Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. View Press ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Business Wire

    Based in New York, Dr. Friedman will develop solutions and sales in the area of Health consulting in order to help address strategic health management issues for Mercer's multinational clients. She will report to Pat Milligan, Global Leader, Multinational Client Group, Mercer.

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  2. Sheep Grown in Artificial Wombs Pave Path for HumansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | Towleroad

    Eight fetal lambs were successfully developed to term in artificial wombs at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute, in a study whose results were published last week in the journal Nature Communications . They were equivalent in human terms to 22 to 24 weeks of gestation at the start of the experiment, providing a potential template for the care of extremely premature infants, who represent about 6 percent of premature births in the United States, which make up about 10 percent of all births.

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  3. Aevi Genomic Medicine To Host Conference Call To Announce First...Read the original story

    May 3, 2017 | BioSpace

    Aevi Genomic Medicine, Inc. announced today it will host a conference call and live audio webcast on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. EDT to report financial results for the first quarter and discuss recent business updates. In order to participate in the conference call, please dial 481-2845 or 325-2327 .

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  4. Rare Condition Sends Richmond Infant To HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    RICHMOND, Ky A Richmond Police officer and his wife are counting their blessings after a rare condition sent their newborn son back to the hospital less than a day after they brought him home. Carter Nolan was born on Tuesday, March 21 and was brought home that Friday, but by Saturday they had to take him back to the hospital following an episode they believed was a mild seizure.

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  5. Nursing Leader Jacqueline G. Somerville Joins Velano Vascular Advisory BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Market Wire

    Velano Vascular announced today that Jacqueline G. Somerville, PhD, RN, FAAN will join the company's Advisory Board. A progressive nursing and healthcare veteran with 30 years of experience building and leading exceptional care delivery models, Somerville will help realize a more human-centered blood collection and vascular access experience for both patients and practitioners.

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  6. Researchers create artificial womb for premature babiesRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    In this drawing provided by the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia an illustration of a fluid-filled incubation system that mimics a mother's womb in hopes of one day improving survival of extremely premature babies. In animal testing fetal lambs The lambs involved in the study lived inside the device - which uses a container filled with liquid - for about four weeks, breathing amniotic fluid inside of a temperature-controlled environment.

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  7. Zurich Makes a Difference in the Lives of Philadelphia FamiliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Insurance Journal West

    Zurich North America, a provider of property and casualty insurance and a company dedicated to improving the lives of children and families, has made a $10,000 donation to the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House. Paul Horgan, head of North America Commercial Insurance for Zurich North America, announced the donation at a special dinner for Zurich customers on April 25 during the Risk and Insurance Management Society Conference, which took place this year in Philadelphia, Penn., from April 23-26.

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  8. Philadelphia Researchers Developed a Plastic Bag-Like Artificial WombRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2017 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    Premature babies , weighing as little as a pound, are usually placed inside incubators and hooked up to ventilators after birth, the AP reports. About 30,000 babies are born younger than 26 weeks each year.

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  9. Artificial wombs could increase premature babies' chances of survivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | CBS News

    Researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have developed artificial wombs that could eventually increase premature babies' chances of survival.

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  10. Artificial uterus for super-preemies works with sheepRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | The Times of Israel

    An artificial womb filled with clear liquid, successfully tested on pre-natal lambs, could help extremely premature babies avoid death or life-long disability, researchers reported Tuesday. "It is designed to continue what naturally occurs in the womb," said Alan Flake, a fetal surgeon at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and senior author of a study in Nature Communications that details the breakthrough.

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  11. Hope for premies as artificial womb helps tiny lambs growRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Bangkok Post

    Researchers are creating an artificial womb to improve care for extremely premature babies - and remarkable animal testing suggests the first-of-its-kind watery incubation so closely mimics mum that it just might work. Today, premature infants weighing as little as 500 grammes are connected to ventilators and other machines inside incubators.

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  12. Premature lambs kept alive in a plastic baga wombRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2017 | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    Scientists have been able to keep premature lambs alive for weeks using an artificial womb that looks like a plastic bag. It provides everything the foetus needs to continue growing and maturing, including a nutrient-rich blood supply and a protective sac of amniotic fluid.

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  13. Artificial womb for premature babies works with sheepRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2017 | Jamaica Observer

    An artificial womb filled with clear liquid, successfully tested on pre-natal lambs, could help extremely premature babies avoid death or life-long disability, researchers reported Tuesday." It is designed to continue what naturally occurs in the womb," said Alan Flake, a foetal surgeon at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and senior author of a study in Nature Communications that details the breakthrough.

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  14. Brave New Wool? Artificial Womb Sustains Premature Lambs for WeeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Scientific American

    Schematic of the artificial womb, which supported the premature lambs for four weeks. Credit: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia An artificial womb that could someday sustain extremely prematurely born infants has managed to keep baby sheep alive for four weeks.

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  15. Preemie lambs successfully grown to term in artificial wombsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Kottke.org

    Researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have succeeded in gestating premature lambs in artificial wombs. The abstract from the paper in Nature Communications : In the developed world, extreme prematurity is the leading cause of neonatal mortality and morbidity due to a combination of organ immaturity and iatrogenic injury.

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  16. Scientists Create Artificial Womb That Could Help Prematurely Born BabiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | National Public Radio

    An illustration of a fetal lamb inside the "artificial womb" device, which mimics the conditions inside a pregnant animal. The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia hide caption Scientists have created an "artificial womb" in the hopes of some day using the device to save babies born extremely prematurely.

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  17. Premature lambs kept alive in 'plastic bag' wombRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | BBC News

    Scientists have been able to keep premature lambs alive for weeks using an artificial womb that looks like a plastic bag. It provides everything the foetus needs to continue growing and maturing, including a nutrient-rich blood supply and a protective sac of amniotic fluid.

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  18. 11-year-old cancer victim inspires a Mustard Challengea to raise money for pediatric cancer researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | Country Legends 106.9 Topeka, Kansas

    An 11-year-old girl's battle with cancer, and her wish to make sure no other child must fight the disease, has inspired a new, viral challenge involving mustard. The "Mustard Challenge," started by the No More Kids With Cancer charity, asks participants to eat a spoonful of mustard, share the moment on social media and challenge four friends to take the challenge within 24 hours or make a donation.

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  19. 11-year-old cancer victim inspires 'Mustard Challenge' to raise money for pediatric cancer researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | KWLM-AM Willmar

    An 11-year-old girl's battle with cancer, and her wish to make sure no other child must fight the disease, has inspired a new, viral challenge involving mustard. The "Mustard Challenge," started by the No More Kids With Cancer charity, asks participants to eat a spoonful of mustard, share the moment on social media and challenge four friends to take the challenge within 24 hours or make a donation.

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  20. Features 3 hour ago 12:55 p.m.Mom continues legacy, creates 'Mustard...Read the original story

    Apr 19, 2017 | WHAS11

    You either love or hate mustard. But when it comes to the 'Mustard Challenge,' chances are you'll be thrilled when you hear the seven letter word playing a major role in the battle against childhood cancer.

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