Children's Hospital Boston

Modeling sepsis in newborns

Sepsis, or bacterial infection of the bloodstream, is a grave, hard-to-diagnose threat in premature newborns in the NICU. Even when it's detected and treated with antibiotics, its inflammatory effects can harm fragile babies' ...

Sep 06, 2012
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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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