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How learning to talk is in the genes
How learning to talk is in the genes September 29, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

An international study by child health researchers has found that genetic factors contribute to the development of language during infancy. The results, published in Nature Communications, shed further light on a specific genetic region on chromosome 3, which has been ... Read More »

FIFO health check
FIFO health check September 28, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

How do workers stay healthy while working a Fly-In Fly-Out (FIFO) roster? There are many important issues for FIFO workers and their families to consider. For example how to protect your back when working in a physically demanding role, food ... Read More »

Examining our generation of couch potatoes
Examining our generation of couch potatoes September 27, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Leading exercise scientist Dr Grant Tomkinson will unpack the results of Australia’s first physical activity report card for children and young people at a thought-provoking public lecture being held at the University of South Australia this week. Dr Tomkinson, a ... Read More »

New genetic identification techniques shed light on causes of developmental delay and autism
New genetic identification techniques shed light on causes of developmental delay and autism September 26, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

In an international study published in Nature Genetics researchers have used a new gene discovery approach to identify genes causing developmental delay and autism, which could lead to finding new targeted therapies for these conditions. Co-author of the study researcher Professor Ingrid ... Read More »

Halving the risk of preterm birth for twins
Halving the risk of preterm birth for twins September 25, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

International research involving the University of Adelaide has found that the risk of preterm birth could be halved for a specific group of “super high-risk” twin pregnancies. The results could help to save babies’ lives throughout the world and prevent ... Read More »

The (re)Generation: a movement created by the young, for the young, to fall in love with nature
The (re)Generation: a movement created by the young, for the young, to fall in love with nature September 24, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Supported by the New South Wales Environment Trust, Macquarie University has partnered with Oz Green to launch a project to see if the way to inspire young people to love and care for nature is to ask them how to ... Read More »

Support for Melbourne parents
Support for Melbourne parents September 23, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Melbourne parents and caregivers with children with a disability can now access free parenting support through a unique program. The project is offering two years of free group, individual and online parenting support to help reduce child behavioural problems and ... Read More »

Non-English subjects can help migrant and refugee children
Non-English subjects can help migrant and refugee children September 22, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New research at the University of Adelaide recommends that migrant and refugee children be exposed to more non-English-based subjects – such as art and sport – to help them to make friends, transition into school education and improve their wellbeing. ... Read More »

Impact of bullying on young people with cerebral palsy
Impact of bullying on young people with cerebral palsy September 21, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Louisa Salmon knows only too well the different challenges faced by people with severe disability, and now she’s exploring how bullying may be impacting on their lives. Louisa is completing a PhD in psychology through Southern Cross University’s School of ... Read More »

Children’s health takes centre stage with new research partnerships
Children’s health takes centre stage with new research partnerships September 20, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new partnership between QUT and the Queensland Children’s Medical Research Institute will lead to important advances in child health. The partnership has been launched through QCMRI and QUT Collaborative Seeding Grants and provides $25,000 to projects based on their innovation, novelty and significance ... Read More »







 
 
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