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Are you ready to explore your baby’s genome?
Are you ready to explore your baby’s genome? (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Clinical geneticists are part of a national consortium of researchers studying the pros and cons of genome sequencing for newborn health. When you have a baby, a nurse or phlebotomist performs a heel stick to take a few drops of ... Read More »

Adopted babies can remember their birth language
Adopted babies can remember their birth language (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

New research has discovered that early language learning in children adopted internationally can be subconsciously retained, even when they can no longer remember the learning experience. This means that even in the very early months of life, useful language knowledge ... Read More »

Infant lung function a predictor of adult asthma
Infant lung function a predictor of adult asthma (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new study by The University of Western Australia has found that reduced lung function in infants is an accurate predictor of persistent asthma in young adults. Dr Louisa Owens from UWA’s School of Paediatrics and Child Health said the ... Read More »

Chemical in Plastics Linked to Genital Abnormalities in Baby Boys
Chemical in Plastics Linked to Genital Abnormalities in Baby Boys (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new study shows that pregnant women’s exposure to a chemical commonly found in plastic is directly linked to abnormalities in newborn boys’ reproductive organs. Doctors and researchers know that man-made chemicals commonly found in plastics, foods, personal care products ... Read More »

Autism severity linked to genetics and ultrasound
Autism severity linked to genetics and ultrasound (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

For children with autism and a class of genetic disorders, exposure to diagnostic ultrasound in the first trimester of pregnancy is linked to increased autism severity, according to study results reported Sept. 1. The study was conducted by researchers at ... Read More »

Medela breastpumps detachable wall plug for AC power adapter
Medela breastpumps detachable wall plug for AC power adapter (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Recall – risk of electric shock due to breakage Consumers and health professionals are advised that Medela Australia, in consultation with the TGA, is recalling a detachable wall plug, which is a component of the AC power supply for certain personal use ... Read More »

Breastfeeding twice as likely after home births than hospital births
Breastfeeding twice as likely after home births than hospital births (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new study by academics in Trinity College Dublin has found that there is a strong positive relationship between planned birth at home and breast feeding: breastfeeding was twice as likely after planned home births compared to hospital births. The ... Read More »

Breastfeeding may reduce diarrhoea and ear Infections
Breastfeeding may reduce diarrhoea and ear Infections (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Feeding at the breast may be healthier than feeding pumped milk from a bottle for reducing the risk of ear infection, and feeding breast milk compared with formula may reduce the risk of diarrhoea, according to a recent study by ... Read More »

Helping premature babies breathe
Helping premature babies breathe (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A study at The University of Western Australia that looked into ways of preventing respiratory health problems in premature babies has been listed in the top 10 projects for 2015 at the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Awards. ... Read More »

Probiotics for treating infant colic
Probiotics for treating infant colic (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Infant colic, or excessive crying for no apparent cause, is extremely common and can have significant consequences for the baby and their mother’s mental health. It affects up to 20% of infants. Probiotics for treating infant colic, which was published ... Read More »

 
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