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May 5, 2021
Placental diseases often implicated in stillbirths, serious illnesses of newborns, making early detection critical.
April 26, 2021
A survey of over 2,000 families across Canada revealed struggles to find information and support in caring for their young children during the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 23, 2021
Our Emergency Department has the appropriate staffing, processes and protocols in place, including robust infection prevention and control measures, to ensure the safety of all patients, families and staff.
April 22, 2021
A surgery to remove tumour weighing approximately 15 per cent of Félix Devigne’s total body weight was made possible through collaboration between SickKids and Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg.
April 21, 2021
International research team used exosomes from amniotic fluid stem cells in animal models and human lung cells to treat underdeveloped fetal lungs, restarting growth and normal functioning.
April 14, 2021
SickKids’ new virtual urgent care program aims to help children and families determine what type of care is needed.
April 12, 2021
New SickKids YouTube channel, The SKOOP, provides inpatients, families and kids at home access to a variety of original programming to help children and youth cope with hospitalization.
April 11, 2021
As of April 12, SickKids will be accepting paediatric inpatients from certain hospitals across the GTA to help increase health system capacity.
April 9, 2021
SickKids collaboration with UCalgary could be a step toward earlier diagnosis and improved treatment for children and youth with OCD.
April 6, 2021
The recent increase of COVID-related ICU admissions has strained the adult health-care system. As a result, SickKids is opening an eight-bed unit within the ICU for previously healthy adults (approximately 40 years old and under) with COVID-19. The eight-bed unit will be made available for adults if needed.
April 6, 2021
Dr. Michael Taylor, along with Dr. Stefan Pfister of Hopp Children’s Cancer Center Heidelberg, is a co-recipient of the 2021 Léopold Griffuel Award from Fondation ARC, recognizing their contributions to childhood cancer research.
March 29, 2021
A national study led SickKids and CAMH takes a strengths-based approach to autism assessment, suggesting positive outcomes for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are more common than previously thought.