This cohort study tests the hypotheses that maternal folate concentrations can affect child metabolic health and that sufficient maternal folate concentrations can mitigate prepregnancy obesity-induced child metabolic risk.
This meta-analysis investigates whether children with autism spectrum disorder have altered levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor in peripheral blood samples.
van der Baan-Slootweg et al determine whether an inpatient treatment program is more effective than an ambulatory program at achieving a sustained weight loss in children and adolescents with severe obesity. Also see the editorial comment by Inge et al.
Sulheim et al investigate the cause of chronic fatigue syndrome in adolescents and the effect of clonidine therapy.