This randomized clinical trial evaluates the effectiveness of melatonin supplementation in a population of children and adolescents with atopic dermatitis and sleep disturbance.
This population-based study reports an association between sleep problems in toddlers and later development of emotional and behavioral problems.
This report summarizes the workshop presentations and discussion, including identification of high-priority topics for further research.
This survey study demonstrated a placebo effect in a comparison of agave nectar, placebo, and no treatment for acute cough in infants and toddlers, with no additional benefit offered by agave nectar. See the Editorial by Taylor and Opel.
In a cohort study, Magee and coauthors examine whether bidirectional relationships exist between sleep duration and media use among a representative sample of 3427 Australian children obtained from the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children, and whether these associations are moderated by child- and household-related factors.
Gentile and colleagues determine the prospective effects of parental monitoring of children’s media on physical, social, and academic outcomes.
Colson et al determine the trends and factors associated with infant bed sharing, including association of physician advice on bed sharing. See also the editorial by Bergman.
Huang et al quantify the influence of bedsharing on breastfeeding duration.
Martiniuk and colleagues assessed the association between hours of sleep and the risk for motor vehicle crash, including the time of day of crash and types of crash (single, multiple vehicle, run off road, and intersection), among young drivers. Beth E. Ebel, MD, MSc, MPH, provides a related editorial.