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  1. In order to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030, there is a need to significantly reduce the rate of new infection among children and young adolescents. Identifying the correlates of testing behaviour is necessary t...

    Authors: Damilola Adetoro, Hadiza Khamofu, Titilope Badru, John Markson, Oluwasanmi Adedokun, Nana Sandah-Abubakar, Ibrahim Dafa, Mario Chen, Robert Chiegil and Kwasi Torpey

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2021 21:33

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Neonatal jaundice is one of the most common problems in neonates. Effective treatment of jaundice requires therapeutic intervention with high quality phototherapy. Over recent years, several studies reported f...

    Authors: Helvi N. Joel, Deborah N. Mchaile, Rune N. Philemon, Ronald M. Mbwasi and Levina Msuya

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2021 21:32

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  3. Little is known about longitudinal patterns of adolescent health risk behavior initial engagement and persistence in low- and middle-income countries.

    Authors: Alysse J. Kowalski, O. Yaw Addo, Michael R. Kramer, Reynaldo Martorell, Shane A. Norris, Rachel N. Waford, Linda M. Richter and Aryeh D. Stein

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2021 21:31

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  4. Adolescence is marked by a decline in physical activity, rapid physical growth and changes in body composition, which have been linked to body composition. Prospective data on these associations are rare, part...

    Authors: Lisa K. Micklesfield, Sara K. Hanson, Felipe Lobelo, Solveig A. Cunningham, Terryl J. Hartman, Shane A. Norris and Aryeh D. Stein

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2021 21:30

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  5. Acute cough in children often causes discomfort to children and parents, reducing their quality of life. Despite the extensive utilization of over-the-counter remedies for cough, the efficacy of most of these ...

    Authors: Ilaria Carnevali, Rita La Paglia, Lara Pauletto, Floriana Raso, Marco Testa, Carmen Mannucci, Emanuela Elisa Sorbara and Gioacchino Calapai

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2021 21:29

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  6. Parent-infant closeness during hospital care of newborns has many benefits for both infants and parents. We developed an educational intervention for neonatal staff, Close Collaboration with Parents, to increa...

    Authors: Felix B. He, Anna Axelin, Sari Ahlqvist-Björkroth, Simo Raiskila, Eliisa Löyttyniemi and Liisa Lehtonen

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2021 21:28

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  7. Evaluating blood pressure (BP) is one element for diagnosing and preventing disease in student populations. The objectives of this research were to (a) identify the range of height for measuring BP adjusted fo...

    Authors: Marco Cossio-Bolaños, Rubén Vidal-Espinoza, Felipe Castelli Correia de Campos, José Sulla-Torres, Wilbert Cossio-Bolaños, Cynthia Lee Andruske, Camilo Urra Albornoz and Rossana Gómez Campos

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2021 21:26

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Because of the absence of a specific diagnostic test and pathognomonic clinical features, physicians must rely on the presence of specific clinical criteria and laboratory data that support the diagnosis of KD...

    Authors: Woo Young Park, Sang Yun Lee, Gi Beom Kim, Mi Kyoung Song, Hye Won Kwon, Eun Jung Bae, Eun hwa Choi and June Dong Park

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2021 21:25

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Telomeres play a crucial role in cellular survival and its length is a predictor for onset of chronic non-communicable diseases. Studies on association between telomeres and obesity in children have brought di...

    Authors: Xuanyi Liu, Xiaozhou Liu, Qiaoyu Shi, Xiuqin Fan and Kemin Qi

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2021 21:24

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Sleep and colic problems in infancy have been linked to adverse health outcome, but there is limited knowledge of the association between sleep and colic problems in infancy and subsequent development, emotion...

    Authors: Lisbeth Valla, Milada Cvancarova Småstuen, Randi Andenæs, Nina Misvær, Christine Olbjørn and Sølvi Helseth

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2021 21:23

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  11. Sandhoff disease (SD) is an autosomal recessive lysosomal storage disorder, resulting in accumulation of GM2 ganglioside, particular in neuronal cells. The disorder is caused by deficiency of β-hexosaminidase ...

    Authors: Thipwimol Tim-Aroon, Khunton Wichajarn, Kamornwan Katanyuwong, Pranoot Tanpaiboon, Nithiwat Vatanavicharn, Kullasate Sakpichaisakul, Arthaporn Kongkrapan, Jakris Eu-ahsunthornwattana, Supranee Thongpradit, Kanya Moolsuwan, Nusara Satproedprai, Surakameth Mahasirimongkol, Tassanee Lerksuthirat, Bhoom Suktitipat, Natini Jinawath and Duangrurdee Wattanasirichaigoon

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2021 21:22

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  12. Intestinal lymphangiectasia is a rare disease. Thus, prospective studies are impossible, and therapy is still controversial. Several medicines are suggested for treatment but there are no existing indications ...

    Authors: Yiyoung Kwon, Eun Sil Kim, Yon Ho Choe and Mi Jin Kim

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2021 21:21

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  13. Current nutritional management of infants born very preterm results in significant deficiency of the essential fatty acids (FAs) arachidonic acid (ARA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). The impact of this defici...

    Authors: Kristina Wendel, Helle Cecilie Viekilde Pfeiffer, Drude Merete Fugelseth, Eirik Nestaas, Magnus Domellöf, Bjorn Steen Skålhegg, Katja Benedikte Presto Elgstøen, Helge Rootwelt, Rolf Dagfinn Pettersen, Are Hugo Pripp, Tom Stiris and Sissel J. Moltu

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2021 21:19

    Content type: Study protocol

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  14. Mucopolysaccharidosis IVA (MPS IVA; Morquio A syndrome) is a rare autosomal recessive lysosomal storage disorder. Up to now, reports on the clinical characteristics of MPS IVA mainly focused on patients with p...

    Authors: Zhuhui Ge, Jianhua Mao, Huijun Shen, Yu Xu, Haidong Fu, Weiwei Zhang and Dongyan Li

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2021 21:18

    Content type: Case report

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  15. We propose a modified lung ultrasound (LUS) score in neonates with respiratory distress syndrome (RDS), which includes posterior instead of lateral lung fields, and a 5-grade rating scale instead of a 4-grade ...

    Authors: Piotr Szymański, Piotr Kruczek, Roman Hożejowski and Piotr Wais

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2021 21:17

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Previous studies have indicated that the majority of cases with “failed” results related to transient evoked otoacoustic emissions (OAE) test have the normal hearing. The present study aimed to assess the poss...

    Authors: Mahbod Kaveh, Seyedeh Nastaran Mirjalali, Mamak Shariat and Mohammad Reza Zarkesh

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2021 21:15

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  17. The prevalence of obesity and associated risk of chronic diseases are increasing among the paediatric population. The effectiveness of preventive measures and interventions are likely to improve when all facto...

    Authors: Kalaichelvi Thillan, Pulani Lanerolle, Tharanga Thoradeniya, Dulani Samaranayake, Rohana Chandrajith and Pujitha Wickramasinghe

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2021 21:14

    Content type: Research article

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  18. Desert dust events in Mediterranean countries, originating mostly from the Sahara and Arabian deserts, have been linked to climate change and are associated with significant increase in mortality and hospital ...

    Authors: Panayiotis Kouis, Stefania I. Papatheodorou, Maria G. Kakkoura, Nicos Middleton, Emmanuel Galanakis, Eleni Michaelidi, Souzana Achilleos, Nikolaos Mihalopoulos, Marina Neophytou, Gerasimos Stamatelatos, Christos Kaniklides, Efstathios Revvas, Filippos Tymvios, Chrysanthos Savvides, Petros Koutrakis and Panayiotis K. Yiallouros

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2021 21:13

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  19. Globally, 15 million neonates are born prematurely every year, over half in low income countries (LICs). Premature and low birth weight neonates have a higher risk of intraventricular haemorrhage (IVH). There ...

    Authors: R. MacLeod, J. N. Paulson, N. Okalany, F. Okello, L. Acom, J. Ikiror, F. M. Cowan, C. J. Tann, L. E. Dyet, C. F. Hagmann and K. Burgoine

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2021 21:12

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  20. In Ethiopia, child undernutrition and anemia are major public health concerns, resulting in increased childhood morbidity and mortality. Despite progress made to reduce the prevalence of malnutrition (especial...

    Authors: Nigatu Regassa Geda, Cindy Xin Feng, Carol J. Henry, Rein Lepnurm, Bonnie Janzen and Susan J. Whiting

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2021 21:11

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  21. Upper endoscopy is an essential tool for diagnosing pediatric gastrointestinal issues. This study aimed to assess the indications, diagnostic yields, concordance between histopathological and endoscopic findin...

    Authors: Eyad Altamimi, Yousef Odeh, Tuka Al-quraan, Elmi Mohamed and Naif Rawabdeh

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2021 21:10

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  22. Invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) is defined by the detection of Streptococcus pneumoniae on culture from samples obtained from a normally sterile site. Pneumococcal conjugate vaccines (PCV) have been developed...

    Authors: Tomohiro Hirade, Ai Harada, Daisuke Koike, Yasuhiro Abe, Tsuyoshi Higuchi, Fumihide Kato, Bin Chang and Akiyoshi Nariai

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2021 21:8

    Content type: Case report

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  23. Our objectives were (1) to describe Care Transitions Measure (CTM) scores among caregivers of preterm infants after discharge from the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and (2) to describe the association of...

    Authors: Amy M. Yeh, Ashley Y. Song, Douglas L. Vanderbilt, Cynthia Gong, Philippe S. Friedlich, Roberta Williams and Ashwini Lakshmanan

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2021 21:7

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  24. An increasing number of children with complex health needs are being educated in mainstream classes. CFS/ME is a complex and disabling condition, and there is little guidance on how primary school teachers can...

    Authors: Amberly Brigden, Alison Shaw and Esther Crawley

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2021 21:6

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  25. N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptors are ligand-gated ion channels that mediate excitatory synaptic transmission in the central nervous system. The functional NMDA receptors are heterotetramers consisting mai...

    Authors: Jiancheng Jiao, Li Li, Min Sun, Junchen Fang, Lingzhi Meng, Yudong Zhang, Chao Jia and Li Ma

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2021 21:5

    Content type: Case report

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  26. Household air pollution exposure is linked with over 3.5 million premature deaths every year, ranking highest among environmental risk factors globally. Children are uniquely vulnerable and sensitive to the da...

    Authors: Mesafint Molla Adane, Getu Degu Alene, Seid Tiku Mereta and Kristina L. Wanyonyi

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2021 21:4

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Results from previous studies suggest that bodily movements, spanning from gestures to whole-body movements, integrated into academic lessons may benefit academic learning. However, only few studies have inves...

    Authors: Anne Kær Gejl, Anne Sofie Bøgh Malling, Linn Damsgaard, Anne-Mette Veber-Nielsen and Jacob Wienecke

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2021 21:2

    Content type: Study protocol

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  28. Malnutrition continues to be a major cause of mortality and morbidity among children in resource limited settings. Children with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) experience severe thymus atrophy, possibly refle...

    Authors: Nicolette Nabukeera-Barungi, Betty Lanyero, Benedikte Grenov, Henrik Friis, Hanifa Namusoke, Ezekiel Mupere, Kim F. Michaelsen, Christian Mølgaard, Maria Wiese, Dennis S. Nielsen, Musemma K. Mohammed, Vibeke B. Christensen and Maren Rytter

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2021 21:1

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  29. Whilst much attention is given to eliminating HIV mother-to-child transmission (MTCT), little has been done to ensure the same for hepatitis B virus (HBV) transmission. The introduction of HBV immunization at ...

    Authors: Cynthia Tamandjou Tchuem, Mark Fredric Cotton, Etienne Nel, Richard Tedder, Wolfgang Preiser, Avy Violari, Raziya Bobat, Laura Hovind, Lisa Aaron, Grace Montepiedra, Charles Mitchell and Monique Ingrid Andersson

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2020 20:563

    Content type: Research article

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  30. Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has impacted the provision of health services in all specialties. We aim to study the impact of COVID-19 on the utilization of pediatric hospital services including emergenc...

    Authors: Shu-Ling Chong, Jenifer Shui Lian Soo, John Carson Allen Jr, Sashikumar Ganapathy, Khai Pin Lee, Arif Tyebally, Chee Fu Yung, Koh Cheng Thoon, Yong Hong Ng, Jean Yin Oh, Oon Hoe Teoh, Yee Hui Mok and Yoke Hwee Chan

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2020 20:562

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  31. Down syndrome (DS) is characterized by a series of immune dysregulations, of which interferon hyperreactivity is important, as it is responsible for surging antiviral responses and the possible initiation of a...

    Authors: Ahmad Kantar, Angelo Mazza, Ezio Bonanomi, Marta Odoni, Manuela Seminara, Ilaria Dalla Verde, Camillo Lovati, Stefania Bolognini and Lorenzo D’Antiga

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2020 20:561

    Content type: Case report

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  32. Children with a history of caustic or foreign body ingestion (FBI) seem to be presenting more frequently to emergency departments. This study aims to elucidate the clinical presentation, diagnostic procedures,...

    Authors: Arne Jorma Speidel, Lena Wölfle, Benjamin Mayer and Carsten Posovszky

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2020 20:560

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  33. Pulmonary hypertension is a deadly complication of bronchopulmonary dysplasia, the most common pulmonary morbidity of prematurity. Despite these catastrophic consequences, no evidence-based therapies are avail...

    Authors: Simone Schneider, Mary Bailey, Tracy Spears, Charles R. Esther Jr, Matthew M. Laughon, Christoph P. Hornik and Wesley Jackson

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2020 20:559

    Content type: Study protocol

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  34. Bazett formula is frequently used in paediatric screening for the long QT syndrome (LQTS) and proposals exist that using standing rather than supine electrocardiograms (ECG) improves the sensitivity of LQTS di...

    Authors: Irena Andršová, Katerina Hnatkova, Kateřina Helánová, Martina Šišáková, Tomáš Novotný, Petr Kala and Marek Malik

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2020 20:558

    Content type: Research article

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  35. Previous research studies have demonstrated abnormalities in the metabolism of mothers of young children with autism.

    Authors: Kathryn Hollowood-Jones, James B. Adams, Devon M. Coleman, Sivapriya Ramamoorthy, Stepan Melnyk, S. Jill James, Bryan K. Woodruff, Elena L. Pollard, Christine L. Snozek, Uwe Kruger, Joshua Chuah and Juergen Hahn

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2020 20:557

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  36. Nocturnal cough and wheeze are important symptoms when diagnosing any respiratory disease in a child, but objective measurements of these symptoms are not performed.

    Authors: Markus Lindenhofer, Lena Roth, Clemens Mädel, Florian Götzinger, Katharina Kainz, Christiane Lex, Thomas Frischer, Matthias Reinweber and Angela Zacharasiewicz

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2020 20:556

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  37. Abundant clinical evidences indicate that the increased risk of cerebral palsy (CP) may be associated with the intrauterine exposure to maternal infection. Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common cause of CP. Howeve...

    Authors: H Xu, L Zhang, XY Xuan, M Zhu, J Tang and XK Zhao

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2020 20:555

    Content type: Research article

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  38. Children’s literacy and mathematical competencies are a critical platform for their successful functioning as individuals in society. However, many children, in particular those with low socio-economic status ...

    Authors: Frank Niklas, Efsun Annac and Astrid Wirth

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2020 20:554

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  39. Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is a devastating disease that is relatively frequently diagnosed in term infants with congenital heart disease (CHD), compared with term infants without CHD, in whom NEC is rare...

    Authors: Martin van der Heide, Mirthe J. Mebius, Arend F. Bos, Marcus T.R. Roofthooft, Rolf M.F. Berger, Jan B.F. Hulscher and Elisabeth M.W. Kooi

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2020 20:553

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  40. In contrast to intoxications in toddlers which can be due to accidental ingestions, many intoxications in infants are due to medication errors. To our knowledge, this is the first case report of a citalopram into...

    Authors: Jo-Anne Janson, Arthur T. M. Wasylewicz, Marianne Eijkemans and Marieke Kerskes

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2020 20:552

    Content type: Case report

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  41. This study was conducted with the aim of developing a standard and valid questionnaire to evaluate the behavioral factors affecting musculoskeletal disorders among adolescent students based on the educational ...

    Authors: Mahin Nazari, Rokhsareh Beigi, Mahmood Salesi, Rosanna Cousins and Hamidreza Mokarami

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2020 20:551

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  42. Previous studies have shown that changes in intestinal microfloras are associated with both gastrointestinal (GI) and non-GI tumors. It is not clear whether there is an association between GI microflora change...

    Authors: Xiaolin Gao, Ruixue Miao, Yiping Zhu, Chao Lin, Xue Yang, Ruizhen Jia, Kuang Linghan, Chaomin Wan and Jianjun Deng

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2020 20:290

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  43. The developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) can cause a wide range of pathological changes, and often requires surgical treatment. Preoperative evaluation is very important for DDH. We aimed to assess the dia...

    Authors: Huihui Jia, Liang Wang, Yan Chang, Yongrui Song, Yuqi Liu, Fuyong Zhang, Jie Feng, Xiaodong Yang and Mao Sheng

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2020 20:550

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  44. Medication Errors (MEs) are considered the most common type of error in pediatric critical care services. Moreover, the ME rate in pediatric patients is up to three times higher than the rate for adults. Never...

    Authors: Lorena Michele Brennan-Bourdon, Alan O. Vázquez-Alvarez, Jahaira Gallegos-Llamas, Manuel Koninckx-Cañada, José Luis Marco-Garbayo and Selene G. Huerta-Olvera

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2020 20:549

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  45. Primary hyperparathyroidism may present in a myriad of manners, varying from an incidental asymptomatic biochemical finding to gastrointestinal, psychiatric, renal, and bone manifestations. While hyperparathyr...

    Authors: O. Legault, M. Inman, N. Moolman, S. Wiebe, A. Poulin and M. A. Nour

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2020 20:547

    Content type: Case report

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  46. Direct oral anticoagulants, such as apixaban, are increasingly used in everyday practice in order to treat or prevent thromboembolic diseases. To date, there is no available data about apixaban pharmacokinetic...

    Authors: Manon Launay, Yara Nasser, Isabelle Maubert, Anne-Cécile Chaux and Xavier Delavenne

    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2020 20:546

    Content type: Case report

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