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Concussion symptoms in children may have multiple underlying causes

Published: 17May2022

Different types of brain damage caused by a concussion may lead to similar symptoms in children, according to research led by McGill University. A new way of studying concussions could help develop...

Expert: Severe hepatitis of 'unknown origin' in children being investigated in Canada

Published: 2May2022

Public health officials say they're investigating cases of severe liver disease "of unknown origin" among children in Canada as global scientists race to understand a mysterious hepatitis outbreak...

Mothers, but not fathers, with multiple children report more fragmented sleep

Published: 12Jan2021

Mothers with multiple children report more fragmented sleep than mothers of a single child, but the number of children in a family doesn't seem to affect the quality of sleep for fathers, according...

Child marriage is legal and persists across Canada

Published: 8Jan2021

Canada is at the forefront of global efforts to end child marriage abroad. Yet this practice remains legal and persists across the country. In Canada, more than 3,600 marriage certificates were...

Experts: Halloween spike in nut allergies 

Published: 28Oct2020

A new study from researchers at McGill University is looking into the link between holidays and nut allergies in children. The study found that bouts of anaphylaxis brought on by peanut allergies...

Love matters: how parents' love shapes children’s lives

Published: 13Feb2020

Parents often put their own relationship on the back burner to concentrate on their children, but a new study shows that when spouses love each other, children stay in school longer and marry later...

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