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...

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...

Accelerating spinal cord research into care

Parkwood Hospital, part of St. Joseph’s Health Care London, has been selected as one of four initial Canadian centres to promote excellence in spinal...

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...

New tool provides customized reports to support end of life care preferences

A Kingston physician and researcher has created a new online tool to help facilitate and improve communications between patients, caregivers and health-care professionals at...

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