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2014-02-03 12:24:34

Researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center explore the potential to "protect the brain from the inside out" CINCINNATI, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study analyzing concussion data for NFL players during the 16-game regular season schedules for 2012 and 2013 may provide insight that could lead to safer play, including a pathway for concussion-prevention strategies. Highlights of the study include: (Logo:...

2013-11-13 08:25:50

CINCINNATI, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a recent study done by doctors at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, high school athletes who play collision sports at higher altitudes are less likely to suffer from concussions than those who play at lower altitudes. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110406/MM79025LOGO) The doctors who were involved in the study recognized that prior research indicated that the volume and/or pressure of...

2013-09-17 08:22:23

A Public Health Emergency of Epic Proportions with Only One in Four Child Car Seats in the U.S. Properly Installed NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, a national leader in pediatric medicine, and Toyota announced today the first annual National Buckle Up for Life Day - a nationwide movement dedicated to improving child passenger safety. In recognition of Child Passenger Safety Week (September 15-21, 2013), the partnership will launch...

2013-08-12 12:27:26

The "Girls Guide to End Bullying" curriculum is an easily accessible model, with evidence of decreasing bullying CINCINNATI, Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to turn the tide on America's bullying epidemic, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center - a leader in research on childhood behavioral victimization - through the support of Procter & Gamble's Secret Deodorant Mean Stinks anti-bullying initiative, developed the "Girls Guide to End Bullying," an...

2013-07-11 12:27:58

Cincinnati Children's doctor gives tips on how to prevent sunburn CINCINNATI, July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Marty Visscher, Ph.D., Director, Skin Sciences Program at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, explains that some parents do not understand the dangers of prolonged sun exposure on their child's skin. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110406/MM79025LOGO) "During the summer months, it is critical that parents make sure their child uses...

2012-12-20 16:24:58

CINCINNATI, Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recently launched collaborative led by Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) is funding the research and development of three pediatric-specific medical devices. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110406/MM79025LOGO ) The collaboration, which pairs the medical expertise of CCHMC physicians with the technical and engineering capabilities of BGU, started with nearly 80...

2012-12-18 08:27:59

Program Addresses Disproportionately Higher Risk Faced by African American and Hispanic Children in Motor Vehicle Crashes "Buckle Up for Life" Is First National Program of Its Kind - Nearly Triples the Number of Children in Seatbelts and Car Seats in Program Pilot LOS ANGELES, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Responding to disproportionate risks that African American and Hispanic children face in motor vehicle-related crashes, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Toyota and...

2012-07-16 14:02:10

In a collaboration among researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC), Shriners Hospitals for Children—Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, burn and skin specialists have shown that use of a pulsed-dye laser tool improves the appearance, texture and elasticity of burn scars. The study, published online ahead of print in the journal Dermatological Surgery, compared the use of the pulsed-dye laser and compression therapy on scars against compression therapy...

2011-05-03 06:55:00

MIAMI, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GenerationOne and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center collaborated on a 14-month clinical trial for testing mobile technology in aiding the management of teenagers with Asthma. "Mobile phones represent an appealing technology for tailoring interventions and bridging knowledge to action in adolescents but there was limited knowledge in this area. This study will serve as a basis for efforts to secure funding for a larger clinical trial to fully...

2011-02-01 16:15:00

TOORAK, Australia, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Circadian Technologies (ASX.CIR) has announced today that in conjunction with Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center it has begun offering its LAM diagnostic, which is offered as a laboratory test compliant with CAP (College of American Pathologists) /CLIA regulations. This is the first blood based diagnostic available to test for the disease lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM). The blood sample based diagnostic was developed by Cincinnati...