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Doping unchecked in athletes as young as 12
Doping unchecked in athletes as young as 12 August 1, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The use of performance enhancing drugs is prevalent and unmonitored in junior elite athletes as young as 12, according to research. The three-year study, in which more than 900 athletes aged from 12-17 were interviewed, shows that about 4% of elite ... Read More »

New challenges for Australian parents
New challenges for Australian parents July 31, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 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 »

$6.6 million to help positive parenting
$6.6 million to help positive parenting July 30, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

More Queensland families are set to benefit from The University of Queensland’s award-winning Triple P – Positive Parenting Program, after the State Government announced $6.6 million in funding today (9 July). Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said next week’s State Budget would ... Read More »

Recall of ‘Inside Out’ Event Cinemas cup
Recall of ‘Inside Out’ Event Cinemas cup July 28, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is publishing a voluntary recall of the 15,000 ‘Inside Out’ illuminated cups that were sold as part of a promotion. The products were sold at Event Cinemas in NSW, QLD, SA, WA, ACT and ... Read More »

Parents help young drivers stay safe
Parents help young drivers stay safe July 25, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Parents play an important part in helping young drivers comply with road rules and thereby reducing traffic violations and accidents according to a Griffith University study. Dr Lyndel Bates from the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice and QUT researchers ... Read More »

Communities that care reduce underage alcohol supply
Communities that care reduce underage alcohol supply July 24, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A clamp down on bottle shops selling alcohol to underage customers and a commitment by parents not to supply or allow their teens to use alcohol has been successful in reducing underage alcohol supply in Geelong. Geelong was one of ... Read More »

Health information causing new mums anxiety
Health information causing new mums anxiety July 23, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Pregnancy and motherhood are both wonderful and worrisome times – could public health campaigns and social stereotypes be contributing to anxiety for mothers? Researchers from Monash University have identified links between perinatal anxiety and social and health messages that women ... Read More »

Food allergy study needs parents of young children
Food allergy study needs parents of young children July 20, 2015 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ) researchers are inviting parents of children under two years of age to participate in a study on food allergies. Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Jan Thomas said USQ was currently seeking parents with children aged 0-24months ... Read More »

Parenting course adapted for dads benefits the whole family
Parenting course adapted for dads benefits the whole family July 19, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Participation in parenting programs has traditionally been more likely to involve women, but new research suggests adapting The University of Queensland’s Triple P – Positive Parenting Program can increase fathers’ engagement and benefit the whole family. Triple P founder and ... Read More »

Does baby snore like dad?
Does baby snore like dad? July 17, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Babies who snore are widely under diagnosed according to Australian researchers investigating less costly and more effective methods of identifying sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome (SAHS) in infants. A joint study conducted by electrical engineering researchers working at both Western Sydney ... Read More »







 
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