Pediatrics

FieldLine Launches HEDscan™, a Next-Generation Device for Non-Invasive Functional Brain Imaging

FieldLine Launches HEDscan™, a Next-Generation Device for Non-Invasive Functional Brain Imaging

FieldLine Inc., a biotech company targeting advanced brain diagnostic technology, announced today the general availability of the FieldLine HEDscan system — the world's first commercially available non-cryogenic, whole-head magnetoencephalography (MEG) system for functional brain imaging. HEDscan is available to researchers…

AMA Optics' Apple App Tests Vision Remotely at Home on iPad/iPhone

AMA Optics' Apple App Tests Vision Remotely at Home on iPad/iPhone

The government is making an unprecedented effort to initiate medical advances to provide healthcare remotely which will minimize human contact and contagion. This effort has made it possible for AMA Optics, Inc. to introduce the DiagnosticGame app for remote vision…

Kitsap Dental Announces Addition of New Dentist

Kitsap Dental Announces Addition of New Dentist

Kitsap Dental is pleased to announce Dr. Jeff Wells has joined their team. As a premier dental office in Poulsbo, WA, Kitsap Dental is committed to top patient care and improving the patient experience. Their practice highly believes in providing…

Spectra Baby USA to Finally Launch Its First Hospital-Grade, Multi-User Breast Pump

 Following years of demand and much anticipation, Spectra Baby USA has just expanded its portfolio of premium electric breast pumps to its first hospital-grade, multi-user pump: the S3 Pro. In addition to providing all the standard features that Spectra’s been…

Selecting CNS Endpoint Measures in Pediatric and Rare Disease Trials: Considerations for Cognitive and Behavioral Assessments, New Webinar Hosted by Xtalks

Testing new medicines in children and patients with rare diseases presents considerable challenges, not the least of which is proper endpoint selection and measurement. With the recent rapid growth of pediatric and rare disease trials, the pharmaceutical industry is now…

Laboratory Markets Innovative Test to Detect PEth in Newborn Blood Specimens

Laboratory Markets Innovative Test to Detect PEth in Newborn Blood Specimens

United States Drug Testing Laboratories, Inc. (USDTL), a pioneer in newborn forensic toxicology, alcohol biomarkers, and substances of abuse testing has announced a breakthrough in measuring Phosphatidylethanol (PEth) in newborn blood. PEth is an abnormal phospholipid that is formed only…

Colson & Joe Donates Breastfeeding Subscription Boxes to St. Joseph's Hospital NICU Mothers

Colson & Joe Donates Breastfeeding Subscription Boxes to St. Joseph's Hospital NICU Mothers

Colson & Joe, an online company that supplies subscription boxes for breastfeeding moms, donated 64 free boxes to mothers in the NICU at St. Joseph’s Hospital where the co-founder’s son spent the first three months of his life. The official…

AAMA Re-Elects Virginia Thomas, CMA (AAMA), as Trustee

AAMA Re-Elects Virginia Thomas, CMA (AAMA), as Trustee

The American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) met in Cincinnati, Ohio for its 61st Annual Conference. Virginia Thomas, CMA (AAMA), was re-elected to serve as the 2017–2019 AAMA Trustee. In this capacity, Trustee Thomas, a resident of Virginia Beach, Virginia,…

No More Screaming Babies and Horrified Parents! – New in the App Store:

No More Screaming Babies and Horrified Parents! – New in the App Store:

Since the BACK TO SLEEP campaign in the early 1990s, many parents find that their babies experience difficulty while practicing Tummy Time to strengthen their neck and back muscles. Specially designed “developmental toys” are not very effective in helping young…

First of Its Kind Book About Infant Laser Frenectomies

First of Its Kind Book About Infant Laser Frenectomies

This brand-new book, “Color Atlas of Infant Tongue-Tie and Lip-Tie Laser Frenectomy,” was co-authored by a pediatric dentist, Martin Kaplan, DMD, DABLS. “This is a topic of great concern for me — I often see an overdiagnosis of 'organic' reflux before the…

Nexus Health Systems Hires Nationally-Renowned Neuropsychiatrist Dr. David Williamson as Chief Medical Officer

Celebrating its 25th year of caring for patients with traumatic brain injuries across the country, Nexus Health Systems announces the appointment of nationally-renowned neuropsychiatrist Dr. David Williamson as Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Williamson, who trained at the University of Edinburgh,…

ivWatch Receives FDA 510 (K) Clearance to Significantly Advance the Safety of IV Therapy for Pediatric Patients

ivWatch Receives FDA 510 (K) Clearance to Significantly Advance the Safety of IV Therapy for Pediatric Patients

​​​Medical device manufacturer ivWatch, LLC today announced United States availability of the ivWatch Model 400 for pediatric patients under the age of 18. The device is a continuous monitor for a patient’s IV and provides early detection of an infiltration…

Choking Baby's Oral Restrictions Treated With Laser

Choking Baby's Oral Restrictions Treated With Laser

​​​Dr. ​​​​​Martin Kaplan, DMD, DABLS, a Stoughton, MA based pediatric dentist performs 21st century laser lip- and tongue-tie releases for infants. After watching the TV news story, “11-Year-Old Girl Saves Newborn Sister From Choking”, Dr. Kaplan thought he recognized a…

New Technology in Crib Mattresses Could Eliminate Many SIDS Deaths

​​​Secure Beginnings’ founder Julie Andreae and her sister, Dr. Margie Andreae, a pediatrician, championed for the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Safe Sleep Task Force members to include findings from several scientific peer-reviewed studies that support air permeable crib mattresses…

xTAG® Gastrointestinal Pathogen Panel (GPP) Now Available Through Accu Reference Medical Lab

​​​​​​Accu Reference Medical Lab adds a Luminex xTAG® Gastrointestinal Pathogen Panel (GPP) to its lineup of highly sensitive, rapid response diagnostic tests. Diarrhea disease strikes more than two billion times globally each year and is a leading cause of child…

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