Fairchild TV Timeline Magazine

Episode about Kawasaki Disease

February 28, 2017

Thanks to Fairchild TV for featuring Kawasaki disease on their Cantonese language Timeline Magazine program that aired on February 22.  Kawasaki Disease Canada was glad to play a role in facilitating the production of this piece that highlights the symptoms and treatment of Kawasaki disease, the possible long term effects, as well as some of the latest Canadian research.

We are pleased to be part of raising awareness of Kawasaki disease among Fairchild TV’s 500,000 Cantonese speaking viewers.

Click here to watch the piece: Fairchild TV Timeline Magazine Episode

 

Nouvelle recherche

Les chercheurs canadiens apportent de nouvelles connaissances sur la maladie de Kawasaki et ses conséquences

January 28, 2017

(Janvier 2017) — La maladie de Kawasaki (KD) est la principale cause de cardiopathie acquise chez les enfants canadiens. Alors que certains des quelque 500 enfants diagnostiqués chaque année au Canada n’aura aucun effet persistant, certains développeront des problèmes cardiaques à vie. Des publications récentes de chercheurs situés principalement à l’Hôpital pour enfants malades de Toronto (SickKids) et au Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Ste. Justine (CHU-SJ) à Montréal, commencent à élucider certains des mystères entourant la maladie de Kawasaki, en aidant les patients et leurs familles.

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New Research

Canadian researchers bring new insights into Kawasaki disease and its consequences

January 28, 2017

(January 2017) — Kawasaki disease (KD) is the leading cause of acquired heart disease in Canadian children. While some of the approximately 500 children diagnosed annually in Canada will have no lingering effects, some will develop lifelong heart problems. Recent publications by researchers located, primarily, at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto (SickKids) and at Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Ste. Justine (CHU-SJ) in Montreal, are beginning to peel back some of the mysteries surrounding Kawasaki disease, helping both patients and their families.

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