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Toppling furniture: Anchor it and protect a child
Toppling furniture: Anchor it and protect a child August 25, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Small children have died or suffered serious injuries from unstable furniture that has tipped over. You can help prevent death or serious injury to small children from toppling furniture. Hazards Injuries and deaths Consumer research – April 2015 Safety tips ... Read More »

Making vaccination truly compulsory is well intentioned but ill conceived
Making vaccination truly compulsory is well intentioned but ill conceived August 17, 2015 (2 votes, average: 4.50 out of 5)

Making mandatory vaccination truly compulsory may result in more harm than good, and drive hesitant parents to become anti-vaccination, warn Daniel Salmon, Raina MacIntyre and Saad Omer. The United States, Australia, and approximately half of European countries have mandatory vaccination requirements. The ... Read More »

High-fat maternal diet changes newborn heart ‘tastebuds’
High-fat maternal diet changes newborn heart ‘tastebuds’ August 14, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Baby rats whose mothers were fed a high-fat diet had larger than normal hearts with fewer taste receptors for bitter flavours, according to new UNSW research. The study, led by the UNSW Head of Pharmacology Professor Margaret Morris and published ... Read More »

Australia beating UK in baby food battle
Australia beating UK in baby food battle August 13, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Aussie children are getting a better start than their UK cousins, with Australian first research finding that the majority of baby and toddler foods sold at our supermarkets are of a high nutritional quality. Senior author Professor Victoria Flood from ... Read More »

Health information causing new mums anxiety
Health information causing new mums anxiety July 23, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Pregnancy and motherhood are both wonderful and worrisome times – could public health campaigns and social stereotypes be contributing to anxiety for mothers? Researchers from Monash University have identified links between perinatal anxiety and social and health messages that women ... Read More »

Food allergy study needs parents of young children
Food allergy study needs parents of young children July 20, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ) researchers are inviting parents of children under two years of age to participate in a study on food allergies. Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Jan Thomas said USQ was currently seeking parents with children aged 0-24months ... Read More »

Does baby snore like dad?
Does baby snore like dad? July 17, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Babies who snore are widely under diagnosed according to Australian researchers investigating less costly and more effective methods of identifying sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome (SAHS) in infants. A joint study conducted by electrical engineering researchers working at both Western Sydney ... Read More »

Recall on Chemmart and Pharmacy Choice Children’s Ibuprofen and Paracetamol – risk of plastic fragments breaking from bottle and being ingested
Recall on Chemmart and Pharmacy Choice Children’s Ibuprofen and Paracetamol – risk of plastic fragments breaking from bottle and being ingested July 15, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Consumers and health professionals are advised that Symbion, in consultation with the TGA, is recalling six batches of ibuprofen and paracetamol products after it was identified that the bottle grooves that secure the lids on these products could break off ... Read More »

Baby blues: spotting mothers at risk
Baby blues: spotting mothers at risk July 4, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Jane Davidson realised she had a problem when the ocean started to look like the welcoming embrace of death. “Every day I used to walk along the beach front where I live and I thought: ‘I just want to go ... Read More »

Crushing end for dangerous toys
Crushing end for dangerous toys June 30, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The Andrews Labor Government is putting Victorian traders on notice to keep banned or unsafe toys off their shelves, or risk hefty fines of up to $1.1 million. Minister for Consumer Affairs, Jane Garrett, recently assisted in destroying more than ... Read More »







 
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