A Johns Hopkins Children Center study using medical records from an international registry concludes that female babies with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) are slightly more likely to die within 30 to 60 days of birth than male ...
Amelia Lavenski is a 4-year-old girl from Anne Arundel County, Maryland, who has a bright personality and loves laughing and Mickey Mouse.
Children in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) are typically among the sickest patients in the hospital. For physicians everywhere, testing and ordering routine blood draws is an important part of making a diagnosis.
A Johns Hopkins Children’s Center study of medical records concludes that delaying surgical treatment of the anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, in some children is associated with a higher risk of new tears in the meniscus and cartilage ...
The 23rd edition of The Harriet Lane Handbook — a widely used, pocket-size reference book known as the “bible of pediatrics” for physicians around the world— is now available.
Jeffrey Fadrowski, a pediatric nephrologist and an associate professor of pediatrics at Johns Hopkins, has been elected to the International Pediatric Nephrology Association (IPNA) council.
Pranita Tamma, M.D., M.P.H., pediatric infectious diseases specialist and researcher and associate professor of pediatrics, has been awarded the seventh annual Gale and Ira Drukier Prize in Children’s Health Research from Weill Cornell Medicine.
Andrea Young, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Johns Hopkins Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and assistant dean for graduate biomedical education and graduate student diversity at the Johns Hopkins University School of ...
According to the Health Effects Institute, more than three billion people around the world cook on open fires using solid fuels — or biomass — such as wood, dung, charcoal and agricultural waste. These types of stoves are not commonly ...
A federally funded study led by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers discovered that communication among cells is altered in pregnant women who go on to develop postpartum depression (PPD) after giving birth.
In the fall of 2021, the Center for Music and Medicine hired Johns Hopkins’ first on-staff music therapist, Kerry Devlin, and a postdoctoral fellow who is trained as a neurological music therapist, Kyurim Kang. They’ve worked with patients ...
John Gearhart, M.D., professor of pediatrics and urology, has been awarded the Chaim Medical Resource Token of Appreciation for the care of children with complex birth defects, in the United States and abroad. The award was presented during ...
Johns Hopkins’ multidisciplinary model promises consistent long-term care and improved outcomes.
Following a severe illness or injury, getting a pediatric patient up and moving is important to overall recovery. However, this isn’t typically part of the patient’s care plan, as clinicians are often concerned about the safety of starting ...
Sapna Kudchadkar started her pediatrics residency at Johns Hopkins planning to be a general pediatrician. Then she began her rotations in the pediatric intensive care unit and operating rooms — and found her calling.
Imagine a “biological pacemaker,” a simple injection that stimulates the heart to create its own healthy version of the cells that regulate rhythm. This is the groundbreaking work Hee Cheol Cho brings to the newly created position of director ...
Johns Hopkins Children’s Center’s Harriet Lane Clinic and the Children’s Medical Practice at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center were selected as winners of the U.S. Health Resources & Services Administration Promoting Pediatric Primary ...
Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers report that a prospective study of 14 infants and children demonstrated that convalescent plasma was safe in high risk children infected with or exposed to the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) that causes COVID-19.
Carl Stafstrom, M.D., Ph.D., a professor of neurology and pediatrics and director of the Division of Pediatric Neurology, has received the American Epilepsy Society’s 2021 Founders Award, one of the organization’s most prestigious honors.
Johns Hopkins Children’s Center has been nationally recognized as an approved National Pancreas Foundation (NPF) Center of Excellence for the care and treatment of pancreatitis. The Children’s Center is one of 16 pediatric medical centers ...
Has the impact of the coronavirus triggered an increase in suicide attempts and deaths among children and adolescents? John Campo discusses this and other issues during National Suicide Prevention Month.
Adolescent-medicine specialist Maria Trent, academic pediatrics fellow Monique Jindal and education specialist Cheri Wilson discuss how bias and racism affect children’s health and what pediatricians can do.
Rania with her mom, Shabina Ahmed, is back to dancing after treatment for complex regional pain syndrome.
Johns Hopkins investigators awarded $4.8 million by the National Institutes of Health to design predictive models for multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children.
Experience stimulated her research interests in genetic modifiers of CF lung disease and the causes of variation in response to cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) modulator drugs.
Removal of the pancreas followed by transplantation of the insulin producing islet cells into the liver are shown to avoid lifelong pain and diabetes.
A new center at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center dedicated to the management of infants, children and young adults with all forms of heart disease builds on a long history of advancements in pediatric cardiac surgery dating back some 75 years.
Bret Mettler is named new director and co-director of the Blalock-Taussig-Thomas Pediatric and Congenital Heart Center.
Bret Mettler will serve as the new director of pediatric cardiac surgery and as co-director of the Blalock-Taussig-Thomas Pediatric and Congenital Heart Center.
A Johns Hopkins clinician-researcher is studying how to maximize the benefit of steroids while minimizing damage to growing bone. Here, an image shows bone tissue affected by osteoporosis.
Child psychiatrist Christopher Hammond has been engaged in youth addiction research and clinical work for the past ten years. As a clinician, he focuses on treating both the addiction and co-occurring psychiatric disorders in adolescents and young adults.
During sexual health awareness month, Maria Trent, president of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, discusses how pediatricians and parents can help teens better understand the issues surrounding their sexual health.
Camp Charm City Diabetes, a five-day camp nestled on the campus of The Johns Hopkins University and hosted and founded by the Johns Hopkins Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes and the American Diabetes Association.
Delayed diagnosis of newborn hearing loss can dramatically impact speech and language development.
I wish every country could have child life, because it meets psychosocial needs that other disciplines just don’t have the time, education or training to provide - Nilu Rahman
Johns Hopkins has been using education as a means to improve neonatal and maternal mortality rates in Southeast Asia.
By addressing all their needs, not just those that endocrinologists typically focus on, we’re hoping to make a positive impact for the rest of their lives.
Tamma and her colleagues are also helping doctors use antibiotics more effectively through research to faster identify patients who have antibiotic resistant organisms
Incorporating the teaching of diverse mentors into his own practice, Shelby Kutty searches within and reaches out.
Endoscopic devices are being used to treat gastrointestinal disorders in adults but not as much in pediatric patients—a practice Johns Hopkins Children’s Center aims to change.
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Johns Hopkins Children’s Center pursues pediatric research that could lead to type 2 diabetes treatments based on a person’s unique risk factors — whether race, ethnicity, body composition or underlying medical conditions.
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Infection prevention efforts are paramount in hospitals, especially in neonatal intensive care units.
Researchers concluded that a major operation to fuse the spines of children with a rare form of severe, early-onset scoliosis can be eliminated in many cases.
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