As disease-causing microbes continue their worrisome trend of developing resistance to commonly used antibiotics, public health experts have called for more selective use of those medicines.
A new study involving Children’s Hospital investigators found obese teenagers who reduced their body mass index (BMI) by 8 percent or more had improvements in insulin sensitivity, an important metabolic factor related to the later development of type 2 diabetes.
Children’s Hospital is proud to announce the birth of its 1,000th fetal surgery patient. Audrey Rose Oberio was born May 28 to Jackie and Gideon Oberio.
By being named a 2013 Pew Scholar, Children’s Hospital investigator Claudio Giraudo, PhD, joins a “prestigious community of Nobel laureates, MacArthur fellows, Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award winners, and hundred of other pioneers who earned Pew grants at the start of their careers.”
Car crashes are the leading cause of death for teens in the United States, with teen drivers ages 16 to 19 three times more likely than drivers ages 20 and older to be in a fatal crash per mile driven. For several years, the Teen Driver Safety Research team at the
According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), a properly installed child safety seat (CSS) shouldn’t be able to move more than an inch from front to back or from side to side.