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Bruce Given, MD explains how alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD) is most often associated with pulmonary disease in adults and liver disease in children. However, as treatment of adults with AATD has improved, these patients are living longer and often...
According to Reuters, a study published in Circulation has found that children exposed to secondhand smoke are at greater risk for developing plaque in their carotid arteries as they get older compared to other children. The implication is that passive...
According to Reuters, more than half a million pediatric tuberculosis patients are at risk of dying every year due to a dearth of pediatric-approved treatments. Children do not always show typical TB symptoms, and research has focused on treating adults...