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  1. Physical activity (PA) development in toddlers (age 1 and 2 years) is not well understood, partly because of a lack of analytic tools for accelerometer-based data processing that can accurately evaluate PA amo...

    Authors: Sarah B. Welch, Kyle Honegger, Megan O’Brien, Selin Capan and Soyang Kwon
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:129
  2. All families experience financial and time costs related to caring for their children’s health. Understanding the economic burden faced by families of children with chronic health conditions (CHC) is crucial f...

    Authors: Joanna E. Bulkley, Alexandra M. Varga, John F. Dickerson, Phil Crawford, Lisa A. Croen, Yihe G. Daida, Eric Fombonne, Brigit Hatch, April Lee, Maria Massolo, Katherine Vaughn and Frances L. Lynch
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:128
  3. In a cohort of hospitalized children with congenital heart disease (CHD), a new digital pediatric malnutrition screening tool as a mobile application was validated, and its effectiveness and clinical value wer...

    Authors: Yajie Zhang, Lina Lu, Ling Yang, Weihui Yan, Qun Yu, Jinye Sheng, Xiaomeng Mao, Yi Feng, Qingya Tang, Wei Cai and Ying Wang
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:126
  4. To analyze the association between neonatal near miss and infant development at two years.

    Authors: Liliana Yanet Gómez Aristizábal, Paulo Ricardo Higassiaraguti Rocha, Susana Cararo Confortin, Vanda Maria Ferreira Simões, Heloisa Bettiol, Marco Antonio Barbieri and Antônio Augusto Moura da Silva
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:125
  5. Thyroid abnormality is a common late effect seen in childhood cancer survivors (CCSs). We analyzed the prevalence and risk factors of thyroid abnormalities based on diagnoses and treatment modalities in CCSs.

    Authors: Hye Young Jin, Jun Ah. Lee, Meerim Park, Dong-Eun Lee and Hyeon Jin Park
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:124
  6. Preterm infants often have long hospital stays and frequent blood tests; they often develop anemia requiring multiple blood transfusions. Placental transfusion via delayed cord clamping (DCC) or umbilical cord...

    Authors: Sariya Prachukthum, Chamnan Tanprasertkul and Charintip Somprasit
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:123
  7. Liveborn infants with non-mosaic trisomy 22 are rarely described in the medical literature. Reported lifespan of these patients ranges from minutes to 3 years, with the absence of cardiac anomalies associated ...

    Authors: Vivien Phung, Kathryn E. Singh, Saar Danon, Christopher A. Tan and Sarah Dabagh
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:122
  8. Antibiotic-associated diarrhea is one of the most frequent side effects of antimicrobial therapy. We assessed the epidemiological data of antibiotic-associated diarrhea in pediatric patients in our region.

    Authors: Sevgen Tanır Basaranoğlu, Ayşe Karaaslan, Enes Salı, Ergin Çiftçi, Zeynep Gökçe Gayretli Aydın, Bilge Aldemir Kocabaş, Cemil Kaya, Semra Şen Bayturan, Soner Sertan Kara, Dilek Yılmaz Çiftdoğan, Ümmühan Çay, Hacer Gundogdu Aktürk, Melda Çelik, Halil Ozdemir, Ayper Somer, Tijen Diri…
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:121
  9. Fibroblast growth factor 19 (FGF19) takes part in maintaining the balance of glycolipids and may be involved in complications of type 1 diabetes(T1D) in children. This study aimed at at evaluating the relation...

    Authors: Yanjun Zhang, Guimei Li, Feifei Xiao, Bang Wang, Jianchang Li, Xiuhong Jia, Yan Sun and Hongye Chen
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:120
  10. Achieving the UNAIDS 95% sustained viral suppression (VS) rate requires considerable global efforts, particularly among adolescents living with HIV (ALHIV) who are often associated with high rates of virologic...

    Authors: Armando B. D. Djiyou, Calixte Ida Penda, Yoann Madec, Grace Dalle Ngondi, Astrid Moukoko, Marie Varloteaux, Laure-Amélie de Monteynard, Cecile Moins, Carole Else Eboumbou Moukoko and Avelin F. Aghokeng
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:119
  11. Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is an autosomal recessive condition affecting lower motor neurons causing progressive muscle atrophy. Anorexia nervosa (AN) is a psychiatric disorder characterised by intense fear...

    Authors: Siu Tsin Au Yeung, Colleen Alford and Daniel You
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:118
  12. Child maltreatment is distressingly prevalent yet remains under-recognized by healthcare providers. In 2015 the Ohio Children's Hospital Association developed the Timely Recognition of Abusive INjuries (TRAIN)...

    Authors: Theodore Heyming, Chloe Knudsen-Robbins, Supriya Sharma, Jonathan Thackeray, John Schomberg, Bryan Lara, Maxwell Wickens and Daphne Wong
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:117
  13. Evidence shows the increase of anti-tissue transglutaminase (tTG) levels in various conditions, including infectious agents, independently of celiac disease (CD). The aim of this study was to investigate the e...

    Authors: Pejman Rohani, Maryam Monajam Zadeh, Hosein Alimadadi and Mohammad Hassan Sohouli
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:116
  14. To examine the differential relationships between seven social risk factors (individually and cumulatively) with the prevalence and severity of asthma, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism s...

    Authors: Annelise Brochier, Emily Messmer, Mikayla Gordon Wexler, Stephen Rogers, Erika Cottrell, Yorghos Tripodis and Arvin Garg
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:115
  15. Working as a neonatologist in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) is stressful and involves ethically challenging situations. These situations may cause neonatologists to experience high levels of moral dist...

    Authors: Maria Deligianni, Polychronis Voultsos, Maria K. Tzitiridou-Chatzopoulou, Vasiliki Drosou-Agakidou and Vasileios Tarlatzis
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:114
  16. Despite the significant burden of childhood and adolescent cancers, no specific studies recently discussed the burden of cancer in this group in the North Africa and the Middle East (NAME) region. Therefore, w...

    Authors: Amirali Karimi, Sahar Saeedi Moghaddam, Sina Azadnajafabad, Zahra Esfahani, Yeganeh Sharifnejad Tehrani, Mohsen Abbasi-Kangevari, Parnian Shobeiri, Seyyed-Hadi Ghamari, Masoud Masinaei, Nazila Rezaei, Sarvenaz Shahin, Elham Rayzan, Negar Rezaei, Bagher Larijani and Farzad Kompani
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:113
  17. With the increased availability of access to prenatal ultrasound in low/middle-income countries, there is opportunity to better characterize the association between fetal growth and birth weight across global ...

    Authors: Sherri Bucher, Kayla Nowak, Kevin Otieno, Constance Tenge, Irene Marete, Faith Rutto, Millsort Kemboi, Emmah Achieng, Osayame A. Ekhaguere, Paul Nyongesa, Fabian O. Esamai and Edward A. Liechty
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:112
  18. Blueberry muffin is a descriptive term for a neonate with multiple purpuric skin lesions. Many causes are known, amongst them life-threatening diseases like congenital infections or leukemia. Indeterminate cel...

    Authors: S. B. L. Koster, M. E. Vinke, C. van den Bos, W. J. M. van Heel, M. E. G. Kranendonk, R. Natté and A. M. van Tuyll van Serooskerken
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:111
  19. Neurofibromatosis type 1 and pseudoachondroplasia are both rare autosomal dominant disorders, caused by pathogenic mutations in NF1 and COMP genes, respectively. Both neurofibromin 1 and cartilage oligomeric matr...

    Authors: Sára Pálla, Pálma Anker, Klára Farkas, Dóra Plázár, Sándor Kiss, Péter Marschalkó, Zsuzsanna Szalai, Judit Bene, Kinga Hadzsiev, Zoltán Maróti, Tibor Kalmár and Márta Medvecz
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:110
  20. Pectus excavatum (PE) is the most common disease of chest wall deformity, with an incidence of 1 in 300—400 births. Nuss procedure has proved to be the best surgical treatment method and has been widely used a...

    Authors: Jichang Han, Yaru Mou, Dongming Wang, Qiongqian Xu and Jian Wang
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:109
  21. The use of bedside cameras in neonatal units facilitates livestreaming of infants to support parental and family bonding when they are unable to be physically present with their baby. This study aimed to explo...

    Authors: Katie Gallagher, Ruby Hayns-Worthington, Neil Marlow, Judith Meek and Kathy Chant
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:107
  22. Children with congenital heart defects (CHDs) are at higher risk of developing an intellectual disability. However, severity of intellectual disabilities among this group of children are largely unknown. Our o...

    Authors: Emine Bircan, Maria D. Politis, Yevgeniya Gokun, Chunqiao Luo, Helen Leonard, Jenny Bourke, Carol Bower and Wendy N. Nembhard
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:106
  23. In many organisms, including humans, the timing of cellular processes is regulated by the circadian clock. At the molecular level the core-clock consists of transcriptional-translational-feedback loops includi...

    Authors: Marius Ludwig, Alireza Basti, Müge Yalçin, Johannes H. Schulte and Angela Relógio
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:105
  24. Isodicentric Y chromosome (idic(Y)) is the most commonly reported aberration of the human Y chromosome, which is an important cause of abnormal sexual development. The breakpoints of isodicentric Y chromosome ...

    Authors: Hui Yin, Hua Xie, Jizhen Zou, Xue Ye, Ying Liu, Cai He, Shaofang Shangguan, Haoran Liu, Xiaoli Chen and Xiaobo Chen
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:104
  25. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most prevalent psychiatric disorders in childhood. In Switzerland, the complex diagnosis and treatment are being carried out by adolescent−/child p...

    Authors: A. Zysset, D. Robin, K. Albermann, J. Dratva, S. Hotz, F. Wieber and M. von Rhein
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:103
  26. Prevention of mother-to-child transmission service is a comprehensive package of services planned to reduce the risk of mother-to-child transmission of HIV. It is very crucial to determine the level of quality...

    Authors: Yosef Haile, Zeleke Gebru, Tesfaye Feleke and Yonas Fissha Adem
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:99
  27. Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is a common form of immunological vasculitis in children. Hemophilia A is a genetic disorder and characterized by spontaneous hemorrhage or prolonged bleeding due to factor VIII ...

    Authors: Kai Feng, Chang Liu, Keqing Zhang and Jing Hao
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:98
  28. Vitamin D deficiency and insufficiency is common in mothers and infants. The present study was conducted with the aim of association between the level of vitamin D in the mother’s serum and the level of vitami...

    Authors: Alireza Jashni Motlagh, Ahmadreza Davoodvandi and Sara Esmaelzadeh Saeieh
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:97
  29. The purpose of this study was to provide evidence for early life care by meta-analyzing the relationship between infection during pregnancy and up to 2 years of age and the risk of subsequent allergic rhinitis...

    Authors: JunRong Chen, Xiaohua Liu, Zixin Liu, Yaqian Zhou, Li Xie, Jialin Zhang, Jin Tan, Yide Yang, Mei Tian, Yunpeng Dong and Jian Li
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:96
  30. The widespread presence of childhood obesity has increased considerably over three decades. The present study was designed to investigate expression patterns of miR-146a, miR-155, miR-15a, miR-193a, and miR-12...

    Authors: Maryam Behrooz, Samaneh Hajjarzadeh, Houman Kahroba, Alireza Ostadrahimi and Milad Bastami
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:95
  31. Respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) is a significant cause of preterm neonatal morbidity and mortality globally. Measures like the use of antenatal corticosteroids (ACS) and immediate resuscitation of the newb...

    Authors: Wema Kibanga, Ritah F. Mutagonda, Robert Moshiro, Alphonce Mareale, Manase Kilonzi, Hamu J. Mlyuka, Wigilya P. Mikomangwa, Peter P. Kunambi, Appolinary Kamuhabwa and Omary Mashiku Minzi
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:94
  32. Reliable and valid measurement of early child development are necessary for the design of effective interventions, programs, and policies to improve early child outcomes. One widely used measure in low- and mi...

    Authors: Helen O. Pitchik, Fahmida Tofail, Fahmida Akter, Abul K. M. Shoab, Jesmin Sultana, Tarique M. N. Huda, Mahbubur Rahman, Peter J. Winch, Stephen P. Luby and Lia C. H. Fernald
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:93
  33. During Coronavirus disease of 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the WHO reported a noticeable increase in Kawasaki disease prevalence in countries where Kawasaki disease is rare. This newly seen disease, unlike typica...

    Authors: Hilal Kizildag, Kristin Joanna Hannavi, Rana Gur and Kazim Oztarhan
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:92
  34. Anaemia among children under age five is a major public health issue. Although anaemia prevalence is declining in Ghana, the severity among anaemic children is worsening. This study aims to investigate the det...

    Authors: Desmond Klu, Donatus Yaw Atiglo and Aaron Kobina Christian
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:91
  35. Kawasaki disease (KD) is a febrile systemic vasculitis involvingchildren younger than five years old. However, the specific biomarkers and precise mechanisms of this disease are not fully understood, which can...

    Authors: Yaxue Xie, Hongshuo Shi and Bo Han
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:90
  36. Veno-arterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (VA-ECMO) is a standard procedure for patient with refractory shock in Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). There is a paucity of data on the time relationshi...

    Authors: Vladimir L. Cousin, Robert Rodriguez-Vigouroux, Oliver Karam, Peter Rimensberger and Klara M. Posfay-Barbe
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:89
  37. Obesity is defined as a multifactorial disease, marked by excessive accumulation of body fat, responsible for compromising the individual’s health over the years. The energy balance is essential for the proper...

    Authors: Jakeline S. Fortes, Renata M. Pinto, Raissa F. de Souza, Fernanda R. Godoy, Raphael S. da Cruz, Daniela de M e Silva, Hugo P. Leite Filho, Aparecido D. da Cruz and Lysa B. Minasi
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:87
  38. Participation in the community is a fundamental human right for children with disabilities and is a key component of their health and development. Inclusive communities can enable children with disabilities to...

    Authors: Paul Yejong Yoo, Annette Majnemer, Robert Wilton, Sara Ahmed and Keiko Shikako
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:86
  39. Anaphylaxis is a serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death. To date, there are no published data on epidemiology of pediatric anaphylaxis in Michigan. Our objective was to describe a...

    Authors: Dhritiman Gurkha, Robert Podolsky, Usha Sethuraman and Kelly Levasseur
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:85
  40. Childhood inadequate eating behaviors contribute to the epidemic of obesity. Previous research suggests that parental feeding practices are partially associated with development of eating behaviors among child...

    Authors: Chao Qiu, Rosalind Hatton, Qian Li, Jiale Xv, Jiaqin Li, Jiahe Tian, Shenghao Yuan and Min Hou
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:84
  41. There is still much unknown about the relationship between hematological parameters and vitamin D status in newborns. The aim of the study is to evaluate the relationship between 25(OH)D3 (vitamin D) status an...

    Authors: Yusuf Elgormus, Omer Okuyan and Hafize Uzun
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:83
  42. Constantly elevated intra-abdominal pressure (IAH) can lead to abdominal compartment syndrome (ACS), which is associated with organ dysfunction and even multiorgan failure. Our 2010 survey revealed an inconsis...

    Authors: Paul Wiegandt, Thomas Jack, Alexander von Gise, Kathrin Seidemann, Martin Boehne, Harald Koeditz, Philipp Beerbaum, Michael Sasse and Torsten Kaussen
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:82
  43. Post-infectious bronchiolitis obliterans (PIBO) is the most common sequelae in children with adenovirus pneumonia (ADVP). However, there are few studies on the risk factors for PIBO occurrence. This study aims...

    Authors: Li Peng, Silan Liu, Tian Xie, Yu Li, Zhuojie Yang, Yongqi Chen, Liangji Deng, Han Huang, Xiaofang Ding, Min Chen, Lin Lin, Sangzi Wei and Lili Zhong
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:81
  44. Coronary artery aneurysms (CAA) persistence prediction is critical in evaluating Kawasaki disease (KD). This study established a nomogram prediction system based on potential risk factors for assessing the ris...

    Authors: Xue Gong, Liting Tang, Mei Wu, Shuran Shao, Kaiyu Zhou, Yimin Hua, Chuan Wang and Yifei Li
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:79

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