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Brains of teens with anorexia nervosa altered
Brains of teens with anorexia nervosa altered (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Even after weeks of treatment and considerable weight gain, the brains of adolescent patients with anorexia nervosa remain altered, putting them at risk for possible relapse, according to researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. The study, published last ... Read More »

Household chaos makes bringing up children with ADHD more difficult
Household chaos makes bringing up children with ADHD more difficult (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Researchers often observe inadequate parenting, a negative emotional climate and household chaos in families of children with ADHD. A research group at Goethe University Frankfurt and the universities of Bremen, Heidelberg, Tübingen and Kiel has now explored how these factors ... Read More »

Sleep, baby, sleep
Sleep, baby, sleep (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Families around the world had their dream questions answered as part of a global Facebook forum to mark Baby Sleep Day. Flinders University child sleep psychologist, Associate Professor Michael Gradisar, helped kickstart the Pediatric Sleep Council social media Q&A session, on 1 March. ... Read More »

New drug to ease C-Section trauma
New drug to ease C-Section trauma (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

James Cook University researchers from the College of Medicine and Dentistry may have found a way to reduce trauma and prevent infections after Caesarean births. Caesarean delivery rates are increasing worldwide and around a third of all mothers in Australia, ... Read More »

Self harm on the increase in young people
Self harm on the increase in young people (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Self harm among young Australians is on the increase, and more needs to be done to understand and address the problem. This is the call from Garry King, a researcher from Griffith’s Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention. He says that ... Read More »

Be part of the alcohol in pregnancy and foetal alcohol reference group
Be part of the alcohol in pregnancy and foetal alcohol reference group (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Are you interested in the risks of alcohol use during pregnancy? Do you want to have a say in improving diagnosis and treatment for people and families living with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder? Would you like to join a national ... Read More »

Young women gear up for FIRST Robotics Competition
Young women gear up for FIRST Robotics Competition (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Swinburne University has opened its state-of-the-art Factory of the Future to a team of young women set to compete in an international robotics competition. Comprised of 17 students from Melbourne high schools, the girls-only RoboCats spent six weeks at Swinburne’s Hawthorn campus ... Read More »

Staying connected a key to beating baby blues
Staying connected a key to beating baby blues (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Women who maintain connections with their social groups after having a baby are at lower risk of developing postnatal depression, according to University of Queensland research. UQ School of Psychology researcher Magen Seymour-Smith said women who positively embraced the new role of mother as ... Read More »

The last of the ‘90s babies head to uni
The last of the ‘90s babies head to uni (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Want to reach them? Forget telephone or email; try social media instead. They were born in the year that could have ended it all – right before the turn of a new century and the potential chaos the so-called Y2K ... Read More »

Cervical length the key to preventing premature birth
Cervical length the key to preventing premature birth (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A team of researchers from The University of Western Australia says that measuring the length of a woman’s cervix at mid-pregnancy can help decrease the chance of preterm birth. A short cervical length in mid-pregnancy can dramatically increase the risk ... Read More »

 
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