Pediatric Neurology Disorders News

Mar 08, 2019
Pediatric onset multiple sclerosis study examines baffling, often-overlooked disease
Because children often present with different symptoms than adults, educational campaigns are needed to help health care providers recognize the symptoms of pediatric-onset multiple sclerosis.
Mar 04, 2019
Radiation after surgery triples survival for a type of pediatric brain tumor
Study shows that postoperative radiation improves outcomes for children with ependymoma, even those with historically poor prognoses and the very young.
Mar 01, 2019
Traumatic brain injury and kids: new treatment guidelines issued
Third edition seeks to improve mortality rates for severe pediatric traumatic brain injury; includes algorithm aimed at bridging treatment, research gaps.
Feb 04, 2019
Study may help guide treatment of pediatric anxiety
In a comprehensive analysis, SSRIs found to be most effective in treating children and adolescents with anxiety disorder.
Jan 24, 2019
Childhood lead exposure linked to poor adult mental health
Lead exposure in childhood appears to have long-lasting negative effects on mental health and personality in adulthood.
Oct 30, 2018
Sodium oxybate approved for treatment of cataplexy or EDS in pediatric narcolepsy patients
This approval of Xyrem by the FDA marks the first medicine approved to treat cataplexy or excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) in children and adolescents with narcolepsy ages seven and older.
Oct 29, 2018
Prenatal phthalate exposure significantly associated with elevated rate of language delay in childre
Elevated rate of language delay in children at 30 months old who were born to mothers exposed to phthalates.
Aug 21, 2018
Children with brain tumors who undergo radiation less likely to recall recent events
"The surprise, and the up side, is that episodic memories from before the children's treatment were spared," Baylor researcher says.
Jan 29, 2018
Pyridostigmine treatment reverses pediatric complications of botulinum toxin therapy
Report suggests a drug for myasthenia gravis can also quickly and safely reverse complications from botulinum toxin therapy in pediatric patients.
Oct 30, 2017
Umbilical cord blood improves motor skills in some children with cerebral palsy
Clinical trial shows improved motor function in children infused with own cells.
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