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Children with Food Allergies Are Predisposed to Asthma, Rhinitis

Children with a history of food allergy have a high risk of developing asthma and allergic rhinitis during childhood as well. The risk increases with the number of food allergies a child might have. Research suggests that U.S. disease rates may be...
25-Aug-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Reducing "Mean Girl" Behaviors in Classrooms Benefits Boys and Teachers Too

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When a targeted program to reduce relational aggression among at-risk girls is shared with the entire classroom, the entire class benefits—not just the aggressive girls for whom the program was developed. Pediatric researchers who developed the...
2-Aug-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Genetic Syndrome Tied to Defects in Protein Transport

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An international team of researchers has discovered the mutation responsible for a rare, newly identified genetic disorder that causes craniofacial abnormalities and developmental delays. The mutation disrupts normal protein transport within cells,...
26-Jul-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Bio-Engineered Molecule Shows Promise for Quick Control of Bleeding

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Hematology researchers have developed a novel genetically engineered clotting factor that can control bleeding in animal models. If the factor proves effective and safe in humans, it may provide a quick-acting countermeasure for surgery patients and...
25-Jul-2016 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

International Conference Draws on CHOP's Leadership in Treating 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome, a Multisystem Genetic Disorder

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International experts are gathering this week in northern Italy to exchange information on a multisystem chromosome-based birth defect that is nearly as common as Down syndrome but is little known to the general public and even to many healthcare...
18-Jul-2016 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

U.S. Children's Hospitals Vary Greatly in Costs, Practices for Children with Asthma

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Children’s hospitals vary greatly in managing inpatients with asthma, according to researchers who analyzed hospital records in a large national database. Even when patients were grouped by characteristics such as age or severity of illness,...
12-Jul-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

For Children with Asthma, in-Hospital Care Is Comparable for Medicaid and Non-Medicaid Patients

Children covered by Medicaid and equally sick children not covered by Medicaid received essentially similar asthma treatment in a given pediatric hospital, according to a new study. In a national sample, researchers analyzed hospital practice...
5-Jul-2016 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How Will Genomics Enter Day-to-Day Medicine?

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A quiet transformation has been brewing in medicine, as large-scale DNA results become increasingly available to patients and healthcare providers. Amid a cascade of data, physicians, counselors and families are sorting out how to better understand...
30-Jun-2016 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

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

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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

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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

Dr. Cindy Christian, Child Abuse Expert at CHOP, Shares Insight on Sexual Abuse, Protection

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Dr. Cindy Christian, the director of Safe Place: The Center for Child Protection and Health at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia,is available to share her expertise about child sexual abuse, its impact on victims and the entire family.
10-Nov-2011 8:00 AM EST

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