Highlights / paediatric

Health, International, Internet, Science and Technology

International cooperation on rare genetic paediatric brain disorder

A newborn baby was urgently tranferred to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Montreal Children’s hospital displaying signs of distress and tremors or seizures. With a head that was smaller than normal, tests showed problems with brain development. Sadly for her» 

Arts and Entertainment, Health, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Kids and screen time: new limits recommended

Electronic screens are becoming omnipresent in today’s society. Decades ago there was worry that children were spending too much time in front of the TV, really the only screen at the time. That of course is still a worry, but» 

Health, International, Society

To snip or not to snip- circumcision debate again

It seems the debate about circumcision of male babies has flared up again. A new report in the Canadian Journal of Urology suggests that the stance of the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) regarding circumcision is based on “sloppy scholarship”. In the analysis» 

Health, Internet, Science and Technology, Society

Delivering better care for children’s emotional and mental health needs

It’s a first for Ottawa and the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) and possibly in Canada and elsewhere as well. The hospital today announced the first step of its plan to build a novel paediatric-focused Centre for Mental Health»