December 2014

Monthly Archive: December 2014

Dec 30 2014

A Year of Distinction

distinctionThe CHOP Research Annual Report contains 43 articles spread among eight sections, this year’s report focuses on the theme of “distinction” and the stories contained within echo that theme and span the research spectrum.

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Dec 23 2014

Pediatric Leukemia Expert Named CCCR Director

Hunger,Stephen_blogStephen P. Hunger, MD, a nationally prominent specialist in children’s cancer, has been named the new director of the Center for Childhood Cancer Research (CCCR) and chief of the Division of Oncology.

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Dec 15 2014

Oral, Intravenous Antibiotics Equally Effective at Treating Bone Infection

osteomyelitisRon Keren, MD, MPH, was the first author of a study published today in JAMA Pediatrics that showed treating the bone infection osteomyelitis with oral antibiotics did not result in more treatment failures than treatment with intravenous antibiotics

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Dec 12 2014

Study Questions Bringing Lunch from Home

lunchTo pack a lunch or not to pack a lunch: that is every parent’s question. A study recently published in JAMA Pediatrics may supply some answers to the age-old question of what to do about your children’s lunch.

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Dec 8 2014

Obese Teens With OSAS Show Impaired Neurobehavioral Functioning

OSASObesity and OSAS often exist simultaneously, and both conditions have been associated with neurobehavioral changes such as problems with regulating emotions, school performance, attention, and alertness.

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