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HYDROXYUREA - AN ESSENTIAL MEDICINE FOR SICKLE CELL DISEASE IN AFRICA

Higher levels of fetal hemoglobin ameliorate the clinical course of sickle cell disease. Hydroxyurea, an inhibitor of the enzyme ribonucleoside...

 
 
 

ADOLESCENT VAPING AND NICOTINE USE IN 2017-2018 - U.S. NATIONAL ESTIMATES

To the Editor: A rapid increase in the prevalence of vaping among adolescents has aroused public health concern. Adolescents who "vape"...

RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF PLATELET-TRANSFUSION THRESHOLDS IN NEONATES

Prophylactic platelet transfusions are commonly administered to preterm infants to reduce the risk of bleeding. Policies regarding...

 
 
 

ETHICAL PROBLEMS IN DECISION MAKING IN THE NEONATAL ICU

In the neonatal intensive care unit , disagreements about whether life-sustaining treatment can ethically be withheld or withdrawn...

HYDROXYUREA FOR CHILDREN WITH SICKLE CELL ANEMIA IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

Sickle hemoglobinopathies are common and life-threatening genetic disorders. Homozygous hemoglobin S is the most severe genotype, and...

 
 
 

REVERSE-TRANSCRIPTASE INHIBITORS IN THE AICARDI-GOUTIÈRES SYNDROME

To the Editor: The Aicardi-Goutières syndrome is a genetic encephalopathy that is associated with childhood illness and death. The...

NEURODEVELOPMENT IN INFANTS EXPOSED TO ZIKA VIRUS IN UTERO

To the Editor: During the Zika virus epidemic in Rio de Janeiro from September 2015 through June 2016, a prospective cohort study involving...

 
 
 

THE PROBLEM FOR CHILDREN IN AMERICA

Children in America are dying or being killed at rates that are shameful. The sad fact is that a child or adolescent in the United...

THE MAJOR CAUSES OF DEATH IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS IN THE UNITED STATES

In 2016, children and adolescents represented a quarter of the total estimated U.S. population; reflecting relatively good health,...

 
 
 

PERSONS OF NONBINARY GENDER - AWARENESS, VISIBILITY, AND HEALTH DISPARITIES

Two-spirit, agender, gender fluid, genderqueer, gender-nonconforming, third sex: whatever the terminology, in many cultures throughout...

CORONARY-ARTERY OCCLUSION FROM KAWASAKI'S DISEASE

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MOSAIC EFFECTS OF GROWTH HORMONE ON FIBROUS DYSPLASIA OF BONE

To the Editor: Fibrous dysplasia and the McCune-Albright syndrome constitute a rare mosaic disorder caused by somatic activating mutations...

OF TRAGEDIES AND MIRACLES - NEONATAL ORGAN DONATION

Baby K. was born at full term after an uncomplicated pregnancy, with sweet baby thighs, adorable little hands and feet, and a soft...

 
 
 

SIT BACK AND LISTEN - THE RELEVANCE OF PATIENTS' STORIES TO TRAUMA-INFORMED CARE

Long before standardized, data-based templates began to dictate the patient history, a teenager from Sudan walked into my pediatric...

EFFECT OF GENETIC DIAGNOSIS ON PATIENTS WITH PREVIOUSLY UNDIAGNOSED DISEASE

Many patients with chronic diseases remain without a diagnosis despite extensive medical evaluation. In 2008, the Undiagnosed Diseases...

 
 
 

ATTENTION DEFICIT-HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER AND MONTH OF SCHOOL ENROLLMENT

Variable rates of diagnosis and treatment of attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder across the United States have aroused concern...

REDUCING PROTECTIONS FOR NONCITIZEN CHILDREN - EXACERBATING HARM AND TRAUMA

On June 26, 2018, a federal judge ordered the Trump administration to reunite families that it had separated at the U.S.-Mexico border....

 
 
 

ORAL DESENSITIZATION TO PEANUTS

Once a peanut allergy develops, advice has historically been simple: lifelong complete avoidance is needed to prevent systemic allergic...

LACTOBACILLUS RHAMNOSUS GG VERSUS PLACEBO FOR ACUTE GASTROENTERITIS IN CHILDREN

Acute gastroenteritis causes substantial complications and is the second leading cause of death worldwide in children younger than...

 
 
 



Common Virus Reactivates After Transplantation: Here's How

Common Virus Reactivates After Transplantation: Here's How

Cytomegalovirus infects humans and then becomes dormant. Later on, it can reactivate, causing severe complications, especially in persons with weak immune systems, such as... Read more ...

Climbing Stairs at Short Intervals Throughout the Day Can Boost Your Health

Climbing Stairs at Short Intervals Throughout the Day Can Boost Your Health

Short bouts of stair climbing throughout the day can improve your health and fitness, reveals a new study. Read more ...

Study: Marketing to Docs, Opioid Crisis Linked

Study: Marketing to Docs, Opioid Crisis Linked

A county-by-county analysis showed that opioid use increased in places where drug makers focused their marketing efforts to physicians, researchers say. Read more ...

Stop, Drop, and Pour: Coffee-Mate's New Oat Milk Creamer Is Here to Brighten...

Stop, Drop, and Pour: Coffee-Mate's New Oat Milk Creamer Is Here to Brighten Mornings

After aptly being named one of the biggest trends of 2019 , oat milk is hitting grocery stores! Whether you've heard your friends talking about making the switch over from... Read more ...

Steps to Reduce Hospital Sleep Disruptions Studied

Steps to Reduce Hospital Sleep Disruptions Studied

Nighttime room entries dropped by 44 percent after researchers educated doctors and nurses on the health consequences of in-hospital sleep deprivation. Read more ...

Raising A Child With Strong Faith When You're Not So Sure

Raising A Child With Strong Faith When You're Not So Sure

I was making dinner one night when my 3-year-old came up to me with a stack of papers in his hands. He hands me the papers and says “These are to teach you about Jesus. Share... Read more ...

These '10-Year-Challenge' Climate Change Photos Are Absolutely Haunting

These '10-Year-Challenge' Climate Change Photos Are Absolutely Haunting

These before and after photos proving climate change is definitely happening are devastating The 10-year-challenge has been sweeping social media with people posting pics of... Read more ...

‘Fiver Parties' Are The New Birthday Party Trend That Make Everyone's Life...

‘Fiver Parties' Are The New Birthday Party Trend That Make Everyone's Life Easier

I'm not one to jump on trends, whether they are parenting fads, the latest health craze, or the new beauty product everyone is raging about. I tend to stick with what I know... Read more ...

Keeping an aging brain sharp and avoiding late-life depression may involve...

Keeping an aging brain sharp and avoiding late-life depression may involve certain diets and nutrients

Aging is a very scary part of life since it is associated with an increased risk of health problems like mild cognitive impairment, dementia, Alzheimer's, and depression... Read more ...

PROOF Google stole the 2018 election for Democrats by switching millions of...

PROOF Google stole the 2018 election for Democrats by switching millions of votes. time to arrest Google CEO for election meddling

Since Nov. 9, 2016, the day after the presidential election, Democrats have accused POTUS Donald Trump and his campaign of conspiring with Russia to “steal the election” from... Read more ...