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More attention to measles, vaccine experts urge
More attention to measles, vaccine experts urge November 16, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Doctors and public health authorities need to renew their attention to measles, researchers from Emory Vaccine Center urge in an editorial in the New England Journal of Medicine. “Because of its high level of contagiousness, measles is the indicator disease for ... Read More »

Preterm, low birth-weight babies may need new hips in adulthood
Preterm, low birth-weight babies may need new hips in adulthood November 14, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Researchers from Monash University have found that low birth weight and preterm birth are linked to increased risk for osteoarthritis-related hip replacements in adulthood. However, the findings published in the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) journal, Arthritis Care & Research, also ... Read More »

Altitude and attitude in the fractious row over crying babies
Altitude and attitude in the fractious row over crying babies October 30, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Aircraft passengers have strong opinions about what to do and whom to blame when a baby or small child starts crying mid-flight but the issue has been largely ignored by airlines, according to research. Passengers on both sides of the ... Read More »

Babies’ hearts could beat path to new heart attack treatments
Babies’ hearts could beat path to new heart attack treatments October 28, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The seemingly-miraculous power of babies’ hearts to repair themselves after being injured has spurred a University of Queensland research team to investigate if this ability can be harnessed for new heart attack treatments. UQ School of Biomedical Sciences researcher Dr Enzo Porrello is studying ... Read More »

Children’s Panadol 1-5 Years Colourfree Suspension Safety advisory – potential confusion in reading correct dose
Children’s Panadol 1-5 Years Colourfree Suspension Safety advisory – potential confusion in reading correct dose October 27, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The TGA has become aware that some people have expressed confusion over how to use measuring syringes supplied with Children’s Panadol 1-5 Years Colourfree Suspension. Incorrect measurements have the potential to lead to accidental overdoses. The active ingredient in Children’s ... Read More »

Poor mother-baby bonding passed to next generation
Poor mother-baby bonding passed to next generation October 25, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Trust pathways in the brain are set in infancy and passed on from mother to child, according to landmark UNSW-led research. The work relates to oxytocin levels in new mothers and proves for the first time that it is linked ... Read More »

Size at birth affects risk of adolescent mental health conditions
Size at birth affects risk of adolescent mental health conditions October 3, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A child’s birth weight and length can partially predict the likelihood of being diagnosed with mental health conditions such as autism and schizophrenia later in life. The research analysed medical records of 1.75 million Danish births and suggested that genetic ... Read More »

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 »

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 »

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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