Seattle Times – Quotes David Roberts, professor of surgery and neurology, on news that Seattle Children’s Hospital will be testing a new dye derived from scorpion venom that lights up cancer cells so surgeons can see — and remove — deadly brain tumors. Roberts and other colleagues have also been testing a similar drug compound, 5-aminolevulinic acid (5-ALA), which targets glial tumors.
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A three-year, $800,000 grant from the Anthem Foundation to The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice will fund the first comprehensive, nationwide study of neonatal intensive care.
In an opinion piece at CNN.com, Dr. James D. Sargent, theStuart Professor of Pediatric Oncology, says that parents should approach ads for alcoholic beverages with great caution in light of a new study led by Dr. Sargent and his colleagues, which showed that youths’ exposure to alcohol advertisements influenced their drinking behaviors.
The fruits and vegetables provided at school deliver an important dietary boost to low income adolescents, according to a new study by researchers at the Norris Cotton Cancer Center and The Hood Center for Children and Families at Dartmouth.
The close-knit community of faculty and students at Dartmouth helped alumnus Emil Ray Dominguez ’85 to prepare for and achieve his goal to work with children in underserved Latino communities.
“Ever since graduating from medical school, I’ve tried to live by the following principle: ‘It’s all about the patient,’” says Geisel alum Donna Ambrosino, MD.
A new endowed professorship will support the work of Geisel professor James Sargent, a leading expert in the relationship between mass media and risky behavior among children and adolescents.
Weakened by the crushing weight of burnout, first-year pediatrics resident and Geisel graduate Molly Taylor must find a way to get back to what drew her to medicine. In this essay, Taylor shares how swapping stories with a teenage patient brought light to a backbreaking day.
New Dartmouth study suggests removing the TV from a child’s bedroom could help prevent excessive weight gain.
I sheepishly make my way through the crowded, chaotic waiting room of Friend Family Health Center, one of the free primary care clinics here on Chicago’s South Side.