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CHOP Researchers Highlight Advances in Pediatric Heart Disease at American College of Cardiology 67th Annual Scientific Session & Expo 2018

Physician-researchers from the Cardiac Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) presented new findings on pediatric cardiovascular disease at the American College of Cardiology’s 67th Annual Scientific Session & Expo 2018 in Orlando,...
14-Mar-2018 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Babies Fed Soy-Based Formula Have Changes in Reproductive System Tissues

Infants who consumed soy-based formula as newborns had differences in some reproductive-system cells and tissues, compared to those who used cow-milk formula or were breastfed, according to a new study. The differences were subtle and not a cause...
12-Mar-2018 2:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Intravenous Arginine Benefits Children after Acute Metabolic Stroke

Children with mitochondrial diseases who suffered acute metabolic strokes benefited from rapid intravenous treatment with the amino acid arginine, experiencing no side effects from the treatment. In half of the stroke episodes, patients showed...
9-Mar-2018 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Urologist and Colleagues Address Unmet Global Burden of Surgical Disease in India

Aseem R. Shukla, MD, a pediatric urologist at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, along with several of his colleagues from around the world, have created an innovative program to help address urological needs in India. The team is specifically...
5-Mar-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Stem Cell Found in Lung, May Offer Target for Regenerative Medicine

Newly identified stem cells in the lung that multiply rapidly after a pulmonary injury may offer an opportunity for innovative future treatments that harness the body’s ability to regenerate. Scientists describe cells that could become a new tool...
27-Feb-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Biomarker, Clues to Possible Therapy Found in Novel Childhood Neurogenetic Disease

Researchers studying a rare genetic disorder that causes severe, progressive neurological problems in childhood have discovered insights into biological mechanisms that drive the disease, along with early clues that an amino acid supplement might...
22-Feb-2018 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Hearing Loss Is Common After Infant Heart Surgery

Children who have heart surgery as infants are at risk for hearing loss, coupled with associated risks for language, attention and cognitive problems, by age four. In a single-center group of 348 preschoolers who survived cardiac surgery,...
15-Feb-2018 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites


T Cell Therapy Shows Persistent Benefits in Young Leukemia Patients

Updated results from a global clinical trial of the CAR T-cell therapy, tisagenlecleucel, a landmark personalized treatment for a high-risk form of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), reveal that children and young adults continued to show high...
26-Jan-2018 12:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Over 50 Experts from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Participate in AAP Annual Meeting

Over 50 experts from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia will address colleagues at this year’s annual meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) on current issues in vaccine education, autism, sports injuries, gastroenterology,...
15-Sep-2017 6:05 AM EDT


Experts from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Available to Discuss New CDC Prevalence Data, Autism Treatment & Research During Autism Awareness & Acceptance Month

4-Apr-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Experts in Congenital Heart Disease in Children and Adults Will Discuss Field's Challenges

An international group of more than 800 medical experts at the nation’s largest pediatric cardiology conference are discussing challenges in treating congenital heart disease in fetuses, neonates, children and young adults.
11-Feb-2015 4:00 PM EST

Pediatric Concussion Experts at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Comment on Guidelines Released Today on Diagnosing and Managing Pediatric Concussion

Guidelines released today by Canadian pediatric emergency medicine researchers are in line with the work that has been taking place over the past several years at CHOP to help improve pediatric concussion diagnosis and treatment and standardize...
25-Jun-2014 4:20 PM EDT


Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Youth Sports-Related Concussion Expert Available To Discuss White House Concussion Summit

28-May-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Expert Media Availability: One Year After Sandy Hook, Are We Doing Enough to Prevent Youth Violence?

10-Dec-2013 8:00 PM EST

Expert Available to Comment on FDA Plan to Ban “Natural Therapies" for Diabetes

25-Jul-2013 10:30 AM EDT

Federal Report, JAMA Study, and National Tragedies Converge to Point Spotlight on Mental Health in America

16-Jan-2013 7:00 AM EST

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