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Managing Exercise Induced Asthma in Athletes

Posted by: Allison Strouse, MS, AT, ATC on Sep 19, 2018

When we breath, air is commonly moistened and heated in our nasal passages. Often, during physical exertion, athletes will breathe more through their mouths rather than their noses, so the air they inhale is colder and dryer. For some people, this irritates and narrows the airways, leading to asthma symptoms.  

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700 Children’s features the most current pediatric health care information and research from our pediatric experts – physicians and specialists who have seen it all. Many of them are parents and bring a special understanding to what our patients and families experience. If you have a child – or care for a child – 700 Children’s was created especially for you.

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Brain Tumors in Children: Common Symptoms and Advances in Treatment

Sep 04, 2018

Brain tumors can occur at any age. Diagnosing a childhood brain tumor early and accurately can save lives and reduce long-term disability.  Read More

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Celebrating National Cancer Survivors Day: A Patient's Perspective

Jun 03, 2018

The most challenging part of a cancer journey isn't always the financial burden or the effects of treatment. Sometimes, being a cancer survivor is the hardest thing to overcome. Read More

Stem Cell Transplant: Who Can Benefit and Who Can Be the Donor?

Feb 01, 2018

A stem cell transplant is a treatment that involves infusing hematopoietic (blood-forming) stem cells from a donor into a recipient. The collection of infused stem cells is called the stem cell “graft.” Hematopoietic stem cells produce the different cells that make up blood: white blood Read More

Translational Cancer Research: Moving Treatment From Lab to Bedside

Sep 12, 2017

A common buzz-word in medical schools and academic hospitals, and particularly in cancer centers, is “translational research.” But what does that mean? Are doctors and researchers all studying the Rosetta Stone, figuring out how to translate languages? Simply put, translational research Read More

Cancer Treatment in Kids with Aggressive Brain Tumors: What's NEXT?

Sep 06, 2017

Cancers in the brain and spinal cord (the central nervous system, CNS) are now the most common cause of deaths due to disease in children and adolescents. Among these tumors, the most common malignant kind in childhood are embryonal tumors. Read More

Fertility Preservation: Planning For Life Beyond Treatment

Apr 12, 2017

Fertility can be a sensitive topic for some families, especially when children and adolescents are faced with life-altering medical conditions that could affect future parenthood. Read More

Immunodeficiency and Infection: Who Is at Risk?

Mar 27, 2017

I’ve been told my child is immunocompromised – what does that mean? Certain conditions may cause a child to become immunocompromised. Some children are born with abnormal immune systems and have genetic conditions called primary immunodeficiency disorders like chronic granulomatous Read More

Cellular Therapy - Deconstructing a Bone Marrow Transplant to Cure Cancer

Sep 21, 2016

Over the past 40 years, carefully combining chemotherapy, radiation therapy and surgery has brought the overall cure rate for childhood cancer to nearly 80 percent. However, for many cancers, these conventional therapies have reached a plateau. Read More