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July 1, 2015
On July 1, 2015, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, announced 100 new appointments to the Order of Canada, two of which are from SickKids.
June 29, 2015
New research released today in Nature Neuroscience reveals for the first time that pain is processed in male and female mice using different cells. These findings have far-reaching implications for our basic understanding of pain.
June 26, 2015
SickKids has partnered with the Toronto District School Board since 1892 as a Section 23 program, providing schooling to students who require education outside of the regular class system in a specialized setting.
June 25, 2015
The study found the most frequently asked questions among parents and primary care physicians were related to: the impact of electronic devices on development, appropriate discipline strategies and interventions to promote healthy sleep.
June 19, 2015
Sickle cell disease is a hereditary blood disorder which causes abnormal haemoglobin - the protein in red blood cells that carry oxygen from the lungs to the body’s tissues.
June 17, 2015
Researchers at SickKids and St. Michael’s Hospital conducted a study that identified risk factors and recommendations to prevent severe iron-deficiency anaemia, in which blood lacks enough healthy red blood cells to carry oxygen to the body's tissues.
June 16, 2015
In studying two unrelated patients with a form of the condition associated with muscle weakness, researchers identified changes in a gene not previously linked with human disease.
June 12, 2015
At the 26th annual Research Institute Retreat there was no theme more fitting than to celebrate Janet Rossant’s scientific legacy.