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Babies Fed Directly From Breast May Be at Less Risk for Ear Infections

Feeding at the breast may be healthier than feeding pumped milk from a bottle for reducing the risk of ear infection, and feeding breast milk compared with formula may reduce the risk of diarrhea, according to a recent study.
24-May-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Nationwide Foundation Pediatric Innovation Fund Bolsters Recruitment of International Genomics Leaders to Nationwide Children’s Hospital


Nationwide Children’s Hospital has recruited world-renowned researchers Richard K. Wilson, Ph.D. and Elaine R. Mardis, Ph.D. marking a transformational milestone for its genomics research program. At the same time, the Nationwide Foundation has...
23-May-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Nationwide Children’s Hospital App Aims To Help Families Manage Asthma

Three-year-old Karma Taylor's mom, Joyce Kelso, felt like she was chasing after her daughter’s asthma rather than staying ahead of it. After the family’s pediatrician referred them to Nationwide Children’s Hospital to see an asthma specialist,...
17-May-2016 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Approved for $2.9 Million Research Funding Award to Lead Multi-Center Study of Antibiotics to Treat Uncomplicated Appendicitis

Clinical-scientists at Nationwide Children’s Hospital have been approved for a $2.9 million funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) for a multi-institutional trial of non-operative management of appendicitis.
2-May-2016 1:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

First Implantable Hemodynamic Monitoring Device in Single Ventricle Fontan Anatomy

While the Fontan procedure has improved the short- and mid-term outcomes for patients born with single ventricle anatomy, long-term complications of Fontan circulation include heart failure. These complications are thought to be secondary to...
28-Apr-2016 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Despite Safety Concerns, Nearly 1 in 4 Babies in NICUs Receive Acid Suppressing Medication Originally Formulated for Older Children, Adults

A study in The Journal of Pediatrics, led by physicians and researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, shows just how frequently some acid suppression medications have been prescribed for gastroesophageal reflux disease...
27-Apr-2016 1:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Neurologists at Nationwide Children’s Hospital Edit “Neurocutaneous Syndromes” Volume

A pair of neurologists at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Monica P. Islam, MD, and E. Steve Roach, MD, are the editors behind “Neurocutaneous Syndromes,” a recently published book that highlights the insights of neurocutaneous syndromes...
15-Mar-2016 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Washburn to Lead Transplant Divisions at Ohio State, Nationwide Children's Hospital

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Nationwide Children’s Hospital announce the joint appointment of Dr. W. Kenneth Washburn as director of adult and pediatric transplant programs at each respective hospital, beginning in March.
17-Feb-2016 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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