Karen Bardossi
Adenotonsillectomy improves asthma control
Removing tonsils and adenoids to treat obstructive sleep apnea in children also reduces symptoms of asthma, a new study reports.
High cervical CA, low HPV vaccination, study shows
States with higher rates of cervical cancer (CA) have significantly lower rates of vaccination against human papillomavirus (HPV), according to data presented at a conference of the American Association for Cancer Research.
Teen smoking rates bode ill for future health
More than 1 in 5 high school students use tobacco, and 9 of 10 users smoke cigarettes, cigars, hookahs, pipes, or other combustible tobacco products, endangering their future health, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Keeping epinephrine on hand at school saves lives
Schools that stock epinephrine for emergency use to treat anaphylaxis caused by food reactions or other triggers can see striking benefits, a new study shows.
PANS: Help with a tough diagnosis
A new consensus statement from pediatric clinicians and researchers offers guidance for the often difficult diagnosis of pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome, including sudden-onset obsessive-compulsive disorder.
New guidelines for pediatric hydrocephalus
New evidence-based guidelines for treating hydrocephalus in children aim to improve current methods and help clear up confusion surrounding effective therapy for the condition.
Breast, colon cancer rare but aggressive in kids
Breast and colorectal cancers, although rare in children, are also more aggressive than in adults, according to 2 studies based on patient records from the National Cancer Data Base that were presented at the recent Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons.
ADHD care not what it should be
Many pediatricians fail to provide diagnosis and treatment that meet American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a recent study reports.
New AAP guidelines for bronchiolitis in infants
The American Academy of Pediatrics Subcommittee on Bronchiolitis has published a new clinical practice guideline on diagnosing and managing bronchiolitis in infants aged 1 to 23 months.
What’s the true price of delayed circumcision?
Circumcision beyond the neonatal period can carry higher costs, monetary and otherwise, than neonatal procedures, new research shows.

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