Boehringer Ingelheim announced that Ofev (nintedanib) capsules are now available for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF).
Between 2002 and 2012, 696,937 children under the age of 6 had experienced an out-of-hospital medication error (63,358 episodes/year or 1 child every 8 minutes).
About 6% of U.S. boys are circumcised later than the first days or weeks of life, which increases costs and risks.
A case of delayed Ebola diagnosis in Dallas and subsequent infection of health care workers has highlighted the lack of preparedness for a U.S. outbreak of the disease.
Children may be at lower risk of Ebola virus disease (EVD), but physicians should be aware of the signs and symptoms.
Practices that are part of a parental tobacco control intervention have higher rates of delivering tobacco control assistance to parents over a one-year follow-up period.
The risk of type 1 diabetes is increased for children diagnosed with enterovirus infection.
Dutch guidelines, implemented in 1999, do not appear to be effective for reducing the incidence of invasive group B streptococcal disease in newborns.