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Remember when you believed anything and everything?
Remember when you believed anything and everything? July 30, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Children’s tendencies to being tricked, fooled and misled by their peers are being investigated by researchers from The University of Western Australia. And the researchers want parents of primary school-aged children across Australia to help in their study. Rebecca Seward ... Read More »

Sugary drinks and fatty foods impact on childhood obesity
Sugary drinks and fatty foods impact on childhood obesity July 29, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A Deakin University study provides the strongest evidence yet that sugary drinks and fatty foods are linked to the growing rate of obesity in Australian children. Deakin health researchers examined the data from a study of more than 4000 children ... Read More »

Improving literacy and numeracy teaching
Improving literacy and numeracy teaching July 28, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Researchers at the Faculty of Education at the University of Western Australia are working on a research project that seeks to improve the Writing performance assessment component of the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN). The project, led ... Read More »

Everyday foods pushing the salt intake of toddlers to excessive levels
Everyday foods pushing the salt intake of toddlers to excessive levels July 27, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

More than half of Australian toddlers have excessive salt intakes putting them at risk of high blood pressure, stroke and coronary heart disease in later life. Researchers with Deakin University’s Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research (C-PAN) studied the diets of ... Read More »

World-first diet recommendations for young athletes
World-first diet recommendations for young athletes July 26, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 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 (1 votes, average: 5.00 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 (1 votes, average: 5.00 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 »







 
 
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