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Online gaming can boost school scores
Online gaming can boost school scores August 24, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Teenagers who regularly play online video games tend to improve their school results, according to new research from RMIT. But school students who visit Facebook or chat sites every day are more likely to fall behind in maths, reading and ... Read More »

Initiative delivers benefits for at-risk students and families
Initiative delivers benefits for at-risk students and families August 23, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

At-risk young people and their families benefit from a ground-breaking initiative across education, health and community service providers, according to recent Charles Sturt University (CSU) research. The evaluation of the innovative Family Referral Service (FRS) in Schools initiative in the ... Read More »

Signals that trigger labour and delivery
Signals that trigger labour and delivery August 22, 2016 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

In a normal full-term pregnancy, signals from the mature organs of the foetus and the aging placental membranes and placenta prompt the uterus’ muscular walls to begin the labour and delivery process. It’s still unclear how these signals accomplish this ... Read More »

College students who misuse stimulants more likely to have ADHD
College students who misuse stimulants more likely to have ADHD August 21, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new study by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators finds that college students who misuse stimulant drugs are more likely to have attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), conduct disorder or substance-use disorder than are students not misusing stimulants. The report published ... Read More »

Frozen embryos more effective than fresh in PCOS
Frozen embryos more effective than fresh in PCOS August 20, 2016 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) who receive frozen embryos during in vitro fertilisation have safer and more successful pregnancies than those who get fresh embryos, according to the results of a recent collaboration between Penn State College of Medicine and Chinese ... Read More »

Predicting academic achievement from DNA
Predicting academic achievement from DNA August 19, 2016 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Scientists from King’s College London have used a new genetic scoring technique to predict academic achievement from DNA alone. This is the strongest prediction from DNA of a behavioural measure to date. The research shows that a genetic score comprising ... Read More »

Good girl identity is No.1 for teens online
Good girl identity is No.1 for teens online August 18, 2016 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Australian teenage girls value friendships more than anything else in their everyday online interactions, with the most sought after identity being the “good girl”. A Griffith University PhD study of 130 13-year-old Queensland girls’ online habits and participation found that ... Read More »

So, you are sending your child to uni?
So, you are sending your child to uni? August 17, 2016 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Parents are being urged to take an active interest in helping their children investigate university study. Charles Sturt University (CSU) prospective student advisor, Ms Katy Fardell, believes that a parent helping their child to research their options, helps prepare them ... Read More »

Teaching teens the truth about alcohol
Teaching teens the truth about alcohol August 16, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

High school students are being challenged to think critically about alcohol advertising, as they take part in an innovative new program designed to counter alcohol industry messages. The media literacy program, known as Game Changer+, will be introduced in selected ... Read More »

Beyond the birth
Beyond the birth August 15, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The pain of childbirth isn’t always confined to labour. For some women, medical complications can cause anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder well before, and after, their child’s birth. Lynne Roberts reveals how her own traumatic birthing experience, led her ... Read More »







 
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