Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. CHOP Oncologist Receives $1 Million Hyundai Quantum Grant to Improve Leukemia TreatmentRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2016 | Newswise

    Philadelphia, March 30, 2016 - A physician-researcher at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has received a $1 million Hyundai Quantum Grant from Hyundai Hope on Wheels to advance treatment for a high-risk form of childhood leukemia. The research focuses on immunotherapy-an approach that utilizes a patient's immune system to better fight off cancer.

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  2. Still Strong Foundation To Host Its First Event After Blue-White GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | Statecollege.com

    Less than two months after giving an emotional speech during THON's Pep Rally , Devon and Leah Still will return to Penn State. Following the Blue and White game on April 16, the Still Strong Foundation will hold its first event at the Nittany Lion Inn.

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  3. Think your child has a sleeping problem? It may be in your headRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | The Globe and Mail

    Parents who don't get enough rest are more likely to conjure sleep difficulties for their children that don't really exist, a new study suggests. Researchers compared sleep patterns that parents reported for themselves and their kids to readouts from gadgets called actigraphs that used motion detectors to assess how well children actually slept.

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  4. Medicine remembers legacy of C. Everett Koop, MDRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2016 | American Medical Association

    The 13th U.S. surgeon general was known for pioneering advances in pediatric surgery, crusading for a tobacco-free nation and educating the public on HIV/AIDS. When pediatrician Woodie Kessel, MD, MPH, would walk around his native Philadelphia with friend and former U.S. Surgeon General C. Everett Koop, MD, it wasn't uncommon for passers-by to stop and thank Dr. Koop for his dedication to medicine.

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  5. Your kid's sleeping problems are probably just a reflection of your ownRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Parents who don't get enough rest are more likely to conjure sleep difficulties for their children that don't really exist, a new study suggests. Researchers compared sleep patterns that parents reported for themselves and their kids to readouts from gadgets called actigraphs that used motion detectors to assess how well children actually slept.

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  6. Think your kid has a sleeping problem? Look in the mirror.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | Reuters

    Parents who don't get enough rest are more likely to conjure sleep difficulties for their children that don't really exist, a new study suggests. Researchers compared sleep patterns that parents reported for themselves and their kids to readouts from gadgets called actigraphs that used motion detectors to assess how well children actually slept.

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  7. Gene Variants Found to Strongly Improve Bone Density in GirlsRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2016 | Newswise

    Philadelphia, March 23, 2016--Pediatric researchers have found that rare genetic changes strongly increase the likelihood that a child will have higher bone density, but only in girls. Because childhood and adolescence are critical periods for bone formation, these gene variants play an important role in increasing bone strength and reducing vulnerability to fractures later in a woman's life.

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  8. Antibiotic exposure in infancy not associated with weight gain in childhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | EurekAlert!

    Exposure to antibiotics within the first 6 months of life compared with no exposure among nearly 40,000 children was not associated with a significant difference in weight gain through age 7, according to a study appearing in the March 22/29 issue of JAMA . Antibiotics are the most commonly prescribed medications for children, with the long-term health effects relatively unknown.

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  9. Amino acids restore cognitive function in brain injured miceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2010 | Examiner.com

    Neurology researchers have shown that feeding amino acids to brain-injured animals restores their cognitive abilities and may set the stage for the first effective treatment for cognitive impairments suffered by people with traumatic brain injuries . A Dec. 8 /PRNewswire by The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia made the announcement.

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  10. St. Patrick's Day feast for a good cause at Klinger's on CarsoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Klinger's on Carsonia served up its annual St. Patrick's Day breakfast buffet, which also included scrambled eggs, pancakes and the restaurant's famous creamed chipped beef, made with a generations-old family recipe. Customers were lined up outside the restaurant and pub on Carsonia Avenue in Lower Alsace Township when the doors opened at 7 a.m. In lieu of payment for their breakfast, customers were asked to donate money to The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in memory of the restaurant owners' cousin, Nicholas Klinger.

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  11. Klinger's on Carsonia celebrates 6th anniversary with charity fundraisingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    The restaurant and pub at 721 Carsonia Ave. in Lower Alsace Township is celebrating its sixth anniversary this week by collecting donations for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life , Blankets of Hope-Berks , and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia . Every donation between March 17 and 19 will enter Klinger's customers into a contest that will award a number of prizes, including trip vouchers and a private dinner at Chef Tim's Table at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Wyomissing.

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  12. Post-traumatic stress disorder seen in many adults living with congenital heart diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | Medical News Today

    Adults living with congenital heart disease may have a significantly higher risk of post-traumatic stress disorder than people in the general population. A single-center study from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia found that as many as one in five adult patients had PTSD symptoms, with about one in 10 patients having symptoms directly related to their heart condition.

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  13. Adults living with congenital heart disease may have higher risk of PTSDRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | Medical News

    Adults living with congenital heart disease may have a significantly higher risk of post-traumatic stress disorder than people in the general population. A single-center study from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia found that as many as one in five adult patients had PTSD symptoms, with about one in 10 patients having symptoms directly related to their heart condition.

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  14. Impact Pediatric Health Startup Pitch Competition Announces Winner,...Read the original story

    Mar 15, 2016 | PRWeb

    Top US Children's Hospitals Host $50,000 Prize Event Highlighting Best Pediatric Digital Health and Medical Device Innovations at SXSW Interactive Austin, Texas, March 14, 2016 - Impact Pediatric Health just named Cohero Health as winner of its SXSW Interactive pediatric healthcare innovation pitch competition. Cohero Health is focused on improving respiratory care for kids, especially those with asthma and competed against 9 other startup companies today.

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  15. Klinger's to celebrate anniversary with fundraisingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | WFMZ

    The restaurant and pub at 721 Carsonia Ave. in Lower Alsace Township will celebrate its sixth anniversary next week by collecting donations for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life , Blankets of Hope-Berks , and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia . Every donation between March 17 and 19 will enter Klinger's customers into a contest that will award a number of prizes, including trip vouchers and a private dinner at Chef Tim's Table at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Wyomissing.

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  16. Tabula Rasa HealthCare CIO Receives 2016 Executive Management AwardRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2016 | PR.com

    Joseph J. Filippoli, Chief Information Officer of Tabula Rasa HealthCare , Inc., was honored by SmartCEO Magazine with the 2016 Executive Management Award at a gala celebration on March 8, 2016. The ceremony was held at the Ballroom of the Ben in Philadelphia, PA.

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  17. New gene variants found in childhood body mass indexRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | Medical News Today

    An international team of scientists has identified novel gene locations associated with childhood body mass index --an important measurement related to childhood obesity . The meta-analysis, covering over 47,000 children, is the largest genetic study to date of childhood BMI.

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  18. Berks toddler's death inspires mom to share storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | WFMZ

    A Berks County woman should be celebrating her daughter's second birthday, but she's left with only memories after losing her little girl to a rare medical condition. "Gracie was just so full of life, and she was such a happy kid," said Becky Witwer, who always wanted to be a mom.

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  19. Mitochondria affect stress responsesRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2015 | Science Daily

    Mitochondria, the tiny structures inside our cells that generate energy, may also play a previously unrecognized role in mind-body interactions. Based on new studies of stress responses in animals, this insight may have broad implications for human psychology and for the biology of psychiatric and neurological diseases.

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  20. Treatment for heparin-induced blood disorder revealed in structure of antibody complexRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2015 | Science Daily

    A potential treatment for a serious clotting condition that can strike patients who receive heparin to treat or prevent blood clots may lie within reach by elucidating the structure of the protein complex at its root. A potential treatment for a serious clotting condition that can strike patients who receive heparin to treat or prevent blood clots may lie within reach by elucidating the structure of the protein complex at its root, according to new research from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

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