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Low-income Ontario children with diabetes faring better than their Californian counterparts

December 9, 2016

Low-income children with Type 1 diabetes in Ontario are getting more of the recommended preventative care visits and have fewer hospitalizations than similar children in California, according to a new study.

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Terry Fox Foundation grants $2.2 million to SickKids cancer research

September 16, 2015

Researchers at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) will receive $2.2 million from the Terry Fox Foundation over the next three years to continue their research on a rare cancer predisposition condition called Li-Fraumeni Syndrome.

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Science Show & Tell: Study uncovers three subgroups of rare children’s brain cancer

December 12, 2016

Dr. Annie Huang chats about her SickKids study that uncovered three subgroups of atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumours and identified promising drugs to target each type in the Science Show & Tell series.

SickKids scientist Dr. Norman Rosenblum named Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes

November 8, 2017

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) announced today the appointment of SickKids Senior Scientist Dr. Norman Rosenblum as the new Scientific Director of CIHR’s Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes.

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Topical cream lessens pain in infants receiving vaccinations, study shows

December 12, 2016

Research led by SickKids has found that liposomal lidocaine, a topical pain cream, is an effective method to reduce pain in infants receiving vaccination injections.

SickKids ranks No. 2 on Canada’s Top 40 Research Hospitals list for 2017

November 9, 2017

SickKids is proud to have once again been named one of Canada’s Top 40 Research Hospitals by Research Infosource Inc.

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Adult survivors of childhood cancer benefit from specialized survivor clinic attendance: study

September 25, 2015

Adult survivors of childhood cancer stay in better health and require fewer visits to emergency departments if they are patients of specialized survivor clinics, says a new Ontario study from The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and the …

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Inhaled corticosteroids do not increase risk of fracture in children with asthma: study

November 13, 2017

Daily use of inhaled corticosteroids does not increase the risk of bone fracture in children with asthma, according to a new study by researchers at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) and The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids).

Terry Fox Research Institute and cross-Canada partners give $16.4 million boost to young people fighting hard-to-treat cancers

November 24, 2017

Terry Fox PROFYLE, a new initiative announced by the Terry Fox Research Institute (TFRI) at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) today, is aiming to give the 20 per cent of children and young adults with hard-to-treat cancers another chance to …

MSSNG Project helps doctors share genomic data for autism research

October 27, 2015

Thanks to an ambitious and groundbreaking collaboration between The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), Autism Speaks and Google, scientists around the globe now have open access to thousands of genomes for autism research.

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