Pediatrics (87 News)

BabySeq Project identifies Children Susceptible to Diseases That Regular Screening Doesn’t Look for

Jan 6, 2019 2:00 pm
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The majority of babies born in the US undergo a hearing screening as well as a blood test to detect certain diseases that can be fatal if they go u...

One Step Closer to The Super-Drug for Pediatric Leukemia

Dec 27, 2018 12:00 pm
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Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered two successful therapies that slowed the progression of pediatric leukemia in mice, according to t...

Healthy Blood Stem Cells Seem to Have as Many Mutations as Leukemic Cells!

Dec 2, 2018 11:00 am
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Researchers from the Princess Máxima Center for Pediatric Oncology have shown that the number of mutations in healthy and leukemic blood ste...

A New Syndrome Uncovers the First Evidence Linking ODC1 Mutation and Developmental Problems in Humans

Dec 1, 2018 11:00 am
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A Michigan State University pediatric researcher and a Spectrum Health physician have identified a new genetic syndrome in a 3-year-old girl who, f...

Parents should Pay Attention to the Food that they Give to their hereditary fructose intolerance (HFI) Babies

Sep 25, 2018 1:00 pm
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Babies with inherited intolerance of fructose face a risk of acute liver failure if they are fed certain widely available formulas containing fruct...

A Single Targeted Protein for The Treatment of Several Types of Cancer

Sep 1, 2018 11:00 am
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A protein in the cell nucleus already targeted therapeutically for several types of cancer has now been linked to an aggressive form of pediatric live...

How Wilms Tumor's Mutation, Drive Insulin-Like Growth Factor 2 (IGF2) to Enhance Its Cancerous Growth

Aug 15, 2018 10:00 am
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Connecting two previously unreported insights about the formation of pediatric kidney cancer, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have uncoo...

A Promising Treatment Strategy against Medulloblastoma

Jul 10, 2018 10:00 am
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Scientists have a new tactic with potential for fighting medulloblastoma, the most common and most aggressive form of brain tumor in children. The ...

The Four Trajectories Cancer Cells Take to Escape Immune System

Jun 30, 2018 4:30 pm
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Cancer cells in children tend to develop by following four main trajectories - and two of them are linked to relapse of the disease, research led b...

Study Results Shows that a Blood Sample can Estimate Fetal Age and Follow up Growth

Jun 11, 2018 8:00 pm
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Measuring RNA fragments in a pregnant woman’s blood gives a reliable estimate of the baby’s due date and can predict if the baby will arri...

New Hope for Patients with Neonatal Diabetes by This Miracle Therapeutic Way

Jun 9, 2018 4:00 pm
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Over a decade, Emma Matthews has progressed from fearing for her son's life every night to being safe in the knowledge that his diabetes is wel...

First Successful in Utero Stem Cell Transplant Trial

Jun 6, 2018 4:00 pm
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UC San Francisco researchers have safely transplanted a woman’s stem cells into her growing fetus, leading to the live birth of an infant wit...

Mutations and “Clean” Childhood” Might Be the Cause of Childhood Leukaemia

May 29, 2018 12:00 pm
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A major new analysis reveals for the first time the likely cause of most cases of childhood leukaemia and that the disease may be preventable. ...

Stress of Early Life in Men May Reduce Levels of Sperm miRNAs

May 27, 2018 9:00 pm
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Exposure to early life trauma can lead to poor physical and mental health in some individuals, which can be passed on to their children. Studie...

The First Large Scale Study of Gene Expression in Cerebral Palsy's Children

May 21, 2018 12:00 pm
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University of Adelaide researchers have uncovered a genetic signal common to both cerebral palsy and autism. The finding comes from the first ...

The Mother's Care Can Impact The Body Clock & Health of her Children

May 19, 2018 12:00 pm
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The care provided by a mother can affect the body clock and health of offspring after birth, according to new research published in the Journal of ...

Discovering New Lymphoid Cells in Breast Milk.

May 13, 2018 4:00 pm
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For the first time, scientists have identified innate lymphoid cells (ILCs) among the arsenal of protective cells transferred to newborn babies via br...

Depression in Mothers Could Affect Their Child's IQ

Apr 30, 2018 9:00 am
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Depression in women has about a 10% incidence, according to the CDC. That means that 1 in 10 women will experience depression at some point in their l...

New Drug Wins FDA Designation For Treating Any Cancer Type With Fusion Gene

Apr 12, 2018 12:00 pm
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Research published in The Lancet Oncology explains how the drug Larotrectinib can treat cancer cells that have a specific fusion of two genes. Larotre...

The Mutation That Causes Early Infantile Epileptic Encephalopathy

Apr 2, 2018 1:00 pm
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Researchers have discovered a "missing mutation" in severe infant epilepsy—long-suspected genetic changes that might trigger overactiv...


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