October 9, 2018
Emergency department visits as a first point of contact for mental health conditions reflect poor access to timely mental health care that may be delivered in outpatient settings (by family doctors, pediatricians or psychiatrists).
June 25, 2015
The study involved a group of Canadian Armed Forces soldiers: half with PTSD, half without, and all on active duty.
August 3, 2017
A Canadian study published in Genetics in Medicine today has identified a genetic link that may explain how cerebral palsy (CP) develops in-utero. New groundbreaking evidence suggests a much stronger underlying genetic link in children with …
October 18, 2018
Despite the significance of tissue mechanics in cancer, the way solid tumour cells sense and respond to their physical environment is largely unknown. Researchers at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) recently found that in glioma cells, ion …
October 9, 2019
Ontario-led research group has discovered a novel cancer-driving mutation in the non-coding regions of the human cancer genome, also known as the “dark matter” of human cancer DNA. The mutation represents a new potential therapeutic target for …
August 30, 2017
Using an innovative barcode-like system that tracks the behaviour of individual brain cancer cells, an international research team has gained a new understanding of how glioblastoma brain cancers grow and has identified potential new ways of …
September 7, 2017
45 experts from 16 countries will convene at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Toronto to undertake a comprehensive analysis to develop an investment case for funding management and control of childhood cancer as part of The Lancet …
July 6, 2015
New research led by SickKids reveals a surprising case report, in which the genetic defect responsible for the child’s illness actually resides in the blood vessels rather than the intestine, or gut.
September 8, 2017
Paediatric brain tumour biopsies from across Canada and around the world are being analyzed at SickKids using new, state-of-the-art diagnostic, prognostic and predictive tests for childhood cancers.
July 6, 2015
In May and June, members of the health-care and science communities are recognized for their achievements and contributions.