A recent human study published in The FASEB Journal discovered the presence of fungal communities in the fetal gut. The study marks the first of its kind to observe fungal DNA in this developmental setting.
In the Media Tag: pediatrics
Started in January 2018 through a $350,000 grant from the state, the Family Resilience Initiative trains Le Bonheur pediatricians to identify issues that are getting in the way of children’s health and well-being. “There’s been increasing research and recognition over the past few years that adverse childhood experiences, that kids may be exposed to in… Read More
Some kids in Memphis are so used to processed foods that they have trouble recognizing some types of actual fruits and vegetables, said Dr. Joan Han. She leads a pediatric obesity program at Le Bonheur Children’s Medical Center and University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Han’s fruit comment was one of the more colorful… Read More
Hospitalizations and deaths, particularly in children, seniors and people with chronic conditions, have been the highest in recent years from influenza; experts including Amber Smith, an assistant professor of pediatrics at UTHSC who studies infectious disease, shares insight into why “flu knows no name.”
Obese girls may face a significantly higher risk for developing allergies, a new study suggests…Dr. Jay Lieberman, an assistant professor of pediatrics with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and LeBonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis, agreed.
The long road home took Teresa Wright, MD, to the Northeast, then the Midwest and then the Southwest, but 31 years after she left Memphis, she made it back. Wright left Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston this spring and joined the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) as associate professor of dermatology and pediatrics.