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Boston Children's has launched the world's 1st program dedicated to offering hand transplants to children who qualify.
First-of-its-kind international contest takes first steps toward establishing “best practices” for using genomic sequencing
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Boston Children's plastic surgeon Brian Labow, MD, recently published an important study in the journal Pediatrics, focusing on the mental and physical struggles of teen girls with overly large breasts.
Read the HealthDay article about the study.
Boston Children's plastic surgeon Brian Labow, MD, is quoted in this ABC News story about an 8-month-old Chinese girl whose hands were cut off by her suicidal grandmother.
John Meara, MD, DMD, MBA, chief of Boston Children's Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery, is also director of Harvard Medical School’s Program in Global Surgery and Social Change.
Dr. Meara and his Boston Children's colleagues work closely with organizations like Partners In Health and Operation Smile to improve the delivery of essential medical and surgical care throughout the developing world.
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Social deprivation has a measurable effect on brain growth
Drug safety and efficacy in children is rarely addressed in drug trials for major diseases
Key mutations discovered for most common childhood brain cancer
Multiple mild concussions have a cumulative, lasting effect
Injecting life-saving oxygen into a vein
Study challenges the notion that a calorie is just a calorie
Computer analysis of EEG patterns suggests a potential diagnostic test for autism
Life Technologies to Collaborate with Boston Children's Hospital to Develop Optimized Lab Workflow based on the Ion Proton Sequencer
Poll Results Show Employers Make Health Benefit Choices Based on Cost; Quality of Physicians and Hospitals also a Major Factor
Boston Children's Hospital Ranks #1 on U.S.News & World Report Best Children's Hospitals Honor Roll
Researchers at Boston Children's Hospital identify a genetic cause for CLOVES
Immune cells "sculpt" circuits in the brain by eating away excess connections
First light: Scientists regenerate the optic nerve, restore some components of vision
Building a drug-delivery platform to regenerate heart tissue
Improving body satisfaction can help prevent eating disorders and obesity
Simple motions, complex tool: New robot successfully performs surgical closure in a beating heart
Preventing autism after epilepsy
I-PASS: Standardizing patient "handoffs" to reduce medical errors
Overlooked nighttime spikes on EEGs may reflect an underlying brain injury
Boston Children's Hospital launches new MyWay mobile app
Packaging therapeutic RNAs for targeted treatment of breast cancer
Boston Children's Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital Launch The Boston Center for Endometriosis
Boston Children's Hospital Names David A. Diamond, MD, New Urologist-in-Chief
Maltreatment or witnessing family violence can lower a child's IQ
Not all infant bronchiolitis is the same
Tips for managing your child's allergies
Southcoast Health System and Boston Children's Hospital announce new collaboration
Children with gender identity disorder are at serious psychiatric risk
Children falling outside gender "norms" are at risk for abuse and psychiatric symptoms
Winchester Hospital and Boston Children's Hospital invite families to give their teddy bears a check-up
Home visits for asthma: a win for both patients and payers
A single protein helps the body keep watch over the Epstein-Barr virus
To understand chromosome reshuffling, look to the genome's 3D structure
New collaboration uses media reports to help track illegal wildlife trade and reduce associated disease risks
Aligning the eyes: A simpler surgery for a complex condition
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