Cerebral palsy (CP) is the most common cause of physical disability in children. Historically, factors such as birth asphyxia, stroke and infections in the developing brain have been considered as causes of CP. In a new game-changing Canadian study, a research team from The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) has...
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New research released in Nature Neuroscience reveals for the first time that pain is processed in male and female mice using different cells. These findings have far-reaching implications for our basic understanding of pain, how we develop the next generation of medications for chronic pain – which is by far the most prevalent human health condition – and the way we execute basic biomedical...2015Published in Future Health, a quarterly publication of Canadians for Health Research in Fall 2015
A Montreal research team, co-supervised by Dr. Rémi Rabasa-Lhoret from the Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal (IRCM) and Dr. Laurent Legault from the Montreal Children’s Hospital, have conducted the first pediatric outpatient study to compare three alternative artificial pancreatic systems for children with type 1 diabetes. The results, published in The Lancet Diabetes &...2015Published in Future Health, a quarterly publication of Canadians for Health Research in Fall 2015