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Date registered: December 4, 2012

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  1. Filling Prescriptions After Asthma Hospitalization Reduces Readmissions — May 29, 2015
  2. Award Celebrates CHOP Expert’s Brain Tumor Research — May 27, 2015
  3. Fresh Whole Blood Lowers Child Heart Surgery Exposure Risk — May 26, 2015
  4. Research Needed to Address Unique Health Needs of Adolescents With HIV — May 21, 2015
  5. Pilot Grant to Support Genetic Eosinophilic Esophagitis Investigation — May 20, 2015

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May 29 2015

Filling Prescriptions After Asthma Hospitalization Reduces Readmissions

The Journal of Pediatrics shows just over 50 percent of a large cohort of pediatric asthma, patients filled beta agonist and oral steroid prescriptions after being hospitalized, and fewer than 40 percent filled inhaled steroid prescriptions.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/filling-prescriptions-after-asthma-hospitalization-reduces-readmissions/

May 27 2015

Award Celebrates CHOP Expert’s Brain Tumor Research

At the 13th Annual Dream & Promise Gala, set to be held tonight in New York, the Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation will honor Tom Curran, PhD, FRS, with the 2015 Fred J. Epstein, MD, Lifetime Achievement Award.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/award-celebrates-chop-experts-brain-tumor-research/

May 26 2015

Fresh Whole Blood Lowers Child Heart Surgery Exposure Risk

Infants and children who undergo heart surgery are better off receiving fresh whole blood transfusions from a single donor, compared to receiving component blood from multiple donors, according to new research from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/fresh-whole-blood-lowers-child-heart-surgery-exposure-risk/

May 21 2015

Research Needed to Address Unique Health Needs of Adolescents With HIV

Recent data has shown that AIDS-related mortality declined from 2005 to 2012 for adults and children, adolescent mortality has increased by 50 percent. What is creating such a huge equity gap in treatment for adolescents?

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/research-needed-to-address-unique-health-needs-of-adolescents-with-hiv/

May 20 2015

Pilot Grant to Support Genetic Eosinophilic Esophagitis Investigation

CHOP’s Antonella Cianferoni, MD, PhD, recently received a two-year, $140,000 grant to study the genetic underpinnings of the severe food allergy eosinophilic esophagitis.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/pilot-grant-to-support-genetic-eosinophilic-esophagitis-investigation/

May 19 2015

Children With Nightly Bedtime Routines Have Better Sleep Outcomes

A consistent bedtime routine makes a difference in children’s sleep outcomes, according to a study that included mothers of 10,000 young children from 14 countries.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/children-with-nightly-bedtime-routines-have-better-sleep-outcomes/

May 15 2015

Research at CHOP: It’s Not Just a Job, It’s an Adventure!

Bookended by references to the 1980s and 1990s — in the form of an iconic U.S. Navy commercial and a discussion of the 1991 measles outbreak in Philadelphia — the 2015 CHOP Research Institute Scientific Symposium offered a snapshot of the inspirational work going on at CHOP every day.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/research-at-chop-its-not-just-a-job-its-an-adventure/

May 14 2015

The Brain is Important: CHOP Expert Discusses False Brain Tumor Syndrome

Shana E. McCormack, MD, recently featured on Pediatric Research’s “Pediapod” podcast spoke about her review of pseudotumor cerebri syndrome, also known as false brain tumor, in which patients experience the symptoms of a brain tumor despite not having one.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/the-brain-is-important-chop-expert-discusses-false-brain-tumor-syndrome/

May 13 2015

Community Scholar Project Addresses Needs of Gender Variant Youth

Pediatrician and adolescent medicine specialist Nadia Dowshen, MD, founder and co-director of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Gender and Sexuality Development Clinic, wants to help alleviate the frustration of marginalized gender variant youth by improving their access to health resources and services.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/community-scholar-project-addresses-needs-of-gender-variant-youth/

May 12 2015

Improving Asthma Care With Shared Decision-Making

CHOP’s Alexander G. Fiks, MD, MSCE, has been on the leading edge of shared decision-making (SDM)-related research, contributing to a total of 10 SDM papers since 2010.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/improving-asthma-care-with-shared-decision-making/

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