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Kids hit hard by junk food advertising

Junk food ads are shown more frequently on TV at times when many children are watching, new Heart Foundation-funded research shows.

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Dr Pallave Dasari reflects on ‘Science Meets Parliament’

In mid-February, I attended Science Meets Parliament (SMP), hosted by Science and Technology Australia as one of the Superstars of STEM. I was one of over 200 scientists who converged on Canberra to bring science to the nation’s decision makers for two days.

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The Science of Us – when life begins

Professor Sarah Robertson presented at the Australian Academy of Science in February 2018 on the topic: The Science of Us – when life begins.

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Domperidone can boost breast milk supply – here’s what you need to know

Breast milk is the best form of nutrition for infants’ growth and development. But some women don’t produce enough milk to exclusively breastfeed their baby.

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Asthma medication linked to infertility in women

Women with asthma who only use short-acting asthma relievers take longer to become pregnant than other women, according to international research led by the University of Adelaide.

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$1.19 million for rare liver disorder in pregnancy

The University of Adelaide will lead an international, multi-centre project to help find the best treatment for a rare pregnancy complication that can cause increased risk of preterm and still birth, and considerable distress.

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Start-up showcases world-class cattle breeding technologies

A newly incorporated South Australian start-up, building on world-leading research at the University of Adelaide, has launched its first product range on the international market.

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Rise in preterm births linked to clinical intervention

Research at the University of Adelaide shows preterm births in South Australia have increased by 40% over 28 years and early intervention by medical professionals has resulted in the majority of the increase.

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Travel story: Duyen Pham

Duyen Pham from the Robinson Research Institute attended the 4th World Conference on PCDH19 Conference in Rome, Italy in November 2017.

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Frozen embryos result in just as many live births in IVF

Freezing and subsequent transfer of embryos gives infertile couples just as much of a chance of having a child as using fresh embryos for in vitro fertilisation (IVF), research from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and Adelaide, Australia has found.

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