Monthly Archive: October 2015
Diagnostic Driving, a startup company spun out from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute, has spent the past several months accelerating from an idea based on teen driver safety research into a thoroughly researched, successfully piloted business model for improving the safety of corporate automotive fleets.
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When the third round of open enrollment begins on the federal health insurance marketplace Nov. 1, shoppers will see some major changes.
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Many parents and clinicians are in a bind between conflicting recommendations about autism. Newly issued recommendations by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPTSF) suggest that current evidence is not strong enough to justify universal screening for the condition in young children.
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It is scary to learn your child has neuroblastoma, a tumor of the peripheral nervous system that is the most common cancer in infants. It is scarier still when you get test results that show your child is in the half of neuroblastoma patients whose cancer is very aggressive and high-risk.
Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/young-investigator-seeks-a-target-for-targeted-neuroblastoma-therapy/
We’re officially into autumn, which means flu season is just around the corner. Having a vaccine each year helps stave off the flu, but much is still to be learned about the virus.
Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/flu-infection-reveals-many-paths-to-immune-response/
Something surprising happened when Gil Binenbaum, MD, MSCE, and his colleagues in the Division of Ophthalmology at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia examined children with diabetes: They kept failing to find what they were looking for.
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The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Research Institute is among 2,300 life sciences establishments that call Pennsylvania home. As a newly appointed member of Pennsylvania Bio’s Board of Directors, Bryan Wolf, MD, PhD,
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Newborns’ first big journeys into the world often are to well-baby exams at pediatricians offices. These checkups usually are scheduled within the first days or weeks after discharge from the hospital, followed by exams every few months during their first year of life.
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Recognizing a concussion oftentimes is not crystal clear for clinicians. A young patient with a head injury may report experiencing common concussion symptoms, and yet results from a standard physical exam seem normal.
Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/focus-on-vision-and-balance-deficits-following-youth-concussion/