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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
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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...

Oct 01, 2014, 13:00 ET
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Researchers Develop Novel Gene/Cell Therapy Approach for Lung Disease

Researchers developed a new type of cell transplantation to treat mice mimicking a rare lung disease that one day could be used to treat this and...

Sep 26, 2014, 09:35 ET
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Study Identifies Unexpected Clue to Peripheral Neuropathies

 New research shows that disrupting the molecular function of a tumor suppressor causes improper formation of a protective insulating sheath on...

Sep 04, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Study IDs Gene Network Behind Untreatable Leukemia and Possible Treatment Target

 Researchers have identified a genetic/molecular network that fuels a high-risk and aggressive form of Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) and its...

Aug 24, 2014, 13:00 ET
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Study Suggests Repurposing Anti-depressant Medication to Target Medulloblastoma

An international research team reports in Nature Medicine a novel molecular pathway that causes an aggressive form of medulloblastoma, and suggests...

Aug 13, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Tips on How Parents Can Prepare Their Child for the School Year

"It is never too early to start talking with and listening to your child about the upcoming school year," says Dr. Amie Duncan, Ph.D., Division of...

Aug 13, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Six Reasons for Headaches in School-Age Children and How Parents Can Help Relieve the Pain

As the school year approaches and begins, many parents may start to hear their children complain about headaches. According to Nick DeBlasio, MD,...

Jul 17, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Study Identifies Molecular Key to Healthy Pregnancy

 Scientists have identified a crucial molecular key to healthy embryo implantation and pregnancy in a study that may offer new clues about the...