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New study identifies a previously unrecognized virus from a known virus family that has caused an infection in KD children during the onset of symptoms

New study identifies a previously unrecognized virus from a known virus family that has caused an infection in KD children during the onset of symptoms The results of a new study conducted by Dr. Anne Rowley and her team at Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg...

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Kawasaki Disease Awareness Fundraiser

Raising Awareness For Kawasaki Disease What Is Kawasaki Disease? Kawasaki Disease (KD), also known as Kawasaki syndrome, is a severe illness characterized by inflammation of blood vessels throughout the body that primarily affects young children and infants. Kawasaki disease is the leading cause of...

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The 6th KD Summit of India/ 1st Annual Conference of the Kawasaki Disease Society of India

The 6th KD Summit of India/ 1st Annual Conference of the Kawasaki Disease Society of India Written by Dana Bell Fairfield, CA The 6th Kawasaki Disease Summit of India and the First Annual Conference of the Kawasaki Disease Society of India took place in...

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Current Apixaban Study

Apixaban Study A Study of the Safety and Pharmacokinetics of Apixaban Versus Vitamin K Antagonist (VKA) or Low Molecular Weight Heparin (LMWH) in Pediatric Subjects With Congenital or Acquired Heart Disease Requiring Anticoagulation Sponsor: Bristol-Myers Squibb Collaborators: Pediatric Heart Network Pfizer Information provided by...

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Event Recap: International Kawasaki Disease Symposium, Yokohama, Japan

Event Recap: International Kawasaki Disease Symposium, Yokohama, Japan This past June 2018, 485 participants from 32 countries gathered in Yokohama, Japan for the 12th International Kawasaki Disease Symposium (IKDS). The 3 ½ day conference covered Kawasaki disease (KD) issues which included diagnosis and treatment,...

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KD Kids Healthy Recipes: Cheerios Applesauce Muffins

KD Kids Healthy Recipe Corner It’s the end of summer and fall is on its way! Fall means many different things – new school supplies and clothes, the leaves on the trees displaying their beautiful changing colors, cooler weather, and kids returning to school!...

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