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A study published in JAMA Ophthalmology shows trained evaluators who studied retinal images transmitted to computer screens successfully identified newborn infants likely to require a specialized evaluation for retinopathy of prematurity.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/study-shows-evaluators-can-screen-eye-disease-remotely/
In the first genome-wide analysis of postsurgical pain in children, pediatric researchers identified variations in genes that affect a child’s need for pain-control drugs.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/chop-researchers-discover-postsurgical-pain-gene-variants/
The most common underlying diagnoses related to ALTEs are gastroesophageal reflux and upper respiratory illness. Clinicians also consider cardiac causes, but no standardized method is used to evaluate patients with ALTEs, especially with regard to electrocardiograms (ECGs) as a diagnostic tool.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/electrocardiogram-use-varies-infants-altes/
Australia’s 60 Minutes recently revisited its story from last year about the revolutionary immune therapy treatment spearheaded by The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Stephan A. Grupp, MD, PhD.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/60-minutes-revisits-cancer-therapy-pioneered-chop/
A report released in June by PolicyLab revealed that 17 percent of Philadelphia public school students have been involved with child welfare and it described the educational barriers that these students face.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/policylab-reports-students-involved-child-welfare/
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/researchers-examine-goal-pursuit-teens-cancer/
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The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Akiva S. Cohen, PhD, recently received a prestigious MERIT award from the National Institutes of Health.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/chop-neuroscientist-receives-prestigious-nih-award/
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia launched the Fetal Neuroprotection and Neuroplasticity Program which builds onto already growing evidence of the interaction of heart disease and brain development in the fetus.
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/chop-announces-fetal-neuroprotection-program/
When a teen learning to drive sits behind the wheel with sweaty palms, it is often up to the parent to keep their child calm and focused on the road. But how can parents prepare to steer these driving lessons in the right direction?
Permanent link to this article: http://www.research.chop.edu/blog/new-teen-drivers-benefit-practice-quantity-variety/