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No Negative Neurodevelopmental Issues With Late Exposure to Antenatal Steroids

Follow-up to ALPS trial offers reassuring results for late preterm corticosteroids

Feb 12, 2023
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Mom's Coffee (and Tea, and Kombucha, and...) Tied to Kid's Height

A bit shorter with high caffeine intake, but how important is it?

Oct 31, 2022
Photo of a pregnant woman holding a cup of coffee in her hands.
Lowering Antenatal Betamethasone Dose Misses in Randomized Trial

In BETADOSE study, half-dose regimen fails to meet noninferiority criteria

Aug 22, 2022
A photo of a pregnant woman receiving an injection in her arm from a female nurse.
Universal Hip Screening in Babies Associated With Overtreatment

Late detection of hip dysplasia and need for surgery not helped by universal screening

Aug 18, 2022
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Osilodrostat Resolves Most Physical Signs of Cushing's Disease

More than half of patients saw physical manifestations fully resolve by week 72

May 16, 2022
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Less Is More in Providing Pain Relief to Teens

We've reduced the opioids we give to pediatric scoliosis surgery patients by 80%

Jan 15, 2022
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FDA OKs First Drug for Most Common Form of Dwarfism

Mixed reactions follow new treatment for children 5 and up with open growth plates

Nov 19, 2021
FDA APPROVED vosoritide (Voxzogo) over a photo of a young boy with dwarfism laying on the floor coloring.
MC3R Mutations Linked to Timing of Puberty

Mutation found to be associated with delay in age at menarche and lower levels of IGF1

Nov 03, 2021
A mother comforts her emotional pre-teen daughter.
CDC Lowers Children's Reference Lead Level

More kids are now eligible for intervention

Oct 29, 2021
A young boy has a blood sample taken to determine lead exposure.
'Unbiased' Genetic Screening Turns Up Cause of Kids' Obesity

In some cases, researchers say genetically caused obesity presents with few symptoms

Oct 06, 2021
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Is This the Future of Corticosteroids?

Novel agent, aimed at doing away with adverse metabolic effects, proves mettle in DMD

Oct 05, 2021
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Bone Disease Drug Misses Endpoint, But Still Very Much Alive

Favorable results on most outcomes may suggest poor choice of primary

Oct 02, 2021
ASBMR over a computer rendering of a human skeleton
Previously Unexplained Birth Defects Rooted in Genetic Mutations

Disrupted Wnt signaling results in newly termed Zaki syndrome

Sep 29, 2021
A photo of a young boy with microcephaly
Baby Formula Based on Fad Diet Bad News for Bones

Three cases of rickets linked to celebrity-endorsed alkaline diet

Aug 20, 2021
A bottle of formula lies on its side dripping on a blue baby bib
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