Although the rise in pediatric obesity predates the COVID-19 pandemic, stressors experienced during the pandemic exposed inequities in children’s health.
Investigators assessed the safety and efficacy of XiaojiDaozhi Decoction, a form of Chinese herbal medicine, in relieving childhood constipation.
Because outcomes of appendectomy vary by patient age, family income, and transfer status, the researchers compared outcomes in these subgroups.
The expanded approval was based on data from an open-label phase 2 trial that evaluated Epclusa in 41 patients 3 years to less than 6 years of age with chronic HCV infection.
Investigators sought to evaluate the relationship between Hill grade confirmed with EGD and the degree of gastroesophageal reflux in children with GERD.
The researchers’ goal was to describe the clinical characteristics and therapeutic options available to pediatric patients with cluster headache.
Investigators compared differences in microbiome composition among infants with very low birth weights receiving varying enteral iron supplementation doses.
Investigators examined the clinical characteristics of patients with IBD and VTE and identified risk factors associated with VTE occurrence.
Researchers aimed to identify factors associated with intravenous rehydration and hospitalization in children with acute gastroenteritis in the US and Canada.
Investigators aimed to describe non-food prebiotic, probiotic, and synbiotic use by US adults and children and reported reasons for using these products.
Researchers compared the associations between abdominal pain and psychosocial distress with health-related quality-of-life in children with IBS.
Investigators conducted a randomized controlled trial to assess the use of fecal microbiota transplants in children with ulcerative colitis.
Researchers compared the effects of a microbiota-directed complementary food prototype vs ready-to-use supplementary food in children with moderate acute malnutrition.
Researchers investigated the relationship between heartburn in pediatric patients and sleep disturbances, as well as psychiatric symptoms.
The ESPGHAN Gastroenterology Committee has released recommendations for using fecal calprotectin testing in gastrointestinal disorders in children.
The purpose of this study was to understand the potential barriers and facilitators to COVID-19 vaccination among youth.
The researchers were trying to determine what patterns of opioid prescribing follow the first opioid prescription in a cohort of opioid-naive youths aged 10-21 years?
The proportion of emergency department visits for pediatric mental health (MH) conditions increased during the COVID-19 pandemic.
High- and low-risk trajectories are identifiable for youth following their first opioid prescription.
COVID-19 and the associated end of in-person instruction correlated with worse psychological well-being for children.