Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Toddlers learn meaning of gestures at learning centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2016 | Washington Times

    When they want more Fruit Loops, the toddlers at Sing N Say Learning Center let their little fingers do the talking. They sign.

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  2. Toddlers learn meaning of gestures at learning centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY SEPT. 3 AND THEREAFTER - In a Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016 photo, Assistant Director Kathy Toth, who has been at Sing N Say Learning Center for nine years, works with toddlers during sign language learning at Sing N Say Learning Center in Falls Township, Pa.

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  3. Children with food allergies might be vulnerable to asthma, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | Food Industry

    Developing food allergies are a reliable indicator of the chances of acquiring other allergies such as asthma and allergic rhinitis, a US study has demonstrated. The study, published in BMC Pediatrics , found an association of a food allergy with the development of a respiratory allergy.

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  4. Baltimore task force aims to warn drug users away from fentanyl on the streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | The Baltimore Sun

    When drug users buy heroin on the streets of Baltimore these days they don't know if it also contains fentanyl, a synthetic painkiller so powerful that small amounts can kill. The city plans to tell them when and where the heroin is likely to be adulterated.

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  5. New gene identified as diabetes culpritRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    New York, Sep 1 : Using the gene editing technology called CRISPR and other sophisticated scientific tools, researchers have identified a new culprit Type-2 diabetes gene. The researchers believe that because this gene, ACSL5, codes for a protein that regulates how the body recognises insulin, that protein may represent an important target for future treatments for the disease.

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  6. Hopkins joins effort to develop method of testing drugs for mental illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | The Baltimore Sun

    Doctors say there aren't enough good options for treating patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, but a new collaboration between scientists at several institutions and a pair of drug companies could lead to additional, and more effective, medications in coming years. Researchers from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in San Diego will lead the effort to build a stem cell-based method of assessing drugs for the widespread mental health disorders.

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  7. Black box warnings added for opioid, benzodiazepines that can harm in combinationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | The Baltimore Sun

    Federal authorities will now require the public be warned about the potentially dangerous combination of prescription opioids with a class of drugs called benzodiazepines that are commonly used to treat depression and anxiety. The so-called "black box" warning, the strongest required by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, will inform patients and prescribers about the serious risks from mixing benzodiazepines and opioids used in painkillers and cough medications.

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  8. Hepatitis A outbreak linked to smoothie cafes infects six in MarylandRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | The Baltimore Sun

    A hepatitis A outbreak linked to Egyptian strawberries has grown to more than 50 cases in four states and infected several people in Maryland, health officials said. Six people in Maryland were infected in the outbreak linked to frozen berries used at Tropical Smoothie Cafes, said Christopher Garrett, spokesman for the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

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  9. Researchers identify new gene for type 2 diabetes at well-established genomic locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | Medical News

    Gene researchers have used sophisticated scientific tools to reveal a new gene for type 2 diabetes at a well-established genomic location. Because this gene, ACSL5 , codes for a protein that regulates how the body recognizes insulin, that protein may represent an important target for future treatments for the disease.

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  10. Study Points to a Novel Culprit Type 2 Diabetes Gene at a Well-Established Genomic LocationRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2016 | Newswise

    Philadelphia, Aug 31 -- Gene researchers have used sophisticated scientific tools to reveal a new gene for type 2 diabetes at a well-established genomic location. Because this gene, ACSL5 , codes for a protein that regulates how the body recognizes insulin, that protein may represent an important target for future treatments for the disease.

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  11. Identifying And Treating Thyroid Disorders In KidsRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2016 | Scientific Blogging

    Primary care physicians are critical in identifying children and adolescents who have thyroid disorders and early identification and treatment helps to optimize growth and development. Andrew J. Bauer, M.D., of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and coauthors examined the presentation, evaluation and treatment of thyroid disorders seen in primary care practice in a new review article published online by JAMA Pediatrics .

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  12. Thyroid Disorders In Children: Everything You Need To Know About Medical Condition In KidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2016 | Medical Daily

    Thyroid disorders, which have a profound effect upon the human body, affect adults as well as children. When a child is found to have thyroid disorder it is necessary to identify the problem to treat it to optimize growth and development.

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  13. 2-year-old in critical condition after being pulled from pool, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | The Jersey Journal

    WINSLOW - A 2-year-old was in critical condition Saturday after the child was pulled from a swimming pool at a township home, according to a report. Authorities responded to the residence on Prospect Road and found family members performing CPR on the child, 6abc.com reported.

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  14. Mouth-to-snout CPR prepares people to save petsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | Daily Herald

    Researchers have translated human resuscitation guidelines and training for pet owners, preparing them to use CPR to save their furriest family members. Veterinarian Daniel J. Fletcher, Ph.D., D.V.M., led the development of the first science-based CPR guidelines for animals, published in 2012 in a special issue of the Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care.

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  15. FDA recommends donated blood be tested for ZikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | The Baltimore Sun

    As Zika infections continue to spread around the nation, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is recommending that all donated blood and blood components be tested for the mosquito-borne virus. The revised guidance expands on a recommendation earlier this year by the FDA recommending that "only areas with active Zika virus transmission screen donated Whole Blood and blood components for Zika virus" It will be one more virus, in addition to those for HIV, hepatitis and a small number of other infections, that blood banks and groups such as the American Red Cross will have to test for when they collect blood and blood component such as platelets.

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  16. Food allergies linked to higher asthma risk in kidsRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    New York, Aug 26 : The higher the number of food allergies a child might have, the greater is his or her risk of developing asthma and allergic rhinitis during childhood, new research has found. "Of the major food allergens, allergy to peanut, milk and egg significantly predisposed children to asthma and allergic rhinitis," said lead researcher David Hill from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in the US.

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  17. Children with existing food allergy at increased risk of developing asthma and rhinitisRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | Medical News

    Children with a history of food allergy have a high risk of developing asthma and allergic rhinitis during childhood as well. The risk increases with the number of food allergies a child might have, say researchers from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in a new study recently published in BMC Pediatrics .

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  18. Children with Food Allergies Predisposed to Asthma, RhinitisRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2016 | Health News Digest

    PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 25, 2016 -- Children with a history of food allergy have a high risk of developing asthma and allergic rhinitis during childhood as well. The risk increases with the number of food allergies a child might have, say researchers from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in a new study recently published in BMC Pediatrics .

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  19. Growing research finds psychedelics effective in treating diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | The Baltimore Sun

    Gordon McGlothlin, who took his first puff at age 12 behind his family's garage, tried to quit smoking for years, but no cessation technique worked until he used a psychedelic drug. Researchers with the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine gave the 69-year-old a derivative of psychedelic mushrooms similar to LSD, or acid, and watched him "trip" in a therapy room during six-hour sessions.

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  20. 9-Year-Old Receives Double Hand Transplant, Most Excited to 'Wrap Them Around My Mom'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | Essence Magazine

    Zion Harvey's world has completely changed since he became the first kid in the world to get a double hand transplant. And there's one thing that the 9-year-old is most excited about when it comes to his new hands.

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