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Continuous Antibiotics Not Necessary for Many Children with Common Prenatal Abnormality

Up to 5 percent of all prenatal ultrasounds uncover antenatal hydronephrosis, or enlarged kidneys, the most commonly detected prenatal abnormality in the U.S. Many children with this abnormality are treated continually with preventive antibiotics...
24-Jul-2014 1:30 PM EDT

New Study Finds High School Lacrosse Players at Risk for Concussions, Other Injuries

In a study published online today by The American Journal of Sports Medicine and available in an upcoming print issue, researchers from the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the Colorado School of Public...
22-Jul-2014 12:05 AM EDT

New Center for Colorectal and Pelvic Reconstruction Announced at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

With the recruitment of internationally-known colorectal surgeon Marc Levitt, MD, Nationwide Children’s Hospital has established a Center for Colorectal and Pelvic Reconstruction.
18-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Preeclampsia May Share Cause with Disorders Such as Alzheimer’s

New research has identified a potential cause of and a better diagnostic method for preeclampsia, one of the most deadly and poorly understood pregnancy-related conditions in the world.
16-Jul-2014 4:30 PM EDT

Immune Function Predicts Infection Risk Among Child Trauma Patients

Researchers studying critically ill children with traumatic injuries have identified an immune marker that predicts which patients are likely to develop a hospital-acquired infection. The study, published online in June in the journal Shock, is part...
9-Jul-2014 12:15 PM EDT

Sacral Nerve Stimulation Gives Pediatric Patients Hope


Sacral nerve stimulation, sometimes called sacral neuromodulation, is used to help patients desperate to control their bowels or bladder, when other treatment options have failed. During the procedure, surgeons implant a device which addresses...
16-Jun-2014 12:10 PM EDT

Breastfeeding Initiation and Success Is Impacted by Diabetes Status of Mother

Women diagnosed with diabetes before or during pregnancy are less likely to initiate and continue breastfeeding their newborns than women without diabetes, a new study suggests. Led by clinician-scientists in The Research Institute at Nationwide...
20-May-2014 3:00 PM EDT

MIBG Treatment for Neuroblastoma Now Available at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

The new MIBG Program at Nationwide Children’s offers an innovative treatment option for oncology patients, specifically with high risk neuroblastoma.
20-May-2014 11:00 AM EDT

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