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Congratulations to our staff on their recent awards and accomplishments
Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Malaria drug may help kids with rare genetic disorder, SickKids study finds
Wednesday, March 22, 2017

New Canadian study suggests physical activity may help protect children from the onset of depression
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Study finds under-connected “social brain” in adults with autism
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Could a recall actually protect kids from swallowing dangerous magnets?
Friday, March 10, 2017

Teens ‘take charge’ with new online program for kids and teens with arthritis
Monday, March 6, 2017

Scientists identify parent-of-origin phenomenon in devastating form of muscular dystrophy
Thursday, March 2, 2017

Just in time for Rare Disease Day: New SickKids/UHN clinic for EDS patients officially opens
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Personalizing approaches to treating childhood arthritis
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Young children of mothers prescribed opioids at increased risk of overdose
Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Science Show & Tell: How parents’ health literacy affects health outcomes for children with chronic kidney disease
Friday, February 17, 2017

Use of electronic medical records may result in better tracking of childhood obesity rates, new study finds
Thursday, February 16, 2017

Statement regarding international patients and U.S. travel restrictions
Friday, February 3, 2017

Empowering providers and patients through a “one patient, one record, one connected system” approach
Thursday, February 2, 2017

Building bridges to mental health services for children and youth
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Novel research finds genetic explanation for bone damage among survivors of childhood cancer
Friday, January 20, 2017

Brain scan of premature infants could predict disability and improve outcomes, study finds
Thursday, January 19, 2017

Science Show & Tell: Happy 150th, Canada!
Friday, January 13, 2017

SickKids-supported research facilities receive $116 million to fund genomics and advanced computing research in Canada
Monday, January 9, 2017

SickKids’ Dr. Lewis Kay appointed to Order of Canada
Wednesday, January 4, 2017

It’s been a wonderful year at SickKids! Here’s why…
Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Santa’s elves fly to SickKids! Canadian Armed Forces help deploy Operation HO HO HO.
Monday, December 19, 2016

Congratulations to winners of the 2016 President’s Awards
Friday, December 16, 2016

Science Show & Tell: Study uncovers three subgroups of rare children’s brain cancer
Monday, December 12, 2016

Topical cream lessens pain in infants receiving vaccinations, study shows
Monday, December 12, 2016

SickKids-led research projects named 2015 disruptors by Genome Canada
Friday, December 9, 2016

Low-income Ontario children with diabetes faring better than their Californian counterparts
Friday, December 9, 2016

Largest international study of its kind finds new schizophrenia risk genes
Monday, November 21, 2016

PICH2GO helps tackle children’s pain through art and discussion
Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Children with cancer much more likely than adults to receive high-intensity end-of-life care despite access to palliative care
Monday, November 14, 2016

Congratulations to these SickKids staff on their awards and achievements!
Thursday, November 10, 2016

SickKids ranked No. 2 on Canada’s Top 40 Research Hospitals list in 2016
Thursday, November 10, 2016

SickKids topping the charts as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers
Monday, November 7, 2016

Better Nights, Better Days intervention study aims to help kids sleep better
Thursday, November 3, 2016

Science Show & Tell: New insight into how cells control the pH of their internal compartments
Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Only in Toronto: City’s diverse population propels discovery that ethnicity may play a role in the health of children with kidney disease
Friday, October 7, 2016

Planning for the retail space of the future
Friday, September 23, 2016

SickKids contributes to framework to address global adolescent health and mortality
Wednesday, September 21, 2016

SickKids awarded more than $1.9 million in CFI funding to support sharing of genomic data through new computational infrastructure
Monday, September 19, 2016

Exposure to laundry detergent packets sending few Canadian kids to emergency rooms, new study finds
Monday, September 12, 2016

SickKids-led study indicates malnutrition in children may lead to severe impairments in liver function
Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Greater severity of infection in children associated with influenza B than influenza A strain, new study says
Wednesday, August 24, 2016

SickKids recognizes students on International Youth Day 2016
Thursday, August 11, 2016

Seeing is believing: New molecular structure sheds light on DNA repair
Wednesday, August 10, 2016

‘Toronto protocol’ dramatically improves survival rates in children at risk of cancer
Friday, August 5, 2016

New study sheds light on long-term survival of children with trisomy 13 and 18
Tuesday, July 26, 2016

SickKids scientists show how memories are linked in the brain
Thursday, July 21, 2016

SickKids’ new Paediatrician-in-Chief weighs in on how far we’ve come and the power of integration in genetics
Monday, July 4, 2016

How the fingertip is teaching scientists about tissue repair
Thursday, June 30, 2016

Way to go team! – Congratulations to staff on their awards and achievements
Thursday, June 16, 2016

Parkinson’s disease may be a key to solving the glioblastoma puzzle: SickKids-led study
Monday, June 13, 2016

Disrupted spinal fluid flow could cause scoliosis, new zebrafish study says
Thursday, June 9, 2016

Turning the enemy against itself: SickKids-led study identifies enzymes that remove bacteria’s protective wall and enable their destruction
Friday, May 20, 2016

SickKids expert contributes to major global reports on adolescent health
Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Understanding lung damage due to childhood asthma could hold the clues to preventing respiratory disease later in life
Monday, May 2, 2016

Back to the basics – study suggests a simplified approach to treating vomiting and diarrhea
Saturday, April 30, 2016

Clinicians studying rare brain tumours around the world connect through new SickKids registry
Thursday, April 28, 2016

How a miniscule worm is helping scientists kick cancer
Thursday, April 14, 2016

TrialNet identifies three progressive stages of Type 1 diabetes
Thursday, March 31, 2016

New Toronto Paediatric Cancer Stage principles provide expert consensus on the collection of paediatric cancer stages in population-based cancer registries
Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Dr. Ronald Cohn appointed Chief of Paediatrics at The Hospital for Sick Children
Monday, March 28, 2016

SickKids staff recognized for outstanding achievements
Monday, March 21, 2016

Daycare kids have less outdoor free play at home, new study finds
Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Dr. Julie D Forman-Kay announced newest recipient of Canada Research Chairs Program
Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Together, we are standing up to Cancer
Thursday, February 4, 2016

Pain management in premature infants linked to impaired brain development
Thursday, January 28, 2016

Heightened perception of anger driven by over-connected brain circuits in soldiers with PTSD, new study finds
Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Growth plate fractures in children’s ankle injuries are much rarer than previously thought
Monday, January 25, 2016

Follow-up care of minor wrist fractures may be handled by primary care physicians, study shows
Friday, January 15, 2016

Biology of tumour changes when childhood brain cancer recurs, Canadian study finds
Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Study suggests whole genome sequencing should be primary genetic test for patients
Wednesday, January 13, 2016