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For Kids with Injured Ankles, Less Treatment May Be More
For Kids with Injured Ankles, Less Treatment May Be More August 5, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Emergency physicians can safely reduce x-rays in children with hurt ankles by as much as 23% and save emergency patients both money and time.  The results of a cost analysis of the Low Risk Ankle Rule (LRAR) were published online ... Read More »

Changes to energy drink laws needed
Changes to energy drink laws needed August 4, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The advertising and selling of energy drinks needs to be restricted to people over the age of 18 in order to curb the beverages’ potential long-term health impacts on younger consumers, according to research by Justine Howard and Dr Marilyn ... Read More »

Researchers isolate the culprit in preterm birth
Researchers isolate the culprit in preterm birth August 3, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

University of Adelaide researchers have identified a key sensing molecule that controls the timing of birth. The discovery is expected to generate new therapies to prevent preterm labour. Published this week in the journal Endocrinology, the laboratory study found that ... Read More »

Household happiness and relationships
Household happiness and relationships August 2, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Australians who live in towns of less than 1,000 residents or rural locations have significantly higher levels of life satisfaction than those living in major cities, according to Australia’s most comprehensive household survey. The Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in ... Read More »

Doping unchecked in athletes as young as 12
Doping unchecked in athletes as young as 12 August 1, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The use of performance enhancing drugs is prevalent and unmonitored in junior elite athletes as young as 12, according to research. The three-year study, in which more than 900 athletes aged from 12-17 were interviewed, shows that about 4% of elite ... Read More »

New challenges for Australian parents
New challenges for Australian parents July 31, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A Charles Sturt University (CSU) honours student is researching how contemporary parents are seen by the community, as they confront new challenges like integrating work and childcare. Ms Chelsea Veitch is conducting the research as part of her dissertation for ... Read More »

$6.6 million to help positive parenting
$6.6 million to help positive parenting July 30, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

More Queensland families are set to benefit from The University of Queensland’s award-winning Triple P – Positive Parenting Program, after the State Government announced $6.6 million in funding today (9 July). Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said next week’s State Budget would ... Read More »

Bad genes lead teens to binge-eating
Bad genes lead teens to binge-eating July 29, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Binge-eating in teenagers may be linked to a gene variation, according to new research from the University of Queensland. The UQ Diamantina Institute’s Professor David Evans and a University College London Institute of Child Health team have analysed data from ... Read More »

Recall of ‘Inside Out’ Event Cinemas cup
Recall of ‘Inside Out’ Event Cinemas cup July 28, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is publishing a voluntary recall of the 15,000 ‘Inside Out’ illuminated cups that were sold as part of a promotion. The products were sold at Event Cinemas in NSW, QLD, SA, WA, ACT and ... Read More »

Tablet technology to help children with autism
Tablet technology to help children with autism July 27, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Monash University researchers have developed the world’s first tablet technology designed to assist children with developmental disabilities such as autism and Down Syndrome. The technology aims to help children stay focused, in a bid to facilitate learning and inclusion within ... Read More »







 
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