Tag Archive: growth failure

Apr 07 2017

Nursing Research Recognition, CAR T-Cell Therapy, Stand Up to Cancer Grant, Neuropsychiatric Disorders in Lupus, Newly Named Genetic Disorder

“Bold” is perhaps the best word to describe this week’s roundup of Research Institute news, as Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia nurses and investigators alike made headlines for their experimental work in pediatric CAR T-cell therapy.

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Feb 10 2017

CHOP Research In the News: Growth Failure, Glucose Target Ranges, CHIP Funding, Global Road Safety

We’ve had a flurry of activity this week at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute, including our first snowstorm of the year. In between shoveling, we took a few minutes to dig into the latest research news.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-research-news-growth-failure-glucose-target-ranges-chip-funding-global-road-safety/

Jan 07 2016

Study Reveals Why Some Families Seek Medical Care for Short Stature

Although growth failure in children is a sensitive sign that an underlying health problem may be occurring, short stature itself is not a disease. So researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia wanted to identify the factors that influence families to seek medical care for short stature, which in some cases includes giving a child nightly injections of human growth hormone.

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