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Published on September 21, 2021
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In a worldwide pediatric study, researchers from Children’s Hospital Los Angeles show the clear benefit of using living donor liver tissue for transplants. Read More
Published on August 25, 2021
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A study at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles shows that engaging in VR can reduce pain and anxiety in children undergoing painful medical procedures and reduce the need for anesthesia. Read More
Published on August 23, 2021
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Christopher Russell, MD, MS, will lead a multicenter study designed to reduce antibiotic exposure in a vulnerable pediatric population. Read More
Published on April 28, 2021
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Virus that Causes COVID-19 May Result in Prolonged Infection for Children and Young Adults with Compromised Immune Systems Read More
Published on April 27, 2021
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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles study uncovers life-threatening trend in children. Read More
Published on April 14, 2021
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A team of investigators led by CHLA’s Bradley Peterson, MD, plan a foundational study into treatment of childhood anxiety. Read More
Published on April 6, 2021
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Pat Levitt, PhD, joins governing board of California’s stem cell agency Read More
Published on April 1, 2021
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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles study finds risk of detectable cancer cells decreased by 70% after one month of treatment in patients with ALL. Read More
Published on February 12, 2021
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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles leads largest ever multi-center study to characterize side effects of a common chemotherapy agent Read More
Published on January 22, 2021
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Scientists at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles develop newer CAR T therapy that promises to be more effective and less toxic for children with neuroblastoma. Read More
Published on October 26, 2020
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Investigators at The Saban Research Institute at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles have uncovered a role that TNF and its receptor play in intestinal health that will lead to a better understanding of TNF. This could positively impact future treatments for patients with IBD. Read More
Published on October 26, 2020
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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles researchers zero in on the consequences of vaping and secondary exposure to e-cigarettes.   LOS ANGELES (Oct. 23, 2020) — Adolescent use of e-cigarettes and vaping products is at epidemic proportions, yet the adverse health effects are... Read More
Published on October 22, 2020
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One of the largest U.S. genetic studies of the virus, conducted at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, supports public health decisions limiting contact Read More
Published on October 13, 2020
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Worldwide disparities in vaccine effectiveness can be life-threatening for children Read More
Published on September 17, 2020
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The NIH-funded study extends a larger investigation into influenza. Read More
Published on May 22, 2020
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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles surgeon achieves milestone in using tissue engineering to grow complete gut nervous system. Read More
Published on February 20, 2020
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LOS ANGELES (Feb. 20, 2020) — When a newborn suffers lack of oxygen before or during birth, doctors have very little time to save precious brain tissue. The only proven effective way to treat babies with hypoxic brain injuries is by reducing body temperature through controlled... Read More
Published on February 12, 2020
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LOS ANGELES (Feb. 12, 2020) — Maternal factors, such as breast milk, have been shown to affect a baby’s development, and previous animal studies have determined that a carbohydrate, the oligosaccharide 2’FL found in maternal milk, positively influences neurodevelopment. Now, in... Read More
Published on January 13, 2020
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Researchers at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles reveal a relationship between lead exposure risk and brain structure in children from lower-income families Though leaded gas and lead-based paint were banned decades ago, the risk of lead exposure is far from gone. A new study... Read More
Published on November 12, 2019
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Researchers at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles discover a mechanism of cardiac regeneration in the zebrafish that could change the field of heart research One of the reasons coronary heart disease is so deadly is that fluid build-up and scarring can develop in the heart... Read More

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