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News Archives 2011

David Goldfarb

Dr. David Goldfarb was quoted in the Seattle Times regarding grants to fund a device for remote health diagnosis.

Grants to fund device for remote health diagnosis
(Seattle Times, December 16, 2011)


Christina Grant

Christina Grant recently wrote a House Calls column in the Hamilton Spectator:

Alcohol and diabetes can be a deadly mix (Hamilton Spectator, December 7, 2011)


Saroj Saigal

Saroj Saigal was recently quoted in an article in the Hamilton Spectator:

Small miracles (Hamilton Spectator, December 7, 2011)


Constantine Samaan

Constantine Samaan was recently was recently featured on "Optimal Clinical" diabetes radio interview regarding "The macrophage at the intersection of immunity and metabolism in obesity".

The macrophage at the intersection of immunity and metabolism in obesity — Diabetes Radio Interview with Dr Constantine Samaan (Optimal Clinical, November 17, 2011)


Christoph Fusch

Christoph Fusch the Chair of McMaster's neonatology division excerpt from "The smallest babies face the biggest risks." Click here for the full article:

The smallest babies face the biggest risks (Hamilton Spectator, November 26, 2011)


Anthony Chan

Anthony Chan was quoted on CHCH on the recent announcement of his role as the McMaster Children's Hospital/Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation Chair in Pediatric Thrombosis and Hemostasis.  Anthony Chan is the first incumbent and will hold this role for a 5 year term.  Please view video here:

Mac unveils new medical research chair (CHCH, december 1, 2011) Video


Sandeep Raha and Katrin Scheinemann

Sandeep Raha and Katrin Scheinemann were recently quoted in an article in the Hamilton Spectator for the first session of McMaster's new program called Children and Youth University:

No kidding … Mac launches lecture series for fun (Hamilton Spectator, November 21, 2011)


Brian Timmons

Brian Timmons was recently quoted in an article in the Hamilton Spectator about physical activity and health in Preschoolers.

How Active is your Preschooler? (Hamilton Spectator, November 17, 2011)


Tony D'Souza

Tony D'Souza recently wrote a House Calls column in the Hamilton Spectator.

Sickest children are seen first in emergency departments (Hamilton Spectator, November 10, 2011)


Olaf Kraus de Camargo

Olaf Kraus de Camargo recently wrote a House Calls column in the Hamilton Spectator.

Heavy TV watching can hurt toddler's development (Hamilton Spectator, November 3, 2011)


Tony D'Souza

Tony D'Souza was recently quoted in an article in the Hamilton Spectator about the brand new kids' ER.

New kids' ER to be less traumatic (Hamilton Spectator, November 3, 2011)


Saroj Saigal

Saroj Saigal was cited in a recent New Yorker Magazine article which describes what happens in the neonatal units so you can see the stresses that parents and physicians go through.

A Child in Time: New Fontiers in Treating Premature Babies by Jerome Groopman (New Yorker Magazine)


Mark Tarnopolsky

Mark Tarnopolsky was quoted in the New York Times about how exercise can strengthen the brain.

How Exercise Can Strengthen the Brain (New York Times, September 28, 2011)


Shobha Wahi

Shobha Wahi commented on a study about lead levels in children in the Hamilton Spectator.

Study quiets alarm over lead (Hamilton Spectator, September 26, 2011)


Madan Roy

Madan Roy was recently quoted in the Hamilton Spectator regarding his views on 8 year old Penelope Plessas's involvement in the election campaign.

Provincial election is child's play for Penelope (Hamilton Spectator, September 22, 2011)


Brian Timmons

Dr. Brian Timmons discusses tips for keeping children cool during this summer's heat wave.

Video Interview with Brian Timmons (CTV News) Video

Kids at particular risks during heat waves (CTV News)


Rob Lloyd

Rob Lloyd was recently quoted in the Hamilton Spectator regarding Clinical Connect.

Instant online info definitely not Dr. Google (Hamilton Spectator, August 9, 2011)


Ramsay MacNay

Ramsay MacNay was recently quoted in the Hamilton Spectator about Ontario offering more vaccines.

Ontario offering more vaccines (Hamilton Spectator, August 9, 2011)


Jon Gilleland

Jon Gilleland and his colleagues from across Ontario, recently had an article published in Pediatrics regarding Implementation of a Multicenter Rapid Response System in Pediatric Academic Hospitals Is Effective.

Implementation of a Multicenter Rapid Response System in Pediatric Academic Hospitals Is Effective (Pediatrics , July 1, 2011)


Andrea Hunter

Andrea Hunter and medical students Nikki Bozinoff and Katie Dorman, recently published an editorial in the Hamilton Spectator.

Lost in Translation: Immigrants, refugees can't get adequate health care if they can't be understood (Hamilton Spectator, June 26, 2011)


Jan Willem Gorter

Jan Willem Gorter and his colleagues published a paper in Pediatrics about autism screening.

Early autism screening puts children at risk: Researchers (Globe and Mail, June 13, 2011)

Early autism screening opposed by Mac study (Hamilton Spectator, June 13, 2011)


Brian Timmons

Brian Timmons was recently quoted in the Globe & Mail on a story about balance bikes for children.

Look ma, no pedals! Balance bikes hit Canada (Globe and Mail, May 22, 2011)


Olaf Kraus de Camargo

Olaf Kraus de Camargo and his colleague, Amber Cauwenbergs, recently wrote a House Calls column in the Hamilton Spectator.

Two languages can be a lifelong benefit (Hamilton Spectator, May 26, 2011)


Natasha Johnson

Natasha Johnson wrote the recent "House Calls" column on teenagers and internet use in the Hamilton Spectator.

Parents must set rules for teens' Internet use (Hamilton Spectator, May 19, 2011)     


Mohammad Zubairi

Mohammad Zubairi recently published an article in the McMaster University Medical Journal (MUMJ).

Reflections on 'Relief'ing: Lessons from Pakistan and Haiti (MUMJ, Spring 2011)


Jan Willem Gorter

Jan Willem wrote a Letter to the Editor that was published in the Hamilton Spectator.

Happy couple Chris and Jacqui are sending an important message (Hamilton Spectator, May 17, 2011)


Jonathan Gilleland & Rajesh RamachandranNair

The Hamilton Spectator published a story about a local boy with a very rare illness.

Boy's 'very rare' illness a struggle for family (Hamilton Spectator, April 18, 2011)


Lennox Huang

An opinion editorial appeared in the Hamilton Spectator about Hamilton's new children's-only emergency department.

An emergency department for children only pays off for the whole community (Hamilton Spectator, April 5, 2011)


ABC Transition Story

On April 4, the MUMC Emergency Department transitioned to a children-only emergency department.

Final 63 grown-ups moved out (Hamilton Spectator, April 5, 2011)


Lennox Huang

Lennox Huang was quoted in the Globe & Mail this week in a story about a patient at London Health Sciences Centre who was transferred to a hospital in the United States following an ethical debate about the infant's care.

Ontario infant at centre of ethics debate has surgery in U.S. (Globe and Mail, March 21, 2011)


Harriet MacMillan

Harriet MacMillan and her colleagues (Susan Jack, School of Nursing and Debbie Sheehan, Hamilton Public Health Services) are co-principal investigators of a pilot study on the Nurse Family Partnership, which was featured on the front page of the Hamilton Spectator on March 5, followed by an editorial. The Nurse Family Partnership was recently awarded the inaugural City of Hamilton City Manager's Award for Public Service Excellence.

A head start for baby Amber (Hamilton Spectator March 5, 2011)

Brighter future for moms at risk (Hamilton Spectator, March 8, 2011)


Jan Willem Gorter

Jan Willem Gorter's recent article on the decreasing incidence of cerebral palsy in prematurely born children (published in the Journal of Pediatrics) was recently picked up by the LA Times.

Cerebral palsy cases have dropped (LA Times, March 3, 2011)

Severe cerebral palsy in premature babies drops 93% (Toronto Star, March 9, 2011)


Karen Choong

Karen Choong was quoted in the Globe & Mail this week in a story about a patient at London Health Sciences Centre.

Hospital confronts social media uprising over care of dying baby (Globe and Mail, March 2, 2011)


Mark Tarnopolsky

Mark Tarnopolsky was quoted in the New York Times this week in a story about whether exercise can keep you young.

Can exercise keep you young? (New York Times, March 2, 2011)


Peter Rosenbaum

Peter Rosenbaum recently wrote an opinion editorial for the Hamilton Spectator on the challenges of childhood disability.

The Challenges of Childhood Disability (Hamilton Spectator, February 7, 2011)


Bob Issenman

Cyclic vomiting was the topic of the Jan. 19 House Calls column in the Hamilton Spectator.

Bouts of vomiting can be treated (Hamilton Spectator, January 19, 2011)


Brian Timmons

We already knew Canadians are fatter, weaker and less fit than 25 years ago. Now we know why.

Most adults, kids don't get enough exercise: Studies (Hamilton Spectator, January 19, 2011)


Sarah Khan

Sarah Khan, a pediatric resident, recently wrote the House Calls feature in the Hamilton Spectator.

Prevent poisonings (Hamilton Spectator, January 19, 2011)

 

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