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Feb 01, 2016, 10:30 ET
CINCINNATI CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER.

Study Strengthens Evidence Linking Autism to Maternal Obesity-Diabetes

Scientists show they can use electronic medical records and birth information to verify and strengthen an already suspected link between autistic...

Jan 26, 2016, 11:48 ET
CINCINNATI CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER.

Exposure to High Levels of Small Particle Air Pollution Associated with Higher Risk of Preterm Birth

 Exposure to high levels of small particle air pollution is associated with an increased risk of preterm birth – before 37 weeks of...

Jan 12, 2016, 12:11 ET
CINCINNATI CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER.

Racial Disparity in Premature Births Contributes Significantly to Infant Mortality Problem

 Black women are nearly four times more likely than white women to have a baby born between 16 and 22 weeks gestation, a time period in which...

Jan 12, 2016, 12:00 ET
CINCINNATI CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER.

Scientists Identify Molecule That Appears to Fuel Deadly Genetic Illness

Researchers have identified a molecular target and experimental treatment strategy for DNA repair defects behind Fanconi anemia – a complex...

Nov 30, 2015, 00:01 ET
CINCINNATI CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER.

Hospital-to-Home Transitions Can Stress Out Family Caregivers, Affect Sick Kids

 Bringing acutely ill children home from the hospital can overwhelm family caregivers and affect a child's recovery and long-term health,...

Nov 24, 2015, 10:00 ET

Study Identifies Genetic Risk for Hyperinflammatory Disorder from Viral Infection

A group of people with fatal H1N1 flu died after their viral infections triggered a deadly hyperinflammatory disorder in susceptible individuals...

Nov 20, 2015, 09:53 ET
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New Growth Gives Young Boy with Short Stature a Confidence Boost

Frustrated by the lack of answers, a Bahamas family traveled to Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center to find out why 3-year-old Brayden...

Nov 19, 2015, 13:35 ET
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Cincinnati Children's Psychologists Advise Adults on How to Talk with Children about Terrorist Attacks in Paris

 As the nation watches the reports about the recent terrorist attacks in Paris, many people may find themselves feeling anxious, worried,...

Nov 10, 2015, 12:13 ET
CINCINNATI CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER

Weight Loss and Lipid Improvements Sustained After Eight Years, Says Longest Gastric Bypass Follow-up Study

 Eight years after having gastric bypass surgery as teenagers, patients continue to have significant weight loss and improvement in their lipid...

Nov 09, 2015, 16:55 ET
CINCINNATI CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER

Adults Born with Heart Disease at Increased Risk of Heart Attack and Death

 A study of adults up to age 70 shows a dramatically increased risk of heart attack in those who were born with heart disease.  Nicolas...

Nov 06, 2015, 11:15 ET
CINCINNATI CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER.

Adolescent Bariatric Surgery Reverses Type 2 Diabetes in 95 Percent of Teens, Achieves Major Weight Loss and Improves Quality of Life

The results of a new study to be published November 6, 2015 in The New England Journal of Medicine to coincide with presentation at The...

Nov 05, 2015, 17:33 ET
Hillary and Bea Weidner of Cincinnati. Hillary donated a part of her liver to give to Bea after she was diagnosed with a life-threatening illness called biliary atresia.

Mom Gives Segment of Liver to Newborn Daughter Suffering from Rare Disease

 When Bea Weidner was two-months-old, doctors at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center diagnosed her with a rare life-threatening...

Oct 30, 2015, 11:34 ET
Children with disabilities go trick-or-treating at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

Trick-or-Treating Fun for Patients with Disabilities

Monsters, princesses and a host of other cute characters flooded the halls at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center this week for two fun...

Oct 29, 2015, 17:48 ET
Patients at Cincinnati Children's recently completed their first 5K with help of staff and volunteers challenging perceptions of children with disabilities.

Cerebral Palsy Patients Run their First 5K

 A new health and wellness club for patients at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is allowing children with disabilities ways to...

Oct 29, 2015, 10:34 ET
CINCINNATI CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER.

Computer-based Modeling Improves Outcomes for Infants in Drug Withdrawal

 Computer-based modeling is helping to further reduce length of hospital stay and duration of treatment with opioids that are used...

Oct 27, 2015, 12:00 ET
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Genetic Tests of Amniotic Fluid Could Guide Timing of Delicate Births

Analyzing gene expression of an expectant mother's amniotic fluid could give doctors an important tool for deciding when it is safe to deliver...

Oct 12, 2015, 11:50 ET
CINCINNATI CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER.

New Computer Program Predicts Success of Cochlear Implants in Hearing-Impaired Children

A new computer program that analyzes functional brain MRIs of hearing impaired children can predict whether they will develop effective language...

Sep 22, 2015, 12:00 ET
CINCINNATI CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER.

New Cell Type May Help Explain Why Some People Have Dangerous Food Allergies

 Researchers have discovered a new cell type that appears to drive life-threatening food allergies and may help explain why some people get...

Sep 14, 2015, 11:24 ET
CINCINNATI CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER.

Treatment Protocol Improves Outcomes for Infants in Drug Withdrawal Due to Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS)

A new protocol to treat babies born in withdrawal from drugs can be used widely to improve outcomes for these babies. The protocol reduces length...

Sep 09, 2015, 10:18 ET
Study finds children eat healthier at day care centers than at home.

Study Finds that Children Eat Healthier at Daycare Centers than at Home

A recent study conducted by researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center has found that preschool age children are consuming more...