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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/
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/
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/
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/
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/
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/
A study conducted by PolicyLab researchers shows the proportion of US-born, Medicaid-enrolled children in Pennsylvania who utilized preventive dental care rose significantly for children ages 5-10.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/policylab-study-shows-rise-pediatric-dental-care/
Bone marrow failure syndromes are rare disorders in which the bone marrow does not produce enough blood cells, increasing the risk for life-threatening bleeding, anemia, and infections.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/rescuing-mutation-may-operate-bone-marrow-failure/
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Sriram Krishnaswamy, PhD, is set to deliver this year’s Sol Sherry Distinguished Lecture in Thrombosis at this week’s American Heart Association Scientific Sessions annual conference.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/thrombosis-researcher-set-deliver-american-heart-association-lecture/
Genomic scientists at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia found strong evidence that the protein family, FOXA2, is a master regulator of genetically vulnerable pathways in multiple diseases.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/gene-regulating-protein-reaches-multiple-disease-pathways/