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School program proves obesity prevention can work
School program proves obesity prevention can work (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A unique approach to obesity prevention has helped schools in the ACT reduce the number of students who are overweight or obese, and even had a positive effect on mental health. The ‘It’s Your Move!’ program – an initiative of ... Read More »

A cure may be possible for peanut allergy
A cure may be possible for peanut allergy (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A treatment for deadly peanut allergy undergoing clinical trials at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) has shown long-lasting effects, more than four years after the original study. It provides the strongest evidence yet that a cure may be possible ... Read More »

Parenting support programs help parents follow medical advice
Parenting support programs help parents follow medical advice (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

An “alarming” number of families do not stick to treatment plans for their children’s long-term health conditions – and University of Queensland researchers are determined to help turn the trend around. Associate Professor Alina Morawska from UQ’s Parenting and Family ... Read More »

Hearing loss rates holding steady for U.S. teens
Hearing loss rates holding steady for U.S. teens (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

There’s good and bad news from a new study on the noise blasted in American teenagers’ ears — more kids are listening to music via earphones than ever before, but rates of hearing loss have not increased. Still, “the overall ... Read More »

Cardiometabolic risk factors to help obese kids
Cardiometabolic risk factors to help obese kids (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Because obesity affects one in six U.S. children and adolescents, there is a pressing need to identify the subset of overweight or obese kids at the highest risk of developing cardiovascular and metabolic complications and to direct interventions to them. ... Read More »

US teens may be missing vaccines because parents aren’t aware they need one
US teens may be missing vaccines because parents aren’t aware they need one (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Parents may be up to speed on what vaccines their children need for kindergarten, but may be less sure during high school years, a new national poll suggests. More than a third of US parents of teens didn’t know when ... Read More »

Very preterm birth not associated with mood or anxiety disorders
Very preterm birth not associated with mood or anxiety disorders (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Do very-preterm or very-low-weight babies develop anxiety and mood disorders later in life? Julia Jaekel, assistant professor of child and family studies at UT, and Dieter Wolke, professor of psychology at the University of Warwick, co-authored a study to answer ... Read More »

A life changing journey for an adolescent with autism
A life changing journey for an adolescent with autism (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Looking at the positive change for an adolescent boy with autism and his family while travelling through Africa has been the focus of a Griffith University research study. Now the focus of an ABC documentary which aired on 24 July, ... Read More »

Finding positive permanent homes for foster kids
Finding positive permanent homes for foster kids (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Queensland foster and kin carers are being asked to take part in a survey to identify positive ways to give kids a chance of a permanent home. Leith Harding, from QUT’s School of Psychology and Counselling said in Queensland there ... Read More »

Parents have critical role in preventing teen drinking
Parents have critical role in preventing teen drinking (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Fewer teenagers are drinking alcohol but more needs to be done to curb the drinking habits of Australian school students, based on the findings of the latest study by Adelaide researchers. More than 2800 South Australian students aged 12-17 took ... Read More »

 
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