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Child Health Month: 10 ways parents can promote a healthy lifestyle at home
National Child Health month promotes the benefits of good health, educating parents to protect their children with good nutrition and year-round exercise. In this month’s health highlight, Michael Steiner, MD, chief of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, shares 10 tips on how parents can promote a healthy lifestyle at home.
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2013 / Issue 2
Childhood Food Allergies: Exploring the facts and myths
Internationally renowned pediatric food allergy expert, Dr. Wesley Burks, chief physician of N.C. Children’s Hospital and chair of the UNC Department of Pediatrics, sat down for an insightful interview exploring the facts and myths of childhood food allergies.
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2014 / Issue 6
Children with severe obesity may be at higher risk for heart disease and diabetes
A new study led by researchers in the UNC Department of Pediatrics identifies a direct correlation between more severe forms of obesity in children and elevations in related risk factors for developing heart disease and diabetes—particularly in boys. The study was published in the October 2015 edition of the New England Journal of Medicine.
Located in UNC Children's News / News
Children's Environmental Health Symposium
The Center for Environmental Health and Sustainability and the Children's Research Institute will be co-hosting a symposium, “Children’s Environmental Health: Exploring New Research and Insights” on October 12, 2018.
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Sept. 27
Children's Research Institute Seminar Series: "Cross-blood-brain-barrier Gene Delivery for Treating Neuropathic Lysosomal Storage Diseases"
The Children’s Research Institute Seminar Series presents its September speaker, Haiyan Fu, PhD, for her talk, "Cross-blood-brain-barrier Gene Delivery for Treating Neuropathic Lysosomal Storage Diseases."
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Sept. 6
Children's Research Institute Seminar Series: "Sildenafil in Premature Infants"
The Children’s Research Institute Seminar Series presents its June speaker, Matthew Laughon, MD, MPH, for his talk, "Sildenafil in Premature Infants."
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / June 1
Children's Research Institute Seminar Series: "Imaging Infant Brain Development in Autism"
The Children’s Research Institute Seminar Series presents its April speaker, Joseph Piven, MD, for his talk, "Imaging Infant Brain Development in Autism."
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / March 29
Children's Research Institute Seminar Series: "Epigenomics as a Strategy to Explore Human Cancers"
The Children’s Research Institute Seminar Series presents its February speaker, Ian Davis, MD, PhD for his talk, "Epigenomics as a Strategy to Explore Human Cancers."
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / Feb. 1
Children's Research Institute Seminar Series: "Rapid Precision Medicine for Infants in ICUs"
The Children's Research Institute presents its September 2019 speaker, Stephen Kingsmore, MD, DSc, for his talk, "Rapid Precision Medicine for Infants in ICUs."
Located in Vital Signs / 2019 / August 29
Children's Research Institute Seminar Series: "Dengue as a Pediatric Infectious Disease and the Current Status of Vaccine Development"
The Children’s Research Institute Seminar Series presents its March speaker, Aravinda de Silva, PhD, MPH, for his talk, "Dengue as a Pediatric Infectious Disease and the Current Status of Vaccine Development."
Located in Vital Signs / 2018 / March 1