March 17th 2023
For preterm infants, clinical outcomes from microbial mechanisms are not affected by a diet of only human milk compared to bovine milk formulas or fortifiers.
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Safety of cefazolin has been underestimated for GBS prophylaxis during laborFebruary 20th 2023
Both undertreatment and overtreatment were common in this cohort of penicillin-allergic pregnant women with Group B Streptococcus (GBS).
Hormone therapy linked to positive changes in appearance congruence, mental health for transgender and nonbinary youthJanuary 24th 2023
In what investigators are calling the largest study of its kind ever conducted in the US, results of the 2-year study, which included more than 300 transgender or nonbinary youth, underline the positive benefits seen with receipt of gender-affirming hormone therapy among this patient population.
Diabetes not associated with breastfeeding abilitySeptember 12th 2022
Investigators found minimal difference between breastfeeding rates less than 1 week postpartum of women who had diabetes pre-pregnancy, gestational diabetes only, and no history of diabetes.
FDA, CDC opens investigation into cronobacter and salmonella complaints in infant formulaFebruary 22nd 2022
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) are looking into 4 complaints about illness linked to Abbott Nutrition formula produced in a Michigan factory.
The role of the pediatric provider in supporting gender-diverse youthJune 10th 2021
Pediatricians, adolescent medicine physicians, and other youth providers can play a crucial role in mitigating this risk by supporting SMGD youth and their families and promoting resilience through inclusive and clinically, culturally competent care.
Sex education to improve sexual health outcomes for Latinx teensJune 17th 2020
The type and depth of sex education can vary, depending on the form (e.g., comprehensive vs. abstinence only), and other societal and cultural influences. For many teenagers, including Latinx, this could lead to negative sexual health outcomes.
Zika screening: Is looking for microcephaly enough?July 20th 2016
A look at Brazilian Zika virus cases indicates that looking for just microcephaly may cause doctors to miss cases of congenital Zika virus infection. Plus: Why do women fare worse following cardiac arrest than their male counterparts?
New evidence for cancer-related benefit of breastfeeding in African-AmericansOctober 2nd 2014
According to a recent study in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, the evidence continues to mount for an association between breastfeeding and reduced risk of aggressive breast cancers in African-American women.