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  1. Accurate early identification of children with low language ability is important but existing measures generally have low sensitivity. This remains an area of concern for preventive and public health services....

    Authors: James Law, Jenna Charlton, Philip Wilson, Robert Rush, Vicky Gilroy and Cristina McKean
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:495
  2. Triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) is a type of breast tumor with a poor prognosis because it lacks or expresses low levels of estrogen receptor (ER), progesterone receptor (PR), and human epidermal growth f...

    Authors: Lexiang Shi, Yinan Zhang, Jingcheng Wu, Jinping Li, Junzhao Zhu, Youbo Xu, Nie Li, Qin Li and Wanli Zhang
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:494
  3. Globally, child mortality and morbidity remain a serious health challenge and infectious diseases are the leading causes. The use of count models together with spatial analysis of the number of doses of childh...

    Authors: Temitayo Victor Lawal, Kehinde Adebola Atoloye, Ayo Stephen Adebowale and Adeniyi Francis Fagbamigbe
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:493
  4. Evidence of drug-induced liver injury is abundant in adults but is lacking in children. Our aim was to identify suspected drug signals associated with pediatric liver injury.

    Authors: Yan Liu, Hailong Li, Liang Huang, Chaomin Wan, Huiqing Wang, Xuefeng Jiao, Linan Zeng, Zhijun Jia, Guo Cheng, Lei Zhang, Wei Zhang and Lingli Zhang
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:492
  5. Measuring the maximum occipitofrontal circumference only once at birth or within 24 h after birth may lead to misclassifications of microcephaly. This study compared the head circumference (HC) of newborns at ...

    Authors: Chutima Sengasai, Kulkanya Chokephaibulkit, Nottasorn Plipat and Pimol Wongsiridej
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:490
  6. Globally, a high number of neonatal mortalities occurs in the first week of life, particularly among low birth weight neonates in low-income countries, including Ethiopia. However, there is limited evidence on...

    Authors: Wubet Tazeb Wondie, Kassaye Ahmed Zeleke and Chalachew Adugna Wubneh
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:489
  7. Children with physical or brain disabilities experience several functional impairments and declining health complications that must be considered for adequate medical support. This study investigated the curre...

    Authors: Sunyong Yoo, Ja Young Choi, Shin-seung Yang, Seong-Eun Koh, Myeong-Hyeon Jeong and Min-Keun Song
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:487
  8. Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs) of the Fat mass and obesity-associated (FTO) gene may be associated with obesity by regulating appetite. The present study aimed to investigate the relationship between FTO ...

    Authors: Ali Shaker, Soheila Shekari, Mobina Zeinalabedini, Zahra Salimi, Zahra Roumi, Khadijeh Abbasi Mobarakeh, Ali Shamsi-Goushki, Mohammad Masoumvand, Mohammad Keshavarz Mohammadian, Pegah Samani, Ghasem Azizi-Tabesh, Hanieh Shafaei, Saeid Doaei, Naser Kalantari and Maryam Gholamalizadeh
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:486
  9. Self-directed mobility during childhood can influence development, social participation, and independent living later in life. For children who experience challenges with walking, manual wheelchairs (MWCs) pro...

    Authors: K. L. Best, P. W. Rushton, J. Sheriko, K. P. Arbour-Nicitopoulos, T. Dib, R. L. Kirby, M. E. Lamontagne, S. A. Moore, B. Ouellet and F. Routhier
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:485
  10. The morbidity of type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) in children is increasing and diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) is one of the main microvascular complications of T1DM. The aim of this study was to explore ...

    Authors: Mei Jin, Jing Liu, Kang Liu, Ziwei Zhao and Suzhen Sun
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:483
  11. In the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), health outcome disparities exist between patients with limited English proficiency (LEP) and those proficient in English. Our objective was to investigate the commun...

    Authors: Emily Batton, Samantha Hurst, Carlos Ramos, Leslie Catalan, Michele Freeman and Krishelle Marc-Aurele
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:481
  12. Contiguous gene gain syndrome including entire ZEB2 may be a novel syndrome. In the past, there were no easily distinct and recognizable features as a guide for precise clinical and genetic diagnosis of the syndr...

    Authors: Wei-Liang Liu, Fang Li, Wei Chen, Lu Liu, Hai-jian Cheng, Zhi-Xu He and Rong Ai
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:480
  13. Numerous studies suggest that sex steroids might play a role in sex disparity observed in allergic diseases in adults. However, whether sex hormones influence allergic diseases in children remains unclear. The...

    Authors: Yumiko Miyaji, Kiwako Yamamoto-Hanada, Limin Yang, Mayako Saito-Abe, Miori Sato, Hidetoshi Mezawa, Minaho Nishizato, Masayuki Ochiai, Shouichi Ohga, Masako Oda, Hiroshi Mitsubuchi, Masayuki Shimono, Reiko Suga, Nathan Mise, Makiko Sekiyama, Shoji F. Nakayama…
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:479
  14. The investigation of physical literacy (PL) and physical activity (PA) should be done in an ecological context because the socio-cultural situation can encourage or inhibit children’s activity. The present stu...

    Authors: Majid Mohammadi, Farzaneh Elahipanah and Sadegh Amani-shalamzari
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:477
  15. Children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) frequently suffer from persistent gastrointestinal symptoms, such as constipation and diarrhea. Various studies have highlighted differences in gut microb...

    Authors: Hui Wang, Shu Liu, Liqing Xie and Jinhui Wang
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:476
  16. Perinatal asphyxia is one of the preventable and treatable causes of neonatal mortality. However, it is the fifth-largest cause of under-five mortality. Even with management advancements, it remains one of the...

    Authors: Dawit Tesfaye Daka, Chalachew Adugna Wubneh, Tewodros Getaneh Alemu and Bewuketu Terefe
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:475
  17. This study aimed to describe absolute muscle strength and power in children and adolescents with obesity, overweight and normal weight, and the assessment tests and tools used. We retrieved observational studi...

    Authors: José Luis Alaniz-Arcos, Ma. Elena Ortiz-Cornejo, José Omar Larios-Tinoco, Miguel Klünder-Klünder, Karla Vidal-Mitzi and Claudia Gutiérrez-Camacho
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:474
  18. Insufficient sleep is commonly reported in adolescence and is negatively associated with a wide range of health outcomes. A way to grasp the complicated challenge of how sleep impact different aspects of the a...

    Authors: Erik Grasaas, Gudrun Rohde, Kristin Haraldstad, Sølvi Helseth, Milada Cvancarova Småstuen, Siv Skarstein and Hilde Timenes Mikkelsen
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:473
  19. Respiratory distress syndrome in preterm infants is an important cause of morbidity and mortality. Less invasive methods of surfactant administration, along with the use of continuous positive airway pressure ...

    Authors: Ilse Lategan, David Durand, Michael Harrison, Firdose Nakwa, Lizelle Van Wyk, Sithembiso Velaphi, Alan Horn, Gugu Kali, Roger Soll, Danielle Ehret, Heather Zar and Lloyd Tooke
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:472
  20. This multi-center study aimed to identify factors affecting fever and delayed defervescence in bacterial meningitis (BM) patients under 3 years of age because of the variability of fever in this patient popula...

    Authors: Lin He, Haijing Li, Zhigang Zhang, Hejia Ge, Hongwei Wang, Mengquan Zhu, Zhiwei Xu, Jiening Zhang, Sheng Fang, Chuanze Hu, Lijun Qian, Huifang Xu, Yinna Yao, Shengfu Yuan, Jiajun Zhu, Chaosheng Lu…
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:470
  21. Hypertension is a prevalent complication of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring (ABPM) is the gold standard for diagnosis. The aim of our study was to assess the usefulness of...

    Authors: Sanober Sadiq, Elizabeth Black and Aris Oates
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:469
  22. Over the last decades, the prevalence of coeliac disease (CD), an autoimmune disorder, rose to 1–2%. Whether patients with CD have higher risk of developing other autoimmune disorders such as type 1 diabetes, ...

    Authors: Corinne Légeret, Alexander Kutz, Brunner Jessica, Esther Mundwiler, Henrik Köhler and Luca Bernasconi
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:468
  23. Regular growth monitoring can be used to evaluate young children’s nutritional and physical health. While adequate evaluation of the scope and quality of nutrition interventions is necessary to increase their ...

    Authors: Michael Ekholuenetale, Osaretin Christabel Okonji, Chimezie Igwegbe Nzoputam, Clement Kevin Edet, Anthony Ike Wegbom and Amit Arora
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:467
  24. To determine the prevalence of sensitivity to common inhaled and food allergens among children with allergic rhinitis (AR) in Changzhou in eastern China and provide a basis for epidemiological research of pedi...

    Authors: Zhibang Hu, Jianrong Xue, Min Pan, Yongzheng Bao, Wenlan Zou, Chunhui Wang and Jing Ma
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:466
  25. Children with neurodevelopmental disorders have a very wide clinical variability. A common prevalent factor is problems with stool and sleep quality. Currently, there are multiple studies related to their eval...

    Authors: Aníbal Báez-Suárez, Iraya Padrón-Rodríguez, Elizabeth Castellano-Moreno, Erica González-González, María P. Quintana-Montesdeoca and Raquel Irina Medina-Ramirez
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:465
  26. Currently, conflict become common phenomenon in the world affecting the lives of millions of children. Due the continued conflict in Ethiopia millions of children are suffering from extreme levels of violence,...

    Authors: Gebeyaw Biset, Debrnesh Goshiye, Sisay Gedamu and Mekonnen Tsehay
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:463
  27. Fundamental motor skills (FMS) are considered essential for sport participation and might be deficit in obese children. While evidence indicates that physical activity (PA) levels impact motor skill developmen...

    Authors: Katherine E. Spring, Alexandra V. Carroll and Danielle D. Wadsworth
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:461
  28. This study aimed to evaluate the feasibility and limitations of thoracoscopic segmentectomy of the basal segment (S10).

    Authors: Rui Guo, Jike Liu, Yunpeng Zhai, Huashan Zhao, Hongxiu Xu, Longfei Lv and Shisong Zhang
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:460
  29. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disability associated with deficiency in social interaction, unusual development of social communication, and restricted or repetitive behaviors, interest...

    Authors: Daniele Christiane Kedy Koum, Dominique Enyama, Loick Pradel Kojom Foko, Diomede Noukeu, Belviane Nguedia, Rhita Mbono, Charlotte Eposse, Patricia Epee Eboumbou, Cathy Bebey Engome and Yacouba Njankouo Mapoure
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:459
  30. Transferrable mechanisms of quinolone resistance (TMQR) can lead to fluoroquinolone non-susceptibility in addition to chromosomal mechanisms. Some evidence suggests that fluoroquinolone resistance is increasin...

    Authors: Raj Kumar Shrestha, Ashmita Thapa, Dhruba Shrestha, Sabi Pokhrel, Anubhav Aryal, Rupika Adhikari, Nipun Shrestha, Bhim Gopal Dhoubhadel and Christopher M Parry
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:458
  31. Parents from urban, lower social economic classes often encounter unique challenges in their lives, which shape how they work with their children who are overweight or obese to change their exercise and eating...

    Authors: Xiao Ma, Weidong Li and Paul B Rukavina
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:457
  32. Preschool children are not meeting recommended levels of physical activity (PA) nor are they proficient in fundamental motor skills (FMS), which are the foundation for PA. As such, interventions are needed to ...

    Authors: E. Kipling Webster, Maura M. Kepper, Sanjoy Saha, Robbie A. Beyl, Chelsea L. Kracht, Jessica St. Romain and Amanda E. Staiano
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:455
  33. High levels of physical fitness established during childhood and adolescence have been associated with positive effects on cardiometabolic risk factors (CMRF), which persist into adulthood. Conversely, a seden...

    Authors: Natália Carvalho Bagatini, Carolina Dertzbocher Feil Pinho, Gabriela Tomedi Leites, Rogério da Cunha Voser, Anelise Reis Gaya and Giovani dos Santos Cunha
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:454
  34. Microcephaly, epilepsy, and diabetes syndrome (MEDS) is a rare syndromic form of monogenic diabetes caused by bi-allelic loss of function mutations in IER3IP1. In vitro studies have shown that loss of IER31P lead...

    Authors: Walter A. Zegarra, William B. Gallentine, Maura R. Ruzhnikov, Catherine A. McAndrews, Anna L. Gloyn and Ananta Addala
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:453
  35. Tobacco ingestion is widely known to cause nicotine toxicity, which may result in severe symptoms. Two heated tobacco sticks, called TEREA™ and SENTIA™, were launched in 2021 by Philip Morris International (Ne...

    Authors: Koki Higashi, Yuhki Koike, Yuki Sato, Shinji Yamashita, Yuka Nagano, Tadanobu Shimura, Takahito Kitajima, Kohei Matsushita, Kazuki Yokota, Keishiro Amano, Yoshinaga Okugawa and Yuji Toiyama
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:452
  36. Evidence suggests that accelerated postnatal growth in children is detrimental for adult cardiovascular health. It is unclear whether children born late preterm (34–36 weeks) compared to full term (≥ 39 weeks)...

    Authors: Yulika Yoshida-Montezuma, David Kirkwood, Branavan Sivapathasundaram, Charles D. G. Keown-Stoneman, Russell J. de Souza, Teresa To, Cornelia M. Borkhoff, Catherine S. Birken, Jonathon L. Maguire, Hilary K. Brown and Laura N. Anderson
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:450
  37. Botulinum toxin injections in the anal sphincter apparatus (Botox) and enteral neuromodulation (ENM) are options for treatment of refractory chronic constipation. We present a retrospective comparative observa...

    Authors: Mona Walther, Hanna Müller, Christel Weiß, Roman Carbon, Sonja Diez and Manuel Besendörfer
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:448
  38. ​Extracranial metastasis can occur in intracranial germ cell tumors (GCTs), but it is very rare. Recurrence or metastasis of non-germinomatous germ cell tumors (NGGCTs) is often accompanied by elevated tumor m...

    Authors: Jun Liu, Luxiong Fang, Songtao Qi, Ye Song and Lei Han
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:447
  39. Posterior urethral valve (PUV) is the most common congenital bladder outlet obstruction in boys, causing renal damage beginning in utero. There are scarce data from Thailand regarding the long-term outcomes of...

    Authors: Prakorn Ekarat, Worapat Attawettayanon, Chompoonut Limratchapong, Praewa Sophark and Prayong Vachvanichsanong
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2023 23:445

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