Latest Kids: Misc. news

Air Filters Shown to Improve Breathing in Children With Asthma

Daily use of a fine particulate matter air filtration device can significantly improve airway mechanics and reduce airway resistance in children with asthma, according to a study recently published in JAMA Pediatrics.

New York State Reports Cases of Pediatric Inflammatory Syndrome Tied to COVID-19

The New York State Department of Health issued an advisory on May 6 regarding cases of pediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome potentially associated with COVID-19.

Poll: Many Parents Not Talking to Children About Inappropriate Touching

Many parents are not having talks with their preschool or school-age children about inappropriate touching, according to a new C.S. Mott Children's Hospital national poll from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

Risk for Blood Clots Increased With PICC Placement in Children

Central venous catheter placement with peripherally inserted central catheters in children is associated with increased risks for venous thromboembolism, central line-associated bloodstream infection, and central venous catheter malfunction, according to a study published online Jan. 7 in Blood.