The essential news of the week of June 13

This week’s best articles:

FDA authorizes Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines for children up to 6 months

The FDA today announces the EUA of Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines for use in children 6 months of age and older.

More than 300 pediatricians submit personal gun violence testimonies to Congressional record

Ahead of the US Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on gun violence prevention, the American Academy of Pediatrics announced the submission of a statement including more than 300 pediatricians sharing their personal testimonies on the topic.

Somapacitan injection once a week shows its effectiveness in children with GHD

Data from a recent study of weekly injection of somapacitan show positive results for prepubertal children with growth hormone deficiency (GHD).

FDA accepts sNDA for review of Myfembree for treatment of uterine fibroids

The FDA recently announced the acceptance of a Supplemental New Drug Application for relugolix 40 mg, estradiol 1 mg, and norethindrone acetate 0.5 mg for the treatment of heavy menstrual bleeding associated with uterine fibroids in premenopausal women.

More articles from this week:

The challenges of prescribing isotretinoin

Scynexis submits an sNDA for the extension of the indication of ibrexafungerp tablets

Comparison of methods for recruiting parents of autistic children

The youth mental health crisis: supporting patients with ASD and ADHD

Prolonged stress and anxiety during pregnancy disrupting fetal brain development

A glimpse of dupilumab approval

Atopic dermatitis and infertility

WADA: Climate change is a public health crisis

FDA committee recommends Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for children 6 months and older

Reckitt Mead Johnson Receives FDA Approval to Import 66 Million Servings of Formula

WADA seeks to crack down on medical professionals spreading misinformation

An update on the presentation, nosology and causes of postpartum psychosis

Having “the conversation” with adolescent patients

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