Kids exposed to traffic-related pollution early in life may have a higher incidence of hyperactivity syndrome,according to researchers from the University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children’s.
“There is increasing concern about the potential effects of traffic-related air pollution on the developing brain,”said Nicholas Newman,director of the Pediatric Environmental Health and Lead Clinic [...]
Cincinnati Children’s has formed a partnership with one of the largest pediatric hospitals in China with plans to collaborate on cancer and blood diseases.
The agreement with Children’s Hospital of Chongqing Medical University in southwest China runs for three years.
Cincinnati Children’s has been working for several years to form international connections as a way [...]
When 19-year-old Lydia Clark was awarded the “Heart Failure is for Life Award” at Cincinnati Children’s this week,it was a symbol of her resilience and resolve to live a full life beyond her diagnosis.
At age 16,when Lydia was diagnosed with restrictive cardiomyopathy – a condition that can lead to heart failure – [...]
Last week,in celebration of National Nurses Week,we invited Facebook fans to say ‘thank you’to nurses who have made a difference for their families. The response was phenomenal and the sentiments of gratitude,love and appreciation are simply inspiring.
Below you can read many of the more than 100 comments that we [...]
Using advanced computer technology,researchers at Cincinnati Children’s are analyzing the language used in hundreds of suicide notes in an effort that may one day help prevent suicides.
John Pestian,PhD,director of computational medicine,and his team are merging psychology and computer analysis in the hopes of gaining a deeper understanding behind the thoughts [...]
Laura on the track
It’s a common belief among female runners:The lighter you are,the faster you are. It’s also believed that menstrual irregularities,or loss of periods,are a healthy part of competitive training. Neither is true.
That’s precisely what Laura Duff,a senior at Colby College and an avid [...]
Before the sun came up,I took a walk through my neighborhood this morning. American robins echoed through the foggy air that was thick with the smells of fresh cut pine and the heavy perfume of blossoming lilacs and viburnums. The path was lit from the waning moon and the occasional street light.
The idea for Project SEARCH came about in 1996 when I was nursing director of the emergency department at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. An important part of that job involved hiring and managing personnel.
In that context,it occurred to me that,because individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities made up a significant portion [...]
Being a mom means being a master of many skills. To succeed,you need to be a good listener,a quality teacher and,in some cases,you’ll need the speed of an Olympic athlete with the reflexes of a cat just to keep up with the kids.
And when the little ones get sick,[...]