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Are e-cigarettes encouraging young Britons to smoke?

First study to report longitudinal association.

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PHE unveils next steps in tackling childhood obesity

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AAP issues new guidelines for pediatric hypertension

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Sleep duration and T2DM risk in children: what’s the link?

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NICE updates guidance on fever in young children

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Preterm infants may benefit from high-dose vitamin D supplementation

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Asthma medications: systematic review of pediatric adverse events

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More research needed into causes of COPD and asthma, say experts

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Maternal vitamin D status and childhood obesity: what’s the link?

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Professional & Business

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Calorie reduction next step in childhood obesity plan

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Third of trainee GPs plan to leave NHS within 6 months

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Proposed cuts to sexual health services deemed ‘unsafe’

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Government to cover rising GP indemnity fees

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Type 2 diabetes in children on the rise

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UKSTSG training report gets mixed response

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New in Paediatrics

  • Clinical Essentials from J Neurol
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Use of epilepsy surgery varies by sociodemographic factors

A large national cohort study looks at the characteristics of patients undergoing epilepsy surgery.

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Women’s Health: Monthly Essentials August 2017
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Women’s Health: Monthly Essentials August 2017

Early term birth and pediatric T2D | First trimester vigorous physical activity.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Aliment Pharmacol Ther
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Exclusive enteral nutrition vs steroids for remission induction in pediatric Crohn’s

Intriguing meta-analysis results for a rarely used option.

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Pregnant women turning to the ED may be especially vulnerable

Is this a missed opportunity to refer and provide needed services?

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C-reactive protein is not a useful screening test for chorioamnionitis in women with PPROM

Amniocentesis remains the gold standard.

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"Robust association" found for e-cigarette use and smoking in adolescents
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"Robust association" found for e-cigarette use and smoking in adolescents

E-cigarette use is a greater risk factor for starting smoking in those with no smoking friends than for those who had a friendship network where most smoked.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol
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Zika: neurologic manifestations in adolescence remain unclear

Data are sparse on how Zika affects neurologic development in children and adolescents.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Eur J Epidemiol
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Bigger kids have higher colon cancer risk as adults

Children with above average height and BMI are at increased risk for colon cancer as adults.

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Respiratory Infection: Monthly Essentials August 2017
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Respiratory Infection: Monthly Essentials August 2017

Influenza vaccination in nursing homes | High-valency vaccine effect | Diagnostic cornerstones of pediatric pneumonia.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Am Acad Dermatol
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Pediatric atopic dermatitis: age of onset tied to seasonal allergy risk

Timing may explain part of the variation in atopic march.

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  • Clinical Essentials from AIDS
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HIV disease, not treatment, tied to congenital defects

ARV-untreated pregnant women have a higher risk for major congenital malformations.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Pediatrics
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Children who sleep less at greater risk for type 2 diabetes

Sleep duration was associated with risk factors for the disease.

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  • Clinical Essentials from N Engl J Med
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Nasal influenza vaccine: poor efficacy repeated in 2015-2016

Strain changed for 2015-2016 because of lack of effectiveness in young children.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol
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Link found between type 2 diabetes and second-generation antipsychotics in ages 6-24 y

A study based on claims data.

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