Montreal team finds the gene responsible for three forms of childhood neurodegenerative diseases

Researchers at Montreal hospitals were in the forefront of an international team that recently announced a breakthrough discovery in understanding some forms of leukodystrophy,...

New space for child and adolescent mental health

It’s been 10 years since St. Joseph’s Health Centre inToronto(St. Joe’s) first opened its Child and Adolescent Mental Health program in what was renovated...

There’s no place like home for tiny patients and their families

Welcoming a new baby is a joyous event and Markham Stouffville Hospital is proud to share in approximately 3,100 births each year. After the...

BC Children’s PICU learns quality improvement lesson the hard way

The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at BC Children’s Hospital has achieved a significant milestone. They haven’t had a short-term central line infection in...

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...

The same in (almost) every way: Study shows identical twins are not genetically identical

While identical twins are the same in many ways, a new study shows that their genes are a surprising exception to the rule. Using...

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...

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...

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