Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

5:29 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

Here's where the Devon Still jersey money is going

Devon asks his daughter Leah is she's "ready to get the cancer up out" of her.
Devon Still and Cincinnati Children's

Maybe you have joined the Saint's Sean Peyton and the Eagles' Chip Kelly in buying a $100 Devon Still jersey to support pediatric cancer research at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

Thursday, at the game, the Cincinnati Bengals will present a check from the jersey sales to the hospital for $1 million. Still's 4-year old daughter Leah is planning to see the presentation in person. She's well enough to travel.

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9:58 am
Fri October 31, 2014

Cincinnati scientists create a human stomach in lab

Dr. Jim Wells, principal investigator and a scientist in the divisions of Developmental Biology and Endocrinology at Cincinnati Children’s.
Ann Thompson WVXU

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center researchers have perfected a technique they were working on more than two years ago, as reported in this story by WVXU, using pluripotent stem cells to generate functional, 3D human stomach tissue in a lab. Before they generated human intestinal tissue, now that they have made stomach tissue.

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Focus on Technology
2:00 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

Driving simulator useful in getting teens to focus

Nick Miller, Children's Senior Associate Media Relations, agreed to demonstrate the driving simulator.
Ann Thompson WVXU

It's no secret that teens don't get enough sleep on school nights, an estimated five to seven hours a night. They need nine. Researchers say not only does this affect their school work, it affects their driving.

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is studying whether adding 90 minutes of sleep a night will  make them more alert and decrease accidents. The study involves driving a simulator and monitoring the mood of the teen while they do it.

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Cincinnati Edition - 513-419-7100
1:00 am
Tue October 21, 2014

The current state of breast cancer - diagnosis, treatment and research

  About 1 in 8 women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime, and approximately 40,000 women will die from breast cancer this year. Joining us from the University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute Comprehensive Breast Cancer Center to discuss breast cancer causes treatments and current research are Dr.

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Public Health
6:00 am
Mon October 13, 2014

Children's doctor worries pediatricians ordering too many CT scans

Credit Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

With increasing concerns about concussions, are pediatricians ordering too many CT scans? Some local researchers think the answer may be yes.

Cincinnati Children's emergency medicine physician Dr. Wendy Pomerantz and her team surveyed how pediatricians would treat various brain injury situations. She used three scenarios.

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