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IWK Health Centre Research Annual Report 2016/17

IWK Research Services is pleased to annouce the release of their 2016/17 Annual General Report "Creativity - Discovery - Innovation."

To read the full overview of the amazing research being done at the IWK, please visit: http://www.iwk.nshealth.ca/sites/default/files/research/annual-report/2017.pdf

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IWK doctors join national project to give young people across the country a fighting chance against high risk cancers

For Immediate Release – Halifax: For the first time in Canadian history, more than 30 pediatric cancer research and funding organizations have joined forces to give children, adolescents and young adults who are out of conventional treatment options another chance to beat their cancer. Dr. Jason Berman and Dr. Continue Reading

IWK recognizes World Prematurity Day on November 17th

For Immediate Release: HALIFAX, NS - Every year in Nova Scotia, over one hundred babies are born before their due date.  Some of the most premature babies are born nearly 17 weeks early and can weigh less than one pound.  For these premature babies, the journey from the hospital to home can be long and full of complexities.

Friday, November 17th is World Prematurity Day, a day to raise awareness for the challenges premature babies and their families face.

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Research Videos

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The Power of a Parent's Touch

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Eating Disorders: Why Treat Children Differently Than Adults

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Helping Children with Recurrent Pains

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Eating Disorders: Why Treat Children Differently Than Adults

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parenting children with behavioural difficulties

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Research Centres

The IWK Health Centre is respected for its world-class research into disorders and diseases affecting women, children, youth and families and is home to many leading research centres. 

Learn more about our research centres by visiting one of the links below.