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Mother and baby diet affects child behaviour and mental health

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Mother and baby diet affects child behaviour and mental health

Children are more likely to have behavioural problems, depression and anxiety if their mothers had unhealthy diets during pregnancy, Victorian researchers say.

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Special Report - Life at 24-weeks old

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Special Report - Life at 24-weeks old

When a baby is born very premature, parents and doctors are forced to weigh the metrics of life, death and cost.

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No place for cardiac auscultation in RHD screening

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No place for cardiac auscultation in RHD screening

Doctors should hang up their stethoscopes when it comes to assessing children for rheumatic heart disease (RHD) as cardiac auscultation is a poor predictor of the condition, NT clinicians say.

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Paediatricians call for smacking of children to be criminalised

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Paediatricians call for smacking of children to be criminalised

Smacking children as a disciplinary measure will be a thing of the past if the nation’s leading paediatrics group has its way.

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Girls missing out on ADHD treatment

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Girls missing out on ADHD treatment

Girls with ADHD are being underreferred, leaving many untreated, a new Australian study suggests.

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ADHD “devalued” by overdiagnosis

ADHD “devalued” by overdiagnosis

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The recent broadening of the definition of ADHD not only “devalues the diagnosis” but has led to a steep rise in diagnosis and prescriptions, experts say.

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