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Delaying Circumcision Poses Risk for Boys

About 6% of U.S. boys are circumcised later than the first days or weeks of life, which increases costs and risks.

Viewpoint: Delayed Diagnosis Shows Lack of Preparedness for Ebola in U.S.

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 for Ebola

Children may be at lower risk of Ebola virus disease (EVD), but physicians should be aware of the signs and symptoms.

Sustained Benefit for Parental Tobacco Control Program

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.

T1DM Risk Increased in Children with Enterovirus Infection

The risk of type 1 diabetes is increased for children diagnosed with enterovirus infection.

Dutch Guidelines Do Not Cut Incidence of Group B Strep in Newborns

Dutch guidelines, implemented in 1999, do not appear to be effective for reducing the incidence of invasive group B streptococcal disease in newborns.

Drug-Induced Liver Injury: What Are The Main Causes?

Idiosyncratic drug-induced liver injury (DILI) is mainly caused by antimicrobials and herbal and dietary supplements (HDS).

ACG: Incidence of Young-Onset Colorectal Cancer Is Increasing

The incidence of young-onset colorectal cancer (CRC) is increasing, and the disease is more aggressive pathologically.

Yoga for Kids With Inflammatory Bowel Disease?

A formal yoga program may be beneficial for pediatric patients newly diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

Hyqvia Launched for Primary Immunodeficiency Treatment

Baxter and Halozyme announced the launch of Hyqvia (immune globulin infusion 10% [human] with recombinant human hyaluronidase) for the treatment of adults with primary immunodeficiency (PI).