It’s a risk athletes take every time they hit the field: concussion. Maegan Sady, a pediatric neuropsychologist at Children’s National Health System in Northwest, estimates millions of concussions occur every year. “The rates have been going up over the past decade and past few years in part, we think, because kids are bigger, faster, stronger,” […]
Preeclampsia is a pregnancy complication involving the placenta that can be serious — even fatal — for the mother or fetus. The only effective treatment option is premature delivery. Now for the first time, scientists have bioprinted a 3-D model of placenta tissue that mimics the organ’s complex structure.
Worldwide, between 5 and 10 percent of women are at risk for preeclampsia during pregnancy, according to the National Institutes of Health.
Medtech innovators from across the country will showcase their pediatric medical devices to an audience of investors, children’s hospital executives, medical device companies and policy makers in Washington, DC on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 at the fourth annual Pediatric Surgical Innovation Symposium hosted by the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children’s National Health System. What is early childhood education? […]
Down syndrome study is first in a series for new atlas to diagnose inherited diseases in individuals from diverse populations.
New trial will assess MR-HIFU, chemo drug combo
First in US to use ThermoDox® in combination with noninvasive magnetic resonance-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound (MR-HIFU) in children.
Averia, co-founded by Rohan Suri, has developed a way to diagnose concussions which combines an iPhone, an app and a cardboard headset.
Companies developing technologies in pediatrics set to receive tens of thousands of dollars for their innovations.
Imagine you find yourself with a wound deep enough to require medical assistance. Now, imagine having the wound prodded by a Q-Tip or disposable ruler to measure its depth. Ouch. Not only is that method painful, it’s also inaccurate. But until recently, it was the only way health care professionals could evaluate a wound.