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A new approach to single ventricle heart surgery in infants will replace plastic shunts with the patient's own umbilical vein to prevent blood clots. Learn more about this innovative procedure and the upcoming clinical trial: http://on.bchil.org/2cbNxcs
A new approach to single ventricle heart surgery in infants replaces plastic shunts with the patient's own umbilical vein to prevent blood clots.
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Many parents and pediatricians have heard that acetaminophen (Tylenol) increases asthma symptoms in children. New research refutes that widely-held belief: http://on.bchil.org/2c2YGMB
Have you ever heard that acetaminophen (Tylenol) increases asthma symptoms in children? New research refutes that widely-held belief.
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It’s not just Olympians and professional athletes who face pressure to use dietary supplements to enhance their performance; teen athletes face it, too. And it’s important for them to understand the truth about risks vs. benefits behind all the media hype and advertisements: http://on.bchil.org/2bDfpGc
It's no secret that competitive teen athletes try dietary supplements to improve their performance. But how much do they know about truth in advertising?
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Notes rounds up three health care news stories you can't afford to miss this month, covering topics from asthma to gun violence to stem cell research: http://on.bchil.org/2aRygJg
Notes rounds up three health care news stories you can't afford to miss this month, covering topics from asthma to gun violence to stem cell research.
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Common business mistakes of scientists, and other insights: Vector sat down with scientist and serial entrepreneur Tim Springer, for his thoughts on bridging academics and the industry. Read more here: http://on.bchil.org/2aJScxB
Biological chemist, molecular pharmacologist and seven-time entrepreneur Timothy A. Springer, PhD, offers insights for young scientist-innovators.
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New laws are helping increase the number of pediatric studies. But are they completed and published? Natalie Pica and Florence Bourgeois of Boston Children's finds some concerning gaps — as with studies in adults: http://on.bchil.org/2awOqYt
Of 559 pediatric trials, 19 percent were stopped early and 30 percent of completed trials remained unpublished several years later, researchers report.
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Does Tylenol worsen asthma in young kids? A controlled study in The New England Journal of Medicine randomized asthmatic toddlers to receive acetaminophen or ibuprofen for fever and discomfort. There was no difference in asthma exacerbations: http://on.bchil.org/2c6N7Eh
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George Daley has endured 13 operations to correct a discrepancy in leg length, caused by a rare genetic bone disease. Here, he tells how his experience inspired him to do research on bone loss while still in high school: http://on.bchil.org/2bHAlvC
At 18, George Davies has had 13 operations for leg-length discrepancy, leading him toward citizen science and research on bone loss.
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Fear can intensify chronic pain and make it hard to recover. Through a study called GET Living, children with chronic regional pain syndrome work through their fear and their pain at the same time. It's getting results and even changing their brain patterns: http://on.bchil.org/2aYrUrV
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What's the potential for Olympics-related disease outbreaks? HealthMap's real-time Olympics map is tracking Zika, dengue, H1N1 and more: http://on.bchil.org/2aOTDuZ
Athletes around the world are converging on Brazil. What effects will this have on public health -- especially on Zika transmission? HealthMap is tracking.
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A great, in-depth profile of an idealistic young scientist who became a successful entrepreneur and, now, investor. http://on.bchil.org/2b8nHFx
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A new research study shows that poor sleep habits in early childhood can increase risks of obesity later on. Our sleep expert, Judith Owens, MD, MPH, shares her insight: http://on.bchil.org/2awgOda


A new research study shows that poor sleep habits in early childhood can increase risks of obesity later on. Our sleep experts weigh in.
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