Australia

Fertility and Facebook
Fertility and Facebook (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A recent fertility management study identified the barriers Australians face when managing their fertility including the cost of fertility services, accessing contraception and limited knowledge about sex and reproduction. “Australia faces the paradoxical problems of high rates of unintended pregnancy ... Read More »

Overcoming disease complacency to improve immunisation rates
Overcoming disease complacency to improve immunisation rates (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A Charles Sturt University (CSU) expert has highlighted the need to stress the severity and danger of preventable childhood diseases to parents, to improve immunisation rates. Following the third report on child immunisation rates from the National Performance Authority, Professor ... Read More »

Migration clue to nut allergy
Migration clue to nut allergy (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Australian-born children with Asian mothers have higher rates of nut allergy than Asian-born children who migrate to Australia, new research has found. It suggests the Asian environment is protective against food allergy but Australian-born Asian children, possibly because they have ... Read More »

Reading as vital as vaccination to build a smarter Australia
Reading as vital as vaccination to build a smarter Australia (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Murdoch Childrens Research Institute has partnered with News Corp Australia to encourage Australian parents to help ‘raise a reader’ after new research reveals one in five children who started school this year don’t have the skills to learn properly. 20% ... Read More »

New data display helps track safety and wellbeing of Australia’s children and young people
New data display helps track safety and wellbeing of Australia’s children and young people (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

The release of a new series of ‘dynamic data displays’ from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) will better allow governments, decision makers, and members of the public to understand and track Australia’s progress in keeping children and ... Read More »

Christmas in Australia
Christmas in Australia (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Australians celebrate Christmas with gusto. Despite a declining proportion of the population identifying as Christian (just over 60%) Christmas is everywhere in Australia in December. Christmas preparations The lead up to Christmas is a busy and exciting time, as children finish ... Read More »

Aussie accent baffles our bubs
Aussie accent baffles our bubs (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Australian babies are more likely to understand Canadians than their own compatriots, with a University of Western Sydney study finding Aussie infants struggle to understand some vowel sounds spoken in the local accent. Research from the UWS MARCS Institute, published in Frontiers ... Read More »

 
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