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Using big data to help the smallest babies – Canadian researchers use newborn blood tests to identify preterm children in low-resource countries
March 23, 2018 - Researchers from The Ottawa Hospital, the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario and the University of Ottawa have received nearly US $1 million from
Newborn sepsis: Could routinely collected blood spots help with early detection?
January 19, 2018 - Sepsis is a major cause of death and illness in newborns worldwide. It occurs when an infection spreads throughout the body and enters the bloodstream. A stu
Could a simple blood test improve care for preterm infants in low income countries?
February 23, 2017 - Preterm birth is one of the leading causes of death and illness in newborns around the world. Specialized care can improve the health of preterm infants, but
Could a "metabolic fingerprint" identify premature babies in developing countries?
September 2, 2016 - Canadian-led team awarded US $1.2 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to investigate What if a blood spot from a new
The Ottawa Hospital General Campus to be a test ground to compare two rehydration fluids
August 11, 2016 - Starting August 2016, a pilot study at the General Campus of The Ottawa Hospital will help find out which of two liquids is the best to replace lost fluids in
Tool can accurately predict risk of death within one year of hospital admission
June 17, 2015 - Has someone you love recently been admitted to the hospital? Would you like to know what their chance of dying is within the next year? If so, this can