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Researchers train brains to use different regions for same task

By Shawn Hayward Practice might not always make perfect, but it’s essential for learning a sport or a musical instrument. It's also the basis of...

Stroke prevention may also reduce risk of some dementias

By Debora Van Brenk Ontario’s stroke prevention strategy appears to be having an unexpected, beneficial side effect: a reduction also in the incidence of dementia...

Providing neurological rehabilitation services closer to home

By Danae Theakston For many patients who suffer a neurological injury, the journey to recovery continues long after discharge from the hospital. Outpatient neurological rehabilitation...

A safe solution for skin-to-skin

By Hayley Mullins In 2012, I was practicing skin-to-skin (STS) with my two week old daughter, when I took my hands off her for a...

Community stroke rehabilitation team getting patients back on their feet

By Anne Kay In 2014 a series of medical events turned Cora King’s world upside down, but the Community Stroke Rehabilitation Team helped make her...

Paediatric strabismus surgeries means few patients travelling for care

By Matthew Haggerty More than 200 paediatric patients per year are getting advanced ophthalmology care closer to home thanks to the introduction of strabismus surgeries...

Three leading paediatric health-care centres launch Kids Health Alliance

By Suzanne Gold Three of Ontario’s largest paediatric health-care providers launched a new partnership called Kids Health Alliance. Founded by The Hospital for Sick Children...

Helping acute care patients take steps toward rehabilitation

By Michael Oreskovich Runnymede Healthcare Centre’s low tolerance long duration rehabilitation program (LTLD Rehab) focuses on restoring independence for patients who have reduced mobility after...

Congenital heart defect captures global spotlight

By Lianne Castelino Eyes welling with tears and voice cracking, late-night Hollywood talk show host Jimmy Kimmel recently shared a raw, intensely personal account of...

A collaborative approach to autism research

By Ellie Stutsman Staff and researchers at McMaster Children’s Hospital (MCH), McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences have come together to form the McMaster Autism...

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