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Finding out why your kid’s tummy bug might be a bit fishy
Finding out why your kid’s tummy bug might be a bit fishy October 31, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A ground breaking study by James Cook University will examine how and why children develop seafood allergies. Associate Professor Lopata said he would be working on developing new diagnostic tests for fish allergies among Australian children. “We will analyse the ... 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 (0 votes, average: 0.00 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 »

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 (0 votes, average: 0.00 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 »

Learning is all a song in classrooms
Learning is all a song in classrooms October 23, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Music teacher Aniko Debreceny brings song into learning. A music student is developing the first curriculum-based set of songs to help school students in Australia and beyond learn about ancient history. Charles Darwin University Masters student Aniko Debreceny said music ... Read More »

Father and son program to reduce aggressive behaviour
Father and son program to reduce aggressive behaviour October 19, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Fathers will be critical to the successful treatment of their sons’ aggressive and antisocial conduct in a UNSW-led project, which has today been awarded a $2.6 million grant from the Movember Foundation. “Disorders of violence, aggression and antisocial behaviour occur ... Read More »

Staying in the game
Staying in the game October 15, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Have you ever wondered why you enjoy playing one sport over another? And if it’s a team sport, why you seem to favour a specific position? Or if you’re not the sporty type, have you ever stopped to think why? ... Read More »

Why every child’s voice needs to count in society
Why every child’s voice needs to count in society October 14, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

As children are increasingly able to claim their voice in society, UniSA Dean and Head of School: Education, Professor Stephen Dobson says it is important to recognise that it is still only well-educated middle class children who dominate. Prof Dobson ... Read More »

Kid sport drop outs at higher risk of mental health problems
Kid sport drop outs at higher risk of mental health problems October 13, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Australian primary school kids who drop out of organised sport have up to a 20% greater risk of developing mental health problems within three years than those who keep participating, according to research from University of Wollongong. The research, conducted ... Read More »

The kids aren’t alright – supporting children when a parent has cancer
The kids aren’t alright – supporting children when a parent has cancer October 12, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The children of parents who have cancer can feel anxious and isolated when well-meaning parents withhold information about their health, says Professor Kate White, Chair of Cancer Nursing at the University of Sydney. “Children often get excluded from conversations about what’s ... Read More »

After-school exercise program enhances cognition in 7-, 8- and 9-year-olds
After-school exercise program enhances cognition in 7-, 8- and 9-year-olds October 11, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A nine-month-long, study involving 221 children found that those who engaged in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity for at least 60 minutes a day after school saw substantial improvements in their ability to pay attention, avoid distraction and switch between cognitive tasks, ... Read More »







 
 
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