This Week in Little News 4/29/2022
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👶 🍼 Recent Pediatric News
Moderna asks FDA to authorize COVID vaccine for children under 6 years
Moderna is requesting emergency use authorization (EUA) for its COVID-19 vaccine for children under 6 years and the AAP is urging a thorough, transparent review process to begin as soon as possible.
Severe hepatitis cases in kids continue to rise as WHO calls for investigations
The number of cases of unexplained, severe hepatitis in children continues to tick upward as doctors around the globe scramble to pinpoint a cause. On Thursday, the World Health Organization said that about 170 cases have been reported so far in 16 countries, up from 74 cases in just the United Kingdom two weeks ago.
Italian court rules newborns should not automatically be given their father's last name
Italy's tradition of giving a child their father's last name has been overturned by a court. The country's Constitutional Court ruled on Wednesday that both parents should be able to choose their baby's surname.
🔬🧬 Kids and Babies Related Scientific Research
Inflammation markers associated with COVID-19 during pregnancy may signal adverse impacts to long-term infant health
New research results demonstrate how inflammation from a COVID-19 infection during pregnancy could potentially impact long-term infant health, including infant growth and brain development. A new study describes how infants of mothers who had a COVID-19 infection during pregnancy had significant elevations in inflammatory blood markers, also known as cytokines, at the time of delivery.
Micronutrients (vitamins + minerals) show benefit for children with ADHD and emotional dysregulation
A study reports that children with ADHD and emotional dysregulation randomized to take a micronutrient formula were three times more likely to show symptomatic improvement on blinded clinician ratings, compared to those in the placebo group (54% versus 18%). The micronutrient formula, consisting of all known vitamins and essential minerals, was administered for eight weeks.
Boys are more demanding than girls before they are born, according to scientists
Finding out the sex of a baby during pregnancy could lead to better life chances, a new study has discovered. Male baby pregnancies are more likely to result in complications, possibly because they grow faster in the womb and require more nutrients and oxygen than supplied by the mother through the placenta -- the temporary organ that attaches to the wall of the uterus during pregnancy to help the fetus grow and develop.
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