January 7, 2020
One study details the known association between iron levels and cognitive function, and identifies a new threshold in blood tests that could guide more effective clinical intervention. The other is the first health-economic analysis of potential …
February 27, 2020
Scientists reveal the ability to reverse repeat mutation length in the brains of a mouse model with Huntington’s disease. The team discovered a compound that targets the unusual DNA structure and was shown to reverse repeat expansions with …
September 8, 2021
Dr. Zulfiqar Bhutta was named the recipient of the 2021 Roux Prize, recognized for his research and public policy contributions to global maternal and child health and nutrition.
August 16, 2021
Research led by SickKids and the Montreal Children’s Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre found that a novel cancer predisposition screening tool shows promise for helping doctors better predict which childhood cancer survivors may be at …
May 5, 2021
Placental diseases often implicated in stillbirths, serious illnesses of newborns, making early detection critical.
March 8, 2020
Allison Daniel and Isabel Potani first met in Blantyre, Malawi about four years ago. At the time, Isabel was the head nurse at the Moyo Nutritional Rehabilitation and Research Unit (Moyo) at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, and Allison was starting …
August 13, 2019
Research students at SickKids Centre for Global Child Health discuss their research and how they hope to contribute to a brighter tomorrow through advancing global child health.
May 15, 2019
Obesity is increasing more rapidly in the world’s rural areas than in cities, according to a new study of global trends in body-mass index (BMI).
May 27, 2016
Drs. Lynne Howell and Perrin Baker give their perspective on the importance of basic scientific research to make future medical discoveries.
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.