Hinds, Britanny; Collier, Roger; Kondro, Wayne
March 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/23/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 5, pE243
Academic Journal
The article offers news briefs related to medicine. Doctor Keiji Fukuda of the World Health Organization (WHO) argues that the accusations on the influence of pharmaceutical industry to WHO's policies were unjustified. The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Ontario introduces the first program in Canada that offers weight loss surgery to obese teenagers. The American College of Surgeons increases its patients' awareness on surgery risks by expanding its risk calculators development.


Related Articles

  • The World Health Organisation Is On The Verge Of.  // AirGuide Online.com;6/15/2009, p2 

    The article reports that the World Health Organisation (WHO) is going to declare the first influenza pandemic in more than 40 years. Keiji Fukuda, acting WHO assistant director-general, voiced concern at the sustained spread of the new H1N1. Fukuda says that WHO wants to ensure that countries...

  • Pregnant women wanted for morning sickness study.  // Nutrition Health Review: The Consumer's Medical Journal;1996, Issue 76, p16 

    Focuses on the Motherisk Program of the Hospital for Sick Children of Toronto's international study of the health problems caused by nausea and vomiting in pregnancy. Aim at determining the consequences of nausea to the health of mother and child; Contact information.

  • Cancer Treatment During Pregnancy: There's Strength in Numbers for Researchers. Beidler, Nora // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;03/01/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 5, p372 

    Reports on the international registry of cases of cancer in pregnancy initiated by the Motherisk program at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Ontario. How the program works for both physicians and patients; Comments from Michael Lishner, co-director of Motherisk's Consortium of Cancer...

  • Manage myelomeningocele patients aggressively.  // Urology Times;Feb96, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p22 

    Reports on the treatment of myelomeningocele patients at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Ontario. Need for aggressive management of vesicoureteral reflux; Treatment used in resolving reflux; Protection of patients' upper tract.

  • The Paediatric Cochlear Implant Program at The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto. Harrison, Robert V.; Nedzelski, Julian; Picton, Nina; Papsin, Blake C.; Russell, Susan; Margar-Bacal, Frances; Ross, Debbie; Papaioannou, Vicky; Gordon, Karen; Lockyer, Linda; Ingrams, Judith; Barnett, Shelley // Journal of Otolaryngology;May/Jun1997, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p180 

    Examines the paediatric cochlear implant program at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Ontario. History of the cochlear implant program; Program personnel; Standard operating procedures of the program; Responsibilities the team handling the program; Specific roles of health care...

  • Trade deals. Federau, Mary; Sabo, Kathy // Business Quarterly;Winter96, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p77 

    Focuses on the agreement between the Hospital for Sick Children (HSC) in Toronto, Ontario and Baxter Corp. to exchange managers. HSC's business-oriented management approach; Duties and responsibilities of the managers involved in the trade; Exposure of clinically-based managers to corporate...

  • CELERA PROVIDES DATABASE SUBSCRIPTION TO TORONTO HOSPITAL.  // Worldwide Databases;Jan2001, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p3 

    Reports on Maryland-based Celera Genomics' signing of an agreement with The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Ontario, to provide the latter with multi-year subscription to Celera database products. Basing of subscription rates to nature of the subscription, size of institution and number...

  • Pregnant women sought for morning sickness study.  // Nation's Health;Aug96, Vol. 26 Issue 7, p22 

    Reports on the call for pregnant women in the United States to volunteer in a study on complications from pregnancy-related nausea and vomiting at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada.

  • Independent experts settle Toronto research funding dispute. Spurgeon, David // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);02/06/99, Vol. 318 Issue 7180, p351 

    Offers information on the resolution of a dispute over a research conducted by Nancy Oliveiri of Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children in Ontario after the mediation of professors David Weatherall and David Nathan. Cause of the research dispute; Claims of Oliveiri; Terms of agreement.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics