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Study Shows Uptick in At-Home Pediatric Fractures During COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 social distancing measures, including the closure of schools and parks and the indefinite cancellation of team sports, have led to a nearly 60% decrease overall in pediatric fractures but an increase in the proportion of fractures sustained...
28-May-2020 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds Parent-Led Discussion about Mutual Strengths Benefits Parent-Teen Communication

A primary care-based intervention to promote parent-teen communication led to less distress and increased positive emotions among adolescents, as well as improved communication for many teens, according to a new study by researchers at the Center...
18-May-2020 4:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Children in Rural Communities at Risk for Poor Lawnmower Injury Outcomes

Children in rural communities are 1.7 times more likely to undergo an amputation after a lawnmower injury than children in urban communities, according to a new study by researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). The researchers...
1-May-2020 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cardioprotective Drug Prevents Severe Cardiac Events in Children Undergoing Chemotherapy for Acute Myeloid Leukemia

The cardioprotective drug dexrazoxane preserved cardiac function in pediatric patients undergoing chemotherapy for acute myeloid leukemia (AML) without compromising overall patient survival and potentially improving it, according to a new study by...
28-Apr-2020 4:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Pulse Oximetry Monitoring Overused in Infants with Bronchiolitis

Monitoring blood oxygen levels with continuous pulse oximetry is being overused in infants with bronchiolitis who do not require supplemental oxygen, according to a study by researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). The...
17-Apr-2020 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Get Important Glimpse Into Microbiome Development in Early Life

A team of researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has characterized how the gut microbiome develops in the first hours of infancy, providing a critical baseline for how changes in this environment can impact health and disease...
16-Apr-2020 11:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Reveal Important Genetic Mechanism Behind Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) have pinpointed a genetic variation responsible for driving the development of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The genetic pathway associated with this variation is involved in other...
9-Apr-2020 2:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Tool Improves Ability to Gather Useful Genetic Information Obtained from Blood and Skin Tissues

Hoping to refine the usefulness of RNA sequencing, a team of researchers reviewed a database of RNA sequencing results in non-clinically-accessible tissues from organs like the brain and heart. This helped them identify differences between tissues...
8-Apr-2020 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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CHOP Doctors Available to Speak About New FDA Approved Treatment for Peanut Allergies

3-Feb-2020 12:40 PM EST

More than 150 Experts from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Participate in the 2018 Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting

Over 150 experts from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) will travel to Toronto for this year’s Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Meeting.
5-May-2018 1:05 AM EDT

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

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

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

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

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

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