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Childhood Experience and Genes Govern How Stress Affects the Heart
DURHAM, N.C. – People who live in poor households during childhood and carry a common variation in a gene are at greater risk of experiencing an...
Jan. 10, 2008
Peanut Allergies Showing Up At Much Earlier Ages
DURHAM, N.C. -- Children are being exposed to peanuts and exhibiting signs of life-threatening peanut allergies at much earlier ages, according to a...
Dec. 3, 2007
Duke Children’s Honored by U.S.News & World Report in New Ranking
Duke Children’s Hospital & Health Center was ranked 19th in the nation by U.S.News & World Report.
Aug. 31, 2007
Thymus Transplants Give Hope to Babies with Fatal Immune Disease
DURHAM, N.C. -- "My baby is doing what other babies her age are doing -- she's feeding herself, putting on her own clothes and she loves to..."
May 15, 2007
Cholesterol Could be Key to Treating Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
DURHAM, N.C. -- Small amounts of alcohol can interfere with the growth of a fetus, but added cholesterol may help...
Mar. 8, 2007
Duke Children's Receives $5 Million from Zeist Foundation
DURHAM, N.C. -- Duke Children's Hospital and Health Center has received its second-largest gift ever -- $5 million from the Atlanta-based Zeist...
Jan. 11, 2007
It’s Time for Kids to Get Flu Shots
DURHAM, N.C. -- Flu season is here, and many parents have concerns about whether to get their children vaccinated, and when. The time is now, said...
Nov. 14, 2006
Samuel L. Katz, M.D., Honored for Outstanding Contributions to Children's Health Care
DURHAM, N.C. -- Samuel L. Katz, M.D., Wilburt Cornell Davison Professor and Chairman Emeritus of the Department of Pediatrics at Duke University...
Sept. 25, 2006
Study Finds Safety Test Results on Children's Drugs Not Always Reaching Physicians
DURHAM, N.C. -- Hundreds of drugs that have been prescribed for children may not be safe or effective for pediatric use or may require different doses...
Sept. 12, 2006
Quadruplets Born at Duke University Hospital
DURHAM, N.C. -- A woman from Wendell, N.C. delivered quadruplets this morning at Duke University Hospital. The infants are being cared for in the...
Aug. 18, 2006
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