All CHLA Blog Posts

Published on February 18, 2020
The team will present findings from two clinical projects at the American Urological Association meeting in May. The Division of Urology at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles has an active clinical research program with nearly a dozen innovative projects—focused on bladder... Read More
Published on February 18, 2020
Andy Chang, MD A new clinical trial at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles will study patients as young as 5 who are undergoing VCUG exams. A new clinical trial at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is investigating whether virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality can reduce... Read More
Published on February 13, 2020
  随着新型冠状病毒 (COVID-19) 出现在中国外的其他国家,中国武汉市爆发新型冠状病毒的新闻将全世界置于恐慌边缘,其中包括位于美国加尼福尼亚的许多家庭。洛杉矶儿童医院尚无新型冠状病毒患者。 专家提供的一些回答可以帮助我们解答父母的疑问。 以下是该新型病毒相关信息,为防止新型冠状病毒持续扩散而采取的措施,以及怎样保护自己免于受到感染威胁。 什么是冠状病毒 (COVID-19)?冠状病毒是一组病毒的统称,指可以同时感染人类与动物的病毒,可导致呼吸道疾病,病情较轻则如同普通感冒,病情较重则如同肺炎。... Read More
Published on February 12, 2020
Paul Kokorowski, MD, MPH Paul Kokorowski, MD, MPH, shares what he’s learning from a four-year study at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. New results from a Children’s Hospital Los Angeles study show that many children undergoing outpatient urologic surgeries do not need... Read More
Published on February 11, 2020
News of an outbreak of a novel (or new) coronavirus (COVID-19) in the city of Wuhan, China, has people throughout the world on edge, including many families in California, as the virus has started to appear in countries outside China. There have been no known cases at... Read More
Published on February 11, 2020
La noticia del brote de un nuevo coronavirus (COVID-19) originado en la ciudad de Wuhan, China, mantiene a la población mundial en vilo, incluidas muchas familias en California, ya que el virus ha empezado a llegar a otros países además de China. En Children’s Hospital Los... Read More
Published on February 7, 2020
How Noa outran three heart surgeries—and retinoblastoma
Published on February 6, 2020
Diagnosed with cerebral palsy so severe he was tripping over his own feet, Brady came to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles for treatment. The result? A “night and day difference,” says his mom.
Published on February 4, 2020
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is one of the few pediatric medical centers in the nation to offer so many advanced training opportunities in gastroenterology. Seven new fellows are set to join the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Children’s Hospital... Read More
Published on February 4, 2020
Oussama Abousamra, MD A team-based approach offers comprehensive care for rare leg deformities in children. A new program at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is helping some of the most complex pediatric orthopaedic patients: those who need limb lengthening and... Read More
Published on February 3, 2020
The Saban Research Institute’s Annual Symposium will take place on February 19, 2020. This year’s theme is Health Complexities in Pediatrics: Investigating Systems in Action and Interaction The Saban Research Institute Annual Symposium highlights exciting strides that... Read More
Published on January 29, 2020
Roberta Williams, MD, has devoted herself to recognizing the impact a childhood disease and its treatment have on an entire lifetime.
Published on January 24, 2020
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When young women’s lives are negatively affected by heavy flow, there are safe and effective options to get them back to living their lives.
Published on January 16, 2020
She thought she had the stomach flu. It turned out to be a brain tumor the size of a golf ball. After undergoing surgery at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Kaira is now flourishing.
Published on January 8, 2020
15-year-old Diobeth has faced – and conquered – unthinkable health hurdles, including a brain mass and stroke. He went from being unable to walk or speak to being fully communicative and mobile, thanks in large part to the healing power of music.
Published on December 18, 2019
Fire season can be terrifying—especially if wildfires come close to your home or force you to flee for safety. It’s important for parents to understand how these experiences and other disasters like floods or earthquakes can traumatize young children, and to learn what they can... Read More
Published on December 17, 2019
Imagine back pain so debilitating you can’t even get out of bed. For 18-year-old Eric, an innovative surgery finally provided relief and the chance to pursue his dreams.
Published on December 16, 2019
Physician assistant Allison Tarrasch of CHLA’s Fracture Clinic explains how to keep that protective fiberglass shell from getting wet, causing skin eruptions, or driving your kid mad from itching. By Jeff Weinstock   Did you hear the one about the patient who slid a butter... Read More
Published on December 10, 2019
By Cara Martinez The flu is notorious for nasty symptoms like a fever, sore throat, cough and runny nose. With a barrage of fatigue and piercing body aches, it’s no wonder parents look to home remedies like elderberry syrup to combat their child’s flu-related side effects... Read More
Published on December 6, 2019
Everything parents should know about spotting and preventing blood clots in children by Cara Martinez              Guy Young, MD When you hear the condition “blood clot,” your mind may not immediately think of your child being at risk. But Guy Young, MD, Director of the... Read More