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Better mental health care needed for congenital heart disease patients

Experts are calling for national mental health care standards to help address the significant emotional toll faced by the 65,000 […]

Abnormal thyroid function in newborns linked to poor reading and numeracy

Babies born with moderately high concentrations of thyroid stimulating hormone have a higher risk of poor educational and development outcomes […]

Australian first in-utero spinal surgery

A team from Mater, in collaboration with a team from Vanderbilt University Hospital in the USA, are the first in […]

New recommendations to stop antibiotics sooner

Experts have recommended that doctors can stop antibiotics sooner in children, helping them to leave hospital earlier and fighting antibiotic […]

Improving oral health in South Australia

A ceremony to mark the start of construction of the Riverland Oral Health Centre will be held in Berri today. […]

Childhood fitness a trump card in better adult heart health

A new study from a group of international researchers, including those at the University of Tasmania’s Menzies Institute for Medical […]

Too Much Folate in Pregnant Women Increases Risk for Autism

Women who plan on becoming pregnant are told they need enough of the nutrient folate to ensure proper neurodevelopment of […]

Genome study offers new hope for children with rare diseases

An international team involving University of Queensland researchers has used advanced genome sequencing to diagnose 30 patients with unresolved rare […]

New treatment for human parainfluenza virus

Griffith’s Institute for Glycomics have made a promising discovery in the treatment and prevention of human parainfluenza virus. Institute Director […]

Teenage mothers at greater risk of partner violence

Australian women having their first child as teenagers are at increased risk of experiencing domestic violence, according to new data […]