Cincinnati Children's News Releases

The Public Relations staff in the Marketing and Communications Department at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is committed to providing the news media and families with the latest news and highlights about Cincinnati Children's and its efforts to improve children's health.

Recent News Releases

Monday, August 24, 2015 - Children’s Hospitals Shift from CT Scans for Common Childhood Health Problems

A study published online Aug. 24 by the journal Pediatrics finds a significant decrease in the use of computed tomography (CT) scans at children’s hospitals for 10 common childhood diagnoses including seizure, concussion, appendectomy and upper respiratory tract infection.  

Thursday, August 13, 2015 - Furthering Data Analysis of Next-Generation Sequencing to Facilitate Research

Researchers at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center have developed a user-friendly, integrated platform for analyzing the transcriptomic and epigenomic “big data.” Reporting their platform in Genome Biology, scientists at Cincinnati Children’s say that the new platform—called BioWardrobe—could help biomedical researchers answer questions about both basic biology and disease.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - August kicks off National Breastfeeding Month

The theme this year for National Breastfeeding Month is “Breastfeeding and Work: Let’s Make it Work.” It is as an effort to increase awareness for mothers needing better access to breastfeeding resources in the workplace.

Monday, August 10, 2015 - Tips for Keeping Your Children Injury-Free During Fall Sports

Physicians in the Division of Sports Medicine at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center say preparation before the first day of practice is critical in helping to reduce the risk of injury.

Friday, August 07, 2015 - New Research Tool Tracks Real-Time DNA-Protein Binding in Cells

CINCINNATI – Researchers have developed a new technology that precisely marks where groups of regulatory proteins called transcription factors bind DNA in the nuclei of live cells. Reporting their data Aug. 6 in the journal Molecular Cell, scientists at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center say the new technology – called SpDamID – could allow scientists to answer basic questions about tissue development and disease that existing technology cannot address.