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Pregnant and breastfeeding women needed for iodine nutrition study
Pregnant and breastfeeding women needed for iodine nutrition study November 27, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 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 »

World-first App supports stress reduction and improves wellbeing during and after pregnancy
World-first App supports stress reduction and improves wellbeing during and after pregnancy November 23, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new App that helps manage the stress of pregnancy and aims to reduce the risk of developing postnatal depression and other mental illnesses has been created by beyondblue and Smiling Mind. Mind the Bump is free, clinically-based and the ... Read More »

Does having children make us any happier?
Does having children make us any happier? November 17, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The birth of a first and a second child briefly increases the level of their parents’ happiness, but a third does not, according to new research from LSE and Western University, Canada. According to the research, published in the journal Demography, ... 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 »

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 »

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 »

Struggle to juggle still hardest for women
Struggle to juggle still hardest for women October 18, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Mothers juggling paid work and care responsibilities are still struggling to find work-life balance in 2014, according to the latest Australian Work and Life Index (AWALI) national report from the University of South Australia’s Centre for Work + Life. Women ... Read More »

Childhood asthma linked to lack of ventilation for gas stoves
Childhood asthma linked to lack of ventilation for gas stoves October 9, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Parents with children at home should use ventilation when cooking with a gas stove, researchers from Oregon State University are recommending, after a new study showed an association between gas kitchen stove ventilation and asthma, asthma symptoms and chronic bronchitis. ... Read More »

New mothers smile at oral health program
New mothers smile at oral health program October 8, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Improving the oral health of pregnant women in the Riverina is the aim of a new program being coordinated by the Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) and Charles Sturt University (CSU). The Smile Mum Wagga Wagga initiative involves pregnant women ... Read More »

FIFO health check
FIFO health check September 28, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

How do workers stay healthy while working a Fly-In Fly-Out (FIFO) roster? There are many important issues for FIFO workers and their families to consider. For example how to protect your back when working in a physically demanding role, food ... Read More »







 
 
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