therefore treatment with n?3 LCPUFAs is a potential therapeutic option. The n?3 LCPUFAs ? mainly eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) ? are the active components of fish oils. These n?3 LCPUFAs are…
Infected Urachal Cyst
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