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Seasonal Influenza Vaccination 2017
Seasonal Influenza Vaccination 2017 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The annual National Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program will commence in April 2017. Annual seasonal influenza vaccination is recommended for any person aged 6 months and over who wishes to reduce the likelihood of becoming ill with influenza. Australian Government advice and recommendations on the National Influenza Vaccination Program ... Read More »

The reasons for our left or right-handedness
The reasons for our left or right-handedness (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Unlike hitherto assumed, the cause is not to be found in the brain. It is not the brain that determines if people are right or left-handed, but the spinal cord. This has been inferred from the research results compiled by ... Read More »

Changing nature of handwriting
Changing nature of handwriting (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Dr Noella Mackenzie, researcher and senior lecturer in literacy studies in the CSU School of Education in Albury-Wodonga, initiated her research last year to better understand the evolving imperatives that shape school curriculums and students’ writing skill attributes in the modern world. “To be ... Read More »

Bush kids’ oral health in question
Bush kids’ oral health in question (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

James Cook University researchers say children in rural Queensland are three times more likely to be admitted to hospital for dental problems than in other parts of the state. The team from JCU’s Anton Breinl Research Centre for Health Systems ... Read More »

Young people with disability- relationships with support workers
Young people with disability- relationships with support workers (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The dynamics of the relationship between young people with disability and their support worker is revealed in a new book launched in Lismore and Sydney by Southern Cross University’s Centre for Children and Young People. ‘Relationships and Recognition: Photos about ... Read More »

Which household chores do kids do?
Which household chores do kids do? (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The University of Melbourne and Australia’s national broadcaster are teaming up to solve one of the biggest mysteries at the heart of family life: which chores do kids do around the home? The Melbourne School of Population and Global Health ... Read More »

Energy drinks could be deadly for young people with heart conditions
Energy drinks could be deadly for young people with heart conditions (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A world-first study has found that having just one to two energy drinks could be life-threatening for some young people with no known history of heart disease. Published in the International Journal of Cardiology, the study found that people born with ... Read More »

App for preschoolers, created by children
App for preschoolers, created by children (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A group of children, working with researchers from the University of Wollongong’s Early Start, have created what may be the world’s first app for children aged 3 to 5 that has been developed and designed by their peers. The children ... Read More »

Winning the war: How to persuade children to eat more veggies
Winning the war: How to persuade children to eat more veggies (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Getting children to eat their vegetables might not be an endless battle if parents follow some research-based advice from a nutrition expert at Kansas State University. Getting kids used to vegetables can start in the womb, said Richard Rosenkranz, associate professor ... Read More »

Background Noise May Hinder Toddlers’ Ability To Learn Words
Background Noise May Hinder Toddlers’ Ability To Learn Words (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The environments children are in, including how much and what kinds of stimulation they are exposed to, influence what and how they learn. One important task for children is zeroing in on the information that’s relevant to what they’re learning ... Read More »

 
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