Clinical Trials

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Getting to the point of parenting
Getting to the point of parenting March 16, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Why do people really have kids? While most parents might think they know the answer, research suggests this age-old question, in fact, remains mostly unanswered. In response, and as ABS statistics indicate the number of children born in Australia has been on ... Read More »

Hearing parents: research to examine effective school relationships
Hearing parents: research to examine effective school relationships February 19, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The relationship between parents and schools is in the spotlight as part of new research at Charles Sturt University (CSU). Graduate Certificate (Educational Research) student Kathryn Dalton is currently researching the relationship between parents, guardians and carers, and schools to ... Read More »

Can a natural supplement improve hyperactivity in boys?
Can a natural supplement improve hyperactivity in boys? January 22, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Researchers at Swinburne University of Technology are investigating the effects of a special extract of a native Indian herb and its ability to reduce symptoms related to hyperactivity, inattention and impulsivity in boys. Bacopa monnieri has been used in traditional Indian ... Read More »

Mums: we need you! Penrith Babylab opens its doors
Mums: we need you! Penrith Babylab opens its doors January 20, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Parents with an interest in improving our understanding of the way children learn about language and the world are urged to participate in the fun new scientific projects at the University of Western Sydney’s new Babylab at Penrith. Following the ... Read More »

Baby steps to easing labour pain
Baby steps to easing labour pain December 16, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

One in three women experience severe back pain during labour and birth, but that might change thanks to a safe, simple and effective treatment developed by University of Queensland researchers. Professor Sue Kildea and Dr Nigel Lee from the Mater Research Institute-UQ are ... Read More »

Pregnant and breastfeeding women needed for iodine nutrition study
Pregnant and breastfeeding women needed for iodine nutrition study November 27, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Are you currently pregnant or breastfeeding your child or do you know someone who is? The University’s Menzies Research Institute Tasmania is conducting a study investigating the level of knowledge among Tasmanian women about iodine nutrition and supplement use during ... Read More »

Kids and smartphones – what’s the risk?
Kids and smartphones – what’s the risk? November 10, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new European study examining the risks in children using smartphones to access the internet is a warning for Australian parents. Professor Lelia Green from the School of Communications and Arts is a co-author of the EU Kids Online report Online ... 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 »

Students can help create healthy neighbourhoods for young people
Students can help create healthy neighbourhoods for young people August 20, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Teens of today are being offered the power to potentially help map out the future shape and design of Australia’s capital cities. More than 1300 secondary students across Melbourne have a chance to become participants in a landmark Deakin University ... Read More »

Excess weight gain during pregnancy and self-control
Excess weight gain during pregnancy and self-control August 1, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Deakin University psychology researchers are undertaking a world-first study into why pregnant women struggle to maintain a healthy diet despite being highly motivated to do so, and are calling on pregnant women across Australia to take part in the research. “Data ... Read More »







 
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