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For Infants with Certain Forms of Heart Disease, Are Shunts or Stents Better to Maintain Blood Flow Until Surgery?

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Infants with various forms of congenital heart disease require a stable source of blood flow to their lungs in order to survive until a more definitive operation can be performed. In a recent study, pediatric researchers compared two methods to...
21-Nov-2017 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Parent-Supplied Photos Allow Pediatric Dermatology Diagnoses without an Office Visit in Most Instances

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Using smartphone cameras, parents can reliably take high-quality photographs of their child’s skin condition to send to a dermatologist for diagnosis. This finding suggests that direct-to-patient dermatology can accurately provide pediatric...
15-Nov-2017 11:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

Mindfulness May Help Mothers Cope with Stress When Their Babies Have a Heart Condition

Mindfulness may offer an active coping mechanism for mothers faced with the stress of having a newborn diagnosed with congenital heart disease (CHD). Mindfulness, which aims to increase a person’s awareness and acceptance of daily experiences, is...
2-Nov-2017 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Network Will Advance Treatments for Children

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For a variety of reasons, medications and devices specifically developed for children have traditionally lagged behind similar products for adults. A new federally funded program intends to address these unmet medical needs by improving quality and...
26-Oct-2017 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Clinical Care Guidelines Issued for Patients with Mitochondrial Disease

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Physicians who see patients with mitochondrial disease now have a practical new tool—the first set of published guidelines for managing and caring for those patients. Occurring in at least one in 4,500 individuals, mitochondrial disease is caused...
25-Oct-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Biology of Childhood Brain Tumor Subtypes Offers Clues to Precision Treatments

Researchers investigating pediatric low-grade gliomas (PLGG), the most common type of brain tumor in children, have discovered key biological differences in how mutated genes combine with other genes to drive this childhood cancer. By shedding light...
16-Oct-2017 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Two Firms Awarded Seed Grants to Develop Medical Devices for Children

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The Philadelphia Pediatric Medical Device Consortium (PPDC) has announced its latest round of seed grants to companies developing medical devices for children. The devices are a speech generating system that allows hospitalized children who cannot...
6-Oct-2017 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Ministry of Health and Prevention of the United Arab Emirates and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Partner on Visiting Specialty Consultant Program

The Ministry of Health and Prevention of the United Arab Emirates (MOHAP) and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) today entered into a memorandum of understanding regarding a pediatric specialty consultation program to provide clinical and...
5-Oct-2017 2:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Over 50 Experts from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Participate in AAP Annual Meeting

Over 50 experts from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia will address colleagues at this year’s annual meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) on current issues in vaccine education, autism, sports injuries, gastroenterology,...
15-Sep-2017 6:05 AM EDT

Experts from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Available to Discuss New CDC Prevalence Data, Autism Treatment & Research During Autism Awareness & Acceptance Month

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4-Apr-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Experts in Congenital Heart Disease in Children and Adults Will Discuss Field's Challenges

An international group of more than 800 medical experts at the nation’s largest pediatric cardiology conference are discussing challenges in treating congenital heart disease in fetuses, neonates, children and young adults.
11-Feb-2015 4:00 PM EST

Pediatric Concussion Experts at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Comment on Guidelines Released Today on Diagnosing and Managing Pediatric Concussion

Guidelines released today by Canadian pediatric emergency medicine researchers are in line with the work that has been taking place over the past several years at CHOP to help improve pediatric concussion diagnosis and treatment and standardize...
25-Jun-2014 4:20 PM EDT

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Youth Sports-Related Concussion Expert Available To Discuss White House Concussion Summit

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28-May-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Expert Media Availability: One Year After Sandy Hook, Are We Doing Enough to Prevent Youth Violence?

10-Dec-2013 8:00 PM EST

Expert Available to Comment on FDA Plan to Ban “Natural Therapies" for Diabetes

25-Jul-2013 10:30 AM EDT

Federal Report, JAMA Study, and National Tragedies Converge to Point Spotlight on Mental Health in America

16-Jan-2013 7:00 AM EST

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