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Five ways to reduce the risk of stillbirth

Six Australian babies are stillborn each day. This equates to more than 2,000 babies each year.

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Obesity intervention needed before pregnancy

New research from the University of Adelaide’s Robinson Research Institute supports the need for dietary and lifestyle interventions before overweight and obese women become pregnant.

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Tick-tock – for healthy mums and kids, dad’s age counts

Women are regularly reminded of their ticking biological clock. It turns out men should also pay attention to age when it comes to having a family.

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New technique promises more accurate genomes

University of Adelaide researchers have developed a new technique that will aid in a more accurate reconstruction of human genomes by determining the exact sections of the genome that come from each parent.

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Global study finds youngest in class more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD

A new global study involving the University of Adelaide’s Robinson Research Institute has found that children who are the youngest in their classroom are more likely to be diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) than their older classmates.

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Summit on Global Mental Health Sparks Critical Response from Service-Users and Rights-Groups

Mental health service-users, rights-groups and professionals advise caution before implementing a ‘scaling up” of mental health care globally.

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2017 RRI annual report

2017 Annual Report

The Robinson Research Institute’s 2017 Annual Report has been released.

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Travel story: Amy Garrett

Amy Garrett from the Robinson Research Institute travelled to Sydney in July to attend and give a poster and presentation at the Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD) Conference and also attended a full-day workshop on “The Adolescent Window: DOHaD Interventions that engage adolescents of transgenerational change”.

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Travel story: Bihong Zhang

Bihong Zhang from the Robinson Research Institute travelled to China in June to visit to Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, and attend the American Society for Reproductive Immunology Conference in Shanghai.

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Travel story: Melanie Smith

Melanie Smith from the Robinson Research Institute travelled to Brisbane in July to attend the Winter School in Mathematical and Computational Biology.

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