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World-first diet recommendations for young athletes
World-first diet recommendations for young athletes July 26, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Australia’s leading body of sports dietians has developed a world-first set of dietary recommendations to help active adolescent athletes, who compete and train on a regular basis, achieve optimal health and sporting success. The new position statement, released by Sports Dietitians ... Read More »

Breastfeeding trends good news for new mothers
Breastfeeding trends good news for new mothers July 25, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

There is no “average” pattern or set of rules when it comes to breastfeeding according to a recent study published in the journal Breastfeeding Medicine. Assistant Professor Jacqueline Kent, from The University of Western Australia’s School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, said ... Read More »

New study will discover why women freeze their eggs
New study will discover why women freeze their eggs July 24, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new study will explore the reasons why women freeze their eggs for non-medical reasons. Researchers from the Jean Hailes Research Unit at Monash University, Melbourne IVF and the University of Melbourne, hope to survey women who froze their eggs at ... Read More »

Connection to school can be a lifesaver for marginalised kids
Connection to school can be a lifesaver for marginalised kids July 23, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

National Children’s Commissioner from the Australian Human Rights Commission, Megan Mitchell says children’s sense of connection to a nurturing school community can offer protection from risky adolescent behaviours. In a speech to be presented by UniSA’s Hawke Centre to launch ... Read More »

Handwriting’s relevance in a digital world
Handwriting’s relevance in a digital world July 22, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The making of graphic marks in the form of letters was one of the first activities of early humans. Written words are the visual representation of our spoken language, and handwriting is a personal representation of the diversity of language. ... Read More »

Students get the message on dangers of alcohol
Students get the message on dangers of alcohol July 21, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A Social Marketing @ Griffith initiative continues to have a positive impact on Queensland teenagers with a Mackay school the latest to embrace the program. More than 200 Year 10 Mercy College students in Mackay took part in the Game On: Know ... Read More »

Strategic program helps families counter depression and anxiety
Strategic program helps families counter depression and anxiety July 20, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new program aimed at reducing the impact of parents’ anxiety or depression on the family is being trialled in Australia. The Let’s Talk about Children program is being offered to parents by researchers at the Krongold Centre at Monash University. The program, developed ... Read More »

Children of same-sex attracted parents doing well in the face of stigma – latest results
Children of same-sex attracted parents doing well in the face of stigma – latest results July 19, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Children of same-sex attracted parents have above average health and wellbeing, according to groundbreaking University of Melbourne research published in the journal BMC Public Health. However, the study also warned stigma was an ongoing challenge for these children, and could ... Read More »

Australian mums needed to help prevent diabetes
Australian mums needed to help prevent diabetes July 18, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Deakin University researchers are recruiting 1000 mums who experienced diabetes during pregnancy to participate in a national survey that aims to reduce their risks of going on to later develop type 2 diabetes. Studies show one in two women who ... Read More »

Ballet dancers face high risk of injury
Ballet dancers face high risk of injury July 17, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Ballet dancers are exposed to a high risk of injury compared to other adolescent athletes, a study shows. The study, co-authored by Christina Ekegren from Monash University, involved more than 260 elite ballet students from three pre-professional ballet schools in London.  The ... Read More »







 
 
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