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Daily Record
Meet the Scots teenager who cheated death and is learning to live all over againFROM the last rites to her first steps – meet miracle teenager Aislin Smith who
Meet the Scots teenager who cheated death and is learning to live all over again
Daily Record / Posted 17 hours ago
FROM the last rites to her first steps – meet miracle teenager Aislin Smith who cheated death and has taught herself to walk and talk again. Looking at her now, it’s hard to believe that just three months ago the 13-year-old was lying, dying, in a... Read more
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Disability Scoop
Genes' Role In Cerebral Palsy 'Much Stronger' Than Once ThoughtWith new findings suggesting that genes play a significant role in cerebral pal
Genes' Role In Cerebral Palsy 'Much Stronger' Than Once Thought
Disability Scoop / Posted 2 days ago
With new findings suggesting that genes play a significant role in cerebral palsy, researchers say that broader use of genetic testing in those with the condition may be warranted. In a study of 115 children with cerebral palsy and their parents,... Read more
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New Kerala
Strollers can make your kids sedentary and fat, says study A new study has found that strollers can enable inactive behavior in children
Strollers can make your kids sedentary and fat, says study
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
A new study has found that strollers can enable inactive behavior in children and contribute to childhood obesity. The American Academy of Pediatrics has advised parents to reduce the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Little boy left fighting for life after mirror falls on him in freak accidentThe youngster's heart had to be restarted twice by paramedics after he was cut
Little boy left fighting for life after mirror falls on him in freak accident
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
The youngster's heart had to be restarted twice by paramedics after he was cut was by the glass. It is thought that an artery in his leg may have been pierced. The shocking incident took place on Tuesday afternoon at a terrace house in Nimmo... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Paramedic care improves survival for paediatric patients who suffer cardiac arrest outside of hospitalLess than 10 per cent of paediatric patients who suffer a cardiac arrest outsid
Paramedic care improves survival for paediatric patients who suffer cardiac arrest outside of hospital
News-Medical-Net / Posted 4 days ago
Less than 10 per cent of paediatric patients who suffer a cardiac arrest outside of the hospital survive. There are many factors which can influence survival rates; paramedic care is one of them. Thanks to the advanced training of paramedics, today,... Read more
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PhysOrg
Researchers identify protein that allows Bordetella pertussis to form a protective biofilmBiofilms produced by mutant and regular strains of Bordetella pertussis. Like m
Researchers identify protein that allows Bordetella pertussis to form a protective biofilm
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
Biofilms produced by mutant and regular strains of Bordetella pertussis. Like many infectious diseases, whooping cough is extremely hard to treat, but scientists using the Canadian Light Source may have found a new way to treat and vaccinate for this... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Paramedic care key for child cardiac patientsA child’s heart suddenly stops. It’s rare and it’s deadly. Less than 10 per c
Paramedic care key for child cardiac patients
Sarnia Observer / Posted 5 days ago
A child’s heart suddenly stops. It’s rare and it’s deadly. Less than 10 per cent of pediatric patients who suffer cardiac arrest outside a hospital survive. But one of the largest studies of child cardiac patients offers new hope and new... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Paramedic care key for child cardiac patientsA child’s heart suddenly stops. It’s rare and it’s deadly. Less than 10 per c
Paramedic care key for child cardiac patients
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 5 days ago
A child’s heart suddenly stops. It’s rare and it’s deadly. Less than 10 per cent of pediatric patients who suffer cardiac arrest outside a hospital survive. But one of the largest studies of child cardiac patients offers new hope and new... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Paramedic care key for child cardiac patientsA child’s heart suddenly stops. It’s rare and it’s deadly. Less than 10 per c
Paramedic care key for child cardiac patients
Chatham Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
A child’s heart suddenly stops. It’s rare and it’s deadly. Less than 10 per cent of pediatric patients who suffer cardiac arrest outside a hospital survive. But one of the largest studies of child cardiac patients offers new hope and new... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Sweet-natured Bradley 'doing what he loved' when he died The funeral of Bradley Logan, who died on a family day out to Pleasureland in
Sweet-natured Bradley 'doing what he loved' when he died
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
The funeral of Bradley Logan, who died on a family day out to Pleasureland in NewcastleThe funeral of Bradley Logan, who died on a family day out to Pleasureland in NewcastleBradley... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Hilden Brewery tragedy: Anguish of injured dad as his little Oliver Scullion makes final journey Ivan Little reflects on the funeral service for little Oliver Scullion Famil
Hilden Brewery tragedy: Anguish of injured dad as his little Oliver Scullion makes final journey
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
Ivan Little reflects on the funeral service for little Oliver Scullion Family members follow the coffin of Oliver Scullion after the service at... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Greenock parents’ fundraising effort after tot’s heart traumaAndrea Bryceland says it was the ‘best surprise in the world’ when she gave bir
Greenock parents’ fundraising effort after tot’s heart trauma
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
Andrea Bryceland says it was the ‘best surprise in the world’ when she gave birth to her beautiful baby girl Grace only hours after she found out she was expecting. But Andrea and her partner’s joy quickly turned to fear after doctors diagnosed... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Funeral service of four-year-old killed in Hilden Brewery tragedy is held The funeral Oliver Scullion, who was killed in an accident at Hilden Brewery
Funeral service of four-year-old killed in Hilden Brewery tragedy is held
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
The funeral Oliver Scullion, who was killed in an accident at Hilden Brewery in Lisburn , at McCracken Memoral Presbyterian Church, Belfast.Family members attend the funeral... Read more
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U TV
Funeral of boy killed at brewery takes placeFour-year-old Oliver Scullion died at the family business on Thursday when, it
Funeral of boy killed at brewery takes place
U TV / Posted 12 days ago
Four-year-old Oliver Scullion died at the family business on Thursday when, it is understood, he was struck by equipment which was being moved at the premises. His family said Oliver was a beautiful child, full of life and enthusiasm. The service... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Funeral service of four-year-old killed in Hilden Brewery tragedy taking place in Belfast The little boy who was tragically killed in an accident at the Hilden Brewery
Funeral service of four-year-old killed in Hilden Brewery tragedy taking place in Belfast
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
The little boy who was tragically killed in an accident at the Hilden Brewery in Lisburn will be laid to rest tomorrow. A funeral service for four-year-old... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
You ‘Otto’ love ice creamPATRICK BALES/THE PACKET & TIMES While you never need an excuse to go for ice
You ‘Otto’ love ice cream
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 17 days ago
PATRICK BALES/THE PACKET & TIMES While you never need an excuse to go for ice cream, Dairy Queen was giving a really good one on Thursday. The annual Miracle Treat Day took place, where the proceeds from every Blizzard sold went to support hospitals... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Regular exercise benefits children with multiple sclerosisA new study suggests children with multiple sclerosis (MS) who exercise regular
Regular exercise benefits children with multiple sclerosis
News-Medical-Net / Posted 17 days ago
A new study suggests children with multiple sclerosis (MS) who exercise regularly may have a less active disease. The research is published in the August 12, 2015, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of... Read more
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Forbes
Exercise Beneficial For Children With Multiple Sclerosis, Study FindsChildren with multiple sclerosis (MS) who engage in regular exercise may potent
Exercise Beneficial For Children With Multiple Sclerosis, Study Finds
Forbes / Posted 18 days ago
Children with multiple sclerosis (MS) who engage in regular exercise may potentially have a milder form of their disease with fewer symptoms, according to results of a new study published online today in the Journal, Neurology. “Up to three-quarters... Read more
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Timmins Times
Timmins supports new childrens' treatment centrelen.gillis@sunmedia.ca The City of Timmins has pledged its support to a new he
Timmins supports new childrens' treatment centre
Timmins Times / Posted 18 days ago
len.gillis@sunmedia.ca The City of Timmins has pledged its support to a new health care initiative designed for Northern Ontario children with a new $40 million facility that will mean less travel and less inconvenience for children and their... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Ion channel blockers prove useful in cancer therapyDrugs called ion channel blockers, which are commonly used to treat cardiac, ne
Ion channel blockers prove useful in cancer therapy
News-Medical-Net / Posted 18 days ago
Drugs called ion channel blockers, which are commonly used to treat cardiac, neurological, and psychiatric disorders, might prove useful in cancer therapy, according to research findings in fruit flies and mice by UC San Francisco scientists that led... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Timmins backs Sudbury's NEO KidsTIMMINS -- The City of Timmins has pledged its support to a new health-care ini
Timmins backs Sudbury's NEO Kids
The Sudbury Star / Posted 19 days ago
TIMMINS -- The City of Timmins has pledged its support to a new health-care initiative designed for Northern Ontario children with a new $40-million facility in Sudbury that will mean less travel and less inconvenience for children and their... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Miracle Treat Day Thursday at Cobourg DQBuying a sweet treat Thursday will help support SickKids. The Children's Mirac
Miracle Treat Day Thursday at Cobourg DQ
Northumberland Today / Posted 19 days ago
Buying a sweet treat Thursday will help support SickKids. The Children's Miracle Network has once again teamed up with Dairy Queen to make sure that the proceeds from Blizzards sold on Thursday - Miracle Treat Day - go to support the charity.... Read more
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Welland Tribune
Digging deep for SickKidsFor several years, Jennifer and Mark Douthwaite have honoured their late son’s
Digging deep for SickKids
Welland Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
For several years, Jennifer and Mark Douthwaite have honoured their late son’s life with a volleyball fundraiser at Lakeside Park. “Our experience at SickKids, we were amazed at the team of doctors, the specialists, the level of care not just for... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
Digging deep for SickKidsFor several years, Jennifer and Mark Douthwaite have honoured their late son’s
Digging deep for SickKids
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 21 days ago
For several years, Jennifer and Mark Douthwaite have honoured their late son’s life with a volleyball fundraiser at Lakeside Park. “Our experience at SickKids, we were amazed at the team of doctors, the specialists, the level of care not just for... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
Digging deep for SickKidsFor several years, Jennifer and Mark Douthwaite have honoured their late son’s
Digging deep for SickKids
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 21 days ago
For several years, Jennifer and Mark Douthwaite have honoured their late son’s life with a volleyball fundraiser at Lakeside Park. “Our experience at SickKids, we were amazed at the team of doctors, the specialists, the level of care not just for... Read more
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New Kerala
Indo-Canadian woman gets 10 years in jail for killing daughter A 37-year-old Indo-Canadian woman has been sentenced to 10 years in jail for
Indo-Canadian woman gets 10 years in jail for killing daughter
New Kerala / Posted 26 days ago
A 37-year-old Indo-Canadian woman has been sentenced to 10 years in jail for beating her three-year-old daughter to death. Nandini Jha, convicted for second-degree murder of toddler... Read more
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Medical News Today
Evidence found of genetic cause for cerebral palsyGroundbreaking new research suggests there is a much stronger genetic component
Evidence found of genetic cause for cerebral palsy
Medical News Today / Posted 27 days ago
Groundbreaking new research suggests there is a much stronger genetic component to the origins of cerebral palsy than experts previously expected. The findings of the study could have implications for future forms of treatment and prevention for... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Researchers uncover strong evidence for genetic causes of cerebral palsyCerebral palsy (CP) is the most common cause of physical disability in children
Researchers uncover strong evidence for genetic causes of cerebral palsy
News-Medical-Net / Posted 27 days ago
Cerebral palsy (CP) is the most common cause of physical disability in children. It has historically been considered to be caused by factors such as birth asphyxia, stroke and infections in the developing brain of babies. In a new game-changing... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Fewer women screened for birth defectsMore than one in three pregnant women in Ontario weren’t screened for defects t
Fewer women screened for birth defects
Sarnia Observer / Posted 30 days ago
More than one in three pregnant women in Ontario weren’t screened for defects that cause conditions like Down syndrome, with especially low rates found around London and Windsor, a study has found. Fewer than half of women in the London region were... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Fewer women screened for birth defectsMore than one in three pregnant women in Ontario weren’t screened for defects t
Fewer women screened for birth defects
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 30 days ago
More than one in three pregnant women in Ontario weren’t screened for defects that cause conditions like Down syndrome, with especially low rates found around London and Windsor, a study has found. Fewer than half of women in the London region were... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Fewer women screened for birth defectsMore than one in three pregnant women in Ontario weren’t screened for defects t
Fewer women screened for birth defects
Chatham Daily News / Posted 30 days ago
More than one in three pregnant women in Ontario weren’t screened for defects that cause conditions like Down syndrome, with especially low rates found around London and Windsor, a study has found. Fewer than half of women in the London region were... Read more
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heraldscotland
EU ruling a 'hammer blow' to SNP investment strategy as ministers forced back to drawing boardSNP ministers have been forced back to the drawing board over a series of key i
EU ruling a 'hammer blow' to SNP investment strategy as ministers forced back to drawing board
heraldscotland / Posted 30 days ago
SNP ministers have been forced back to the drawing board over a series of key infrastructure projects after it emerged that contracts have fallen foul of EU rules. The Office of National Statistics (ONS) has ruled that The Aberdeen Western... Read more
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heraldscotland
Aberdeen bypass project classification change 'a hammer blow' to Scottish Government investment strategyWith the ONS also reviewing the classification of two hospital projects being f
Aberdeen bypass project classification change 'a hammer blow' to Scottish Government investment strategy
heraldscotland / Posted 30 days ago
With the ONS also reviewing the classification of two hospital projects being funded the same way - the building of Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary and the new Edinburgh Royal Hospital for Sick Children - Labour finance spokeswoman Jackie... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Hospital apology over spine injury | Irish Examiner A woman left paralysed after undergoing surgery on her spi
Hospital apology over spine injury
Irish Examiner / Posted 30 days ago
| Irish Examiner A woman left paralysed after undergoing surgery on her spine at a Dublin hospital six years ago yesterday received an apology in the High Court. Emily Casey,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Thug shook baby so hard she was left blind with fractured skull and unable to walkA thug babysitting a four-week-old girl shook her so hard she was left blind an
Thug shook baby so hard she was left blind with fractured skull and unable to walk
Daily Mirror / Posted a month ago
A thug babysitting a four-week-old girl shook her so hard she was left blind and will probably never walk. Ross Dunn, 28 – who admitted having a temper problem – was supposed to be caring for the tot while her mum was out. Instead he tried to kill... Read more
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Daily Record
Thug shook baby so hard she was left blind and severely disabledA THUG left to look after a baby shook her so hard she was left blind and will
Thug shook baby so hard she was left blind and severely disabled
Daily Record / Posted a month ago
A THUG left to look after a baby shook her so hard she was left blind and will probably never walk. Ross Dunn, 28 – who admitted having a temper problem – was supposed to be minding the four-week-old tot while her mum was out. Instead he tried to... Read more

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