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Development of paper test for jaundice newborns
Development of paper test for jaundice newborns (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Monash University is part of a unique consortium that has recently won a grant of $1 million to promote commercialisation training amongst 21 partners nationally. As part of the Australian Government’s Industry Growth Centres Initiative, the 2017 round of the ... Read More »

Babies with severe respiratory illness have double the risk of childhood asthma
Babies with severe respiratory illness have double the risk of childhood asthma (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

If children develop severe respiratory illness before two years old, they are at least double the risk of developing asthma later in childhood, a study of NSW babies has found. A study of all children born in NSW between 2000 and ... Read More »

SIDS breakthrough: why babies shouldn’t sleep face down
SIDS breakthrough: why babies shouldn’t sleep face down (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

International research involving the University of Adelaide has uncovered a developmental abnormality in babies – especially in premature babies and in boys – that for the first time has been directly linked to cases of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). ... Read More »

Safety standards for baby bath aids and sunglasses improved
Safety standards for baby bath aids and sunglasses improved (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Safety standards for baby bath aids and sunglasses have been strengthened to ensure the safety of consumers in Australia, Minister for Small Business Michael McCormack says. “As Minister responsible for Consumer Affairs I know that Australian Consumer safety is paramount,” ... Read More »

Hyland’s Baby homoeopathic teething tablets recalled
Hyland’s Baby homoeopathic teething tablets recalled (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Consumers and health professionals are advised that Kadac, in consultation with the TGA, is recalling all batches of Hyland’s Baby teething tablets and Hyland’s Baby nighttime teething tablets. Hyland’s homoeopathic teething tablets are complementary medicines marketed to provide temporary relief ... Read More »

Why investing in children’s early development will bring big rewards
Why investing in children’s early development will bring big rewards (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

To improve the academic results of Australian schoolchildren comparative to their international fellow students, the best place to invest is in early childhood education. So argues Andreas Schleicher, Director for Education and Skills, and Special Advisor on Education Policy to ... Read More »

Eye disease treatment for premature babies
Eye disease treatment for premature babies (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Ground-breaking research by Monash University scientists has demonstrated the previously unknown existence of a disease-fighting immune cell in the eye and points to potential novel ways of treating eye disorders in premature babies and diabetic adults. The scientists, led by ... Read More »

Link between sexually transmitted virus and underweight babies
Link between sexually transmitted virus and underweight babies (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Women carrying the sexually transmitted HPV infection prior to two years of giving birth are 50% more likely to have a tiny baby, new research shows. A study led by the University of South Australia analysing Pap smear records of ... Read More »

Preterm children have more medical sleep problems but fall asleep more independently
Preterm children have more medical sleep problems but fall asleep more independently (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new study suggests that while healthy preterm children have more medical sleep problems than full-term children, they are more likely to fall asleep independently. Results show that preterm children displayed more medical sleep problems such as nocturnal movement, restlessness ... Read More »

Preterm babies at risk of developing kidney disease
Preterm babies at risk of developing kidney disease (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

How healthy we are in adulthood is, in many ways, determined while we are still in the womb. Babies born prematurely could be at greater risk of developing kidney disease later in life according to a landmark Monash University study ... Read More »

 
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