Pediatrics

Can Testis Grafting Preserve Fertility for Boys With Cancer?

Recent experimental research shows a promising outlook for clinical trials in boys.


Pregnant Women Positive for COVID-19: What Does It Mean for Newborns?

Clinicians spent over a year researching the unique risks of infants born to women with a confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection. While some dangers have been identified, other study findings are promising.


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Bridging the Gap Between Physical and Virtual Care

During the pandemic, telehealth visits increased in popularity as more patients sought care from the privacy of their own homes. But lacking during these virtual physician visits are necessary blood work, tests and imaging services to make a...


MIS-C May Pose Lasting Effects on a Child’s Heart

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) is a condition that causes widespread inflammation to a child’s vital organ systems, including the cardiovascular system.

According to the CDC’s October 2020 statistics:

1,163

Number of confirmed MIS-C cases in 44 states...


New Drug Therapy Shows Promise for Cystic Fibrosis

An FDA-approved drug cocktail may provide improvement for many patients with this common hereditary disease.


Prescription for Playtime

To further illustrate the mental and physical health benefits of exercise, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends pediatricians encourage physical activity in patients.


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Fertility Preservation for Pediatric Cancer Patients

A pediatric cancer patient and his or her family’s main concern should focus on oncology treatments, not if those treatments will cause future infertility. As oncology advances, so do fertility preservation options.

The American...


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New Device Treats Ear Infections Without General Anesthesia

Tusker Medical’s Tubes Under Local Anesthesia (Tula) System recently gained approval from the FDA to be used as an alternative treatment for recurrent ear infections.

After a study of more than 200 pediatric patients yielded...


Study Indicates Social Media Use May Not Be as Closely Linked With Anxiety and Depression as Previously Thought

Research from Brigham Young University finds that quality of social media engagement and not social media usage itself may be the determining factor in its effect on young people.


Study Underscores the Difficulty of Diagnosing Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is often misdiagnosed, with potentially far-reaching consequences, but early referral to a specialty clinic for a second opinion can help alleviate the problem, according to a new study.