News: Press Releases

11/16/2005
PHILADELPHIA Breathes Easier With New Asthma Grant; Philadelphia Allies Against Asthma Receives $2 Million Grant from Merck Company Foundation
11/7/2005
Children Involved in Crashes Should Be Monitored for Acute Stress Symptoms Regardless of Injury, Say Researchers From The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia</p>
11/1/2005
Neurological Disease Raises Risk of Complications from Flu; Study Supports Annual Flu Vaccination for Children with Neurological Conditions
10/25/2005
National Science Foundation Grant to The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Bridges Academic Research and Child Safety Innovation
10/24/2005
Children's Hospital Physician Elected to Institute of Medicine; Virginia Stallings, M.D. is expert in pediatric nutrition
10/17/2005
Real-Time MRI Helps Doctors Assess Beating Heart in Fetus; Advanced Imaging Method Improves Tools for Evaluating Heart Disease Before Birth
10/1/2005
Univeristy of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Awards of Excellence
09/13/2005
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Researchers Release New Findings on Protecting Children in Side Impact Crashes
09/6/2005
Neighborhood Safety Concerns Boost TV Time, but Not Necessarily Obesity, in Preschoolers; Parents advised to turn off the tube, encourage outdoor play
09/6/2005
Children Using Community Health Centers More Likely to be Overweight than Other Children
08/8/2005
NHTSA Invites The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to Join Crash Injury Research and Engineering Network
08/2/2005
Customized Gene Chip Provides Rapid Detection of Genetic Changes in Children's Cancer; Microarray Scans DNA Regions in Neuroblastoma Tumors to Forecast Outcomes, Guide Treatments
07/5/2005
New Model May Better Predict Outcomes for Children with Autism and Autistic Spectrum Disorders; Classification Tool May Better Describe Autism-Related Disorders, Help Evaluate Treatments
06/20/2005
Psychiatric Illnesses Are Common in Children With Newly Diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes; Research Implies Need for Screening, Plus Scrutiny of Medications
06/14/2005
New Genetic Test May Detect Risk of Rare Complication from Anesthesia; Expert from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Reviews Blood Test for Malignant Hyperthermia
05/31/2005
Children in Foster Care May Be Underaccounted for in the Medicaid Program; Study: Many Foster Children Are Not Receiving Needed Health Care
05/23/2005
Children Need Better Cancer Drugs, Says Expert Panel; Oncologist from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Urges Partnerships to Build R & D Pipeline
05/18/2005
Chromosome Deletion Predicts Aggressive Neuroblastoma; Deletion on Chromosome 11q May Guide Decision to Use Adjuvant Chemotherapy
05/18/2005
Radioactive Isotope Is Effective for Neuroblastoma; MIBG Therapy Yields High Response, Low Toxicity in Children with Relapsed Cancer
05/10/2005
Is the Vaccine Industry Ailing? Expert at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Analyzes Why Manufacturers Have Abandoned Vaccines
05/2/2005
Informed Choices By Parents Can Prevent Serious Crash Injuries for Children, According to Researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia</p>
04/18/2005
Newborn's First Week May Be Critical Period for Developing Obesity in Adulthood
03/9/2005
Genetic Therapy Reverses Nervous System Damage in Animal Model of Inherited Human Disease
03/3/2005
Linking Brain to Mind in a Common Genetic Disease; Abnormal Brain Structure Linked to Spatial, Numerical Thinking Problems When Children Lack Part of Chromosome
02/7/2005
Emergency Department Study Supports Benefits of Giving Dehydrated Children Fluids by Mouth; Therapy is Quicker, Less Invasive Than IV Therapy
02/7/2005
Gender Bias in Child Growth Evaluations May Miss Disease in Girls
02/3/2005
Teen Drivers Pose Risk to Child Occupants; Researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Find that Children Transported by Teen Drivers Are at a Much Higher Risk of Injury
01/24/2005
By Age Six, Children of Overweight Mothers Are Also Prone to Obesity; Study Suggests Obesity Prevention Efforts Should Target Children in this Risk Group by Age Four
01/11/2005
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Appoints New Chief Scientific Officer and Senior Vice President for Research
12/8/2004
Newborns with Heart Defects Have Low Blood Flow in Brain Before Surgery, Say Researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia</p>
11/19/2004
Premature Infants with Lung Disease May Continue to Require Replacement Substance to Ease Breathing
10/26/2004
Family Therapy Reduces Stress Symptoms in Adolescent Survivors of Childhood Cancer
09/27/2004
Chronic Opiate Use May Raise Vulnerability to Stress: Animal Study Sheds Light on Effects of Hospital Drugs
09/20/2004
Vanilla May Have a Future as a Sickle Cell Treatment
09/14/2004
Generation Gap Widened in Social Welfare Spending for Elders Compared to Children; Researchers from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Analyzed Public Spending Between 1980 and 2000
08/25/2004
High-Dose Steroids Do Not Always Cause Bone Loss in Children; Study of Kidney Condition Challenges Conventional View of Steroid Effects
08/19/2004
Clever Surgery Turns an Ankle into a `Knee' After Removing Child's Bone Tumor; Orthopaedic Surgeon at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Uses Rotationplasty Technique to Save a Young Life and Limb
06/30/2004
Electronic Game Use is Associated with Childhood Obesity
06/7/2004
In Violent Incidents, Preteen Girls More Likely than Boys to Be Involved in Retaliation for Previous Fight
06/7/2004
The Emergency Department May Be an Ideal Setting for Teaching Home Injury Prevention; Researchers From The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Show That Caregivers May Be Willing to Accept Home Safety Information After a Child is Injured
06/2/2004
Dr. Katherine High Becomes President of American Society of Gene Therapy; Hematology Researcher at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Assumes Post in High-Profile Field of Medicine
05/17/2004
Gene Discovered for Cornelia de Lange Syndrome, a Disabling Genetic Disease; Research by The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Drexel University College of Medicine Will Aid Screening and Diagnosis
05/3/2004
Child Safety Restraint Use Increasing in Auto Trips, Say Researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia;Inappropriate Seat Belt Use Declines, but Remains a Problem
05/3/2004
For Foster Children, Unstable Placements Are Linked to Higher Healthcare Costs
05/3/2004
Elastic Nails Help Children with Broken Legs Recover Faster than Traditional Traction and Body Casting; Physicians from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Compare Treatment Options
04/6/2004
Cell Research Uncovers Intriguing Clues to `Trojan Horse' Gene in HIV Infection
03/15/2004
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Studies Best Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes in Children and Teens
03/8/2004
Common Virus May Contribute to Uncommon Bone Disease in Children
03/5/2004
Rapid Early Infancy Weight Gain Linked to Childhood Obesity in Study of Sibling Pairs
03/5/2004
Pediatric Healthcare Visits Best Setting for Obesity Prevention; Some Pediatricians Perceive Insufficient Time to Discuss Nutrition and Physical Activity
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