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False allegations of fabricated illness ‘ripped family apart’

Campaigners are calling for an inquiry into concerns that families have been wrongly accused of inventing or causing illnesses in their children. Fabricated or Induced Illness (FII) is a rare form of abuse where parents exaggerate or cause their child’s medical condition. Families and charities claim there is a “wave of false allegations”. The Department… Read More »

How Montreal surgeons took apart and pieced back together the skull of a young hydrocephalus patient

On Nov. 5, a pediatric team led by Dr. Alexander Weil and Dr. Daniel Borsuk performed a 12-hour operation on a two-year-old girl with hydrocephalus at Montreal’s CHU Sainte-Justine hospital. They cut into the child’s scalp from ear to ear, removed her skull in pieces, drained nearly two litres of fluid from her brain and… Read More »