Research Communications

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Date registered: December 4, 2012

Latest posts

  1. Affordable Care Act Results in Patchwork of Coverage for Children — December 17, 2014
  2. Oral, Intravenous Antibiotics Equally Effective at Treating Bone Infection — December 15, 2014
  3. Study Questions Bringing Lunch from Home — December 12, 2014
  4. Prevention Bundle Reduces Hospital-acquired Infection in Pediatrics — December 10, 2014
  5. Obese Teens With OSAS Show Impaired Neurobehavioral Functioning — December 8, 2014

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  1. Leukemia Patient Cancer-Free After Novel Treatment With Engineered Immune Cells — 8 comments
  2. Study Finds Some Children Can “Recover” from Autism — 4 comments
  3. Advanced Cell Therapy Eliminates Aggressive Leukemia in Two Children — 4 comments
  4. Comparing Oral and Intravenous Antibiotics — 3 comments
  5. CHOP Researchers’ DNA Work Highlighted in Time — 3 comments

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Dec 17 2014

Affordable Care Act Results in Patchwork of Coverage for Children

An article published recently in Health Affairs is the first to investigate the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) Essential Health Benefit (EHB) as it relates to children.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/affordable-care-act-results-patchwork-coverage-children/

Dec 15 2014

Oral, Intravenous Antibiotics Equally Effective at Treating Bone Infection

Ron Keren, MD, MPH, was the first author of a study published today in JAMA Pediatrics that showed treating the bone infection osteomyelitis with oral antibiotics did not result in more treatment failures than treatment with intravenous antibiotics

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/oral-intravenous-antibiotics-equally-effective-treating-bone-infection/

Dec 12 2014

Study Questions Bringing Lunch from Home

To pack a lunch or not to pack a lunch: that is every parent’s question. A study recently published in JAMA Pediatrics may supply some answers to the age-old question of what to do about your children’s lunch.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/study-questions-bringing-lunch-home/

Dec 10 2014

Prevention Bundle Reduces Hospital-acquired Infection in Pediatrics

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is striving to improve care after they determined the rate of catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs) at CHOP was significantly higher than the national average in 2010.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/prevention-bundle-reduces-hospital-acquired-infection-pediatrics/

Dec 08 2014

Obese Teens With OSAS Show Impaired Neurobehavioral Functioning

Obesity and OSAS often exist simultaneously, and both conditions have been associated with neurobehavioral changes such as problems with regulating emotions, school performance, attention, and alertness.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/obese-teens-osas-show-impaired-neurobehavioral-functioning/

Dec 05 2014

CHOP, ARUP Laboratories Form HLA Genotyping Partnership

Researchers from Children’s Hospital’s Division of Genomic Diagnostics announced that they had developed a unique laboratory test to characterize the genes that encode HLA molecules.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/chop-arup-laboratories-form-hla-genotyping-partnership/

Dec 03 2014

Optimal Antibiotic Use Wanes Without Clinician Feedback

Clinicians must select antibiotics carefully, in order to maintain their effectiveness and limit antimicrobial resistance. Judicious use of antibiotics has important health benefits for children especially because they are prescribed so frequently, usually for outpatient acute respiratory tract infections.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/optimal-antibiotic-use-wanes-without-clinician-feedback/

Dec 01 2014

Medical Emergency Teams Improve Safety, Provide Cost Savings

A cost-benefit analysis performed by a research team at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia describes one winning combination that can improve safety of hospitalized children, while at the same time achieving financial savings.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/medical-emergency-teams-improve-safety-provide-cost-savings/

Nov 26 2014

International Team Finds Blood Disorder Mutation

An international team of gene experts has identified a mutation that causes aplastic anemia, a serious blood disorder in which the bone marrow fails to produce normal amounts of blood cells.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/international-team-finds-blood-disorder-mutation/

Nov 24 2014

Research Centers Team Up to Help Teens With ADHD and ASD Drive Safely

Teen driving safety researchers suspect there is a surprising lack of rigorous scientific studies focusing on teen drivers with ADHD, according to Allison Curry, PhD, at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/research-centers-team-help-teens-adhd-asd-drive-safely/

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