Pediatrics News

Parents can empower kids to make healthy lunch choices this school yearAug 10, 2016
Because packing a lunch is not always an option, our expert offers advice to parents on how to talk to kids about making healthy choices in the cafeteria line.
Simple blood test developed to screen for life-threatening liver diseaseAug 10, 2016
A new way to detect biliary atresia and other neonatal liver diseases in newborns could reduce the number of infants needing liver transplantation.
Win or lose: athletes should be prepared to face outcomeAug 10, 2016
Dr. Asim Shah offers tips on being prepared for negative feelings following an athletic loss.
Maternal high-fat diet during pregnancy can affect baby’s gut microbesAug 8, 2016
Researchers find the community of microbes – the microbiome – living in a baby’s gut can be influenced by the mother’s diet during pregnancy.
Activating dopamine neurons could turn off binge-like eating behaviorAug 5, 2016
Researchers found that certain neural circuits have the ability to inhibit binge-like eating behavior in mice.
Let the Olympics inspire your fitness goalsAug 1, 2016
Sports medicine expert Dr. Theodore Shybut has advice on how to get started in a new sport if Olympic fever has you itching to go for the gold.
T cells that target two tumor surface molecules mitigate tumor escape in mouse model of glioblastomaJul 18, 2016
Researchers show a new strategy, based on targeting specific surface molecules, that eliminates most of the cancer cells in a mouse model of glioblastoma.
Study identifies a new rare genetic syndrome associated with severe infections and lung disease in infantsJul 18, 2016
Researchers identified a new rare genetic condition which provides an explanation for a type of lung disease in infants.
Pokémon Go: Health Benefits and Safety Tips Jul 18, 2016
Dr. Irvin Sulapas discusses Pokemon Go's health benefits and offers his tips on how to stay safe while playing the game.
Summertime bites and stings: how to prevent, treat and prepareJul 1, 2016
Learn how to prevent and treat the bites and stings from outdoor critters that come with warmer weather.