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ACAAI: Oral Immunotherapy Is Protective in Peanut Allergy

November 19, 2018. 12:00 PM CST. More patients receiving AR101 able to ingest ≥600 mg peanut protein without dose-limiting symptoms Read article

OTHER CONFERENCE NEWS

AAP: Parents Frequently Save Leftover Antibiotics

November 02, 2018 Almost three-quarters of those saving antibiotics subsequently divert the antibiotics to others

AAP: More Children Visiting Pediatric EDs for Mental Health

November 02, 2018 Increase in mental health-related diagnoses from 2012 to 2016, higher rate for non-Hispanic blacks

Better Glycemic Control With Closed-Loop Insulin Delivery

October 03, 2018 Better glycemic control, reduced hypoglycemia risk for T1DM patients with suboptimal glycemic control

ADA: T1D, T2D, GDM Before 26 Weeks Tied to Higher ASD Risk

June 26, 2018 Increased risks of autism spectrum disorder in association with types 1, 2, gestational diabetes

Most Infants and Toddlers Consume Added Sugar

June 12, 2018 On any given day, 85 percent of infants, toddlers aged 6 to 23 months had added sugar intake

Childhood Obesity/Overweight Steadily Rose From 1999 to 2014

June 11, 2018 If trends continue, about one-third of children and one-half of teens will be obese/overweight by 2030

Pivotal Response Treatment Plus NAO Robot Effective in Autism

May 10, 2018 Decrease in parent-rated ASD-related symptoms over time with PRT using humanoid robot

Teen Sexting Linked to Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Abuse

May 08, 2018 Correlations seen for sexting with intimate partner violence perpetration for boys, victimization for girls

Executive Function Improved With Prenatal Exposure to SSRIs

May 07, 2018 Better EF skills in 12-year-olds exposed to prenatal SSRI, even controlling for maternal depressive sx

Child Secondhand Pot + Tobacco Exposure Ups Risk for ER Visits

May 07, 2018 Children in the marijuana and tobacco exposure group also had increase in otitis media episodes

Social Media Negatively Affects Body Satisfaction in Women

May 04, 2018 Time spent on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest tied to higher scores on measures relating to body image

AAN: Cerliponase Alfa Beneficial for Form of Batten’s Disease

April 26, 2018 Reduced decline in motor, language function in children with CLN2 compared with historical controls

AAN: New Drug May Help Infants With Spinal Muscular Atrophy

April 19, 2018 RG7916 increases survival motor neuron protein level, with 6.5-fold increase noted with highest dose

AAD: Fathers May Not Perceive Harms of Teen Indoor Tanning

February 20, 2018 Low harms more often perceived by parents of male teens, those age ≥16, with less sun-reactive skin

Follow-Up Lacking for Teen, Young Adult Cancer Survivors

February 16, 2018 Many young adult cancer survivors do not follow up properly, independent of disease type or insurance