September 2014

Monthly Archive: September 2014

Oct 1 2014

Safety of Severe Asthma Care Outside the ICU Assessed

asthmaChén Kenyon, MD wanted to find out if asthma patients treated safely and effectively with CAA in the non-ICU, inpatient setting, which may free up limited ICU beds for other high acuity patients and offer significant cost-savings.

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Sep 29 2014

Antibiotic Use in Infancy May Play Role in Obesity

obesityDr. Bailey and colleagues observed an increased risk of obesity with greater antibiotic use, particularly for children with four or more exposures to broad-spectrum antibiotics in early childhood.

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Sep 17 2014

Get Involved to Make Medical Research a National Priority

medical researchThe Rally for Medical Research Capitol Hill Day Thursday, Sept. 18, brings together almost 300 national organizations, including The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, in support of making funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) a national priority.

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Sep 15 2014

Scholar Hope Grant Supports Neuroblastoma Research

neuroblastomaPediatric oncology researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are driven to find new treatments for childhood cancer, and the Hyundai Hope On Wheels program is supporting their hard work by awarding a 2014 Scholar Hope grant to help fund investigations that focus on the aggressive form of neuroblastoma.

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Sep 12 2014

Researchers Explore Girls’ Response to Breast Cancer Risk

breast cancerThis is the first generation where women are routinely tested for genetic mutations that may increase their risk for breast cancer. They are also increasingly aware of the implications of their cancer history and genetic testing results on their daughters.

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