Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is the most common form of childhood cancer and the most common childhood leukemia. Some patients with ALL have a highly aggressive form of the disease, one that causes either the cancer to recur or is resistant from the start to standard treatment.
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s (CHOP) Ron Keren, MD, MPH, was the first author of a study published recently in JAMA Pediatrics that showed treating osteomyelitis with oral antibiotics did not result in more treatment failures than treatment with intravenous antibiotics.
To pack a lunch or not to pack a lunch: that is every parent’s question. A study recently published in JAMA Pediatrics may supply some answers to the age-old question of what to do about your children’s lunch.
Scientists have identified four new genes associated with the severe food allergy eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE). Because the genes appear to have roles in other allergic diseases and in inflammation, the findings may point toward potential new treatments for EoE.
The brain is the body’s control center, and it relies on an intricate circuitry of thousands of neurons that communicate with each other through electrical and chemical signals.
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Jeffrey H. Silber, MD, PhD, contributed to two recent studies that span the research spectrum. The first, published in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), investigated changes to the number of hours medical residents can work.
Hospital staff of obstetric (OB) units are dedicated to ensuring that an infant’s birth is a moment of wonder and joy, but after a series of hospitals in Philadelphia began closing their maternity programs, the OB units that remained open were strained by surges in patient volume, low workforce morale, and lack of care continuity, according to a new study led by researc