congenital disease

Childhood Heart Disease: Parents Need More Support From Genetic Services
Childhood Heart Disease: Parents Need More Support From Genetic Services (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Parents of babies born with heart disease should be offered specialised cardiac genetic counselling to reduce risk, prevent disease and improve treatment, according to world-first research led by UNSW, UTS and the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network. In a study of ... Read More »

Hearing aids for babies with mild loss may not help language
Hearing aids for babies with mild loss may not help language (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New research from the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) has raised questions about the benefits of fitting hearing aids early to babies diagnosed with mild hearing loss. The study, led by MCRI PhD student Peter Carew, showed clear benefits in ... Read More »

Heart health risk from ADHD meds
Heart health risk from ADHD meds (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

In a collaborative research project with colleagues from Montreal and Seoul, UniSA researchers have found a small but significant increased risk of arrhythmia (abnormal heartbeat) for some children prescribed the ADHD medication, methylphenidate (most commonly Ritalin). The research published in ... Read More »

Calls for improvement in autism diagnosis
Calls for improvement in autism diagnosis (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Recommendations for diagnosing autism (ASD) are not being followed for all children, with paediatricians reporting they are unable to access the services they need to meet recommended practice, a study by the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute has found. The study ... Read More »

Better psychological support needed for families affected by Sudden Cardiac Death
Better psychological support needed for families affected by Sudden Cardiac Death (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Families need psychological support as early as possible after a sudden death.   In a world-first survey study, researchers from the University of Sydney and Centenary Institute have highlighted the need for better psychological support for families affected by sudden ... Read More »

 
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