Children's Hospital Los Angeles is the largest craniofacial program for children in the country and is directed by Mark Urata, MD, DDS, chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at CHLA. He comments on Treacher Collins Syndrome and other facial differences brought to light in the new movie, "Wonder."
(Public Health Ontario) Children vaccinated against influenza are significantly less likely to experience serious complications from the virus that could land them in hospital, new research from Public Health Ontario (PHO) and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) has found.
(Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center) Birth defects in babies born infected with Zika virus remain a major health concern. Now, scientists suggest the possibility that some women in high-risk Zika regions may already be protected and not know it. Show More Summary
Scientists are editing genes inside a living person for the first time, in an attempt to help a man with a debilitating metabolic disorder. The AP reported today that researchers at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland dripped new genes into the patient that will replace mutated ones causing...
(Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center) Thanks in part to nearly two decades of research at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, the FDA has approved benralizumab, the first drug designed to specifically deplete eosinophils as a treatment for asthma.
(York University) In a study that looked at data over a 10-year period, York University researchers, in collaboration with Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES), found...Show More Summary
A gunman killed four people and hospitalized at least 10—including two children—on Tuesday after opening fire at an elementary school and six other sites in a Northern California community 130 miles north of Sacramento. Armed with two...Show More Summary
The Children's Hospital University of Illinois will host a pre-holiday Thanksgiving meal and celebration for pediatric cancer patients and their families Nov. 18.
(Children's Hospital Los Angeles) Three physician-researchers with the Children's Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases at Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) have been awarded more than $1 million in grants from the St. Baldrick's Foundation, the largest private funder of childhood cancer research. Show More Summary
(Boston Children's Hospital) Researchers from the Boston Children's Hospital Computational Epidemiology Group, MIT Media Lab and Google, Inc., take a data-driven look at how travel and human behavior have changed since Hurricane Mar...
Three physician-researchers at Children's Hospital Los Angeles have been awarded more than $1 million in grants from the St. Baldrick's Foundation to support research efforts spanning both neuroblastoma and acute lymphoblastic leukemia - two of the most aggressive childhood cancers.
A wooden platform and stairwell at Vault PK, an acrobatic gym in San Diego, collapsed Saturday on Kids Night, sending many children to the hospital to be treated for spinal injuries, scrapes and bruises.
"... and anesthesiologists at American Family Children’s Hospital — most of them female — are 'infantilized' when others call it 'the crying hospital' or 'candyland,' the report says. Women said men suggested they lack a full commitment to medicine because of family priorities, and cost the department more.... Show More Summary
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators have shown that using the drug hydroxyurea to boost average fetal hemoglobin levels above 20 percent in children and teenagers with sickle cell anemia was associated with at least a...Show More Summary
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital researchers report that maximizing the dose of hydroxyurea increased levels of fetal hemoglobin and reduced the odds of hospitalizations for young sickle cell anemia patients.
(St. Jude Children's Research Hospital) St. Jude Children's Research Hospital researchers report that maximizing the dose of hydroxyurea increased levels of fetal hemoglobin and reduced the odds of hospitalizations for young sickle cell anemia patients.
Chip Gaines made good on his promise. Last week, the Fixer Upper star promised he'd buzz off his iconic locks if fans donated to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. It looks like fans rallied around the deal as, on Wednesday, Joanna Gaines shared a snap on Instagram featuring a bald Chip. AH-Mazing! Related: Robin Leach Bought Britney [...]
Martin Gottesfeld was featured by Michelle Malkin for defending Justina Pelletier when she was maimed at Harvard-affiliated Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH), leading to his imprisonment without bail by a Harvard-affiliated judge and Obama-appointed prosecutors. Show More Summary
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago is one of the few centers participating in ASPIRO, an international Phase 1/2 clinical trial of a gene therapy product called AT132 for X-linked myotubular myopathy - a rare disease characterized by severe muscle weakness, breathing difficulty and early death.