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Digital junk: Unhealthy brands using Facebook to target young people
Digital junk: Unhealthy brands using Facebook to target young people October 29, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

World-first research by the University of Sydney reveals that junk food brands are engaging with young Facebook users to promote unhealthy foods which can contribute to obesity and lifestyle diseases. Published in the American Journal of Public Health, the new ... Read More »

Sport to reduce depression and suicide rates in young men
Sport to reduce depression and suicide rates in young men October 26, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

UOW has teamed up with Movember on a multi-million dollar first-of-its-kind project, involving six of Australia’s major sporting organisations, which aims to address mental health issues among adolescent male athletes. The Movember Foundation awarded UOW almost $2 million over the next ... Read More »

Building science bridges from school to university
Building science bridges from school to university October 24, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Secondary school teacher Adam Wallace has spent three days of the past two months at Flinders to discover what the University’s scientists are up to, and will take his insights back to Unley High School for the benefit of his students. Mr ... Read More »

Reversing the effects of binge drinking on youth mental health
Reversing the effects of binge drinking on youth mental health October 21, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Alcohol binge drinking is bad at any age. But binge drinking if you’re young and have a mental health issue is a recipe for disaster. The good news is that intervening early with appropriate treatments can reverse the harmful effects ... Read More »

Social media puts body-conscious girls off sport
Social media puts body-conscious girls off sport October 20, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A growing number of teenage girls are shying away from sports in high school because Facebook and Instagram are making them self-conscious about their bodies, a new Flinders University study reveals. The study, led by Associate Professor Claire Drummond, found ... Read More »

Inspiring teachers the key to inspired science learning
Inspiring teachers the key to inspired science learning October 17, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Scientists, education experts and experienced teachers have collaborated on a new professional program aiming to generate “radical change” in high school science teaching. Launching on 7 October, U @ Uni Inspiring Science Teaching is a free professional learning program for ... 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 »

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 »

Gender identity and mental health
Gender identity and mental health October 4, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

An Australian-first La Trobe University study of gender diverse and transgender young people has revealed high rates of depression, suicidal thoughts and anxiety. The beyondblue-funded report – From Blues to Rainbows – found that half were diagnosed with depression and two ... Read More »

Size at birth affects risk of adolescent mental health conditions
Size at birth affects risk of adolescent mental health conditions October 3, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A child’s birth weight and length can partially predict the likelihood of being diagnosed with mental health conditions such as autism and schizophrenia later in life. The research analysed medical records of 1.75 million Danish births and suggested that genetic ... Read More »







 
 
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