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PAVE-ing the Way for Children with Low Vision

An innovative program brings devices and services to children with low vision at no cost to eligible families.
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Brain Genetics Influence Profile of Addiction Risk

Study with a million-plus subjects finds shared genetic susceptibility to tobacco, alcohol, opioid and cannabis addictions.
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Tiny Glands At Risk During Endocrine Surgery

Technology developed at Vanderbilt for adults helps preserve calcium regulators in growing children.

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Atropine Response Varies for Pediatric Myopia

NEI-funded trial finds low-dose eye drops may not be effective at slowing the progression of nearsightedness in some children.
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Suicide-Risk Screening for Autistic Youth Demands Adjustments

Face-to-face conversations caused an often-used screening tool to miss youth at risk.
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Intraoperative Ultrasound Proves Merit in Pediatric Setting

A case study of a patient with multiple endocrine neoplasia demonstrates the synergy of new surgical techniques and technology in a minimally invasive operation.
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Telehealth Overcomes Distance for Specialty Consultations

Neurology forges a wider path for specialty consulting services using technology.
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Moms Control ‘Hot Thoughts’ to Help T1D Teens

Training teaches mothers to challenge fears, reducing depression.
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Ketamine Lowers Pressure in Pediatric TBI

New, retrospective analysis could help reverse decades-old thinking.