Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Focus on Technology
2:00 pm
Wed September 17, 2014

Shot could eventually suppress food allergies

Peanut allergies are among the most common food allergies. Other common ones include egg and milk allergies.
Ann Thompson WVXU

It's still five years away from human clinical trials, but at least in mice, a new antibody injection has seemingly suppressed allergic reactions to food.

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Public Health
11:57 am
Thu September 11, 2014

Children's Hospital limiting visitors as a precaution

Credit Sarah Ramsey / WVXU

Cincinnati Children's Hospital is putting visitor restrictions in place because of the high number of patients in the hospital with respiratory illnesses. 

A release says all visitors should be healthy – free from fever, cough, colds, or stomach virus symptoms. Children under 14 may only visit siblings and only parents or guardians should visit in critical care areas.  The restrictions are the same as those put in place every winter during flu season.

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Children's Hospital
6:00 am
Tue August 26, 2014

Children's surgeons use boy's rib to rebuild his throat

Emmett Rouch and his family are preparing for Wednesday's scheduled surgery at Cincinnati Children's where doctors will use Emmett's rib to rebuild his throat after he swallowed a button battery four years ago.
Kathy Scoffield

Almost four years after an Arizona boy swallowed a button battery that burned his esophagus and trachea, doctors at Cincinnati Children's Hospital, will rebuild his throat so he can eventually breathe without the help of a trach tube and learn to speak more clearly.

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Cincinnati Edition - 513-419-7100
2:30 am
Tue August 26, 2014

The challenges facing those with dyslexia and what treatment methods are available to help

  Dyslexia is a lifelong condition that affects how the brain works, making it difficult to identify speech sounds and learning how they relate to letters and words. Dyslexia often runs in families, and according to the National Institutes of Health, it affects 15% of the population. Joining us to look at dyslexia and what treatment methods are successful in helping those with the condition learn how to process information are Dr.

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Cincinnati Edition - 513-419-7100
2:30 am
Mon August 4, 2014

StartStrong is a local effort to reduce Hamilton County's infant mortality rate

 

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