Monthly Archive: December 2015

Dec 03 2015

Study Gives New Insights Into Genetic Predisposition to Neuroblastoma

Pediatric oncology researchers have narrowed down a culprit in an aggressive form of the childhood cancer neuroblastoma that makes the disease progress once tumors form.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/study-gives-new-insights-into-genetic-predisposition-to-neuroblastoma/

Dec 02 2015

Educational Intervention Decreases Mean Girls’ Relational Aggression

Relational aggression, such as using gossip and social exclusion to harm others, is all too common among preadolescent and adolescent girls. A new study from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia suggests that educational interventions including problem-solving skills and leadership opportunities can help, with lasting effects.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/educational-intervention-decreases-mean-girls-relational-aggression/

Dec 01 2015

Drugs May Be What’s the Matter With White Matter in HIV

Some of the neurological and psychiatric complications associated with HIV may be side effects of the medications that control the virus, and not caused by the virus itself, according to a new study from researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/drugs-may-be-whats-the-matter-with-white-matter-in-hiv/

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