Dr. Ayesha Zia, a pediatric hematologist, is currently recruiting children and young adults ages 7 to 21 who have had a lower-extremity DVT. She’s studying the increase of physical activity, with a Fitbit, and the impact to life-changing complications down the road that are related to their blood clot.
Learn how a breakthrough treatment trains children’s immune systems to fight back against leukemia.
New guidelines recommend feeding peanut products to babies who are at risk for peanut allergy. UTSW food allergy specialist J. Andrew Bird, M.D., explains why that’s not as nutty as it sounds.
Germ exposure isn’t all bad. In fact, studies in mice suggest some exposure might actually help build the immune system and guard against asthma and other allergic diseases.
Early exposure to peanut products might prevent children from developing peanut allergies.
This Valentine’s Day, Stefanie Rose shares the story of her son, Devin, who was born with a congenital heart defect.
Pertussis, also known as whopping cough, is a highly contagious respiratory disease that causes violent, uncontrollable coughing that makes it hard to breathe.
With cases of pertussis, more commonly known as whooping cough, on the rise, it’s important to know who is most at risk and when to get a vaccine and the booster.
A new no-risk test can screen for autosomal disorders, such as Down Syndrome, using only a simple blood draw.