child health

A sports program for special kids
A sports program for special kids November 19, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Groups of secondary school students are having a unique opportunity to develop their sports skills through a program run by uni students enrolled in two of Victoria University’s sports degrees. The Adapted Physical Education Program is a unit in the ... Read More »

More attention to measles, vaccine experts urge
More attention to measles, vaccine experts urge November 16, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Doctors and public health authorities need to renew their attention to measles, researchers from Emory Vaccine Center urge in an editorial in the New England Journal of Medicine. “Because of its high level of contagiousness, measles is the indicator disease for ... Read More »

3D model skin burnt to find better bandages for child burns victims
3D model skin burnt to find better bandages for child burns victims November 13, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Skin reconstructed in a laboratory will be burnt and then blasted by a new state-of-the-art laser in the search to improve bandaging for children’s burns, says leading burns and trauma researcher Dr Leila Cuttle. Dr Cuttle is a senior research fellow ... Read More »

Teeth Tales tells a story
Teeth Tales tells a story November 7, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A project looking at the oral health of children from migrant backgrounds found there are many significant barriers for parents accessing mainstream dental services and oral health information. Teeth Tales is a community-based child oral health project for Australian families ... Read More »

Three ways to prevent sudden heart death in fit, young athletes
Three ways to prevent sudden heart death in fit, young athletes November 4, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Fifteen year-old Marshall Hastings is living proof of the value of having life-saving cardiac defibrillators and trained personnel at sporting events. On a warm spring evening in 2009, he was leading a 50m race at a zone swimming carnival in ... Read More »

Hungry or not, kids will eat treats
Hungry or not, kids will eat treats November 1, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Even though they are not hungry, children as young as three will find high-energy treats too tempting to refuse, new QUT research has found. In a study of three and four year olds, 100% of children opted for a sweet or savory ... Read More »

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 »

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 (1 votes, average: 5.00 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 »

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 »

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 »







 
 
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