children

Identification of a new gene causing scoliosis and bone malformations

Published: 2Nov2017

A unique collaboration among Shriners Hospital for Children – Canada, CHU Sainte-Justine and McGill University has enabled researchers to identify genetic mutations involved in a rare disease that...

When children see war as better than peace

Published: 11Apr2017

For most people, the end of a war offers relief, hope, and an end to violence. This may not be the case for children born of wartime rape, however, who often endure continued brutality in the post...

The truth about lying? Children’s perceptions get more nuanced with age

Published: 5Oct2016

Parents don’t like it when children lie. But what do the kids themselves think about it? New research suggests truth telling isn’t black and white....

Preventable deaths of children with HIV

Published: 19Jul2016

McGill Newsroom Reducing opportunistic infections such as TB in children with HIV could save both lives and money

Canada: Children at back of the pack among rich nations

Published: 18Apr2016

A new report released today by UNICEF highlights the inequalities in child well-being in the world’s most affluent nations, including Canada. While progress in reducing child well-being gaps has...

Child homelessness

Published: 15Feb2016

“On any given night, there are about 35,000 homeless people across Canada, and the number of families and children among them is growing at an alarming rate, a new report reveals.

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