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In this CHEO Discovery Minute, Dr. Bhatt shares that there was no difference in the rate of adverse events in young patients when researchers compared those who hadn’t fasted before being sedated for a procedure and those who had met fasting guidelines.
Monday, November 26, 2018
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Childhood physical inactivity reaches crisis levels around the globe Report compares 49 countries; says 75% of countries have failing physical activity grades
Children around the world are not moving enough to maintain healthy growth and development, according to a global report released today.

The report by the Active Healthy Kids Global Alliance (AHKGA) compared 49 countries from six continents to assess global trends in childhood physical activity in developed and developing nations, resulting in the “Global Matrix 3.0” comparison of grades.

The report revealed that modern lifestyles – increases in screen time, the growing urbanization of communities and the rise in automation of previously manual tasks – are contributing to a pervasive public health problem that must be recognized as a global priority.

“Global trends, including excessive screen time, are contributing to a generation of inactive children and putting them on a dangerous path,” said Professor Mark Tremblay, President of the AHKGA, Senior Scientist at the CHEO Research Institute in Canada Read More
Thursday, November 8, 2018
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CHEO Research Institute named one of the top 40 research hospitals in Canada
OTTAWA, November 8, 2018 – The CHEO Research Institute is pleased to announce that it has been named one of Canada’s Top 40 Research Hospitals. The organization moved up one spot on the Research Infosource listing, from 25 to 24, reflecting a 9.1% increase in the last fiscal year. The CHEO Research Institute is fortunate to have a group of leading researchers and top-notch staff, generous grant and CHEO Foundation donors and the support of the tens of thousands of children, youth and families who are part of our research. Read More
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
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Patient-oriented research: a comprehensive collection highlighting benefits, challenges, experiences and more Patient engagement in research can improve health, health system
Does engaging patients in research projects improve health? A comprehensive collection of 17 innovative demonstration projects — including two from researchers and patient partners at the CHEO Research Institute — highlights the value of patient engagement in research. Read More
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