Maladies et problèmes de santé
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.
Heartburns are no fun. Here is what to do if your child suffers from it.
MCH specialists help children with asthma live normal lives
MCH offers a helping hand on that road to wellness
Having scoliosis means that your spine (backbone) curves and twist from side to side instead of growing straight. This can be treated.
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.
Depression in the young can be difficult to diagnose. Here are some cues, if you think your child is depressed.
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?
Meningitis is an infection of the membrane and fluid around the brain and spinal cord. Viral meningitis is caused by a viral infection.
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.