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2013-10-25 16:24:00

Researchers from Children's Mercy Hospital Present Findings at American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) 63rd Annual Meeting KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics in Kansas City, Mo., announced today the availability of a cost-effective, broad genetic screen for use in the diagnosis of pediatric genetic diseases. Called TaGSCAN (Targeted Gene Sequencing and Custom Analysis), the test screens for more than 750 diseases that are the...

2013-10-25 08:24:53

Texas Children's surgeon serves as 2013 Program Chair HOUSTON, Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Physicians and researchers from the Department of Surgery at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston will serve as faculty lecturers and moderators during the annual Section on Surgery Meeting for the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) held Oct. 25 through 27, in Orlando, Florida. Dr. Eugene Kim, pediatric surgeon at Texas Children's and assistant professor of surgery/pediatric surgery...

2013-10-24 12:26:03

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Mercy Hospital (CMH) in Kansas City, MO, the Midwest Clinical Coordinating Center for the Chronic Kidney Disease in Children (CKiD) study, today announced an extension of funding for nearly $5 million over five years from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), with co-funding from the National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute and the Eunice Kennedy Schriver National Institute of Child...

2013-10-23 12:29:35

HOUSTON, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A first-of-its-kind study led by Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), published online in the journal, Circulation, found that infants with hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) born far from a hospital providing neonatal cardiac surgery for HLHS have increased neonatal mortality, with most deaths occurring before surgery. Researchers also concluded that efforts to improve prenatal diagnosis of HLHS and...

2013-10-22 08:32:40

HOUSTON, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) are part of a consortium that has received a five-year, $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to improve the pipeline for the development of pediatric medical devices. The project, funded with the award from the FDA's Office of Orphan Products Development, will be led by Southern California Center of Technology and Innovation in Pediatrics (CTIP), a...

2013-10-17 08:29:25

First of its kind clinic in Houston offers treatment exclusively for pediatric patients HOUSTON, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital, a U.S. News & World Report honor roll pediatric hospital, announces a new, first of its kind in Houston, Oculoplastic Clinic exclusively for pediatric patients. This new service will provide access to comprehensive evaluation, treatment and correction of congenital abnormalities of the eyelids, tear ducts and eye sockets. For...

2013-10-11 08:24:08

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- (NYSE: ABT) - A new study has found that the use of oral nutritional supplements provided to pediatric patients during hospitalization was associated with a decrease in length of stay of 14.8 percent and a decrease in hospital stay costs of $1,768 per patient. The study, conducted by leading researchers at the University of Southern California, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General...

2013-10-10 23:02:28

Philanthropy critical to meeting immediate needs and funding “big ideas,” says Dr. Kurt Newman of Children’s National Health System Orlando (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Despite the challenges that hospitals and health systems face, children’s hospitals must continue to think big about what’s possible for kids, said Dr. Kurt D. Newman, president and CEO of Children’s National Health System of Washington, D.C. Newman addressed more than 1,000 hospital leaders, corporate and media...

2013-10-09 16:23:25

CLEVELAND, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New biotechnology startup Abeona Therapeutics and partner Nationwide Children's Hospital (Columbus, OH) announced today that they received the Global Gene's Champion of Hope award for Collaborations in Advocacy for their work in developing therapies for children with Sanfilippo Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131009/DC94808LOGO) Sanfilippo Syndrome is a deadly genetic disease that...

2013-10-09 12:31:13

MIAMI, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ER Texting, a provider of turnkey text message services to the healthcare industry, announced that Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, based in Atlanta, Georgia, selected the company as the provider for the communication of urgent care center wait times to patient families. Parents can now text "CHOA" to 4ER411 and instantly receive the current wait times and hours of operation for the Children's at Forsyth, Hudson Bridge, North Point,...