A new South Australian study has found breastfeeding for six months or more appears to reduce the risk of cardiovascular problems developing in mothers for at least three years after delivery.
Experts from the University of Adelaide and Monash University say more research is needed on preconception diets after a collaborative review found a lack of evidence about the best foods to help boost the chances of becoming pregnant.
A University of Adelaide-led research project that could improve pregnancy outcomes for thousands of women has won a prestigious national award.
A University of Adelaide professor who is helping to position South Australia as a hub for photonics and quantum innovation has been named the 2022 South Australian Innovator of the Year.
A University of Adelaide-led research project will deliver important new knowledge in the first weeks of human development to help reduce infertility and pregnancy complications.
Women diagnosed with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) are 1.5 times more likely to have symptoms of clinical depression than women without the condition, a new study from the University of Adelaide’s Robinson Research Institute has found. This was the case whether or not women knew they had PCOS.
The University of Adelaide has been awarded more than $15 million in research grants from the Federal Government’s Medical Research Future Fund’s (MRFF) to support targeted research on new ways to address risk factors for chronic and complex diseases.
The use of cannabis during pregnancy leads to poorer health outcomes for babies, according to research from the University of Adelaide’s Robinson Research Institute. The study found that continued use of cannabis at 15 weeks of pregnancy was associated with significantly lower birthweight, head circumference, birth length, and gestational age at birth, as well as with more frequent severe neonatal morbidity or death.