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Study: Many pediatric brain tumor survivors do not achieve complete independence as adults
NEWS MEDICAL In the first study of its kind, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators have found that more than half of pediatric central... 4 days
Beat Childhood Cancer consortium's clinical trial offers new hope to children in Canada
NEWS MEDICAL Children in Canada who are battling neuroblastoma, a form of cancer, have been granted new hope toward a better prognosis and long-term... 6 days
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Large collection of brain cancer data now easily, freely accessible to global researchers
SCIENCE DAILY A valuable cache of brain cancer biomedical data, one of only two such large collections in the country, has been made freely... 20 hours
How do you assess pain in children who can't express themselves?
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Rude to your coworker? Think of the children
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New CAR T-cell immunotherapy trial targets solid tumors
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New drug delivery system delivers anticancer drugs that reduce tumor size
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Rutgers researcher receives $100,000 grant to explore T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia
NEWS MEDICAL A one-year, $100,000 grant awarded to Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey resident researcher Daniel Herranz Benito, PhD, will support exploration into an aggressive blood cancer... 2 weeks
Immunovia's new blood-based testing platform accurately detects non-small cell lung cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Immunovia AB announced today that in a new collaborative study with a major global pharma company, Immunovia ́s innovative blood-based testing platform, IMMray could differentiate healthy... 23 hours
Children are highly vulnerable to health risks of a changing climate
SCIENCE DAILY Children and adolescents are more vulnerable to climate-related disasters because of their anatomic, cognitive, immunologic, and psychologic differences compared to adults. Researchers set out some specific... 1 week
Why the global survey on safety is deeply flawed
PHYS.ORG There has been a rise in global statistical initiatives that measure and rank countries in terms of various aspects of the human condition. Some of the more prominent examples include... 1 week
Tips to helps parents make informed choices about their children's eye health
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Scientists Find Link between Allergies and Complicated Appendicitis
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WATCH: Young children talking back and forth with adults strengthens brain language region
ABC NEWS Adults who hold back-and-forth conversations with young children rather than just talking to them may be helping to strengthen connections between the... 2 days
Researchers use 3D printer to create microfluidic probe for studying cancer cells
NEWS MEDICAL NYU Abu Dhabi Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering Mohammad Qasaimeh, and NYU Abu Dhabi Global PhD Fellow in Engineering and first author... 6 days
Hidden signs in cancer tissue
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Increased safety for children around lawn mowers
PHYS.ORG Robotic lawn mowers are great for cutting the grass, but they do pose a risk of injury to children playing nearby. Highly advanced sensors developed by Fraunhofer researchers ensure that the lawn mower shuts... 2 weeks
Medical News Today: Can coffee cause cancer?
MNT Many people worry that drinking coffee may cause cancer. This is because roasted coffee beans contain acrylamide, a substance that experts classify as a probable carcinogen. However, there are also claims that drinking coffee... 2 weeks
Can coffee cause cancer?
MNT Many people worry that drinking coffee may cause cancer. This is because roasted coffee beans contain acrylamide, a substance that experts classify as a probable carcinogen. However, there are also claims that drinking coffee may prevent certain types of cancer.... 2 weeks
Study identifies distinct genetic mutations in appendix cancer that may impact treatment
NEWS MEDICAL The rarity of appendix cancer, accounting for less than 1 percent of tumors that originate in the gastrointestinal tract, and the lack of scientific... 6 days
Troubled waters: Wealthy nations are responsible for almost all of trackable industrial fishing across the global oceans
SCIENCE DAILY As the global population booms, equitable access to healthy food sources is more important... 2 weeks
Nuclear gatekeeper could block undruggable prostate cancer targets
SCIENCE DAILY Blocking nuclear gateways that traffic cancer-promoting molecules to nucleus, could offer a new way to target aggressive cancer. 6 days
Prenatal Tdap vaccination not linked with increased risk of autism in children, study shows
NEWS MEDICAL A Kaiser Permanente study of more than 80,000 children born over a 4-year period showed that the prenatal Tdap vaccination... 2 days
Kids spending more time on screens - increased obesity and heart disease risks
NEWS MEDICAL We know the harmful effects of long screen time for children and adolescents and now the American Heart Association has come up... 6 days
Is too much screen time harming children's vision?
SCIENCE DAILY Does digital eyestrain cause lasting damage to children's eyes? Should your child use reading glasses or computer glasses? 1 week
Young children are more vulnerable to climate-related health risks, shows study
NEWS MEDICAL Young children are far more vulnerable to climate-related disasters and the onus is on adults to provide the protection and care that children need, according to... 1 week
Medical News Today: Skin cancer may predict future cancers
MNT A new analysis finds that individuals who have multiple cases of a common skin cancer are more likely to develop cancer elsewhere in the body. 5 days
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