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Smart pad would provide biofeedback for Kegel incontinence exercises

If you’ve ever been given Kegel exercises to strengthen your pelvic floor, you may have wondered if you’re doing them right or if you’re getting better. Two physicians at Boston Children’s Hospital have developed a stick-on pad that could someday tell you. Carlos Estrada, MD, director of the Spina Bifida Center and co-director of Urodynamics...

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Impaired recycling of mitochondria in autism?

A study of tuberous sclerosis, a syndrome associated with autism, suggests a new treatment approach that could extend to other forms of autism. The genetic disorder tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) causes autism in about half of the children affected. Because its genetics are well defined, TSC offers a window into the cellular and network-level perturbations in the brain that lead to...

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Fiscal Year 2015 was a year of growth at TIDO. Boston Children’s executed 48 licenses, a 42 percent increase over the prior year, while the total number of executed industry research and license agreements reached 91, an increase of 17 percent over the prior year. The report highlights selected agreements, Technology Development Fund award winners, and some of our technologies available for licensing.

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