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Aug 24, 2015, 00:05 ET
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Children's Hospitals Shift from CT Scans for Common Childhood Health Problems

 A study published online Aug. 24 by the journal Pediatrics finds a significant decrease in the use of computed tomography (CT) scans at...

Jul 20, 2015, 11:01 ET
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Child's Home Address Predicts Hospitalization Risk For Common Respiratory Diseases

Children who require hospitalization for several common respiratory illnesses tend to live in inner-city neighborhoods with less than optimal...

Jul 02, 2015, 15:26 ET
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Firework Precautions to Help Keep Your Family Safe This Summer

Fireworks can result in severe burns, scars and disfigurement that can last a lifetime. Fireworks that are often thought to be safe, such as...

Jun 12, 2015, 09:12 ET
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Cincinnati Children's Opens New Research Tower

After three years of construction, a new 15-story research tower opens today at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center's main campus on...

Jun 08, 2015, 00:05 ET
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Surgical Anesthesia in Young Children Linked to Effects on IQ, Brain Structure

 Children who received general anesthesia for surgery before age 4 had diminished language comprehension, lower IQ and decreased gray matter...

May 26, 2015, 14:00 ET
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Study Suggests Using Excess Stress to Kill Therapy Resistant Breast Cancer

Maxing out the inherently stressed nature of treatment-resistant breast cancer cells thwarts their adaptive ability to evolve genetic workarounds...

May 11, 2015, 08:00 ET
Lily Hall, 2, before her second major reconstruction surgery for rare skin disorder.

How Hollywood-like masks are being used with 3D technology to aid surgeries

A mix of new technology and old style mask-making is changing the way surgeons operate on young patients with rare skin disorders. Two-year-old...

May 04, 2015, 00:01 ET
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New Study Suggests Prominent Role for Pharmacies In Reducing Asthma-related Illness

A new study shows how pharmacies might collaborate with physicians and families to reduce asthma-related illness. The Cincinnati Children's...

Apr 21, 2015, 06:00 ET
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Genetic Variance Explains Poor Response to Common Asthma Medications

 Researchers have identified a biological basis for asthmatic children who do not respond well to corticosteroid treatment – currently...

Mar 24, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Cincinnati Children's Receives Award for Newborn Screening Data Resource

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is receiving a $2.2 million award to develop and maintain a sophisticated national data resource. The...

Mar 17, 2015, 09:00 ET
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New Discoveries Made after Child Mummy Scanned at Cincinnati Children's

Medical images provided by Cincinnati Children's have revealed new information about a child mummy brought to the hospital as part of a scientific...

Mar 09, 2015, 16:00 ET
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Mother's Own Immune System May Cause Pregnancy Complications

Preclinical research demonstrates for the first time that refocusing an expectant mother's immune cells to prevent them from attacking the fetus...

Mar 05, 2015, 15:37 ET
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New Patient Contact Registry for Rare Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Diseases

To coincide with Rare Disease Day® 2015, the Consortium of Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disease Researchers (CEGIR) today launched a patient...

Jan 30, 2015, 11:25 ET
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The Big Game Weekend: Prevent TV Tip-Overs

The biggest national football game of the year is less than one week away and many families across the country are gearing up for game day...

Nov 20, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Researchers Report Way to Target Hard-to-Hit Site in Disease Pathway

Researchers have successfully targeted an important molecular pathway that fuels a variety of cancers and related developmental syndromes called...

Nov 19, 2014, 13:12 ET
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Successful Outcome Prompts Early End to Sickle Cell Anemia Clinical Trial

Conclusive data show that hydroxyurea therapy offers safe and effective disease management of sickle cell anemia (SCA) and reduces the risk of...

Oct 29, 2014, 15:03 ET
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Scientists Generate First Human Stomach Tissue in Lab with Stem Cells

Scientists used pluripotent stem cells to generate functional, three-dimensional human stomach tissue in a laboratory – creating an...

Oct 19, 2014, 13:00 ET
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Lab-developed intestinal organoids form mature human tissue in mice

Researchers have successfully transplanted "organoids" of functioning human intestinal tissue grown from pluripotent stem cells in a lab dish into...

Oct 14, 2014, 11:39 ET
Four-year-old Khloe Cline's eyesight was saved by a new technique for treating retinoblastoma.

New Treatment Designed to Save More Eyes from Cancer

Doctors at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have developed a new technique for treating the eye cancer retinoblastoma to improve the...

Oct 08, 2014, 15:54 ET

Cincinnati Children's Receives NIH Grant To Lead Multicenter Consortium on Eosinophilic Disorders

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center has received a 5-year, $6.25 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to lead a...