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Project pinpoints 12 new genetic causes of developmental disorders

Sat, 01/03/2015 - 23:00
The first results to emerge from a nationwide project to study the genetic causes of rare developmental disorders have revealed 12 causative genes that have never been identified before.

High IV doses of the antibiotic vancomycin increase the risk of kidney damage in children

Fri, 01/02/2015 - 23:00
Results of a small Johns Hopkins Children's Center study show that hospitalized children given high-dose IV infusions of the antibiotic vancomycin to treat drug-resistant bacterial infections face...