Dr. Jack Holland was interviewed by the Toronto Star for his perspective on
girls hitting puberty earlier than they were a decade ago.
Should we worry about our kids hitting puberty
earlier? (Toronto Star, June 25, 2010)
The Pediatric Postgraduate Program is now publishing a monthly column written
by future pediatricians about common pediatric concerns of parents, to help
provide practical information to the community.
Most babies OK for iron, but preemies
need more (Hamilton Spectator, June 4, 2010)
A patient of Dr. Peter Dent's was recently featured in the news for her
efforts to raise money for Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Facing adversity with a
smile (Dunnville Chronicle, June 4, 2010)
A consortium of international researchers has described the clearest picture
yet of how genetics influences autism, the developmental disorder that affects
an estimated one in 110 children.
Study finds genetic links to
autism (Toronto Star, June 9, 2010)
Physicians worldwide, from a U.S. army base in Japan to Sweden's
Nobel-prize-awarding Karolinska Institute, call Dr. Anthony Chan's 1-800 line in
Hamilton to tap into his expertise in blood clots in children. Chan received
1,200 calls on the line last year alone, which averages out to 3.2 calls a day.
And Chan, who runs both the pediatric thrombosis clinic and the hemophilia
clinic at McMaster Children's Hospital, volunteers all of the time he spends on
1-800 line helps kids with blood
clots (Hamilton Spectator, May 26, 2010)
What should you do when your two-year-old son is vomiting and has diarrhea?
How concerned should you be? How long will it last? Vomiting and diarrhea are
both common complaints. When coupled together, they are often symptoms of a
virus affecting your child's gastrointestinal tract.
Child's stomach flu will soon pass (Hamilton Spectator, May 20, 2010)
Cure rate for childhood cancers
can come at a price (The Canadian Press, May 4,
Peter Szatmari and his colleagues have received $8.9 million to help solve
the autism puzzle.
$8.9m to help solve autism puzzle
Dr. Peter Rosenbaum was the guest of honour at this year's Hamilton Health
Sciences annual fundraising gala.
Health-care heroes (Hamilton Spectator, February 23, 2010)
Dr. Christoph Fusch has been awarded the $2-million Hamilton Health Sciences
Foundation/Jack Sinclair Chair in Neonatology.
Researcher gets big push to help tiny
patients (Hamilton Spectator - Jan. 26, 2010)
Dr. Peter Rosenbaum searches for
"what's right and what's possible" for kids (Hamilton
Spectator, January 22, 2010)
Dr. Mark Tarnopolsky's work on how muscles function holds hope of finding new
treatments for neuromuscular and neurometabolic disorders.
Mac research chair aids push for
neuromuscular breakthroughs (Hamilton Spectator,
January 21, 2010)