Latest Kids: Misc. news

Perinatal Complications Tied to Childhood Social Anxiety

Perinatal complications are associated with behavioral inhibition and social anxiety in children, according to a study published online March 19 in Infant and Child Development.

Parenteral Antimicrobial Tx at Home Burdens Children’s Caregivers

The overall burden of outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy is substantially higher than that of oral therapy for caregivers of children on prolonged antimicrobial therapy after hospital discharge, according to a study published in the April issue of Hospital Pediatrics.

Trigeminal Nerve Stimulation Beats Sham Tx for Peds ADHD

Trigeminal nerve stimulation showed efficacy when compared with a similar sham procedure for the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children, according to a double-blind, controlled pilot study published in the April issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.

Dasotraline Promising for the Treatment of ADHD in Children

Treatment with dasotraline (4 mg/day) significantly improves attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms in children aged 6 to 12 years, according to a study published online March 7 in the Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology.