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Rapid DNA sequencing transforms care for critically unwell children

Rapid genomic sequencing for babies and children with suspected genetic conditions improves health outcomes and saves healthcare dollars – transforming […]

Possible novel way to stop untreatable paediatric brain cancers

Researchers used an experimental molecular therapy in preclinical laboratory tests to effectively treat several types of deadly paediatric brain cancer […]

Prenatal cannabis use associated with low birth weights

With marijuana use during pregnancy on the rise, a new study led by the Colorado School of Public Health shows […]

Pediatricians Screen More Kids for Mental Health Issues if Supported

A new study suggests many more pediatricians would make mental health screenings an integral part of a child’s annual checkup […]

Brain remaps itself in child with double hand transplant

The first child to undergo a successful hand transplant also is the first child in whom scientists have detected massive […]

How diabetes in pregnancy affects baby’s heart

Researchers at the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCLA have discovered how high glucose […]

Child sexual abuse affects victim’s brain

A fresh look at neurobiological research shoots down any remaining myths that adult-child sex could be less harmful than claimed. […]
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A vital step for childhood stroke

The Stroke Foundation has welcomed and endorsed Australia’s first clinical guidelines for children with stroke, saying the guidelines were a […]

Preterm babies’ lives saved by clamping umbilical cord later

Thousands of preterm babies could be saved by waiting 60 seconds before clamping the umbilical cord after birth instead of […]

Recognising monogenic diabetes is vital for its management

Distinguishing monogenic diabetes in the young – that is, a rare type of diabetes caused by a single genetic mutation […]
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