Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) was founded in 1833 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The hospital medical center is affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. Noteworthy, among CCHMC achievements include, an award for exemplary research in Pediatric care from the National Institutes of Health, consistent funding by the NIH, and is one of the five training centers for pediatric care in the USA.

Address
3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229-3039
Website
http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cincinnati_Children's_Hospital_Medical_Center

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Overweight & Obesity

Women and black Americans more likely to face severe adult obesity

Severe adult obesity carries many risks to health, but until now, little has been known about childhood risk factors involved. Now, a multi-national study led by experts at Cincinnati Children's shows how adult severe obesity ...

Medical research

Room for improvement in drug dosage timing in hospitals

Too many hospitals provide medications according to the practicalities of their staffing schedules rather than the ideal dosing times for their patients, according to a new study led by experts at Cincinnati Children's.

Health

Studies link air pollution to mental health issues in children

Three new studies by scientists at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, in collaboration with researchers at the University of Cincinnati, highlight the relationship between air pollution and mental health in children.

Medical research

New drug target discovered for the lung disease PAH

Scientists have identified a molecular pathway that contributes to the development of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), a severe, often fatal condition that has no cure.

Oncology & Cancer

Cracking the code of a brain cancer that keeps coming back

One of the most common brain cancers in children, Sonic Hedgehog (SHH) medulloblastoma, also is one of the more survivable for most kids. Unfortunately, for a subset of patients the cancer resists treatment and relapses with ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Scientists developing way to help premature babies breathe easier

Researchers suggest a possible cell-based therapy to stimulate lung development in fragile premature infants who suffer from a rare condition called Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD), which in the most severe cases can lead ...

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