Tag Archive: international

Jan 29 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Fetal Imaging, Hoverboards, and Violence

Violence Against Children: An Urgent Public Health Priority Violence against children has reached an epidemic level globally, according to a new study published in the journal Pediatrics and reported by CBS News. A team from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School analyzed 38 reports covering 96 …

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Nov 05 2014

Collaborative International Study Finds Childhood Epilepsy Genes

An international team of researchers recently identified gene mutations that can cause severe, difficult-to-treat forms of childhood epilepsy. Many of the mutations disrupt functioning in the synapse, the highly dynamic junction at which nerve cells communicate with one another.

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