Findings from a new study conducted by a team of researchers at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine and published in the journal Preventive Medicine Reports, show that involving pediatric practices in the promotion of private well water testing can influence parental compliance.
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Dartmouth Study Offers New Details on Pediatric Mental Health Boarding
A Dartmouth-led study, published in Pediatrics, offers new details about the prevalence and factors associated with pediatric mental health boarding in emergency departments across the U.S.
Novel Scale Correlates Children’s Snacking Behaviors with External Food Cues
Preliminary evidence from a new national Dartmouth study suggests that external food cue responsiveness is measurable by parental report in preschool-age children. Responsiveness was greater among children with, versus without, usual TV advertisement exposure. These results may provide a better understanding of how an obesogenic food environment shapes the development of children’s eating behaviors at a young age.
Geisel Researchers to Receive $2.6 Million Award to Study Pediatric Hospital Admissions
A Geisel research team led by JoAnna Leyenaar has been approved for a $2.6 million award to compare the effectiveness of direct admission and admission through emergency departments for hospitalized children.
Dartmouth Researchers Find that Mothers’ Antibodies Against HSV-1 Can Protect Their Infants from the Virus
A team of Dartmouth researchers has found that mothers who have developed antibodies against the herpes simplex virus (HSV-1) can pass these antibodies to the nervous systems of their infants, protecting them from acquiring the virus.
New Antibody Shows Promise for Preventing RSV in Infants
Thanks to a collaboration between the pharmaceutical company MedImmune and Geisel structural biologist Jason McLellan, PhD, a long-awaited vaccine to protect infants from RSV may soon become a reality. Their findings are featured as this month’s cover story in the journal Science Translational Medicine.
Dartmouth Researchers Win Children’s Prize to Reduce Neonatal Mortality in Haiti
Geisel researchers Peter F. Wright and Alka Dev, who work with the Dartmouth-Haiti Partnership, were announced as winners of the Children’s Prize Foundation’s (CPF) 4th annual Children’s Prize.
NIH Grants Awarded to Geisel and Dartmouth-Hitchcock for Pediatric Research
Researchers at the Geisel School of Medicine and Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system have been awarded up to $42 million by the National Institutes of Health to investigate environmental influences on child health.
Suzanne Boulter MED’66: Healthy Pursuits
Ask Suzanne Boulter MED’66 what she has been doing since she retired from clinical practice in 2010, and you won’t hear about a life of leisure. She is currently working on a nationwide American Academy of Pediatrics program called “Brush, Book, and Bed.”
Kids Meals, Toys, and TV Ads Can Lead to More Frequent Fast Food Visits
In a new study scheduled for publication in The Journal of Pediatrics, Dartmouth researchers found that the more children watched television channels that aired ads for children’s fast food meals, the more frequently their families visited those fast food restaurants.