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Medical Center Takes Precautionary Measure Due to Increased Number of Respiratory Patients at Hospital.
Why is it harder for kids in low- and middle-income countries to grow as well as kids in wealthy countries? Food security, or access to good nutrition, remains a major challenge. The issue is not just food supply but poor sanitation - a problem exacerbated by local infrastructure and cultural mores.
Researchers have identified a genetic/molecular network that fuels a high-risk and aggressive form of Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) and its precursor disease Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) – providing a possible therapeutic strategy for an essentially untreatable form of the blood cancer. Scientists from the Cancer and Blood Diseases Institute (CBDI) at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center report their results in a study posted online Sept. 4 by Cell Reports.
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center has been selected by South Avondale and Rockdale elementary schools, Hughes High School, and their local school decision-making committees to provide school-based healthcare for children and teens starting this school year.
An international research team reports in Nature Medicine a novel molecular pathway that causes an aggressive form of medulloblastoma, and suggests repurposing an anti-depressant medication to target the new pathway may help combat one of the most common brain cancers in children.