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Brain and Mental Health News

SickKids Centre for Brain & Mental Health funds research into COVID-19-related child and youth mental health and brain health
Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Team led by SickKids scientists finds new insight into gene mutations associated with autism
Thursday, February 14, 2019

Study provides data on outcomes after feeding tube placement in children with neurologic impairment
Thursday, January 24, 2019

Connections in the brain may be key to working memory performance in children
Thursday, January 17, 2019

“We tried everything”: Team of Toronto surgeons doesn’t give up on young girl with persistent seizures
Thursday, December 13, 2018

SickKids maintains high ranks on Canada’s Top 40 Research Hospitals 2018 list
Thursday, November 8, 2018

Science Q&A: How SickKids scientists are working to understand a potentially lethal brain disease
Monday, November 5, 2018

First Canadian paediatric study of mixed THC/CBD cannabis oil shows promise for children with drug-resistant epilepsy
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Our earliest memories may be forgotten but not lost
Thursday, July 5, 2018

Brain scans of preterm babies could improve feeding strategies to boost brain development
Friday, June 29, 2018

Children’s Mental Health Week: Understanding anxiety with Dr. Suneeta Monga
Friday, May 11, 2018

The real value for money of universal screening for Autism Spectrum Disorder
Wednesday, April 25, 2018

World Malaria Day: SickKids Researchers uncover ‘blueprints’ for vaccine development
Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Spring launch of the new AboutKidsHealth
Thursday, April 19, 2018

SickKids researchers bust commonly held myth about medulloblastoma
Friday, February 23, 2018

Childhood cancer survivors at higher risk of mental health events
Thursday, February 22, 2018

Research co-led by SickKids shows premature babies may be more susceptible to effects of pain from lifesaving care, harming brain development
Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Care mapping: Study shows putting experience on paper helps parents of children with medical complexity
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

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

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

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

Autism Awareness Month: SickKids improves care for kids with autism
Tuesday, October 25, 2016

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

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

Debunking myths about autism
Monday, November 2, 2015

October is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Awareness Month!
Tuesday, October 27, 2015

New genetic tests playing a role in the management of autism spectrum disorder
Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Drs. Janet Rossant and James Rutka appointed to Order of Canada
Wednesday, July 1, 2015

PTSD soldiers more likely to see a world full of threat
Thursday, June 25, 2015

Cognitive challenges in some survivors of childhood leukemia linked with genetic variants
Friday, June 5, 2015

Bridging the gap: SickKids researchers work to bring traumatic brain injury research to the bedside
Monday, June 1, 2015

New SickKids study examines cost of paediatric inpatient treatment for anorexia nervosa
Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Largest-ever suicide-risk study identifies new prevention opportunity
Wednesday, April 1, 2015

SickKids celebrates Purple Day with the opening of the expanded Epilepsy Monitoring Unit
Monday, March 30, 2015

Beyond the stigma – SickKids Café Scientifique sheds light on the science behind mental health
Monday, December 1, 2014

New research may explain loss of early childhood memories
Friday, May 9, 2014

SickKids and Holland Bloorview receive $2.5 million to test new drugs for autism
Tuesday, May 6, 2014

SickKids-led researcher team develop new genetic “guidebook” for autism diagnosis
Friday, April 25, 2014

SickKids study measures brain activity to predict outcomes for traumatic brain injury
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

SickKids scientists explain baffling chemo resistance and identify possible therapy for baby brain tumour
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

SickKids research may lead to faster diagnosis of PTSD in Canadian soldiers
Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Renewed focus on brain and mental health
Thursday, January 30, 2014

New collaboration will help people with mental and physical illnesses
Tuesday, January 28, 2014

New review will help guide primary-care physicians to better support children with autism
Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Disturbing the fetal brain during pregnancy impacts neural stem cell growth of offspring into adulthood
Thursday, November 7, 2013

SickKids and CAMH join forces – backed by $4.5 million investment in children’s mental health
Thursday, September 5, 2013