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Suicide a leading cause of maternal death in developed countries
Suicide a leading cause of maternal death in developed countries July 28, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Suicide is one of the leading causes of maternal death in many developed countries. Griffith’s Professor David Ellwood has called for more research to be done to understand the causes and how these tragic deaths can be prevented. Professor Ellwood, from the Menzies ... Read More »

Internet-enabled toys spark privacy concerns
Internet-enabled toys spark privacy concerns July 27, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

ECU researchers are warning children could be at risk of corporate surveillance and breaches of their data privacy from Internet-enabled toys. Children could be at risk of corporate surveillance and breaches of their data privacy from an unlikely new source: ... Read More »

Program for Defence Force kids
Program for Defence Force kids July 26, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A James Cook University researcher has been studying the help given to children with a parent deployed on active duty with the military. JCU’s Gail Macdonald interviewed teachers, parents and Defence School Transition Aides (DSTA) who are employed to help ... Read More »

Late language emergence in toddlers
Late language emergence in toddlers July 20, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Australian children have been the focus of pioneering studies of early language development. These contemporary Australian population studies of language growth and patterns over time are producing a vastly different picture from the boutique studies of the early 1970’s that ... Read More »

Stamp of approval for exome sequencing to diagnose rare childhood illness
Stamp of approval for exome sequencing to diagnose rare childhood illness July 14, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Victorian children will be amongst the first in Australia to have access to clinical genomic testing after the Victorian Clinical Genetics Services (VCGS) received accreditation from the National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) for its whole-exome sequencing service. VCGS’s new ... Read More »

Parent-focused treatment effective in combatting anorexia nervosa
Parent-focused treatment effective in combatting anorexia nervosa July 12, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Researchers from the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute (MCRI), The Royal Children’s Hospital and the University of Melbourne compared the effectiveness of Parent-Focused Treatment (PFT) and Family-Based Treatment (FBT), the current standard of care for adolescents with AN. They found that ... Read More »

New program helps parents and carers prepare for NDIS
New program helps parents and carers prepare for NDIS July 9, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Pilot program equips parents with the skills and support needed to advocate for their children under National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). ‘The Parent Room’ is an eight-week program, designed and run by a multidisciplinary research team led by Dr Amy Conley ... Read More »

Do you ever grow out of digital parenting?
Do you ever grow out of digital parenting? July 7, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

In this article Professor Lelia Green takes a closer look at how parents’ attitudes to children’s digital media use change as they move towards adulthood. Lelia Green is a Professor of Communications in ECU’s School of Arts and Humanities. Her current research ... Read More »

How do your parenting methods affect your child’s future?
How do your parenting methods affect your child’s future? July 5, 2016 (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A research group led by NISHIMURA Kazuo (Project Professor at the Kobe University Center for Social Systems Innovation) and YAGI Tadashi (Professor at the Doshisha University Faculty of Economics) have released survey results showing that children who receive positive attention ... Read More »

Young players can benefit from head trauma education
Young players can benefit from head trauma education June 28, 2016 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A team from The University of Notre Dame Australia’s Institute for Health Research is investigating the short-term links between head trauma and depression in young football players, in the hope of developing avenues for self-reflection and education about this issue ... Read More »







 
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