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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

Researcher at Nationwide Children’s Hospital Secures Grant to Develop a Standard Statistical Evidence Measure to Reduce Errors in Biomedical Research

Veronica Vieland, PhD, director of the Battelle Center for Mathematical Medicine in The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, was recently awarded a $500,000 grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation for her research study, “Measuring...
13-Jan-2015 8:35 AM EST

Video Game Technology Helps Measure Upper Extremity Movement in Patients with Muscular Dystrophy

Researchers have developed a way to measure upper extremity movement in patients with muscular dystrophy using interactive video game technology. Their hope is to expand inclusion criteria for clinical trials to incorporate patients using...
12-Jan-2015 9:35 AM EST

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Re-Designated with American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet Recognition® for a Third Time

The ANCC Magnet Recognition is the ultimate benchmark in nursing excellence and is awarded to only about seven percent of the nation’s more than 6,000 hospitals across the country.
8-Dec-2014 12:00 PM EST

New Study Finds a Child Treated in a U.S. Emergency Department Every 3 minutes for a Toy-Related Injury

In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers in the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital have found that an estimated 3,278,073 children were treated in United States emergency departments from 1990 through 2011 for...
1-Dec-2014 12:15 AM EST

Caffeine to Viagra: The Medications Saving Preemies May Surprise You

This month is Prematurity Awareness Month and today is World Prematurity Day. What many people may not know is part of the comprehensive care for the tiniest babies includes medications such as Sildenafil and caffeine. Nearly all of the babies in...
17-Nov-2014 6:00 AM EST

New Study Finds Laundry Detergent Pods a Serious Poisoning Risk for Children Younger than 6 Years of Age in the United States

After releasing the results of a new study detailing the dangers of laundry detergent pods, researchers are calling for a national product safety standard in an effort to better protect children. The study showed that during a two year period, there...
7-Nov-2014 11:00 AM EST

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