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Warts

Warts are non-cancerous skin growths caused by the papillomavirus. Warts are more common in children than adults, although they can develop at any age. 

White Matter Injury Treatment

A study by researchers at Children’s National Health System provides direct evidence that targeting specific receptors in white matter cells after brain injury promotes cellular and functional recovery.

Wilms Tumor and Kidney Tumors

Wilms tumor, also called nephroblastoma, is a malignant (cancerous) tumor originating in the cells of the kidney. It is the most common type of renal (kidney) cancer in children and accounts for about 5 percent of all childhood cancers.