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Will Rotavirus Vaccines Evolve?

Vaccine development may evolve with breakthrough laboratory techniques.
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Spine Score Predictive of Intra-abdominal Injuries

New study enables clinicians to connect severity of pediatric thoracolumbar spine injury with internal damage using TLICS scores.
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Risk High for Stroke in Pediatric CHD Patients

Higher risk for stroke among children and infants with congenital heart disease warrants heightened awareness.

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How Low von Willebrand Factor Impacts Adolescent Girls

A deficiency in the clotting protein can cause severe menstrual bleeding, and certain pathogenic variants were found to signal higher risk.
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The Role of Ethics in Curing Pediatric Cancer

The potential unintended yet longterm consequences of curing childhood cancer come under the scrutiny of a Vanderbilt oncologist and bioethicist.
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Incontinence Relief for Kids via Sacral Neuromodulation

A pioneer in pediatric SNM shares best practices and outcomes to date for this ‘life changing’ procedure.
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Single Ventricle Babies Face Critical First Year

Home monitoring is key to protecting single ventricle babies following stage 1 palliation.
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Hypertension Gene Improves Odds in Congenital Heart Disease

A predisposition for adult hypertension is a single-factor indicator pointing to better surgical outcomes for babies with congenital heart disease.

Why do Some Pediatric Low-grade Gliomas Spread?

The largest study of disseminated low-grade gliomas in children aims to pinpoint drivers of metastasis.