June 2007
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Jun2007, Vol. 92 Issue 6, p564
Academic Journal
The article discusses pediatric research published in different periodicals. A report from "Lancet" suggests that a plan to halve global measles mortality by the end of 2005, using 1999 as the baseline year, has been achieved. A paper from "New England Journal of Medicine" describes pre-pubertal boys with gynecomastia due to the use of topical preparations containing lavender oil. A report from Germany suggests that adalinumab may be more effective in treating chronic uveitis in children.


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