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A drug commonly used to treat malaria may prevent neurodegeneration in kids with rare genetic disorder called Zellweger Spectrum Disorder, new research finds. The study was led by researchers at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and is published in the journal Autophagy.
The health benefits associated with regular physical activity are well known, and existing research has shown that exercise may help in the treatment of depression in children. In a new study by researchers at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and University of Calgary at the Alberta Children’s Hospital, researchers have identified exercise as one of the factors that can affect a child’s risk for developing depressive symptoms in the future.
Using a type of brain imaging technique known as magnetoencephalography (MEG), researchers studied how different brain regions connect to one another while processing emotional information. The study led by The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) found reduced connectivity in the social brain regions among adults with autism.
Dr. Elizabeth Dettmer, Staff Psychologist and Mental Health Lead with the SickKids Team Obesity Management Program (STOMP), gives her perspective on the connection between mental health and obesity.
On National White Cane Week Alissa Ulster, Social Worker in the Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, gives her perspective on raising public awareness to the challenges faced by those living with vision loss.
Dr. Michael Apkon, President and CEO of SickKids and Donna Duncan, President and CEO of Hincks-Dellcrest Centre, discuss their shared vision of mental health services for children and youth.