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Children with nonchromosomal birth defects have a higher relative risk for cancer

Nonchromosomal Birth Defects May Up Childhood Cancer Risk

Study identified 40 significant, specific associations between birth defects and childhood cancer
From 2010 to 2016

Obesity Prevalence Down in Young Children Enrolled in WIC

Prevalence decreased from 2010 to 2016 for children aged 2 through 4 enrolled in WIC
Maternal obesity and overweight are associated with an increased risk for type 2 diabetes in offspring

T2DM Risk in Offspring Up With Maternal Overweight, Obesity

Offspring of women who are overweight or obese during pregnancy have higher risk for type 2 diabetes
Victoza (liraglutide) injection is now approved to treat type 2 diabetes in children 10 years and older

FDA Approves Victoza Injection for Children 10 Years and Older

~64 percent of children treated with Victoza achieved HbA1c levels less than 7 percent
For children with type 1 diabetes

Pediatric T1DM Medication Adherence Drops on Weekends, Holidays

Clinical characteristics, socioeconomic status, adverse effects do not predict adherence
A steady and persistent number of personal care product-related injuries were reported for young children from 2002 to 2016

Many Young Children Treated in ED for Injuries From Personal Care Products

During 15-year study period, 64,686 children younger than 5 treated in emergency departments
Patients with pediatric-onset multiple sclerosis have a more rapid reduction in information-processing efficiency over time in adulthood

Cognitive Consequences Worse for Pediatric-Onset Multiple Sclerosis

Patients with POMS have more rapid reduction in information-processing efficiency over time
In a policy statement issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics and published online June 17 in Pediatrics

Recommendations Developed to Prepare Children for Camp

Parents should discuss camper health needs with camp staff before enrolling their children
Reacting to an ongoing measles outbreak

New York State Halts Religious Vaccine Exemption

Those who support the bill say that religion should not trump science
For cancer drugs ultimately approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Approving Children’s Cancer Drugs Takes 6.5 Years Longer

Gap reflects time from first clinical trial in humans to the first trial in children