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Climate Change May Bring More Kidney Stones

CHOP-led research finds link between hotter days, kidney stones in U.S. adults and children.

July 10, 2014
 
A Helping Paw Helps Calm a Child's Anxiety During Anesthesia

CHOP clinicians find innovative options to ensure patient-and family-centered care

August 27, 2013
Tweaking Specialized Immune Cells May Boost Anti-Cancer Activity

In animal studies, CHOP researchers advance new approach to anti-tumor immunotherapy.

August 18, 2013
2nd Annual Tomato Harvest in the Sea Garden

Patients, families and staff came out to the Sea Garden at Children's Seashore House for the 2nd Annual Tomato Harvest to collect bushels of ripe vegetables from the garden's seasonal planters, make crafts with Child Life staff and sample the winning recipe from the recipe contest!

August 15, 2013
New Therapies Needed to Prevent Lung Injuries in Preemies

A CHOP neonatologist is the senior author of a paper reporting that current non-invasive therapies are less effective than expected in reducing severe lung injury in very premature infants.

August 15, 2013
Proton Therapy is Treatment Option for High-Risk Neuroblastoma

Proton therapy may offer a precise, organ-sparing treatment option for children with high-risk forms of neuroblastoma.

August 9, 2013
Central "Fuse Box" Found in Mitochondrial Energy Disorders

CHOP researchers identified a master network of signaling molecules in diverse mitochondrial diseases. Targeting this network in cells from patients suggests possible new treatments.

August 7, 2013
Reprogramming Patients' Cells May Advance Treatment of Blood Disorders

Changing CHOP patients’ skin cells into stem cells shows great promise in investigating and eventually treating types of leukemia and anemia.

August 1, 2013
CHOP Travels to National Congress of Pediatrics in Mexico

Medical experts from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia presented at the 33rd National Congress of Pediatrics of the Asociación Mexicana de Pediatría, held in Mexico City in July 2013.

July 31, 2013
CHOP Patients and Penn Vet Dogs Connect at “Best Friends Bash”

Dogs with Craniofacial Defects Help Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Patients Embrace Differences During “Best Friends Bash” at Penn Vet.

July 18, 2013

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CHOP in the Media

National Media Outlets Feature CHOP-led Kidney Stone Research

New research from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia linking climate change to kidney stones received widespread media attention.

July 14, 2014
CHOP Neonatologist Featured on WHYY-FM Radio

Dr. Scott Lorch co-authored a new study that shows that being born even a few weeks early can lead to increased health risks for babies.

July 1, 2014
CHOP Breastfeeding Expert Featured in ADVANCE for Nurses

Diane Spatz discusses nurses’ roles in providing mothers with education and tools for breastfeeding success.

June 9, 2014
Lancaster Online features CHOP Fetal Patients

Ainsley and Aspen Jones underwent lifesaving surgery before birth and recently walked the runway at the Annual Daisy Day Fashion Show

May 30, 2014
Fast Care, Aggressive Therapy a Must for Kids' Strokes

May is Stroke Awareness Month. While the danger is higher for people older than 65, children can have strokes, too.

May 7, 2014

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