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August 29, 2018

Later life pregnancy increases future heart problems in children

Sandy Davidge and her team have shown that offspring born to older mothers have an increased likelihood of chronic heart problems. She's hoping an increased understanding will lead to improved interventions and potential new treatments.

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June 21, 2018

Learning to live with chronic pain

Chronic pain in children can be disabling, preventing kids from participating in school, sports and social functions. "Learning to live with chronic pain" is an illustrated book designed to support families of children who live with chronic pain.

June 21, 2018

Translating research into tools for all audiences

Distinguished Researchers Lisa Hartling and Shannon Scott are helping to turn pediatric research into usable tools for families and health care professionals with TREKK.

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June 21, 2018

Elders Mentoring Program strengthens community for Maskwacis’ expectant mothers

With the support of a WCHRI seed grant, Richard Oster helped establish the Elders Mentoring Program, where Elders from the Maskwacis community offer companionship and mentoring to pregnant Indigenous women.

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June 21, 2018

Discovering the paradoxical nature of cells in newborns

While studying the immune systems of newborns, immunologist Shokrollah Elahi found that the same cells that make newborns susceptible to infections also protect their gut health.

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June 21, 2018

Letter study aims to engage and empower patients

Israel Amirav would like to see all doctors provide their patients with written records at the end of a visit.

June 21, 2018

Interdisciplinary approach crucial to care of women in menopause

The team at the Lois Hole Hospital for Women’s menopause clinic embarked on a study of nearly 200 patients to fill a research gap in patients’ issues.

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May 2, 2018

The measure of a good decision

Cameron Sklar studied prenatal ultrasound to measure their ability to accurately predict growth abnormalities in triplets.

February 4, 2018

Managing more than symptoms

In 2008, the Lois Hole Hospital for Women Menopause Clinic was created to specifically address the concerns of women managing their menopausal symptoms.

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February 2, 2018

Five ways to support your child’s mental health

Wendy Hoglund, WCHRI member and associate professor of developmental science, and Kathleen O’Connor, WCHRI member and clinical psychologist, have some tips to help you better understand and support your child.

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