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Finding out why your kid’s tummy bug might be a bit fishy
Finding out why your kid’s tummy bug might be a bit fishy October 31, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A ground breaking study by James Cook University will examine how and why children develop seafood allergies. Associate Professor Lopata said he would be working on developing new diagnostic tests for fish allergies among Australian children. “We will analyse the ... Read More »

Altitude and attitude in the fractious row over crying babies
Altitude and attitude in the fractious row over crying babies October 30, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Aircraft passengers have strong opinions about what to do and whom to blame when a baby or small child starts crying mid-flight but the issue has been largely ignored by airlines, according to research. Passengers on both sides of the ... Read More »

Digital junk: Unhealthy brands using Facebook to target young people
Digital junk: Unhealthy brands using Facebook to target young people October 29, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

World-first research by the University of Sydney reveals that junk food brands are engaging with young Facebook users to promote unhealthy foods which can contribute to obesity and lifestyle diseases. Published in the American Journal of Public Health, the new ... Read More »

Babies’ hearts could beat path to new heart attack treatments
Babies’ hearts could beat path to new heart attack treatments October 28, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The seemingly-miraculous power of babies’ hearts to repair themselves after being injured has spurred a University of Queensland research team to investigate if this ability can be harnessed for new heart attack treatments. UQ School of Biomedical Sciences researcher Dr Enzo Porrello is studying ... Read More »

Children’s Panadol 1-5 Years Colourfree Suspension Safety advisory – potential confusion in reading correct dose
Children’s Panadol 1-5 Years Colourfree Suspension Safety advisory – potential confusion in reading correct dose October 27, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The TGA has become aware that some people have expressed confusion over how to use measuring syringes supplied with Children’s Panadol 1-5 Years Colourfree Suspension. Incorrect measurements have the potential to lead to accidental overdoses. The active ingredient in Children’s ... Read More »

Sport to reduce depression and suicide rates in young men
Sport to reduce depression and suicide rates in young men October 26, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

UOW has teamed up with Movember on a multi-million dollar first-of-its-kind project, involving six of Australia’s major sporting organisations, which aims to address mental health issues among adolescent male athletes. The Movember Foundation awarded UOW almost $2 million over the next ... Read More »

Poor mother-baby bonding passed to next generation
Poor mother-baby bonding passed to next generation October 25, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Trust pathways in the brain are set in infancy and passed on from mother to child, according to landmark UNSW-led research. The work relates to oxytocin levels in new mothers and proves for the first time that it is linked ... Read More »

Building science bridges from school to university
Building science bridges from school to university October 24, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Secondary school teacher Adam Wallace has spent three days of the past two months at Flinders to discover what the University’s scientists are up to, and will take his insights back to Unley High School for the benefit of his students. Mr ... Read More »

Learning is all a song in classrooms
Learning is all a song in classrooms October 23, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Music teacher Aniko Debreceny brings song into learning. A music student is developing the first curriculum-based set of songs to help school students in Australia and beyond learn about ancient history. Charles Darwin University Masters student Aniko Debreceny said music ... Read More »

Semen secrets: how a previous sexual partner can influence another male’s offspring
Semen secrets: how a previous sexual partner can influence another male’s offspring October 22, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Scientists have discovered a new form of non-genetic inheritance, showing for the first time that offspring can resemble a mother’s previous sexual partner – in flies at least. This confronting idea, known as telegony, dates back to ancient Greek times, ... Read More »







 
 
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