Monthly Archive: October 2014

Oct 08 2014

Experts’ Research Leads to Rare Disease Clinical Trial

As rare pediatric diseases go, Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP) is about as rare and debilitating as they come, affecting roughly one in two million people around the world.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/experts-research-leads-rare-disease-clinical-trial/

Oct 06 2014

Genetic Study Gives Clues to Cognitive Abilities

A large genetic study conducted by experts at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine represents a first step in discerning the overall genetic architecture of cognitive abilities.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/genetic-study-gives-clues-cognitive-abilities/

Oct 03 2014

Research Tool Based on Common Crash Scenarios for Teens

Per mile driven, teens have three times the fatal crash risk than adults, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/research-tool-based-common-crash-scenarios-teens/

Oct 01 2014

Safety of Severe Asthma Care Outside the ICU Assessed

Chén Kenyon, MD wanted to find out if asthma patients treated safely and effectively with CAA in the non-ICU, inpatient setting, which may free up limited ICU beds for other high acuity patients and offer significant cost-savings.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/safety-severe-asthma-care-outside-icu-assessed/

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