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Cannabis use in Australians with epilepsy

The first Australian nationwide survey on the experiences and opinions of medicinal cannabis use in people with epilepsy has revealed […]

Better sleep feels like winning the lottery

Improving your sleep quality is as beneficial to health and happiness as winning the lottery, according to research by the […]

Premature babies don’t use sensory-prediction brain process that may be k…

Babies born prematurely don’t use their expectations about the world to shape their brains as babies born at full term […]

Trial determines safest airway device for babies in surgery

A ground-breaking Western Australian medical trial, involving babies with breathing problems, has determined that a laryngeal mask (a medical device […]

What we want you to know about life with a feeding tube

13 year old Bella Gray had a feeding tube inserted in her stomach at the age of 7. When she […]

Unravelling the genetic mystery behind mitochondrial disease

Mitochondrial disease is an illness that robs its sufferers of energy, and damages muscles and major organs like the brain […]

Symptoms of mitochondrial disease commonly misdiagnosed

At least 30 Australian children (1 in 200) born every week are at risk of developing some form of mitochondrial […]

Is Acetaminophen Use When Pregnant Associated with Kids’ Behavioral Probl…

Using the common pain-relieving medication acetaminophen during pregnancy was associated with increased risk for multiple behavioural problems in children, according […]

Golden staph a public health threat to children

The first major study of golden staph bloodstream infection in Australian children has found higher death rates if the right […]

Travelling overseas? Get immunised so you don’t bring home measles

Unimmunised travellers visiting family and friends overseas remain the biggest source of measles outbreaks in Australia, according to new research by […]
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