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BEYOND THE GUIDELINES: HOW WE CAN IMPROVE HEALTHCARE FOR PEOPLE WITH TUBEROUS SCLEROSIS COMPLEX AROUND THE WORLD

Tuberous Sclerosis Complex International is a consortium of organisations that support individuals with tuberous sclerosis complex...

CHARACTERIZING BACLOFEN WITHDRAWAL: A NATIONAL SURVEY OF PHYSICIAN EXPERIENCE

We studied physicians' opinions and experiences concerning clinical concerns, perceived severity, occurrence, and management of baclofen...

 
 
 

MOVING TOWARD UNDERSTANDING AUTISM: VISUAL-MOTOR INTEGRATION, IMITATION, AND SOCIAL SKILL DEVELOPMENT

Autism spectrum disorder is a neurodevelopmental disorder with a behavioral phenotype characterized by impaired development of social-communicative...

THE PEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY TRAINEE PUBLICATION AWARD WINNER: KERRI NEVILLE

Child neurologists continue to identify new ways to help children and young adults with neurologic illness despite the COVID-19 pandemic,...

 
 
 

EVALUATING SLEEP DISTURBANCES IN CHILDREN WITH RARE GENETIC NEURODEVELOPMENTAL SYNDROMES

Adequate sleep is important for proper neurodevelopment and positive health outcomes. Sleep disturbances are more prevalent in children...

UPDATED INTERNATIONAL TUBEROUS SCLEROSIS COMPLEX DIAGNOSTIC CRITERIA AND SURVEILLANCE AND MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS

Tuberous sclerosis complex is an autosomal dominant genetic disease affecting multiple body systems with wide variability in presentation....

 
 
 

MILLER FISHER SYNDROME IN A CHILD ASSOCIATED WITH COVID-19 INFECTION

We read with interest the report of transverse myelitis in a child with COVID-191. Various variants of COVID-19 associated Guillian...

CRYOGLOBULINEMIC VASCULITIC MONONEURITIS MULTIPLEX IN A TEENAGER

This research did not receive any specific grant from funding agencies in the public, commercial, or not-for-profit sectors.

 
 
 

TSC1 MOSAICISM LEADING TO SUBEPENDYMAL GIANT CELL ASTROCYTOMA BUT NOT TUBEROUS SCLEROSIS COMPLEX

A previously healthy 10-year-old boy presented with nausea, vomiting, and severe morning headaches. His evaluation ultimately included...

NICOTINE PATCH IMPROVED AUTOSOMAL DOMINANT SLEEP-RELATED HYPERMOTOR EPILEPSY

Autosomal dominant sleep-related hypermotor epilepsy is a genetic focal epilepsy associated with mutations in the nicotinic acetylcholine...

 
 
 

PERFORMANCE IN HAND COORDINATION TASKS AND CONCURRENT FUNCTIONAL MRI FINDINGS IN 13-YEAR-OLDS BORN VERY PRETERM

Fine motor and coordination problems are frequently reported among adolescents born preterm. We aimed to assess performance in hand...

TRANSITORY AND VESTIGIAL STRUCTURES OF THE DEVELOPING HUMAN NERVOUS SYSTEM

As with many body organs, the human central nervous system contains many structures and cavities that may have had functions in embryonic...

 
 
 

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EARLY USE OF TRANSCRANIAL DOPPLER ULTRASONOGRAPHY TO STRATIFY NEONATAL ENCEPHALOPATHY

The dynamic nature of neonatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy after birth necessitates reliable biomarkers to identify infants with...

EPILEPSY IS HETEROGENEOUS IN EARLY-LIFE TUBEROUS SCLEROSIS COMPLEX

Epilepsy in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex typically presents with early onset, multiple seizure types, and intractability. However, variability...

 
 
 

THE NAMES OF THINGS: THE 2018 BERNARD SACHS LECTURE

In 2018, I was honored to receive the Bernard Sachs Award for a lifetime of work expanding knowledge of diverse neurodevelopmental...

THE COMPLEX INTERPLAY OF CORTEX, CEREBELLUM AND AGE IN A COHORT OF PEDIATRIC PATIENTS WITH TUBEROUS SCLEROSIS COMPLEX

The neurodevelopmental impairment in tuberous sclerosis has a multifactorial origin. Various factors have been proposed as predictors...

 
 
 

THREATENING BLINDNESS IN A CHILD WITH TYPICAL HAEMOLYTIC UREMIC SYNDROME

Hemolytic uremic syndrome is the most common cause of acute kidney failure in children under five years of age, following a gastrointestinal...

KENNETH SWAIMAN: A FESTSCHRIFT TO HONOR HIS LEGACY

Nina Schor, 2017

 
 
 



Cholangiopathy after severe COVID-19 may lead to liver injury, failure

Cholangiopathy after severe COVID-19 may lead to liver injury, failure

For patients with severe COVID-19, cholangiopathy was a late complication with potential for progressive biliary injury or liver failure, according to a study published in the... Read more ...

Mississippi woman pleads others to get vaccinated as her husband is hospitalized

Mississippi woman pleads others to get vaccinated as her husband is hospitalized

William Thomas Ball, 51, has been hospitalized with COVID-19 in Jackson, Mississippi after refusing to get vaccinated. Now his wife, Alicia, is asking for others in her... Read more ...

Covid England: Cases are now falling in ALL age groups, official data reveals

Covid England: Cases are now falling in ALL age groups, official data reveals

EXCLUSIVE: Covid cases are falling in all age groups, and dropping fastest among adults in their twenties according to data from the Department of Health. Read more ...

Lumbar artificial disc yielded positive 7-year outcomes for degenerative...

Lumbar artificial disc yielded positive 7-year outcomes for degenerative disc disease

For total disc replacement in patients with degenerative disc disease, an artificial disc is a safe option that improves pain relief, function, range of motion and decreases in... Read more ...

FDA clamps down on imported shark fins, cantaloupes, mushrooms and more

FDA clamps down on imported shark fins, cantaloupes, mushrooms and more

The Food and Drug Administration uses import alerts to enforce U.S. food safety regulations for food from foreign countries. The agency updates and modifies the alerts as... Read more ...

FDA TechTalk podcast episode to focus on whole genome sequencing

FDA TechTalk podcast episode to focus on whole genome sequencing

Nowadays, it seems rare to find someone or some entity without a podcast, and the Food and Drug Administration is no exception. The TechTalk podcast is hosted by the FDA and... Read more ...

COVID Breakthrough Cases Ran the Gamut in Healthcare Workers

COVID Breakthrough Cases Ran the Gamut in Healthcare Workers

Breakthrough COVID-19 cases in fully vaccinated healthcare workers were rare, and generally were associated with the individual's immune response to the vaccine in the early... Read more ...

Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

Some IBD Treatments in Pregnancy Had No Effect on Kids' Infection Risk

Exposure to immunosuppressive monotherapies in utero did not increase serious infection risks in young children born to mothers with inflammatory bowel disease , but the same... Read more ...

FDA issues complete response letter for retifanlimab for anal cancer

FDA issues complete response letter for retifanlimab for anal cancer

The FDA issued a complete response letter to Incyte indicating it cannot approve the company's biologics license application that seeks approval of retifanlimab for certain... Read more ...

Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

Bristol Myers Squibb withdraws liver cancer indication for nivolumab

Bristol Myers Squibb in consultation with the FDA voluntarily withdrew the indication for nivolumab as monotherapy for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma previously treated... Read more ...