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Masculine and feminine behaviours influenced socially
Masculine and feminine behaviours influenced socially (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The different ways men and women behave, passed down from generation to generation, can be inherited from our social environment – not just from genes, experts have suggested. Rather than the sexes acting differently because of genetic inheritance, the human ... Read More »

Father’s diet impacts on son’s ability to reproduce
Father’s diet impacts on son’s ability to reproduce (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

New research involving Monash University biologists has debunked the view that males just pass on genetic material and not much else to their offspring. Instead, it found a father’s diet can affect their son’s ability to out-compete a rival’s sperm after mating. The study sought ... Read More »

Male infant circumcision has a 200 to one risk-benefit: research
Male infant circumcision has a 200 to one risk-benefit: research (2 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

There is a 200 to 1 risk-benefit in favour of infant male circumcision compared to the lifetime risk of being an uncircumcised male, a new study in World Journal of Clinical Pediatrics reveals. The new study by researchers at the University Sydney, UNSW Sydney and several teaching ... 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 »

Australian-first online, father-friendly parenting program launches
Australian-first online, father-friendly parenting program launches (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Australia’s first online-only, nationally available, evidence-based, father-friendly free parenting program ParentWorks launches today, with the aim of increasing participation of both parents to improve outcomes significantly for families and society. The first fully online, Australia-wide free parenting program is launching ... Read More »

One-third of students report elevated psychological distress
One-third of students report elevated psychological distress (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

More than one in three, an estimated 328,000, Ontario students in grades seven to 12 report moderate-to-serious psychological distress, according to new survey results from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). Girls are twice as likely as boys ... Read More »

Boy babies at greater risk of pregnancy complications
Boy babies at greater risk of pregnancy complications (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New research led by the University of Adelaide has confirmed that boy babies are much more likely to experience potentially life-threatening outcomes at birth than girls. The research, which investigated data of more than 574,000 South Australian births over a ... Read More »

Young players can benefit from head trauma education
Young players can benefit from head trauma education (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A team from The University of Notre Dame Australia’s Institute for Health Research is investigating the short-term links between head trauma and depression in young football players, in the hope of developing avenues for self-reflection and education about this issue ... Read More »

Physical activity encouraged more for boys than girls
Physical activity encouraged more for boys than girls (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A study of more than 500 primary school children has examined reasons why boys are more active than girls and, according to researchers from the University of Canberra, school and family environments are key factors. A team of researchers from ... Read More »

Like Father Like Son – helping fathers manage aggressive behaviour in their sons
Like Father Like Son – helping fathers manage aggressive behaviour in their sons (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

UNSW researchers are leading a $2.6 million project to support fathers to manage aggressive behaviours in their sons. With the participation rates of fathers in parenting programs non-existent in some parts of Australia, UNSW researchers are leading a $2.6 million ... Read More »

 
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