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Mums with autistic kids twice as likely to be unemployed

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Mothers of school-age children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are twice as likely to be out of work than mothers of children without ASD, and James Cook University researchers have been investigating why. Associate Professor...

Changes needed to make ‘mums groups’ dad-friendly

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Modern parenting groups are perpetuating gender stereotypes that lock out fathers from important support services, an Australian-first study from Deakin University has found. Researchers from Deakin's School of Health and Social Development examined the perceived...

LactaPedia takes the guesswork out of breastfeeding

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A world-first lactation dictionary that aims to take the confusion out of breastfeeding was launched today by researchers from The University of Western Australia. LactaPedia is an online glossary of lactation for science and medicine...

Call for UN crackdown in junk food ads

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Enforcing changes to end unhealthy food marketing to children requires a radical new approach, such as using international human rights laws to make companies more responsible for their advertising messages. Investigation into existing advertising regulations...

Teenagers can thank their parents’ positive attitude for avoiding obesity

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Teenagers are less likely to be overweight if their mum or dad had a positive attitude during pregnancy, a new study by the University of Bristol and Emory University has revealed. Using answers from more...

Babies given solid food sooner sleep better

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Babies given solid food plus breast milk from three months sleep better than those who are solely breastfed, according to a new study. Official advice is to breastfeed exclusively for the first six months of...

Doing school differently: the not-school movement that’s helping young people re-engage with learning

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Alternative schooling programs could deliver greater learning outcomes for young people who are struggling at school, according to University of South Australia researcher, Dr Thomas Stehlik. In a paper presented at the Education and New...

Pushing kids into sport too early may backfire

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Pushing kids into sport too early can backfire, with new research showing children who start at age four or five are more likely to drop out of that sport or stop doing sport altogether. Victoria-wide...

New chapter for youth mental health at University of Technology Sydney

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Two deeply personal stories set the tone at the event to launch The Kidman Centre UTS, formerly known as the UTS Health Psychology Unit, founded in 1985 by Professor Antony Kidman. One was a poignant...

E-cigarettes a growing threat to children

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A University of Queensland researcher is among a coalition of respiratory doctors and scientists warning of the dangers electronic cigarettes pose to children and adolescents. UQ Research Fellow Dr Henry Marshall said the Forum of...
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