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True Process Announces Successful Deployment of High-Resolution Clinical Data Capture Platform at McMaster Children’s Hospital

by in PR · 0 Comment<p>MILWAUKEE May 09, 2018<p>True Process, a leader in high-frequency biomedical data acquisition, announced the successful go-live of …

Novel Biomarkers could Offer Effective Treatment for Cystic Fibrosis Patients

<b>Alex Mathew</b> Jan 31, 2018<p><i>The new study revealed underlying mechanisms of CF, which could improve prognosis leading to development of better therapies</i> …

Biomarkers

Children with chronic illness often show signs of mental health problems, says study | Indiablooms - First Portal on Digital News Management

Researchers from the University of Waterloo surveyed children between the ages of six and 16, and all within a month of their diagnosis with asthma, …

Mental Health

Tracheostomy doll

McMaster Children’s Hospital receives lots of toy donations before Christmas so patients aren’t forgotten while they’re getting care. This year, some …

Professor Emeritus Dr. Michael Boyle

Dr. Nick Kates, L., bestows the honour of Professor Emeritus on Dr. Michael Boyle, long time researcher at, and former director of, the Offord Centre …

Non-Drug Therapies, Ketogenic Diet May Offer Seizure Relief for Children

Slow initiation of the ketogenic diet shows good outcomes in children with epilepsy<p>HealthDay News — Non-pharmaceutical therapies may offer seizure …

We must listen to male sexual abuse victims #too

The #MeToo hashtag has created a space of female solidarity for victims who have experienced various forms of sexual abuse.<p>The dominant male response …

Antibiotics administered during labour delay healthy gut bacteria in babies

Antibiotics administered during labour for Group B Streptococcus (GBS) affect the development of gut bacteria in babies, according to a study from …

Burlington family providing special 'treat' for young cancer patients this Halloween

This Halloween, two Ontario hospitals and their young cancer patients, will receive a special ‘treat’.<p>Unbeknownst to those children undergoing …

Cancer

On World Cerebral Palsy Day, Let's Shift Our Worldview

Every hour on this planet, another child is born with cerebral palsy.<p>Every hour, another individual enters our world with challenges and potential, …

Maternal suicide in pre-and postnatal periods in Ontario

One of every 19 deaths in pregnant and new mothers in Ontario is due to suicide, highlighting the need for stronger mental health supports during and …

Neonatal crisis: McMaster Children’s Hospital forced to halt care for new admissions

NewsAug 25, 2017 by Joanna Frketich The Hamilton Spectator<p>Ontario was running out of beds, equipment and staff this week to care for the sickest and …

McMaster study reveals secrets of cystic fibrosis in baby sweat

New secrets have been revealed about how cystic fibrosis can manifest in young patients and how to treat it — and the answer lies in baby …

Medicine

Life-saving kidney dialysis clinic opens at McMaster Children’s Hospital

Lots of excitement at McMaster Children’s Hospital today.<p>The hospital has officially opened the new nephrology clinic — which will serve children who …

BLOG: Preparing teens for a smooth transition

<i>by Drs. Jan Willem Gorter and Christina Grant</i><p>At McMaster Children’s Hospital (MCH) we all work together to make sure that children and teenagers get …

“So dangerous”: Hamilton doctor sits in hot car to warn you of the dangers

After 15 minutes, he was sweaty, tired and done.<p>The chief of pediatric emergency medicine at McMaster Children's Hospital got into a hot car on …

Demonstration

Public school board warns parents about Netflix hit ‘13 Reasons Why’

NewsApr 28, 2017 by Emma Reilly Hamilton Spectator<p>The Hamilton Wentworth District School board is warning parents about a controversial Netflix TV …

McMaster Children’s Hospital’s new O.R

McMaster Children’s Hospital has brand new operating rooms, equipped with new technology. For some patients that can mean the difference between …

Survivors of childhood brain tumors have increased body fat

Finding sheds light on why survivors may be prone to heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and early death<p>Hamilton, ON (Mar. 22, 2016) - McMaster …

Document medical errors to prevent recurrence: Canadian docs tell Indian counterparts

Document medical errors so other doctors can learn from them and not repeat those mistakes, was the advice a group of paediatricians from Canada’s …

Medicine

Hamilton enlists young parents as mentors in struggle for higher birth weights

When she was pregnant at age 17, Michelle Hawrylyshyn could tell when a nurse or doctor had just realized how old she was.<p>"As soon as they see your …

Pregnancy

Faces of Hamilton Health Sciences: Ivan Quach, Elementary School Room Teacher

Devin Scullion defied all odds, now researchers are trying to figure out how

Though Devin Scullion's death leaves a hole in the lives of his family and friends, his life sends a true "message of hope," says the head of the …

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Vision loss in Hamilton children going unnoticed: study

NewsJan 19, 2017 by Joanna Frketich The Hamilton Spectator<p>More than 80 per cent of Hamilton children needing glasses don't have them because no one …

1,000 Seizures a Day

One of the most striking things about Avery is her radiant smile. However, life was not always so sunny for this six-year-old from Georgetown.<p>MacKid …

When illness strikes

Starting at 19 years old, Jared's dad, Sean, had severe headaches about twice a year. He would get them if he was walking and then took off running …

McMaster profs to receive Order of Ontario

NewsDec 14, 2016 by Natalie Paddon The Hamilton Spectator<p>Two McMaster professors are among 26 new appointees to the Order of Ontario.<p>Dr. Mehran …

Opinion | MAHIONEY: Mac, school board to lead student well-being networks

These are the four "areas of focus" (emotional, physical, cognitive and social) in the ministry's Well-Being Strategy.<p>"It's very exciting," says the …

Children with Down syndrome and ALL fare as well as others treated on DFCI ALL protocols

SAN DIEGO, CA - Despite an elevated risk of toxicity from chemotherapy, children with Down syndrome and acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) did not …