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Yesterday | Environmental News Network

New Study Links Kidney Stones to...Warming Climate?

In a study that may both reflect and foretell a warming planet's impact on human health, a research team found a link between hot days and kidney stones in 60,000 patients in several US cities with varying climates.

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Related Topix: Urology, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Yesterday | Daily Mail

Could global warming cause kidney stones? Hot weather increases...

A study by experts at The Children's Hospital of Phildelphia examined the medical records of 60,000 adults and children They focused on five U.S. cities - Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, LA and Philadephia, analysing the records as well as weather patterns in each city Dehydration brought on by high temperatures leads to a higher concentration of calcium ... (more)

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Weather, Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Newswise

Climate Change May Bring More Kidney Stones

As daily temperatures increase, so does the number of patients seeking treatment for kidney stones.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Urology, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Global Warming

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Doctors Need to Protect Athletes From Concussion Risk: Neurologists

Safeguarding athletes from concussion is a moral duty for doctors, according to the largest neurologists' group in the United States.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Neurology, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Medical News Today

Specific gene variants may lead to increased pain sensation after common childhood surgery

In the first genome-wide analysis of postsurgical pain in children, pediatric researchers identified variations in genes that affect a child's need for pain-control drugs.

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Related Topix: Health, Pain, Genetics, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Newswise

Gene Variants Found That Increase Pain Sensation After Common Childhood Surgery

Philadelphia, June 30, 2014 - In the first genome-wide analysis of postsurgical pain in children, pediatric researchers identified variations in genes that affect a child's need for pain-control drugs.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Genetics, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Anesthesiology, Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Newswise

Trained Evaluators Can Screen for Premie Eye Disease from Miles Away

Philadelphia, June 26, 2014 - Trained non-physician evaluators who studied retinal images transmitted to computer screens at a remote central reading center successfully identified newborn infants likely to require a specialized medical evaluation for retinopathy of prematurity , a leading cause of treatable blindness.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Ophthalmology, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, University of Pennsylvania

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Newswise

Pediatric Concussion Experts at The Children's Hospital of...

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia , a national leader in the field of pediatric concussion, is committed to improving awareness, diagnosis and treatment of youth concussion, through clinical practice, educational outreach and research, and participating in the national dialogue on pediatric concussion research.

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Related Topix: Childrens Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Newswise

National Study of U.S. Youth Shows Uptick in Prescribing of...

Philadelphia aZ A national study conducted by researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's PolicyLab shows an increase in the concurrent prescribing of second-generation antipsychotics - one type of medication used for the treatment of severe mental disorders such as schizophrenia and mania - with other psychotropic medications among ... (more)

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Related Topix: Youth, Alternative, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Medicaid, Health, ADHD

Newswise

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Announces Fetal Neuroprotection Program

Philadelphia, June 25, 2014 - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia today launched the Fetal Neuroprotection and Neuroplasticity Program .

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Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Newswise

To Help Keep Teen Drivers Safe, Focus on the Learner Period

Research released today by the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia found that TeenDrivingPlan , a web-based intervention designed to help parents more effectively supervise driving practice, improved the driving performance of pre-licensed teenagers.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Family, Teenagers

Health News Digest

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's 18th Annual Fetal Surgery...

PHILADELPHIA, June 22, 2014 -- Over 1,500 people from 22 states came together today at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to celebrate the 18 annual Family Reunion hosted by the Hospital's Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Newswise

Nearly 1 in 25 U.S. Babies Are Born Too Soon

Philadelphia, June 23, 2014 - A large new study, covering millions of U.S. births over 15 years, finds that substantial numbers of babies, nearly one in 25, are born earlier than medically justified, through elective cesarean sections and elective induced labor.

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Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, University of Minnesota, California, MO

Medical News Today

Potential target for protecting insulin-producing cells in type 1 diabetes

New research describes details of how a diabetes-related gene functions on a biological pathway that affects the release of insulin.

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Related Topix: Diabetes, Health, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, University of Pennsylvania

Thu Jun 19, 2014

EurekAlert!

Gene study points to novel pathway for diabetes treatment

New research describes details of how a diabetes-related gene functions on a biological pathway that affects the release of insulin.

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Related Topix: Diabetes, Health, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, University of Pennsylvania

Tue Jun 17, 2014

Circulation

Hospital Variation in Survival After Pediatric In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest [Original Article]

From Department of Internal Medicine , Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute, Kansas City, MO ; Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas City, MO ; Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Pediatrics and Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine , The Children's Hospital of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, University of Pennsylvania

Circulation

Use and Performance of the Melody Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve in...

From the Division of Cardiology, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, University of California, San Francisco ; Division of Cardiology, Miami Children's Hospital, FL ; Division of Cardiology, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Ohio State University School of Medicine, Columbus ; Department of Cardiology, Children's Hospital Boston, MA ; Division of ... (more)

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Related Topix: UC San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Mon Jun 16, 2014

Freshnews

NAMSA Supports Philadelphia Pediatric Medical Device Consortium

For medical devices, as with many medicines, the market for children is a small fraction of the adult market, and there are far fewer child-sized devices.

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Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Food and Drug Administration

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