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August 12, 2019
While FDA recently said Novartis and AveXis did not reveal data on their $2.1 million gene thaerpy for pediatric spinal muscular atrophy until after it was approved, Novartis is defending its actions.
February 05, 2019
December 11, 2018
Two major drug recalls in the last week include an expanded recall of a widely used blood pressure medication as well as over-the-counter infant ibuprofen.
May 24, 2018
FDA is asking manufacturers to immediately stop selling OTC products containing the pain reliever benzocaine (such as Orajel) for teething in infants or children.
July 04, 2013
Educating pediatricians in their offices, auditing their prescription patterns, and leveraging a shared electronic health record, encourages them to choose more appropriate antibiotics for children with common respiratory infections, according to a study published in the June 12 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
June 01, 2013
Teenagers who received DTaP (acellular pertussis vaccine) in their first 2 years of life had a 6 times higher risk of contracting pertussis compared with those who received DTwP (whole-cell pertussis vaccine) in their first 2 years of life, according to a study online in Pediatrics.
February 04, 2013
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has published a policy statement to provide pediatricians with recommendations for assessing and treating Clostridium difficile infections (CDI) in children.
March 01, 2012
The 2012 vaccination schedules for children, adolescents, and adults have been released, with changes to the recommendations for meningococcal and human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccinations in children and in hepatitis B vaccinations in adults.
January 01, 2012
Recent FDA Approvals (through December 2011) related to (Antares, Isentress, REMS)
October 21, 2011
The recent approval by FDA of an adult cancer therapy is 1 example of how children’s cancer research benefits patients of all ages.