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Adolescent gynecologist Aletha Y. Akers, MD, MPH is leading two studies: a clinical trial, and an analysis of data from two large datasets of adolescent girls’ health in the U.S.
Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/gynecologists-studies-aim-to-improve-adolescent-girls-health/
The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery published a guideline in 2011 recommending that “clinicians should not routinely administer or prescribe perioperative antibiotics to children undergoing tonsillectomies.”
Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/new-guideline-curbs-overuse-of-antibiotics-for-tonsillectomies/
A new research opportunity under development as part of its Project:EveryChild, called Project:EveryChild Pediatric MATCH, aims to use the power of precision medicine to potentially provide investigational therapies for some children with advanced cancers.
Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/precision-medicine-trial-to-focus-on-children-with-advanced-cancers/
The Center for Perinatal and Pediatric Health Disparities Research (CPHD) will work to “identify, describe, and understand disparities in care and care practices among perinatal and pediatric patients.”
Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/new-chop-research-center-will-address-pediatric-health-disparities/
While pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a relatively rare problem in pediatrics, the frequency of the diagnosis and PH-related hospitalizations are rising.
Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/researchers-developing-registry-pediatric-pulmonary-hypertension/
Researchers from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s PolicyLab recently published the largest study to date documenting the significant diabetes risk to children with a prescription for antipsychotics.
Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/antipsychotic-use-may-increase-diabetes-risk-in-some-children/
The most common complication for children who undergo CHD surgery in infancy is neurodevelopmental disability.
Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/minimal-improvement-in-infants-neurodevelopment-after-cardiac-surgery/
Scientists at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are comparing two molecular therapy techniques for Dystonia — RNA interference (RNAi) and antisense oligonucleotides (ASOs).
Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/scientists-explore-gene-silencing-novel-approach-dystonia/
Two undergraduate engineers from the Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) were recently honored during CHOP Research Poster Day.
Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/center-for-injury-research-and-prevention-engineering-students-honored/
Using gene therapy to produce a mutant human protein with unusually high blood-clotting power, scientists have successfully treated animals with the bleeding disorder hemophilia.
Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/investigation-bolsters-use-of-variant-protein-in-hemophilia-gene-therapy/