Maladies et problèmes de santé

Conditions and illnesses

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) affects 1 in 1,000 Canadian children making it one of the most common childhood diseases. However, its existence is not well known. The Rheumatology team at The Montreal Children’s Hospital of the MUHC is working to dispel the following myths about JIA.

Conditions and illnesses

Heartburns are no fun. Here is what to do if your child suffers from it.

Conditions and illnesses

MCH specialists help children with asthma live normal lives

Conditions and illnesses

MCH offers a helping hand on that road to wellness

Conditions and illnesses

Having scoliosis means that your spine (backbone) curves and twist from side to side instead of growing straight. This can be treated.

Conditions and illnesses

Bulimia nervosa is a disorder in which food intake gets out of control. Having this eating disorder is nothing to be ashamed of. Talk to your doctor or another person you trust. You may find it’s a relief just to tell someone. Your doctor can also suggest treatments that may help.

Conditions and illnesses

Depression in the young can be difficult to diagnose. Here are some cues, if you think your child is depressed.

Conditions and illnesses

Pneumonia is a term that means lung infection. It is important for a child with pneumonia to get treatment. But how to know when a cold turns into pneumonia?

Conditions and illnesses

Meningitis is an infection of the membrane and fluid around the brain and spinal cord. Viral meningitis is caused by a viral infection.

Conditions and illnesses

If your child has been vaccinated there is no chance he'll contact this virus. Still, some cases have been reported this year. Here is some information for parents on symptoms and ways to prevent the virus from spreading.

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