August 3, 2015
In a new game-changing Canadian study, a research team from The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) has uncovered strong evidence for genetic causes of cerebral palsy that …
September 29, 2017
Refugee children and youth have a 20 per cent higher rate of unintentional injury compared to their non-refugee immigrant counterparts, according to a new study by researchers at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) and The Hospital …
November 12, 2018
Does engaging patients in research projects improve health? Engaging Patients in Health Research: the Ontario Experience, a special patient-oriented research supplement in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) released November 7, 2018, …
November 3, 2016
Researchers across Canada have created a unique program to address insomnia in kids. “Better Nights, Better Days” is an evidence-based online intervention program for parents who have children that experience sleep issues.
November 12, 2018
Arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy (ARVC), a prime cause of sudden cardiac death, can stay hidden as it may not cause symptoms in its early stages. A research team led by SickKids discovered potential new ways to diagnose and treat this life-threatening …
October 2, 2017
SickKids researchers have been exploring the molecular structure of immune cell components, and how gaining an understanding of their anatomical organization can help develop future targeted therapies for blood cancers and autoimmune diseases.
November 26, 2019
A drug typically used to treat rheumatic conditions could have therapeutic benefit for patients with a rare inflammatory bowel disease gene mutation. Study results have lead to a novel clinical trial led by SickKids.
October 12, 2017
The number of obese children and adolescents (aged five to 19 years) worldwide has risen tenfold in the past four decades, according to a new study led by Imperial College London and the World Health Organization (WHO).
November 22, 2018
Researchers from The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and other paediatric hospitals across Canada worked with lead researchers at the University of Calgary and Alberta Children’s Hospital to investigate whether probiotics are effective in …
November 27, 2019
New research findings offer new evidence that proton radiotherapy – a type of radiation therapy – could effectively treat medulloblastoma in children without causing the level of impairment to the brain that is usually caused by standard treatments.