Many studies link exposure to nature to improved health and healing, but it’s risky to exposure immunocompromised patients to the dirt and microbes of the outdoors. That’s why science teacher and nature lover Katie Stoudemire created the WonderSphere, a sealed chamber that children can safely stick their hands into to touch and explore plant life. Show More Summary
(University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center) Researchers from the Angie Fowler Adolescent & Young Adult Cancer Institute at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital will present data focused on improving clinical outcomes for pediatric hematologic disorders at the 58th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology. Show More Summary
A highly innovative, personalized cell-based treatment for a high-risk form of the most common childhood cancer continues to move through clinical trials. Pediatric oncologists from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) today reported new results using T cell immunotherapy against relapsed or refractory acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).
(Children's Hospital of Philadelphia) Researchers are reporting the highest and most sustained levels to date of an essential blood-clotting factor in patients with the inherited bleeding disorder hemophilia B. After receiving a single...Show More Summary
The donations will go to supporting Christopher's Haven, a supportive community for families of children being treated for cancer in nearby Boston hospitals.
7-Eleven's Slurpee® Slurp4Good™ fundraiser markets sugary drinks as a way to donate to cancer care at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. With nearly 34 teaspoons of sugar in each drink, is this any way to raise money for cancer?
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are living separately following West's release from the hospital, sources tell PEOPLE magazine. The 39-year-old rapper is reportedly not living at home with Kardashian and their two children, Saint and North,...Show More Summary
Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) will present the latest advances from their studies of personalized cellular therapies for blood cancers during the 58th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) in San Diego.
(Children's Hospital Los Angeles) Investigators from Children's Hospital Los Angeles and 37 other Children's Oncology Group hospitals in the US and Canada have determined that sodium thiosulfate prevents cisplatin-induced hearing loss in children and adolescents with cancer. Show More Summary
Today is a day of celebration for children's health care on the African continent as the Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital shows off its completed state-of-the-art facilities to the media and VIP guests for the first time - ahead of...Show More Summary
By Coleman Hodges on SwimSwam In conjunction with the AT&T Winter National Championships in Atlanta this week, the three athletes visited the patients of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston Read the full story on SwimSwam: DiRado, Margalis, & Hannis visit Childrens Hospital in Atlanta (Video)
(St. Jude Children's Research Hospital) The 2016 American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting highlights research from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists and clinicians.
Infant mortality rates in Afghanistan were once among the world’s worst, but a new children’s unit at Kandahar’s Mirwais hospital is accelerating slow progress Among the tiniest of the premature babies slumbering in incubators at the Mirwais hospital, one bore a name chosen by hospital staff. Show More Summary
Kim Kardashian West is reportedly worried about her children being about their father, Kanye West. Kim Kardashian has been by Kanye West’s side since he was hospitalized at the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA. The hospital allows children to visit patients with adult accompaniment and as long as the patient has consented. Show More Summary
Amber Heard and Johnny Depp’s divorce settlement saga is never-ending. The pair’s divorce was drudged up yet again on Monday after a TMZ article questioned why the actress’s agreed-upon donation to a children’s hospital was still missing. Fortunately, there’s a logical explanation as to why the money still isn’t there. Show More Summary
Nationwide Children's Hospital and SeizureTracker.com are introducing a new wearable app to help track seizures called Track It! - available for the Apple Watch in the Apple Store today.
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Ind. (WXIN) – The mother accused of killing her two kids has been booked in the Montgomery County Jail after spending the past 11 days in the hospital. Brandi Worley allegedly admitted to killing her two young children in the early morning hours of November 17. Show More Summary
Researchers from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital announced yesterday that they have isolated and characterized a small segment of RNA known as “microRNA” that may hold promise in silencing the bothersome voices which haunt schizophrenic patients. By manipulating this small segment of RNA, the researchers hope to restore normal function to [...]
Sick kids will get to visit the Big House without leaving their rooms at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, thanks to the foundation named after University of Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh.
Boston Children’s Hospital and GE Healthcare has formed a joint venture to develop and commercialize digital health tools to advance the diagnosis and treatment of specific childhood brain diseases. The first project of the collaboration...Show More Summary