New Study Uses MRI to Predict Autism in High Risk Infants

16. February 2017 Health 3
New Study Uses MRI to Predict Autism in High Risk Infants
MRI Used to Predict Autism In new #research, a first-of-its-kind study using MRIs studied the brains of infants to accurately predict #autism before symptoms set in. The research by University of North Carolina Health Care, and released on February 15, 2017, used magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in infants who had older siblings with autism. Researchers ...

Study Finds Link Between Short Sleep During Pregnancy and Gestational Diabetes

11. January 2017 Health, New/Expecting Dads 6
Study Finds Link Between Short Sleep During Pregnancy and Gestational Diabetes
A study into Gestational Diabetes has found a new health link between short sleep during pregnancy and Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM). The findings, published in the journal SLEEP, suggested that addressing sleep concerns during pregnancy could potentially reduce the risk of developing GDM. What is Gestational Diabetes Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a condition that can develop ...

Sunglasses And Eye Protection For Kids

04. November 2016 Family, Health, Parenting 8
Sunglasses And Eye Protection For Kids
Sunglasses And Eye Protection For Kids As we approach Summer here in Australia, sunshine and warm weather equal outdoor activity and adventure for children. For parents interested in their children’s eye health, it’s also the right time to get sunglasses and eye protection for kids. Many parents would not leave the house without their sunglasses in ...

Hip Dysplasia In Babies

What Is Hip Dysplasia Hip Dysplasia is the term used to describe the condition whereby the bones of the hip joint are not aligned correctly. It affects thousands of children and adults each year and is known by many different names: Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH) Hip Dislocation Congenital Dislocation of the Hip (CDH) Loose ...

The Science of Antivaccination

21. April 2016 Health 0
The Science of Antivaccination
The Anti vaccination movement is a growing movement around the world. More parents around the world are refusing to immunise their children. These parents are not fringe dwellers. They come from all walks of life, and they are not longer just finding like-minded parents on the internet, but in their own neighbourhoods. In a previous post I ...

Vaccinations: Personal Choice, Community Service

18. April 2016 Health 0
Vaccinations: Personal Choice, Community Service
I read an article the other week about a mum on the Gold Coast, here in Australia, that had undergone a transformation from Anti-Vaxer to a believer in the necessity of vaccinations after her baby had been hospitalised for whooping cough. In the article she was quoted as saying that because she kept fit and ...