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Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Not Ready for Prime Time in Rheumatology

Healio Rheumatology, January 2020
Common sense might dictate that, in maintaining health and wellness, being proactive is generally better than being reactive. But the practice of…

ASH presents Scholar Awards to fellows, junior faculty

December 22, 2019
ASH announced the recipients of its 2019 Scholar Awards. The awards — presented to hematologists in the United States and Canada who conduct…
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Therapeutic Drug Monitoring: Empirical Evidence Catches up to Common Sense

Healio Gastroenterology, December 2019
Common sense might dictate that, in maintaining health and wellness, being proactive is generally better than being reactive. But the practice of…
FDA News

FDA awards $15 million to fund trials of treatments for rare diseases

October 8, 2019
The FDA awarded 12 grants worth more than $15 million to fund clinical trials of medical products intended to treat patients with rare diseases. The…

Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s named nation’s best hospital for pediatric cancer

June 18, 2019
Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center has reclaimed its distinction as the No. 1 children’s hospital for cancer…

Boston Children’s tops U.S. News & World Report’s list for 6th year

June 18, 2019
Boston Children’s Hospital has been ranked the No. 1 children’s hospital for 2019-2020 by U.S. News & World Report. This marks the…
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Addition of temozolomide to vincristine, irinotecan may improve outcomes in relapsed rhabdomyosarcoma

May 31, 2019
CHICAGO — The addition of temozolomide to vincristine and irinotecan may improve outcomes among children and adults with relapsed or refractory…
At Issue

Management of ACL tears in pediatric patients

Orthopedics Today, February 2019
Henry B. Ellis Jr., MD; Shital N. Parikh, MD
When parents are faced with a decision regarding the optimal treatment for their child with an ACL injury, they commonly ask, “If this was your…
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RSV vaccine development about to enter ‘golden age’

Infectious Diseases in Children, September 2018
No vaccine is currently approved for respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV. However, for the first time in decades, numerous vaccines are in the…
In the Journals

Researchers identify factors associated with survival in diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma

July 5, 2018
Researchers identified clinical, radiologic and molecular factors associated with survival among children and young adults with diffuse intrinsic…

Boston Children's Hospital ranked No. 1 by U.S News & World Report

June 26, 2018
Boston Children’s Hospital has been named the nation’s top pediatric hospital for the fifth consecutive year, according to U.S. News

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center named nation’s best for pediatric cancer

June 26, 2018
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center has been named the best hospital in the nation for children with cancer. The institution tops…
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Youth sport superspecialization: A path to injuries, burnout

Orthopedics Today, June 2018
When it comes to youth sports, often it is all about “keeping up with the Joneses.” Young athletes are specializing in a single sport at…
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Pertussis increase attributed to waning vaccine immunity

Infectious Diseases in Children, January 2018
Since the 1940s, the diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis vaccine has been widely available to combat the transmission and development of pertussis…
In the Journals

Hydroxyurea appears safe for African children with sickle cell anemia

October 19, 2017
Hydroxyurea did not increase the risk for malaria infection in children with sickle cell anemia who live in malaria-endemic regions of Uganda…
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Guideline adherence required to address constipation concerns

Infectious Diseases in Children, October 2017
Pediatric constipation is one of the most frequently treated chronic conditions worldwide, according to a review by Nurko and colleagues in the…
Round Tables

Surgical hip dislocation in children is safe for muscles, preserves blood supply

Orthopedics Today, September 2017
This Orthopedics Today Round Table features surgical hip dislocation in children, a procedure described by Reinhold Ganz, MD, about 17 years ago…
In the Journals

Diffuse myocardial fibrosis may predict diastolic dysfunction in sickle cell anemia

August 31, 2017
Diffuse myocardial fibrosis, a common feature in sickle cell anemia, predicted the development of diastolic dysfunction, according to an…

Sherman Prize honors researchers for their work in Crohn’s, UC

July 21, 2017
The Bruce and Cynthia Sherman Charitable Foundation has announced the 2017 recipients of the Sherman Prize for their research in the treatment of…

Boston Children’s, CHOP ranked best hospitals for pediatric GI, GI surgery

June 27, 2017
Boston Children’s Hospital, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center ranked as the top…