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Study Offers Clues to Early Detection of Bipolar Disorders in High-Risk Children

New research published today in the American Journal of Psychiatry indicates a strong link between subthreshold manic episodes and likelihood of developing bipolar disorder in children of parents with bipolar disorder. The study’s findings could...
3-Mar-2015 12:05 AM EST

Standardization and Simplification is Key to Helping NICU Babies Feed and Grow

A new standardized approach for feeding infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) helps babies attain full oral feeds sooner, improves their growth and sends them home sooner. The guidelines, developed by clinician-scientists at Nationwide...
2-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EST

Published Outcomes Announced From Study on Adolescent Bariatric Surgery Safety

Cardiovascular risks of severe pediatric obesity, assessed among adolescents participating in the “Teen Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery” (Teen-LABS) study, were published this week in JAMA Pediatrics.
24-Feb-2015 11:40 AM EST

Crohn’s Disease Not Exempt From Racial Disparities

A study published recently in the IBD Journal found significant differences in hospital readmissions, medication usage, and both medical and surgical complications of children with Crohn’s disease related to race. In the study, black children had...
27-Feb-2015 2:05 PM EST

Partners for Kids, Nationwide Children’s Hospital Demonstrate Cost Savings and Quality as Pediatric ACO

A new study published in Pediatrics demonstrates the cost-saving and health care quality outcomes of the pediatric Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Partners for Kids. Results of this study indicate that Partners for Kids successfully improved the...
17-Feb-2015 4:45 PM EST

Marijuana Use Is Associated with Excessive Daytime Sleepiness in Adolescents

A study published recently by researchers from Nationwide Children’s Hospital, found 10 percent of adolescents sent to a Sleep Center for evaluation of excessive daytime sleepiness with testing results consistent with narcolepsy had urine drug...
11-Feb-2015 1:00 PM EST

New Software Analyzes Human Genomes Faster than Other Available Technologies, Empowering Population Scale Genomic Analysis

Investigators at Nationwide Children’s Hospital have developed an analysis “pipeline” that slashes the time it takes to search a person’s genome for disease-causing variations from weeks to hours. An article describing the ultra-fast, highly...
30-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST

The Immune System May Play a Key Role in Viral Therapy’s Effectiveness Against Tumors

Viral therapy for childhood cancer could possibly improve if treatments such as chemotherapy do not first suppress patients’ immune systems, according to findings published today in the journal Molecular Therapy—Oncolytics.
22-Jan-2015 1:00 PM EST

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