Research

Turning Research into Life-Saving Treatment for Rare Diseases

A disease is rare if it affects fewer than 200,000 people in the United States. But when all rare diseases... Read full post »
How Can I Detect Seizures in My Child When I’m not there?

Can I Detect Seizures in My Child When I’m Not There?

As a pediatric epilepsy specialist, one of the most common questions I get is whether parents can detect their child’s... Read full post »

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Advancements: Research in the Pipeline

Duchenne muscular dystrophy is a genetically inherited, terminal disease of the muscles that steals boys’ lives typically by their third... Read full post »

Do Antibiotics Make Kids Fat?

More and more, research is showing us that childhood obesity is not only caused by genes, eating too much and... Read full post »

Research to Improve The Lives of Children

Did you know that Nationwide Children’s Hospital is home to one of America’s top 10 pediatric research centers? On our... Read full post »
Top 10 Posts of 2015

Our Top 10 Posts of 2015

As we wrap up 2015, we want to take a moment to put a bow on the top ten 700... Read full post »
Is Non-Surgical Appendicitis Treatment an Option for Your Child?

Non-Surgical Appendicitis Treatment Give Parents Options

Typically, when most parents hear the word appendicitis, they also hear the word surgery. Appendectomies have been performed safely for... Read full post »
Is Medical Marijuana Right For Kids With Chronic Illness?

Is Medical Marijuana Right for Kids With Chronic Illness?

There has been a lot of talk in the media discussing legalization of marijuana and what it could mean for... Read full post »