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October 15, 2018

With cannabis legalization imminent, surveillance program launches study on serious and life-threatening events in paediatric patients due to non-medical cannabis use

Topic(s): Surveillance

As legalized cannabis becomes available in Canada for adults, a Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program study is watching for Canadian children and youth seeking medical attention for serious and life-threatening events due to recreational cannabis… Read more

October 14, 2014

Study gathering data on early signs of childhood Lyme disease

Topic(s): Surveillance

A new Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program study is collecting Lyme disease data to help paediatricians recognize and treat the disease more quickly, and to help establish preventive measures.   Read more

January 13, 2014

Study examines incidence and nature of childhood tuberculosis disease

Topic(s): Surveillance

Investigators of a new Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program study are working to document all cases of childhood TB disease, looking at how diagnoses are made, how TB is acquired, complications and/or co-morbidities, treatment drug regimens and… Read more

November 18, 2013

Study investigates alcohol use and abuse by young Canadians

Topic(s): SurveillanceAdvocacy

Alcohol is the most commonly used drug by Canadian adolescents, and can lead to a host of negative short and long-term outcomes. Understanding more about youth drinking can help develop more effective strategies for treatment and prevention, leading… Read more

Last updated: Aug 9, 2017