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February 22, 2024

Research reveals risk factors for poor asthma control in children

A recent University of Alberta study is shedding more light on how perinatal health and early life events are related to asthma control in children. “The problem is…

February 21, 2024

Happy hearts: Enhancing physical activity for kids with heart disease

February is Heart Month

Featuring Michael Khoury, Read More
February 20, 2024

Helping parents remember hospital discharge instructions

Study explores the communication needs of parents of children with mental health concerns admitted to the emergency department

Featuring Bruce Wright, Read More
February 15, 2024

Researchers find new way to deliver treatment to infants at risk of cerebral palsy

Drug-release technology carries medication to the site of perinatal brain injury, protecting infants from harmful side effects

Featuring Larry Unsworth, Read More
February 9, 2024

Preventable hospitalizations and deaths ‘of despair’ associated with income inequality

Prevention and support programs should be targeted to regions with highest social inequities, researchers say.

Featuring Roman Pabayo, Read More
February 7, 2024

CIHR announces $6.7 million of new research funding for nine WCHRI members

Awards will fund projects that have potential for breakthroughs in women's and children’s health

Featuring Sandra Davidge, Shokrollah Elahi, Lisa Hartling, Shannon Scott, Maria Ioannou, Gary D. Lopaschuk, Salima Meherali, Caroline Richard, Sue Tsai, Read More
February 6, 2024

Five things all women should know about their hearts

Women face risks and causes of heart disease that men don’t — and knowing the differences is important to help them protect and advocate for their health.

Featuring Colleen M Norris, Read More
February 5, 2024

20 per cent of parents feel uncertain caring for their child after discharge from pediatric emergency: study

Providing more updates, paying better attention to parents’ emotional needs could help ease pressures of ER crowding, say study leads.

Featuring Shannon Scott, Samina Ali, Read More
January 23, 2024

Gluten-free food guide puts good nutrition on the plate for kids

Free, family-friendly resource is grounded in extensive evidence yet easy to understand and use.

Featuring Diana Mager, Justine M Turner, Read More
January 16, 2024

Newly identified biomarker could lead to simple blood test for rare autoimmune disease

Lab uncovers telltale protein with levels 1,000 times higher than usual in patients with myasthenia gravis.