Study highlights the neurologic manifestations linked with COVID-19 in hospitalized children

Of hospitalized children who tested or were presumed positive for SARS-CoV-2, 44% developed neurological symptoms, and these kids were more likely to require intensive care than their peers who didn’t…

Study shows efficacy, safety of oral immunotherapy in one- to three-year-olds with peanut allergy

The majority of young children treated with peanut immunotherapy achieved desensitization after two and a half years of treatment, and one in five remained in remission 26 weeks after treatment…

Study finds no proof of recently infected mothers transmitting SARS-CoV-2 through breastmilk

There is no evidence of recently infected mothers transmitting infectious SARS-CoV-2 through breastmilk to their baby, reports a study published in the journal Pediatric Research. The authors found that, whilst…

Study analyzes the link between consuming sweeteners during pregnancy and a child’s risk of obesity

A new study investigates the link between consuming sweeteners during pregnancy and a child’s risk of obesity. Pregnant rats fed with stevia or aspartame gave birth to pups that had…

Study confirms waning immunity in adolescents following two doses of mRNA COVID-19 vaccines

In a recent study published on the medRxiv* preprint server, a team of researchers tested the durability of antibodies produced by a vaccine-induced full-length severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2…

Flu vaccines can be lifesaving for children, study shows

A new CDC study published in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases (CID) shows that flu vaccination protected children against serious flu illness even when they were infected with a flu…

Study finds reductions in hospital admissions for childhood infections during first year of pandemic

During the first year or so of the covid-19 pandemic, there were dramatic reductions in hospital admissions for common and severe childhood infections in England, most likely due to social…

International study offers a clearer picture of COVID-19’s impact on children

A new international study offers a clearer picture of the impact of COVID-19 infection and the risk of severe outcomes on young people around the world. The study was co-led…

Danish household study shows COVID vaccinates reduce susceptibility and transmissibility

The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is undergoing repeated and extensive mutational changes that have led to the emergence of several variants of concern (VOC) that often show…

Study reveals widespread impact of COVID-19 pandemic on maternal and newborn care in Europe

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to deficiencies and large inequalities in the care of mothers and newborns in Europe. This is shown by a study in which researchers from the…