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Latest Pediatrics News

Prenatal Fluconazole Exposure Increases Neonatal Risks

Maternal exposure to fluconazole during pregnancy may increase the risk for spontaneous abortion, according to a study published online Feb. 19 in CMAJ, the journal of the Canadian Medical Association.

1997 to 2014 Saw Large Hike in Screen Time for Ages 0 to 2

Between 1997 and 2014, screen time more than doubled for children aged 0 to 2 years, with television time accounting for most screen time, according to a research letter published online Feb. 18 in JAMA Pediatrics.

Lower Self-Perception Observed in Children With Amblyopia

Children with amblyopia have significantly lower mean peer acceptance and physical competence scores at age 3 to 7 years, according to a study published online Feb. 14 in JAMA Ophthalmology.

Brief Anesthesia in Infancy Does Not Mar Neurodevelopment

Neurodevelopmental outcomes at 5 years of age are equivalent after brief general anesthesia or awake-regional anesthesia in infancy, according to a study published in the Feb. 16 issue of The Lancet.