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News Archives 2010

Jack Holland

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)

Jonathan DellaVedova

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)

Peter Dent

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)

Peter Szatmari

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)

Anthony Chan

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 these calls.

1-800 line helps kids with blood clots (Hamilton Spectator, May 26, 2010)

April Kam

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)

Ronald Barr

Cure rate for childhood cancers can come at a price (The Canadian Press, May 4, 2010)

Peter Szatmari

Peter Szatmari and his colleagues have received $8.9 million to help solve the autism puzzle.

$8.9m to help solve autism puzzle

Peter Rosenbaum

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)

Christoph Fusch

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)

Peter Rosenbaum

Dr. Peter Rosenbaum searches for "what's right and what's possible" for kids (Hamilton Spectator, January 22, 2010)

Mark Tarnopolsky

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)


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