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How diabetes in pregnancy affects baby’s heart

Researchers at the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCLA have discovered how high glucose […]

A few cases of negative side effects of long-acting reversible contraception th…

On 12th December ABC’s 7.30 featured a report on long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) that was unbalanced and alarmist. This could have a […]

Proteins in breastmilk protect offspring against food allergy

Research published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine indicates that a mother’s diet can protect nursing newborns against food allergies. […]

New web resource for Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

The federal government has funded a new web resource developed by the University of Sydney to assist the prevention and […]

Genetic causes of cerebral palsy

A new international research group has been established to investigate the underlying genetic causes of cerebral palsy, spurred on by […]

Costs of maternal health

New research from The Australian National University (ANU) has for the first time identified and quantified the factors pushing up […]

Responding to foetal alcohol impacts in children

Children with foetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) are more likely to fail at school, have attention problems and talk about […]

Saving preterm babies’ lives

The Australian leg of a worldwide Perinatal trial has pinpointed the optimal level of blood oxygen saturation for preterm babies […]

Extreme heat puts mums and bubs at risk

The projected rise in Central Australia’s future temperature may pose an increased health risk to women in the late stages […]

Vaccination dramatically reduces hepatitis B in NSW Aboriginal women

The results of the largest study to examine hepatitis B notification rates for women in NSW suggest a newborn vaccination program […]