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New CMAJ supplement on patient engagement includes SickKids collaborations (Monday, November 12, 2018)
Does engaging patients in research projects improve health? Engaging Patients in Health Research: the Ontario Experience, a special patient-oriented research supplement in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) released November 7, 2018, aims to answer this question.
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SickKids-led research team finds a potential therapeutic target for life-threatening heart condition (Monday, November 12, 2018)
Arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy (ARVC), a prime cause of sudden cardiac death, can stay hidden as it may not cause symptoms in its early stages. A research team led by SickKids discovered potential new ways to diagnose and treat this life-threatening heart condition.
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SickKids named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2019 (Friday, November 9, 2018)
SickKids has been named once again as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc.! This is the fourth year in a row our organization has received this honour.
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SickKids maintains high ranks on Canada’s Top 40 Research Hospitals 2018 list (Thursday, November 8, 2018)
SickKids is pleased to once again be recognized by Research Infosource as one of Canada’s Top 40 Research Hospitals 2018. This is the eighth consecutive list ranking for SickKids.
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Molecular site identified for targeted intervention of Fragile X syndrome (Wednesday, November 7, 2018)
Researchers at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) have identified the ion channel known as Kv1.2 as a new target for reducing certain Fragile X syndrome (FXS) symptoms.

SickKids in the headlines

Medical Assistance in Dying (Q&A)

Canada: officials urge action to keep edible marijuana away from children (The Guardian)

Canada's Top Employers continue to raise the bar on workplace innovation (The Globe and Mail)

Anesthesia in early childhood not tied to developmental problems (Reuters Online)

Children's health care network is advancing pediatric care across Ontario (Hospital News pg. 58)

Staff at SickKids Hospital made sure to bring the Halloween fun inside (CTV National News)

Teaching new moms how to soothe infants might make vaccinations less stressful (Reuters Online)