High-risk newborn infants in intensive care at Kingston Health Sciences Centre will be the first in Canada to be monitored and evaluated for their feeding skills in a novel research initiative led by Dr. Kimberly Dow.
Her 30-month project will study the use of a nipple-monitoring device in the neonatal...Read more
For some, Halloween is a time for parties, trick-or-treating and other spooky activities that typically come along with October 31.
For others, like the patients and families in KHSC’s Pediatrics Unit and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) it’s a time to forget they’re in the hospital, even for a few...Read more
Researchers at Kingston Health Sciences Centre and Queen’s University have published the first set of findings stemming from the Kingston Allergy Birth Cohort – a study that tracks the origins of allergies in nearly 400 mother-child pairs from pre-birth into early childhood.
The study confirmed a number of previously known factors that play...Read more
A new study by KGH Research Institute clinician-scientist Susan Brogly has revealed that 25 per cent of women suffering from a prenatal opioid dependence were not being treated for their addiction. Using data from the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES), the study also shows rising numbers of...Read more
Four global health researchers at Queen’s University and Kingston General Hospital Research Institute are aiming to change the lives of some of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable populations, particularly mothers and children.
Co-leaders Heather Aldersey (School of Rehabilitation Therapy), Susan Bartels (Emergency Medicine), Colleen Davison (Public Health Sciences) and...Read more
A new space here at KGH is now open for parents who need to feed their babies while in the hospital. KGH’s new Baby Friendly room is part of our effort to become accredited by the World Health Organization as a Baby Friendly hospital. We would be the...Read more
Dr. Susan Bartels, a global health specialist at the KGH Research Institute, recently returned from Lebanon where she and a team are working to address a world health crisis – child marriage.
The flow of Syrian refugees into countries including Turkey, Jordan, and Lebanon has created a dangerous scenario of...Read more