Children's Hospital Boston

Genetic cause for CLOVES syndrome identified

Using advanced technologies for rapidly sequencing and analyzing DNA from clinical and pathologic samples, a multidisciplinary research team consisting of geneticists, pathologists and surgeons at Boston Children's Hospital ...

May 31, 2012
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Preventing autism after epilepsy

(Medical Xpress) -- Early-life seizures are known to be associated with autism, and studies indicate that about 40 percent of patients with autism also have epilepsy. A study from Boston Children’s Hospital finds a reason ...

May 07, 2012
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Tips for managing your child's allergies

(Medical Xpress) -- Allergy season can be a difficult time of year for many children and their parents.  With spring in the air, pollen is close behind.

Mar 19, 2012
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Home visits for asthma: A win for both patients and payers

Nearly 1 in 10 children have asthma, according to government statistics, and in low-income parts of Boston, nearly 16 percent of children are affected. A program called the Community Asthma Initiative (CAI), developed and ...

Feb 20, 2012
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Aligning the eyes: A simpler surgery for a complex condition

People with strabismus (misalignment and limited movement of one or more eyes) are often teased about their crossed-eye appearance; those with more complex, disfiguring strabismus can become socially isolated and develop ...

Feb 13, 2012
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