An open label Phase 3 study conducted at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and other centers established that a combination of cystic fibrosis drugs lumacaftor and ivacaftor is safe and effective in children aged 2-5 years,...
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Researchers at Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, and colleagues, discovered a promising direction toward understanding the development of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), a...
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Adults think they have food allergies whey they don't
27-Dec-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
Researchers at Stanley Manne Children’s Research Institute at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, and colleagues, used a blood test and microarray technology to identify distinct molecular signatures in children with cystic...
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Chicago adults identified drug abuse, obesity, and child abuse and neglect as the top three big health problems for children and adolescents in the city, according to results from a new survey developed by Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital...
3-Dec-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
While probiotics are often used to treat acute gastroenteritis (also known as infectious diarrhea) in children, the latest evidence shows no significant differences in outcomes, compared to a placebo.
20-Nov-2018 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites
About a year after receiving daily oral immunotherapy for severe peanut allergy, 67 percent of children in a Phase 3 trial were able to tolerate eating at least two peanuts (600 mg) without an allergic reaction, while 50 percent tolerated eating...
20-Nov-2018 10:50 AM EST Add to Favorites
Researchers from Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and colleagues estimate that nearly 8 percent of U.S. children (about 5.6 million) have food allergies, with nearly 40 percent allergic to more than one food. These findings...
13-Nov-2018 5:00 PM EST Add to Favorites
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Survival of childhood cancers dramatically improved through national cooperative group research and care protocols; specialists call for the same model to improve outcomes of early life epilepsies.
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Feature article quoting child psychologist on ways to survive a Santa visit if your child feels overwhelmed or anxious.
13-Dec-2017 10:05 AM EST
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Karen Sheehan, MD, MPH, ER Physician and Medical Director of Lurie Children's Injury Prevention and Research Center, Is Available for Interviews on Violence Prevention and Gun Control
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Karen Sheehan, MD, general pediatrician at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, shares tips on what you need to know about super lice.
29-Feb-2016 5:05 PM EST
Lead expert Dr. Helen Binns gives general advice for families who want to make sure their kids are not exposed to high concentrations of lead in their water.
19-Feb-2016 12:05 PM EST