Research and Clinical Trials

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Improving Mental Health of New Mothers
Improving Mental Health of New Mothers August 21, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Call for participants in mothers’ mental health study The School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health at The University of Western Australia, is currently seeking healthy 1st time mothers, who are between 30-38 weeks pregnant, to complete a series of online ... Read More »

Pregnancy and postpartum pain
Pregnancy and postpartum pain August 20, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A Bond University team has launched an extensive research project involving 60 pregnant women and 120 new mothers to ascertain the effectiveness of SRC Shorts on the management of prenatal and postnatal pain. The aim of the research is to evaluate ... Read More »

New challenges for Australian parents
New challenges for Australian parents July 31, 2015 (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

A Charles Sturt University (CSU) honours student is researching how contemporary parents are seen by the community, as they confront new challenges like integrating work and childcare. Ms Chelsea Veitch is conducting the research as part of her dissertation for ... Read More »

IVF invention bringing new hope to families
IVF invention bringing new hope to families July 11, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Women who have been struggling to start a family for years are finally getting pregnant thanks to a world first in vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment, developed by researchers at the University of Adelaide. BlastGen is the next phase of the ... Read More »

Boredom blamed for young males risk driving
Boredom blamed for young males risk driving July 7, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Young males are prone to boredom behind the wheel, according to a QUT road safety researcher who is looking to use gadgets and games behind the wheel to make risky drivers safer on the roads. Dr Ronald Schroeter, from QUT’s ... Read More »

Melatonin offers hope for ADHD bedtime shut-eye
Melatonin offers hope for ADHD bedtime shut-eye July 6, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Researchers are seeking families of ADHD children for a sleep study Sleep is vital to wellbeing, but children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often have trouble drifting off. University of Queensland researchers are recruiting trial participants for a study ... Read More »

NSW parents offered free face-to-face parenting support
NSW parents offered free face-to-face parenting support July 3, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Parents of children with a disability in New South Wales are being offered two years of free evidence-based parenting support, under a world-first research project led by the University of Sydney. Free seminars and one-on-one parenting sessions are available through ... Read More »

Researching resilience in western Melbourne youth
Researching resilience in western Melbourne youth July 2, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Researchers from the College of Arts are seeking participants in a study on resilience of teens who are marginalised or at-risk of poor outcomes (e.g., education, delinquency) in western Melbourne. This research will contribute to the growing international data about at-risk ... Read More »

Call for participants in ‘baby brain’ study
Call for participants in ‘baby brain’ study June 27, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

In a world-first study, researchers from the Reproductive Health Research Team at Deakin University aim to discover whether ‘baby brain’ plays a part in excessive weight gain during pregnancy. Blamed for everything from forgetfulness to food cravings, ‘baby brain’ refers ... Read More »

Getting to the point of parents’ fears
Getting to the point of parents’ fears June 20, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

University of Queensland researchers are hoping to get to the pointy end of parents’ fears about childhood vaccinations by conducting an Australia-wide survey. A team from UQ’s Parenting and Family Support Centre is asking parents to participate in the survey ... Read More »







 
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