An evaluation of pediatric Mpox specimens

In a recent study posted to the medRxiv* preprint server, researchers in the United States performed the clinical evaluation of pediatric monkeypox (mpox) specimens. During the 1970s and 1980s, the…

Pediatric deaths due to COVID-19 remain very low, study shows

A new study conducted in England shows that the risk of death due to COVID-19 remains very low for children and young people, and most deaths occur in those with…

New study provides more clarity about giving steroids during pediatric open-heart surgery

For more than four decades, doctors have been split on whether giving steroids during a pediatric open-heart surgery could be helpful for post-operative recovery. A new study is providing a…

New research lays the foundation for more effectively treating pediatric brain tumor

In a ground-breaking new study, scientists have uncovered the mechanics of the blood-tumor barrier, one of the most significant obstacles to improving treatment efficacy and preventing the return of cancerous…

A review of emerging pediatric respiratory viruses

Respiratory viruses continue to cause significant pediatric mortality and morbidity throughout the world. Improvements in molecular detection and sequencing techniques over the last 15 years have led to increased identification…

Top experts to speak about pediatric obesity at ObesityWeek 2022

Pediatric obesity is a serious disease and its prevalence has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many factors can contribute to excess weight gain in youth including genetics/biology, the obesogenic environment,…

Are pediatric COVID-19 samples less infectious?

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), continues to threaten human health worldwide. While young and older adults have been affected,…

Largest academic collaboration aims to transform the treatment for pediatric cancers

The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital today announced the largest academic collaboration of its kind to transform and accelerate the…

Improving care and reducing the morbidity, mortality associated with pediatric AKI

Acute kidney injury occurs (AKI) in one out of four babies, children and young adults during an intensive care stay for any reason, and yet the condition is poorly understood.…

Exploring biological mechanisms behind the link between obesity prior to pregnancy and elevated risk of pediatric ALL

Published in Leukemia Research, University of Minnesota Medical School researchers explored the possible biological mechanisms that could explain the association between being overweight or obese prior to pregnancy and the…