Subcutaneous methylnaltrexone is safe to use in children with cancer who have opioid-induced constipation, suggest the results of a study. In addition, this agent stimulates bowel movements in more than a third of paediatric patients.
Children whose mothers have atopic dermatitis (AD) are likely to develop the same disease, while some develop other allergic illness (OAI) first, reports a study. This suggests that not everyone will follow the same sequential pathway.
Administration of surfactant into the oropharynx of neonates delivered before 29 weeks of gestation falls short of reducing the rate of intubation in the first 120 hours of life, according to the results of POPART*.
Early revascularization by percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), compared with a conservative (CON) strategy, may result in higher early risks but lower long-term risks of cardiovascular events in patients with stable coronary artery disease treated with an invasive (INV) strategy, a study has found.
In children and adolescents with different types of neurodevelopmental disorders, physical activity interventions exert beneficial effects on mental health, including cognitive function, psychological well-being, internalizing, and externalizing problems, according to the results of a meta-analysis.