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Boston Children's has launched the world's 1st program dedicated to offering hand transplants to children who qualify.
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The Division of Infectious Diseases at Boston Children's Hospital cares for children and adolescents with a variety of infections.
In addition to treating children, we also are dedicated to researching better ways to diagnose, treat and prevent infectious diseases. Researchers at Children’s:
The Children's Hospital Informatics Program created HealthMap, an online resource and smart phone app that helps track the spread of contagious diseases in real time, including chickenpox.
It's a disease-mining system that uses the Internet to look for outbreaks going on around the world, bringing all this information together in one view," explains John Brownstein, PhD, co-founder of HealthMap and an assistant professor at the Informatics Program (CHIP) at Boston Children's Hospital. "We hope individuals will find the new app to be a useful source of outbreak information - locally, nationally, and globally.
Researchers have come up with a first line of defense against sepsis—using magnetism to quickly pull infected agents out of the blood.
The future of pediatrics will be forged by thinking differently, breaking paradigms and joining together in a shared vision of tackling the toughest challenges before us.”