September 2016

Going with the Flow: How Lymphatics is Emerging as Medicine’s Newest Specialty

At first blush, the newest emerging field in medicine might sound very old: Lymphatics. Medicine has put so little emphasis on lymph, a protein-filled fluid that flows through vessels throughout most of the body, that the term can sound as archaic as doctors treating the four humors by purging blood, phlegm, or black bile.

Study Confirms Increasing Endocrine Disorders in Aging Childhood Cancer Survivors

A notable glowing success in the world of pediatric oncology is that there are more candles lighting up birthday cakes of young cancer survivors. As the years add up, these milestones are also significant reminders that cancer survivors must remain vigilant throughout their lifetimes to protect their hard-won health.

Fresh Hope for Treating a Rare Progressive, Lysosomal Storage Childhood Disease

It took nearly a decade and the loss of two infants before Khalid and Jabin Shaikh finally learned what was going wrong. Their third child, Zain, a son, was born in 2007 and immediately whisked away to a pediatric hospital for testing in an effort to identify the disease that took the lives of his siblings.

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