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2014-05-28 23:09:32

Becker's Hospital Review is pleased to present its list of "81 Physician-Owned Hospitals to Know," which highlights some of the highest performing hospitals that are partly or fully

2014-02-10 11:13:59

Analyzing the genomes of twin 3-year-old sisters – one healthy and one with aggressive leukemia – led an international team of researchers to identify a novel molecular target that could become a way to treat recurring and deadly malignancies.

2014-01-30 10:09:55

Researchers have developed a tool that allows caregivers to quickly and accurately predict the risk of death in children with septic shock – a systemic infection that damages vital organs and one of the leading causes of death among hospitalized children.

2014-01-27 13:33:18

Researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have successfully carried out what is believed to be the first initiative conducted exclusively among teenagers to show significant improvement in their asthma outcomes.

2014-01-20 12:29:27

A new study shows that exposure to secondhand smoke at home or in the car dramatically increases the odds of children being readmitted to the hospital within a year of being admitted for asthma.

2013-11-21 12:34:44

Researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have developed the first molecular test to diagnose eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), a chronic upper gastrointestinal disorder.

2013-10-21 13:27:21

Scientists report in Nature they have found a novel and unexpected molecular switch that could become a key to slowing some of the ravages of getting older as it prompts blood stem cells to age.

Norovirus Vaccine Trial Shows Promising Results
2013-10-05 05:27:14

An experimental norovirus vaccine has been found to reduce the main symptoms of the gastrointestinal infection by more than half, according to research presented this week at the IDWeek 2013 infectious diseases conference in San Francisco.

2013-09-30 12:49:50

Researchers report a skyrocketing increase in the number of visits to the emergency department for kids with sports-related traumatic brain injuries (TBI), such as concussions.

2013-09-24 11:00:52

A new study shows that exposure to diesel exhaust particles from traffic pollution leads to increased asthma severity in children.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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