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FDA Panel Gives Strong Backing to RSV Vaccine for Protecting Infants

If it lives up to its promise, many infants and parents "will breathe easier," says panelist

May 18, 2023
FDA ADCOMM maternal RSV vaccine over a computer rendering of respiratory syncytial virus.
Should FDA Grant Accelerated Approval to Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Gene Therapy?

Waiting for the results of the SRP-9001 confirmatory trial may be a better move

May 18, 2023
A photo of a little boy in a wheelchair.
Newborn Myocarditis Cluster; Mexican Surgery Infections; Overdose Deaths Plateau

Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by MedPage Today staff

May 18, 2023
Morning Break over illustration of a syringe, Covid virus, and DNA helix over a photo of green vegetation.
Negative Effects of Trauma May Persist for Decades After the Incident

Increased risk of death, immune illness, cancer in trauma-exposed versus unexposed twins

May 17, 2023
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Safety Data on Maternal RSV Vaccine 'Favorable,' FDA Staff Says

But agency reviewers flag numerical imbalance in premature deliveries

May 16, 2023
FDA ADCOMM maternal RSV vaccine over a computer rendering of respiratory syncytial virus.
IG Live May 18: The State of Teen Mental Health

Join us for a discussion with Jeremy Faust, MD, Jessi Gold, MD, MS, and Amanda Calhoun, MD, MPH

May 16, 2023
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Choosing Pediatrics Is a Poor Financial Decision

We can change this by addressing the pay gap between child and adult medicine

May 16, 2023
A photo of a female pediatrician looking at her laptop while a mother and son sit on the examination table.
Vibrating Crib Mattress Eases Opioid Withdrawal for Exposed Infants

"A great need to reduce medication treatment in this vulnerable population," says researcher

May 15, 2023
A photo of a nurse touching an infant in the neotatal intensive care unit
Childhood Cancer Survivors Have Increased Rates of Late, Major Surgeries

Magnitude of the risk is "striking," editorialists say

May 14, 2023
A photo of a little boy, bald from chemotherapy playing in an outdoor playground.
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Treatment Narrowly Captures Support of FDA Advisors

Whether vote means FDA will approve Sarepta's gene therapy remains to be seen

May 13, 2023
FDA ADCOMM delandistrogene moxeparvovec (SRP-9001) over a physical therapist working with child with muscular dystrophy
Falls and Mortality; At-Home Versus In-Clinic Blood Pressure Measurement

Also in TTHealthWatch: a peanut allergy patch for young children and orphan drug profits

May 13, 2023
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Probiotic Use in NICUs Shows Some Benefits in Newborns With Very Low Birth Weight

Even with reduced risk of necrotizing enterocolitis, adoption is slow across the U.S.

May 12, 2023
A photo of a female nurse tending to an infant in the neonatal intensive care unit
FDA Panel Backs Needle-Free Epinephrine for Anaphylaxis

Choice of alternative route with nasal spray outweighs possible risks, panelists say

May 12, 2023
FDA ADCOMM epinephrine nasal spray (neffy) over a photo of a man holding this nasal spray
Foam Bullets Tied to Growing Number of Kids' Eye Injuries

Researchers at Parisian ED tally potential sight-threatening injuries over the past decade

May 11, 2023
A photo of Nerf guns and foam bullets.
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