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“Normal” sleep is still a problem for children with sleep disorder
“Normal” sleep is still a problem for children with sleep disorder May 26, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

University of Adelaide researchers have discovered key signs that children experiencing sleep difficulties continue to suffer health problems even during periods of so-called “normal” sleep. The same research has helped to show that surgical removal of adenoids and tonsils is ... Read More »

$22m program to recruit girls to maths launched
$22m program to recruit girls to maths launched May 25, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI) and the BHP Billiton Foundation have launched Choose Maths, a five-year national program that will turn around public perception of mathematics and statistics as a career choice for girls and young women. Working from ... Read More »

First screening test for common pregnancy complications
First screening test for common pregnancy complications May 24, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

University of Adelaide reproductive experts have developed the world’s first screening test which can predict a woman’s risk of developing one or more of the four common pregnancy complications. Researchers at the University’s Robinson Research Institute have developed algorithms (or ... Read More »

Why quality childcare is important for low-income children
Why quality childcare is important for low-income children May 23, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

High-quality childcare can help close developmental gaps in children from low socio-economic backgrounds, according to new research from the University of Adelaide. University of Adelaide Public Health PhD student Angela Gialamas measured the cognitive and socio-emotional development of children who ... Read More »

Robotics at school
Robotics at school May 22, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new partnership will now make it possible for primary and high school students to access NAO, the worlds most widely used humanoid robot for education and research. Swinburne University of Technology and The Brainary ®, a distributer of educational ... Read More »

Teenagers: They’re not that bad, apparently
Teenagers: They’re not that bad, apparently May 21, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The image of the rebellious teen might be more myth than reality, according to researchers at The University of Queensland’s Parenting and Family Support Centre. Professor Matt Sanders, director of the Parenting and Family Support Centre and founder of the ... Read More »

Rise in number of children receiving protection services
Rise in number of children receiving protection services May 20, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

There was a 6% rise in the number of children in Australia receiving child protection services in Australia in 2013-14, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). The report, Child protection Australia ... Read More »

Latest update on medicines supplied without child-resistant caps – additional product is recalled
Latest update on medicines supplied without child-resistant caps – additional product is recalled May 19, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Consumers and health professionals are advised that a further product has been affected by the below issue. Certain batches of methotrexate 2.5 mg tablets in bottles of 30, marketed as DBL Methotrexate Tablets, are being recalled. Further information regarding this recall ... Read More »

Children encouraged to be fearless, not anxious
Children encouraged to be fearless, not anxious May 18, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

University of Queensland researchers are seeking families of anxious children to participate in a ground-breaking intervention called Fear-less. Professor Matthew Sanders from the School of Psychology said an anxious child could suffer from problems with low self-esteem, social isolation, academic ... Read More »

Nit-picking parents ‘putting kids off sport’
Nit-picking parents ‘putting kids off sport’ May 17, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Dr Sam Elliott found well meaning parents were putting their children under too much pressure. Flinders University research has found that many parents are unwittingly driving their children to quit sport because of intense, post-match grillings. Dr Sam Elliott, who ... Read More »







 
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