Children's Hospital Boston

Children's Hospital Boston, commonly referred to as Children's was founded in 1869 and is located in the Longwood Medical and Academic vicinity in Greater Boston. Children's utilizes staff, physician training and researcher from neighboring Harvard Medical School and the Dana-Farber Children's Hospital Cancer Care. Children's is consistently listed as one of the very top children's hospital medical centers in the United States. The international center of Children's serves more than 100 countries.

Address
300 Longwood Ave. Boston, MA 02115
Website
http://www.childrenshospital.org/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Children's_Hospital_Boston

Some content from Wikipedia, licensed under CC BY-SA

Subscribe to rss feed

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pioneering microbiome findings shed light on aspiration

When children have respiratory infections, clinicians tend to blame gastroesophageal reflux, based on the assumption that bacteria-laden stomach contents rise into the mouth and are then aspirated. As a result, clinicians ...

Medications

PET imaging shows if PD-1 cancer immunotherapy is working

PD-1 is a protein on our T cells that normally keeps these immune cells from running amok. A growing number of cancer drugs are designed to inhibit PD-1, enabling patients' T-cells to attack and kill cancerous cells. PD-1 ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Existing anti-parasitic drug could offer treatment for Ebola

Amid the worsening Ebola outbreak in the Congo, now threatening to spill into Rwanda, a new study suggests that an existing, FDA-approved drug called nitazoxanide could potentially help contain this deadly, highly contagious ...

Genetics

Rare recessive mutations pry open new windows on autism

Over the past decade, autism spectrum disorder has been linked to mutations in a variety of genes, explaining up to 30 percent of all cases to date. Most of these variants are de novo mutations, which are not inherited, affect ...

page 1 from 34