A 5-year-old boy with global developmental delay presented with a 3-day history of vomiting, diarrhea, and refusing to bear weight. His parents said that he is a “picky eater,” with a diet consisting exclusively of orange soda, meat, and chili. What is your diagnosis?
Using Global Burden of Disease (GBD) 2013 study data, the GBD Pediatrics Collaboration investigators determine levels and trends in the fatal and nonfatal burden of diseases and injuries among children and adolescents in 188 countries from 1990 to 2013.
This ongoing cohort study reports that early probiotic supplementation may reduce the risk of islet autoimmunity in children at the highest genetic risk of type 1 diabetes mellitus.
This observational, cross-sectional study reports that health care practitioners in rural India have a large know-do gap for the diagnosis and treatment of childhood diarrhea and pneumonia. See also the Editorial by Tielsch.