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New tool to help doctors better prevent sudden cardiac death in children (Wednesday, May 20, 2020)
In a new study published in Circulation, a research team from The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) has proven that a digital tool they developed can successfully identify paediatric patients with cardiomyopathy who are at high risk for sudden cardiac death.
SickKids thanks federal government for investment in the future of Canada’s research (Friday, May 15, 2020)
The Government of Canada’s announcement of support for research personnel across the country is applauded by The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) Research Institute.
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Virtual clinic for kids with special needs comes out of COVID-19 (Thursday, May 7, 2020)
SickKids has created a new virtual clinic to help children with neurodevelopmental disorders and their families better cope during COVID-19.
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Entering a new era of “SickKids care, anytime, anywhere” (Wednesday, May 6, 2020)
COVID-19 may have helped accelerate the offering of virtual care services at SickKids, but virtual care won’t go away with COVID-19.
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Mental health services go virtual at SickKids and SickKids CCMH during COVID-19 pandemic (Monday, May 4, 2020)
The mental health teams at SickKids and SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health (CCMH) have had a rapid advance into virtual care in response to COVID-19.

SickKids in the headlines

Test infants if siblings are autistic, study says (Canadian Press via Toronto Star)

Ontario builds first-of-its-kind screening program to help children with hearing loss (The Globe and Mail)

Asthma attacks in pregnancy tied to complications for mothers, babies (National Post)

Infants more vulnerable to measles than previously believed, study finds (CBC Online)

Pediatric cancer can affect mental health of patients’ families long after initial diagnosis, study finds (The Globe and Mail)

Hundreds of Canadian transplant patients crowd fund to cover costs, study says (National Post)