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Baby emily at 10 months old
Application of a novel dialysis technique at SickKids saves newborn with renal failure (Thursday, March 14, 2019)
A procedure performed at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) may give new hope to families with babies in renal failure. Last spring, Dr. Christoph Licht, Staff Nephrologist and Medical Director of the Dialysis and Apheresis Unit and his team performed the first clinical application of a modified continuous flow peritoneal dialysis (CFPD) at SickKids on baby Emily.
Significant changes to OHIP+ coming on April 1, 2019 – important information for patients and families (Friday, March 8, 2019)
Starting April 1, 2019, the Government of Ontario is changing OHIP+ by focusing benefits on those without private plans.
The Leong Centre for Healthy Children will help SickKids and the University of Toronto improve child health through new precision prevention (Friday, March 8, 2019)
A $25-million gift to the Unviersity of Toronto will help researchers at U of T and SickKids to harness the latest advances in the science of child health and pair them with developments in artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies.
Sherna holds a baby dummy to demonstrate the NMES equipment
New therapy technique increases oral feeding in infants with feeding tubes (Tuesday, March 5, 2019)
A team of clinicians and researchers at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) decided to conduct a pilot study to determine if an emerging treatment called neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) could be a promising treatment for swallowing problems in children with neurological impairment.
Study calls for more effective screening process for Celiac disease in children (Thursday, February 28, 2019)
A recent study from SickKids, McMaster University and William Osler Health System (Osler) shows an additional, costly blood test is routinely prescribed and performed as part of the screening process for celiac disease. Results of the study show it rarely predicts the disease.

SickKids in the headlines

World-first Toronto procedure cures teen's rare 'nutcracker syndrome' (CTV News)

SickKids unveils dazzling design for new patient support centre in Toronto (BlogTO)

How Toronto's SickKids hopes to use artificial intelligence to predict cardiac arrests (The Current | CBC Radio One)

SickKids-led research team uncovers a drug that disarms life-threatening bacteria (Hospital News)

SickKids allergist on new guidelines from Canadian Paediatric Society (Here and Now | CBC Radio One)

Toronto's SickKids announces first-of-its-kind artificial intelligence position (The Globe and Mail)