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Developing micro-robots for the future of neurosurgery

June 3, 2021

The tiny magnetic gripper tools could one day be used to perform minimally invasive brain surgery.

“Say Nay to the X-ray”: A new toolkit to reduce unneeded ankle X-rays and send paediatric patients home faster

June 9, 2021

Research at SickKids shows the vast majority of paediatric ankle injuries are low risk and don’t require X-rays during emergency department visits.

COVID-19 research projects led by SickKids scientists receive funding from federal government

April 23, 2020

Two COVID-19 research projects led by SickKids scientists will give greater insight into how COVID-19 works, potentially shedding light on future treatment strategies.

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Four leading child mental health research teams join forces to understand impact of COVID-19 pandemic

June 1, 2020

Researchers bring together child mental health research experts to uncover how public health emergency measures have affected the mental health of children and families.

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SickKids thanks federal government for investment in the future of Canada’s research

May 15, 2020

Support from federal government ensures SickKids and other research institutes continue to drive scientific breakthroughs for Canadians.

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SickKids research finds rates of accidental cannabis ingestion and severe intoxication in young children rose after legalization

June 24, 2021

Increases in unintentional ingestions and intensive care admissions for severe cannabis poisoning in children were primarily due to exposure to recently approved cannabis edibles.

Lowering lactose and carbs in milk does not help severely malnourished children

February 26, 2019

Research from SickKids and the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme in Kilifi, Kenya has found that treating hospitalized, severely malnourished children with a lactose-free, reduced-carbohydrate milk formula does not improve clinical outcomes.

New research finds majority of children with autism may be 'doing well'

March 29, 2021

A national study led SickKids and CAMH takes a strengths-based approach to autism assessment, suggesting positive outcomes for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are more common than previously thought.

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Uncovering the mysteries of relapsed brain tumours

February 3, 2021

Findings from a large international study on the genomic profile of medulloblastoma at the time of relapse may lay foundation for future clinical trials to develop new therapeutic strategies.

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Recognizing the contributions of veterans and military personnel to SickKids research on Remembrance Day

November 11, 2021

Researchers at SickKids look to understand the effects of PTSD and other health concerns among Canadian military personnel and veterans.

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