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Research on Crucial Cutting Enzyme Maps Site of DNA Damage in Leukemias and Other Cancers

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Researchers studying a DNA-cutting enzyme with a crucial role in regulating the structure of genes have discovered a broad role for its cutting activity in driving abnormal genetic rearrangements called translocations that cause cancer, including...
15-Jun-2017 12:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Protein Network Signals Found to Drive Myeloid Leukemias

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Researchers have uncovered how mutations in a protein network drive several high-risk leukemias, offering new prospects for novel therapies. An existing drug might be repurposed to treat these leukemias, and the new understanding of the molecular...
14-Jun-2017 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Motor Vehicle Crash Risk for Teens with ADHD Much Lower Than Previously Reported

Adolescent drivers with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have a 36 percent higher crash risk than other newly licensed teens. Although elevated, this risk is far lower than previous reports of being four times higher. This is the...
8-Jun-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Vibrating, Cold Device Enables Quick IV Insertion While Reducing Kids' Pain in Emergency Room

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A vibrating device, used with a cold pack, relieves a child’s pain while emergency department caregivers insert an intravenous catheter, equally as well as the currently used anesthetic, topical lidocaine. The device can be used quickly, unlike...
1-Jun-2017 12:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

All Heart Patients Have Some Liver Disease After Fontan Surgery

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Patients who undergo the Fontan operation as children for a complex congenital heart defect are at risk of developing progressive liver fibrosis, a buildup of fibrous deposits, as a result of the circulation created by the surgery. A research team...
31-May-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Dr. Joseph Rossano Named Chief of Cardiology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

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Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is proud to announce that Joseph Rossano, M.D., has been named Chief of the Division of Cardiology, effective this week.
23-May-2017 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Adolescent Boys Treated at Urban ER for Violent Injury Want Mental Health Care

Adolescent males of color treated for violent injury and discharged from an urban pediatric emergency department overwhelmingly identified a need for mental health care, according to research from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Violence...
15-May-2017 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Innovative Study Will Translate Objective Diagnostic Measures for Sports-Related Concussion Across the Lab, Clinic and Field

How can physicians and engineers help design athletic equipment and diagnostic tools to better protect teenaged athletes from concussions? A unique group of researchers with neuroscience, bioengineering and clinical expertise are teaming up to...
15-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

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

Dr. Cindy Christian, Child Abuse Expert at CHOP, Shares Insight on Sexual Abuse, Protection

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Dr. Cindy Christian, the director of Safe Place: The Center for Child Protection and Health at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia,is available to share her expertise about child sexual abuse, its impact on victims and the entire family.
10-Nov-2011 8:00 AM EST

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