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8/28/14 :: The Research Institute Hosts 21st Century Cures Roundtable of U.S. House of Representatives Committee and Research Leaders from Across Ohio
The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital recently hosted a Roundtable for 21st Century Cures, a landmark initiative to gather input on idenfying policies to accelerate the process of discovery, development and delivery of new treatments and cures.

7/24/14 :: Continuous Antibiotics Not Necessary for Many Children with Common Prenatal Abnormality, Study Shows
A new study by clinician-scientists at Nationwide Children’s Hospital found that continuous antibiotics for children with a common prenatal abnormality, antenatal hydronephrosis - or enlarged kidnes - are unnecessary in most cases.

7/24/14 :: Teen Alcohol Use Affected by Expected Enjoyment and Understanding of Health Messages, Study Finds
Teens with the best understanding of health messaging may also be the most susceptible to messages taht make alcohol use look appealing and fun, according to a study published by researchers at Nationwide Children's Hospital and their collaborators.

7/22/14 :: New Study Finds High School Lacrosse Players at Risk for Concussions, Other Injuries
Researcher conducted by the Center for Injury Research and Policy in The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital furthers debate over protective equipment for girls' high school lacrosse players.

7/16/14 :: Preeclampsia May Share Cause With Disorders Such as Alzheimer's
New research by an international team, led by researchers in the Center for Perinatal Research in The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, has identified a potential cause of and a better diagnostic method for preeclampsia.

7/09/14 :: Immune Function Predicts Infection Risk Among Child Trauma Patients
Clinician-scientists at Nationwide Children's Hospital have identified an immune marker that predicts which child trauma patients are likely to develop a hospital-acquired infection.

5/27/14 :: Announcing the Nationwide Pediatric Innovation Fund at Nationwide Children's Hospital
A $10 million gift from the Nationwide Insurance Foundation has established the Nationwide Pediatric Innovation Fund at Nationwide Children's Hospital.

New Vaccine to Prevent Ear Infections, Poised to Have Clinical Implications Worldwide
A team of researchers in the Center for Microbial Pathogenesis at The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital have developed a revolutionary vaccine that prevents ear infections with just a single drop of liquid rubbed onto the outside of the ear.

5/20/14 :: Breasfeeding Initiation and Success is Impacted by Diabetes Status of Mother
A new study led by clinician-scientists in The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's and collaborating institutions demonstrates that women diagnosed with diabetes before or during pregnancy are less likely to initiate and continue breastfeeding their newborns than women without diabetes.