St. Jude Hospital announces availability of largest collections of leukemia samples
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital today announced the availability of one of the world's largest collections of leukemia samples from children and adults.
1 day ago - News Medical
Adolescence and Socioeconomic Factors: Key Factors in the Long-Term Impact of Leukemia on Scholastic Performance-A LEA Study
To evaluate the association between medical and social environmental factors and the risk of repeating a grade in childhood leukemia survivors.
2 days ago - The Journal of Pediatrics
Rutgers Cancer Institute section chief receives distinguished service award
Richard Drachtman, MD, received the Distinguished Service Award from Melvyn H. Motolinsky Research Foundation, established to support research into leukemia and other...
11 days ago - Healio
Pediatric Bilateral Facial Paralysis: An Unusual Presentation of Lyme Disease
Pediatric bilateral facial nerve paralysis is a rare condition, representing less than 2% of all cases of FNP. The differential diagnosis of FNP is extensive (ranging from...
20 days ago - Pediatric Emergency Care
Top hematology/oncology stories: Focused ultrasound could transform glioblastoma treatment, app helps identify melanoma
This week, the most-read story in hematology/oncology was a Healio exclusive regarding how MRI-guided focused ultrasound for opening the blood-brain barrier may transform the...
22 days ago - Healio
Maternal Communication in Childhood Cancer: Factor Analysis and Relation to Maternal Distress
AbstractObjectiveThis study aimed to characterize mothers' communication with their children in a sample of families with a new or newly relapsed pediatric cancer diagnosis...
22 days ago - Journal of Pediatric Psychology
Top stories in hematology/oncology: FDA approves DNA-based assay, panel backs biosimilar for lymphoma
Among the most-read stories in hematology/oncology this week were reports that the FDA approved a DNA-based assay for blood transfusion compatibility and that an agency panel...
28 days ago - Healio
CAR T-Cell Therapy for Pediatric Leukemia Is Cost-effective
A new analysis shows that, despite its exorbitant price tag, the CAR T-cell therapy tisagenlecleucel for pediatric leukemia appears to be cost-effective. Medscape Medical News
1 month ago - Medscape
CAR T-cell therapy appears cost-effective in pediatric leukemia
Tisagenlecleucel appears to be priced in line with its estimated long-term survival benefit among children and young adults with relapsed or refractory B-cell acute...
1 month ago - Healio - 2 articles
CAR T-Cell Therapy Cost-Effective in Pediatric Leukemia
But long-term outcomes key; report follows NICE thumbs-down in adult DLBCL
1 month ago - MedPageToday
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Omega-3 Fatty Acids Can Reduce Premature Birth Risk
High intake of omega-3 fatty acids during pregnancy can lower the risk of premature births, reveals a new study.
Carrie Underwood Uses CMA Stage To Reveal Sex Of Her Baby
“Waylon or Willie?” Carrie Underwood revealed big news at last night's CMAs During last night's Country Music Association Awards, Carrie Underwood, along with co-host, Brad...
Diesel fumes in London are so bad that children's lungs are becoming stunted
Tests on more than 2,000 eight- and nine-year-olds who lived in the capital of England showed they had an average five per cent lower lung capacity than expected.
Brain Damage in Newborns Can be Identified with the Help of a 15-minute Scan
Brain damage in babies can be detected earlier with a 15-minute scan than current methods, finds a new study.
Low carb diets DO work and are the best way to help slimmers keep weight...
A new study from Boston Children's Hospital has found that levels of ghrelin, a hormone that increases appetite, were lower in those on a low-carb diet than a high-carb diet.
Large Babies Born to Diabetic Mothers are at High Obesity Risk
Large for gestational age babies born to mothers with diabetes are at a higher risk of becoming overweight or obese during childhood, compared to AGA babies. Obesity in LGA...
Why you should SUCK your baby's dummy to clean it
Researchers led by the Henry Ford Health System asked 128 mothers how they cleaned their children's dummies before taking blood tests from the infants to make the conclusion.
Parents, Kids Actually Agree About Confidential Medical Care: Study
Adolescents were almost twice as likely as their parents to think abortion services should be confidential, found new study.
Lullabies for Babies - Best Music for Baby
Since it's been 5 years since I had a newborn, I'm a little rusty on how to play with babies. One of the best ways to stimulate a very young child is through music. Lullabies...
Leftists claim killing unborn babies is "reproductive rights". but what...
Far-left rag Slate recently published a hideous op-ed encouraging women to teach their daughters how to get and “shout” their abortions, citing “reproductive rights” as the...