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2014-09-10 00:20:13

Three Out of Four Car Seats Installed Incorrectly; Program Shows Measurable Results NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What if there were a way to prevent a leading cause of childhood death, but three out of four of us were doing it wrong? The startling truth is that a car seat can dramatically reduce childhood death and injury from motor vehicle crashes, but 75 percent are installed incorrectly.[1] To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2014-08-24 12:20:34

CINCINNATI, Aug. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An international research team reports in Nature Medicine a novel molecular pathway that causes an aggressive form of medulloblastoma, and suggests repurposing an anti-depressant medication to target the new pathway may help combat one of the most common brain cancers in children. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110406/MM79025LOGO The multi-institutional group, led by scientists at Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute (CBDI)...

2014-08-13 08:28:53

CINCINNATI, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the school year approaches and begins, many parents may start to hear their children complain about headaches. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110406/MM79025LOGO According to Nick DeBlasio, MD, a pediatrician in Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center's Pediatric Primary Care Clinic, about 10% of school-aged children and 15-27% of teens experience them from time to time. Headaches can be triggered by a number of...

2014-08-13 08:28:50

CINCINNATI, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "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 Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110406/MM79025LOGO Dr. Duncan advises that parents begin talking to their child about school a couple weeks before it starts, and that they listen closely for their...

2014-07-17 12:30:30

CINCINNATI, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists have identified a crucial molecular key to healthy embryo implantation and pregnancy in a study that may offer new clues about the medical challenges of infertility/subfertility, abnormal placentation, and placenta previa. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110406/MM79025LOGO Multi-institutional teams led by researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center report their results in Cell Reports on July 17....

2014-07-13 12:20:51

CINCINNATI, July 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research in Nature Genetics identifies a novel genetic and molecular pathway in the esophagus that causes eosinophillic esophagitis (EoE), opening up potential new therapeutic strategies for an enigmatic and hard-to-treat food allergy. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110406/MM79025LOGO EoE is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the esophagus. The condition is triggered by allergic hypersensitivity to certain foods and...

2014-07-02 12:29:22

CINCINNATI, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fireworks can result in severe burns, scars and disfigurement that can last a lifetime. Fireworks that are often thought to be safe, such as sparklers, can reach temperatures above 2000 degrees Fahrenheit, and can burn users and bystanders. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110406/MM79025LOGO In 2012, an estimated 8,700 people were treated in U.S. emergency departments for fireworks injuries. In 2012, 60% of all fireworks injuries...

2014-06-23 08:27:32

CINCINNATI, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXN) and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center today announced the establishment of a collaboration and fund for the advancement of research in rare disease. Cincinnati Children's is a recognized center of excellence in pediatric rare diseases. Alexion is a global leader in the development and delivery of breakthrough therapies for patients with severe and life-threatening rare...

2014-06-10 08:25:30

In the news release, U.S. News & World Report Announces the Best Children's Hospitals 2014-2015, issued 10-Jun-2014 by U.S. News & World Report over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC should be ranked #9 on the 'Honor Roll' rather than #8 as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: U.S. News & World Report Announces the Best Children's Hospitals 2014-2015 Boston Children's Hospital and...

2014-06-10 00:21:40

Boston Children's Hospital and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Top the Honor Roll WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report, publisher of Best Hospitals, today released Best Children's Hospitals 2014-15. The rankings help guide families of children with life-threatening or rare conditions to the best medical care available. Access to the rankings, which can be found at http://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/pediatric-rankings, is free....


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