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2014-10-19 12:21:17

Study produces unprecedented model to study intestinal diseases CINCINNATI, Oct. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers have successfully transplanted "organoids" of functioning human intestinal tissue grown from pluripotent stem cells in a lab dish into mice - creating an unprecedented model for studying diseases of the intestine. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110406/MM79025LOGO Reporting their results Oct. 19 online in Nature Medicine, scientists from Cincinnati...

2014-10-14 12:30:20

CINCINNATI, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Doctors at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have developed a new technique for treating the eye cancer retinoblastoma to improve the odds for preventing eye loss, blindness or death in children with advanced forms of the disease. Treatments for retinoblastoma have progressed dramatically in recent years, one being a procedure called ophthalmic artery infusion chemotherapy. A tiny catheter is inserted into an artery...

2014-10-08 16:26:55

CINCINNATI, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center has received a 5-year, $6.25 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to lead a consortium of organizations from around the country that will conduct clinical research into eosinophilic disorders and train investigators in how to conduct clinical research. Eosinophilic disorders are chronic inflammatory disorders. These conditions are thought to be triggered by allergic...

2014-10-01 12:31:43

CINCINNATI, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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 other human lung diseases caused by dysfunctional immune cells. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110406/MM79025LOGO Scientists at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center report their findings in a study posted online Oct. 1 by Nature. In the study, the authors used macrophages,...

2014-09-26 12:23:14

CINCINNATI, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research shows that disrupting the molecular function of a tumor suppressor causes improper formation of a protective insulating sheath on peripheral nerves - leading to neuropathy and muscle wasting in mice similar to that in human diabetes and neurodegeneration. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110406/MM79025LOGO Scientists from Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center report their findings online Sept. 26 in...

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....


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