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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...

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...

Jul 13, 2014, 13:00 ET
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Study Finds Cause of Mysterious Food Allergy, Suggests New Treatment Strategy

New research in Nature Genetics identifies a novel genetic and molecular pathway in the esophagus that causes eosinophillic esophagitis...

Jul 02, 2014, 13:04 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 23, 2014, 06:30 ET
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Alexion and Cincinnati Children's Launch Rare Disease Innovation Fund

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXN) and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center today announced the establishment of a collaboration...

May 19, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Tips to Keep Kids Safe While around Lawn Mowers

The lawn mower is one of the most dangerous household tools.  According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission 253,000 people were treated...

May 07, 2014, 13:00 ET
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Study Urges Caution in Stem Cell Clinical Trials for Heart Attack Patients

 A new study in Nature challenges research data that form the scientific basis of clinical trials in which heart attack patients are injected...

May 03, 2014, 16:00 ET
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Study Shows Steroids Ineffective, Possibly Harmful in Pediatric Liver Disease

A multi-center study concludes that treating infants with high doses of steroids fails to improve medical outcomes in the end-stage pediatric liver...

Mar 26, 2014, 09:46 ET
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New Septic Shock Biomarker Test Could Boost Better Interventions

 Septic shock is a severe systemic infection and major cause of death for the old and young alike. Unfortunately, researchers say testing new...

Feb 09, 2014, 13:00 ET
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Study Involving Twin Sisters Provides Clues for Battling Aggressive Cancers

 Analyzing the genomes of twin 3-year-old sisters – one healthy and one with aggressive leukemia – led an international team of...

Feb 04, 2014, 11:00 ET
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Mouse Study Shows Gene Therapy May Be Possible Cure for Hurler Syndrome

Researchers used blood platelets and bone marrow cells to deliver potentially curative gene therapy to mouse models of the human genetic disorder...

Feb 03, 2014, 10:00 ET
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New study on NFL concussions shows higher altitudes reduce risk significantly

Researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center explore the potential to "protect the brain from the inside out" A new study...