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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 ( 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.

Incidental Findings on Brain Imaging in the General Pediatric Population
01/01/70 - To the Editor: Incidentally discovered findings on brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in healthy persons pose medical and ethical considerations regarding management. The prevalence of incidental findings on brain MRI has been described in adult populations, but less is known about incidental…

A Devastating Delay ? Zika and the Implementation Gap
01/01/70 - The epidemic of Zika in the Americas and the virus?s effects on fetal development have jolted the U.S. medical community and the broader public. Zika?s relatively recent emergence has necessitated rapid research on its virology and pathogenesis, transmission, clinical manifestations, and diagnosis.…

Brain MRI in Infants after Maternal Zika Virus Infection during Pregnancy
01/01/70 - To the Editor: An outbreak of Zika virus (ZIKV) infection occurred in Martinique, a French Caribbean island with nearly 400,000 residents, from December 2015 through October 2016. By the end of the outbreak, the number of clinically identified ZIKV infections had reached 36,590, a number that is…

Hematopoietic Stem-Cell Gene Therapy for Cerebral Adrenoleukodystrophy
01/01/70 - Adrenoleukodystrophy is an X-linked genetic disease that is caused by a defect in the gene ABCD1 (ATP-binding cassette, subfamily D, member 1), which encodes the peroxisomal ABC half-transporter ALD protein. Mutations in ABCD1 result in abnormal breakdown of very-long-chain fatty acids, a process…

Optimizing Treatment for Cerebral Adrenoleukodystrophy in the Era of Gene Therapy
01/01/70 - Adrenoleukodystrophy is a peroxisomal metabolic disorder that can be manifested by rapidly progressive cerebral demyelination (known as cerebral adrenoleukodystrophy) in affected boys and men. Untreated cerebral adrenoleukodystrophy causes severe disability or death approximately 2 years after its…

Investing in Global Health for Our Future
01/01/70 - With connectedness among countries increasing, the United States exists in a highly interdependent world. All countries are now vulnerable to the ever-present threats of infectious disease outbreaks and epidemics, as well as the continuous challenges of malaria, tuberculosis, and human…

Food Allergy
01/01/70 - Foreword. This Journal feature begins with a case vignette highlighting a common clinical problem. Evidence supporting various strategies is then presented, followed by a review of formal guidelines, when they exist. The article ends with the authors? clinical recommendations. Stage. An 18-year-old…

Case 28-2017: A 13-Month-Old Girl with Pneumonia and a 33-Year-Old Woman with Hip Pain
01/01/70 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Virginia M. Pierce: A 13-month-old girl was admitted to this hospital because of pneumonia. Nine days before admission, fever and vomiting developed in the child. The vomiting resolved after 2 days, but fever (with a maximum temperature of 39.7°C) continued, and the child…

Vaccination Rates among Younger Siblings of Children with Autism
01/01/70 - To the Editor: Recent outbreaks of illnesses that may be prevented by vaccines have increased public debate about vaccination behaviors (i.e. whether or not and when parents choose to vaccinate a child), and California has been a key affected state. One reason that parents choose not to have their…

Effectiveness of a Third Dose of MMR Vaccine for Mumps Outbreak Control
01/01/70 - In the United States, immunization with two doses of the measles?mumps?rubella (MMR) vaccine as part of a childhood vaccination program led to a 99% reduction in reported cases of mumps by 2005. Yet cases continue to occur annually, including outbreaks with thousands of cases reported in 2006,…

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