Cincinnati Children's News Releases

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Recent News Releases

Saturday, April 30, 2016 - Sleep-related Deaths Make Up Majority of Infant Deaths in Hamilton County

A review of autopsies conducted by the Hamilton County Ohio coroner over an eight-year period shows that sleep-related deaths make up the majority of infant deaths in the county.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - Scientists Teaching Machines to Make Clinical Trials More Successful

Researchers at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center report April 27 in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association they are using so-called “machine learning” technologies to predict whether patients will participate.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - Scientists Propose Treatment for Severe Lung Diseases

Researchers are developing a new drug to treat life-threatening lung damage and breathing problems in people with severe infections like pneumonia, those undergoing certain cancer treatments and premature infants with underdeveloped, injury prone lungs.

Monday, April 18, 2016 - Researchers Find Possible Treatment for Suppressed Immunity from Spine Injuries

Scientists report in Nature Neuroscience they have identified an underlying cause of dangerous immune suppression in people with high level spinal cord injuries and they propose a possible treatment.

Thursday, April 14, 2016 - Unchecked Mitochondrial DNA Mutations Could Be a Problem for Stem Cell Therapies

Mutations accumulate in human mitochondrial DNA with age, reports a study published April 14 in Cell Stem Cell.