A study recently published in the Journal of Clinical Endicronology & Metabolism shows a drug approved to treat Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and related conditions leads to “rapid improvements” in bone density and structure.
Colorectal cancer mainly exists in people older than 50, but it also can occur in young adults who have a genetic condition called familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP). Polyps can begin to form inside the intestinal tract during their teen years.
Millions of children will likely experience some kind of unexpected traumatic event, from car crashes to natural disasters to medical emergencies. Many will struggle with psychological challenges during recovery, and parents and physicians may not know how to help them cope emotionally after such frightening episodes.
Researchers from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia have found a clear-cut and persistent gender bias in the provision of treatment for idiopathic short stature (ISS) with recombinant human growth hormone treatment.
Noting “vaccine-preventable diseases remain a significant threat to children’s health,” in a recent editorial The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Kristen A. Feemster, MD, MPH, MSHP, calls for “ongoing vigilance.” Dr.