family

Eating together as a family helps children
Eating together as a family helps children (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

In a new study, family meals in early childhood are found to be very beneficial on both a child’s physical and mental health over the long term. Children who routinely eat their meals together with their family are more likely ... Read More »

What drives up a pregnant woman’s biological age?
What drives up a pregnant woman’s biological age? (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Pregnant women who had low socioeconomic status during childhood and who have poor family social support appear to prematurely age on a cellular level, potentially raising the risk for complications, a new study has found. Researchers at The Ohio State ... Read More »

What motivates men to donate sperm online?
What motivates men to donate sperm online? (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A world-first QUT study into online sperm donor behaviour has revealed the importance men place on their family, friends and the risks associated with donation, has little impact on their motivation or psychology when choosing to donate their sperm to ... Read More »

New centre set to create safer communities for women and children
New centre set to create safer communities for women and children (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Australia’s first and only Centre for Research Excellence (CRE) to promote safer families will lead research into the health effects of intimate partner violence on individuals and families, and how the health sector can respond. The CRE was officially launched ... Read More »

Eating together is more fulfilling
Eating together is more fulfilling (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Making food the core of people’s daily routine need not breed a nation of fatties, says Professor Claude Fischler, a Visiting International Research Fellow at Flinders School of Health Sciences. Collective engagement at regular mealtimes not only encourages more attention ... Read More »

Early childhood support vital for at-risk families
Early childhood support vital for at-risk families (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Dr Loraine Fordham, a researcher in the CSU School of Teacher Education and Research Institute for Professional Practice, Learning and Education (RIPPLE), conducted a two-year qualitative study of an Early Years Education Program (EYEP) conducted by the Children’s Protection Society (CPS) in Melbourne for ... Read More »

Australia’s longest-running women’s health study to add children’s data
Australia’s longest-running women’s health study to add children’s data (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Research linking two decades of data on Australian women with outcomes for their children will provide an unparalleled insight into child health and development. Professor Gita Mishra from The University of Queensland said the Mothers and their Children’s Health Study (MatCH) would help complete ... Read More »

How much do grandparents matter?
How much do grandparents matter? (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A James Cook University researcher is looking for participants to help share experiences about involuntary lost contact between grandparents and their grandchildren – and how to help fix it. JCU researcher Associate Professor Susan Gair is conducting research in partnership ... Read More »

Raising men’s awareness of effects on children exposed to domestic violence
Raising men’s awareness of effects on children exposed to domestic violence (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Far greater investment in training programs designed specifically to raise awareness of the harms experienced by children exposed to family violence is needed, according to new research. A research team from the University of Tasmania’s schools of Health Sciences and ... Read More »

Whole-of-government approach to family violence offers hope
Whole-of-government approach to family violence offers hope (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Social work and human services lecturers Dr Andreia Schineanu and Ms Robin Harvey in the CSU School of Humanities and Social Sciences in Wagga Wagga say addressing family and domestic violence needs a whole-of-government approach rather than relying on the ... Read More »

 
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