Children born to women with epilepsy who took anti-seizure medications during pregnancy versus children born to women without epilepsy did not differ in terms of cognitive outcomes and overall neurodevelopment, according to findings published in JAMA Neurology.
Public payers such as Medicaid more frequently underpaid children’s hospitals when compared to private payers, according to a study published in JAMA Pediatrics.
Pregnant women who are diagnosed with COVID-19 have a higher risk of severe maternal morbidity and mortality and neonatal complications compared to pregnant women without COVID-19, according to recent findings.
The Institute for Global Health (IGH) has established the Center for Pathogen Genomics and Microbial Evolution which will apply lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic to the tracking and prevention of future threats.
A new wearable sensor that actually quantifies itch by measuring scratching when placed on the hand has been developed by Northwestern University scientists.
Northwestern Medicine scientists and clinicians have continued to investigate methods to combat the disease, including strategies to conduct clinical trials during a pandemic, studying neurologic symptoms in children and reflecting on the importance of professional medical organizations during a public health crisis.
Gender-affirming hormone treatment caused cholesterol levels to increase for people designated male at birth and decrease for people designated female at birth, according to a recent study.
Todd Florin, MD, director of research for the Division of Emergency Medicine at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and associate professor of Pediatrics, has been elected Strategy & Operations Officer at the Society for Pediatric Research.
Developed by Northwestern scientists, a novel skin-mounted sticker that absorbs sweat and then changes color can provide an accurate, easy-to-read diagnosis of cystic fibrosis within minutes.
The largest study to date of neurological manifestations of COVID-19 in children demonstrated patterns in the rare complications seen among pediatric patients.