AACC is pleased to announce that Michael J. Bennett, PhD, has been elected to serve on the AACC Board as president-elect beginning in January 2016, followed by successive terms as the association's 68th president in 2017 and past president in 2018. Show More Summary
A unique study at Children's Hospital Los Angeles of newborns treated with hypothermia for hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) - a condition that occurs when the brain is deprived of an adequate oxygen supply - confirms its neuroprotective effects on the brain.
Researchers at Boston Children’s Hopsital, Wyss Institute at Harvard University, the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have put their minds together to develop a new device that can deliver and apply an adhesive patch to repair holes in the heart. Show More Summary
Asthma rates have increased dramatically since the 1950s and now affect up to 20 per cent of children in western countries. However, research by scientists at UBC and BC Children’s Hospital finds that infants can be protected from getting asthma if they acquire four types of gut bacteria by three months of age. More than […]
Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC According to CNN, Australian UFC fighter Soa Palelei has been banned from visiting the children’s hospital he has been supporting. The Princess Margaret Hospital told the heavyweight that he would not be...Show More Summary
Although children with high health care needs represent a small percentage of the overall pediatric population, they account for a large percentage of pediatric health care costs, including up to 40% of pediatric hospital charges. In...Show More Summary
Wanda Sykes (Alpha House, The New Adventures of Old Christine) has signed on for a guest starring stint on the fifth season of Showtime comedy series House Of Lies. In addition, Ken Marino (Children’s Hospital, Marry Me) and Nicky Whelan (Matador, Franklin & Bash) also will guest star. Show More Summary
Power Rangers do awesome things. Some visit children in hospitals and others help people use the stairs in a subway station in Tokyo. Today the Department of Awesomely Good Deeds learned about yet another Power Ranger doing their part to make the world a better place. Show More Summary
The medical charity Doctors Without Borders closed its hospital in the Afghan province of Kunduz on Sunday, a day after a suspected U.S. airstrike killed 19 people -- including three children -- and left dozens more injured. The closure was a blow to the embattled northern province where more than...
KABUL (Reuters) - An air strike, probably carried out by U.S.-led coalition forces, killed 19 staff and patients on Saturday, including three children, in a hospital run by Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz, the aid group said.
Every year, thousands of children fall out of windows and sustain serious injuries that cause hospitalization, permanent disability and even fatality. The American Academy of Pediatrics found that there were an estimated 98,415 children treated for falls from windows at emergency rooms in the United States from 1990-2008. Show More Summary
Ciara Shares New Photos With Baby Future Ciara loves Mommy selfie time with her minime Future Zahir. After spending another day at the Children’s Hospital with her hubby-in-training Russell Wilson, CiCi took a day to spend with her little guy
A study by scientists at Children's Hospital Los Angeles has shown that tissue-engineered colon derived from human cells is able to develop the many specialized nerves required for function, mimicking the neuronal population found in native colon.
An inspiring photo series shows how far dozens of preemies have come since their days in the NICU. Canadian photographer Red Méthot took pictures of children holding old photos of themselves as premature babies in the hospital. He calls the series "Les Prémas" ("The Preemies"). Show More Summary
Russell Wilson And Ciara Visit Seattle Children’s Hospital As A Couple Ciara and her Seattle Seahawks boo are still going strong and are doing more charitable work as a couple. The songstress and Russell Wilson recently continued Russell’s Tuesday tradition
In a study to be published on Oct.1 by the journal Pediatric Emergency Care, investigators at Children's Hospital Los Angeles piloted a brief mental health screening tool to be used with patients accessing the emergency department for medical complaints who might be at risk for mental health problems.
Stephen Hackett: St. Jude is a special place: The mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and reatment. Consistent with the vision...Show More Summary
Stony Brook Children's Hospital clinicians follow pain management protocols to proactively, preemptively, and consistently treat pain in each and every pediatric patient. Known as the Ouchless Approach to Pediatric Medicine, Margaret...Show More Summary
A team of researchers from the Trauma Program at Children's Hospital Los Angeles conclude that an admission hematocrit provides a reliable screening test for identifying pediatric patients who are at an increased risk of bleeding after injury.
DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Reuters) - Five children were wounded on Monday when a bomb tore through a street in the Turkish city of Diyarbakir, hospital officials said, where deadly clashes in recent weeks have followed the collapse of ceasefire by Kurdish militants.