First Large-Scale Study to Compare Treatments for HIV-Infected Children Finds Less-Used Regimen is More Effective for Children in Low-Resource Settings
Researchers from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Penn Medicine find better outcomes for efavirenz over nevirapine in children over age 3.
4/29/2013 5:25 PM EDT
New report recommends technology, policy changes to better protect older children and adolescents in crashes.
4/29/2013 12:00 AM EDT
New, low-tech teaching techniques used by novice instructors may improve training for healthcare providers in performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on children who suffer cardiac arrest. Researchers in a large multicenter study say their...
4/24/2013 12:00 PM EDT
A physician-researcher from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, John M. Maris, M.D., will lead the first-ever pediatric “Dream Team” solely focused on creating new treatments for the most challenging childhood cancers.
4/8/2013 1:00 PM EDT
A report released today by Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and State Farm measured a 47 percent decline in teen driver-related fatalities since 2008. Teen passenger fatalities declined 30 percent in crashes involving teen drivers, most teen...
4/4/2013 6:00 PM EDT
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Pfizer, Inc., are joining forces with the goal of translating biomedical discoveries into novel treatments. CHOP is participating in Pfizer's Centers for Therapeutic Innovation (CTI) network.
4/3/2013 11:00 AM EDT
Pediatric researchers, investigating the biology of brain tumors in children, are finding that crucial differences in how the same gene is mutated may call for different treatments.
3/26/2013 12:00 PM EDT
Two children with an aggressive form of leukemia had a complete remission of their disease—showing no evidence of cancer cells in their bodies—after treatment with a novel cell therapy that reprogrammed their immune cells.
3/25/2013 12:00 PM EDT
Federal Report, JAMA Study, and National Tragedies Converge to Point Spotlight on Mental Health in America
1/16/2013 7:00 AM EST
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.
11/10/2011 8:00 AM EST