More articles about: CS Mott Children's Hospital
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New clues toward treating pediatric brain tumors harboring epigenetic mutation
Inhibition of STAT3 signaling may improve survival in those with H3.3G34R/V mutant gliomas, animal studies suggest.
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Logan’s Michigan Answer: A living donor liver transplant at just 15 months old
Like many newborns, Logan and Connor experienced mild jaundice after birth. As the weeks passed, Amy and Nick noticed Connor’s jaundice appeared to resolve, but Logan’s skin and eyes still appeared yellow. At nine weeks when Logan’s jaundice still hadn’t gone away, Amy and Nick grew concerned.
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Pediatric injury prevention online course looks to address substantial gap in training
Injury prevention for kids and teens has only become more important during the COVID-19 pandemic. A free online course from experts has made this crucial information more accessible.
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Common diabetes drug promising against rare childhood brain tumor in laboratory studies
What if a common diabetes medication could help fight a rare type of childhood brain cancer? Recent lab studies reveal metformin shows promising results in suppressing specific tumor types.
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11 things to know about COVID vaccines and kids’ hearts
Reports of heart inflammation in children and teens after receiving mRNA COVID vaccines have fueled further questions about vaccine safety. A pediatric cardiologist answers common questions about the risks of COVID vaccines versus COVID-19 infection.
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Meet the team that’s changing cancer experiences for teenagers, young adults
Focused on addressing health disparities, the Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Program (AYA) at Michigan Medicine centers on more inclusive cancer care for this age group and dedicates its research to health equity for AYA cancer patients.
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Poll: How did COVID impact kids’ fast food habits?
1 in 5 parents say their children ate fast food more often since the pandemic shutdowns and 1 in 6 say their child eats fast food at least twice a week.
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Taking the pain out of unexplained physical symptoms in kids
How pediatric teams are working to improve diagnosis and treatment of somatic symptom and related disorders in the hospital setting.
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Kids gained excess weight during the pandemic
A study of a large cohort of children and adolescents suggests that childhood obesity rates have spiked during the COVID-19 era.
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‘You can do anything’: teen with disabilities reaches for her dreams
Born with cerebral palsy and brachial plexus palsy, Shianna Wilson has been working with Michigan Medicine doctors to push boundaries and change the narrative around what life is like for people living with disabilities.
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Back to school during the delta surge: 8 things parents should know
As the COVID pandemic continues, a pediatric infectious diseases specialist weighs in on the top tips for going back to school during delta.
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COVID influences families’ back to school worries
 As kids prepare to go back to school, COVID concerns, academic gaps and a repeat of virtual school top families’ worries.
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Study: Half of pediatric opioid prescriptions are “high risk”
The top 5% of prescribers account for half of opioid prescriptions and high risk prescriptions to children and young adults.
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New prenatal care guidelines emerge from COVID
For the first time in almost a century, experts release new pregnancy care recommendations that focus on tailoring care to individual patients.
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Trial to use stem cells in baby hearts
Researchers study stem cells’ potential to preserve heart function and delay heart transplants for children with complex congenital heart disease.