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Study Reports Possible Novel Method for Stopping Untreatable Pediatric Brain Cancer

Researchers used an experimental molecular therapy in preclinical laboratory tests to effectively treat several types of deadly pediatric brain cancer and now propose advancing the treatment to clinical testing in children. Scientists report in the...
17-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

‘Mono’ Virus Linked to Seven Serious Diseases

A study by scientists at Cincinnati Children’s reports that the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)—best known for causing mononucleosis—also increases the risks for some people of developing seven other major diseases. Published in Nature Genetics,...
12-Apr-2018 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Blocking Matrix-Forming Protein Might Prevent Heart Failure

Scientists used an experimental targeted molecular therapy to block a matrix-forming protein in heart cells damaged by heart attack, reducing levels of scarred muscle tissue and saving mouse models from heart failure. Researchers at the Cincinnati...
13-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Study Identifies New Molecular Target for Treating Deadly Lung Disease IPF

Scientists searching for a therapy to stop the deadly and mostly untreatable lung disease, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), found a new molecular target that slows or stops the illness in preclinical laboratory tests. Researchers at Cincinnati...
9-Apr-2018 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Fetal Surgery Brings Hope

A few months into her pregnancy, Anisah Brown had a routine ultrasound that detected a large hole in her baby’s diaphragm. Her baby had been diagnosed with a congenital diaphragmatic hernia, or CDH. The hole would let the liver, stomach and other...
23-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Early Life Adversity for Parents Linked to Delayed Development of Their Children

Researchers at Cincinnati Children’s report in the journal Pediatrics a link between parents impacted by adverse childhood experiences and increased risk for delayed development of their children at age two.
21-Mar-2018 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Protecting Young Children from Opioid Overdoses

The Cincinnati Drug and Poison Information Center at Cincinnati Children's is seeing an increasing number of calls regarding drug overdoses as the nation copes with the opioid epidemic.
19-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Understanding a Fly’s Body Temperature May Help People Sleep Better

In findings that one day may help people sleep better, scientists have uncovered the first molecular evidence that two anciently conserved proteins in the brains of insects and mammals share a common biological ancestry as regulators of body...
13-Feb-2018 11:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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