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Clinical research at SickKids: Moving beyond what is possible right now

At first glance, Liam MacGregor seems like any other 12-year-old, enjoying computer games, visiting amusement parks and playing the occasional hockey game. But for...

Innovative treatment options for women with locally advanced breast cancer and more...

Wendy Wilson, 56, had begun to make healthier lifestyle choices but in May 2010 she was told the lump in her right breast wasn’t...

New imaging technique helps detect brain tumours earlier

Brain tumours are often very difficult for doctors to find. Current imaging techniques that find other types of cancer without difficulty still often can’t...

Mood and anxiety program for adolescents and young adults provides timely access...

Two years ago Hannah felt sad. She lost interest in activities she once enjoyed, became withdrawn and focused on bad thoughts. Hannah was 12...

Video gaming system being used to see patient imaging during surgery

A team of engineers, University of Toronto residents and Sunnybrook cancer surgeons are doing much more than playing games with their #Xbox Kinect™, they...

Turning the tide on intellectual disability: A new approach to diagnosis

BC Children’s Hospital is launching a new clinical research program that promises to change the medical paradigm for diagnosing and treating intellectual disability in...

Toronto Rehab scientists use electrostimulation to train injured brains to do new tasks

When Dr. Milos R. Popovic dreams of brilliant control systems, it’s not supercomputers or NASA mission control he’s thinking of, it’s the human brain. “The...

Heart transplant recipient has faith in biomarker research

While health probably does not rank high among the concerns of most typical teenagers, Tyler Smith spent most of his young adult life wondering...

Pulse dye laser treatments change children’s lives

Eight-year old Duncan Rutherford loves getting his “spots.” Every two months the grade two Toronto student undergoes a 20-minute laser treatment at Rouge Valley...

Rare cardiac port access surgery performed at Sunnybrook

Surgeons at Sunnybrook’s Schulich Heart Centre have successfully performed their first port access surgery to repair a faulty mitral valve. The highly technical video-assisted...

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