This simulation study using a mathematical model of pertussis transmission assesses whether a priming dose of whole-cell pertussis vaccine is cost-effective at reducing pertussis infection in infants.
This cohort study investigates whether children carrying the 7-repeat allele of the DRD4 gene living under adverse economic conditions have different fat intakes than those living in a healthy environment.
Chambers et al conducted a comprehensive economic and health services assessment of the frequency, duration, and cost of hospital admissions during the first 5 years of life for singleton, twin, and higher-order multiple children. They examine the contribution of assisted reproductive technology to the incidence and cost of multiple births. See the Editorial by Mehta.
Gupta et al determine the economic impact of childhood food allergy in the United States and caregivers’ willingness to pay for food allergy treatment.