EDITOR’S PICKS

  • With the help from Camp Quality we have put together 12 ideas on ways that kids can help spread some kindness during the giving season.

  • An Australian doctor is urging women to remain alert for symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a hormonal condition impacting one in 10 Australian women but goes undiagnosed in 70 per cent,  which can lead to serious health issues and infertility. Implement a management plan...

  • Elf on a Shelf Written by Carol Aebersold and daughter Chanda Bell (Elves adoptable about everywhere-book from $30 toys and other items from $10) “Have you ever wondered if Santa could know if you’re naughty or nice each year as you grow? For 100s of...

  • Having suffered unimaginable loss, Julie Cini now supports others experiencing the devastating effects of spinal muscular atrophy, writes Sue White. Like any proud mum, Julie Cini readily shows photos of her two daughters. Montanna and Zarlee stare out from the pictures, their blue eyes intent,...

  • Headlines about the impact of the pandemic on youth mental health have left many parents worried about their children and unsure what they can do to help. Report Marie Yap, Anthony Jorm and Mairead Cardamone-Breen. Now, as restrictions are eased – and school, home and...

  • We know you love books just as much as we do, so we are excited to share with you the most cherished Christmas books as recommended by kids.

Celebrating Mothers

  • Just don’t douche! write Naomi Strout and Mathew Leonardi. Researchers in the UK recently discovered a rapid test that checks the vaginal microbiome and can detect risks of preterm birth. Usually, tests to check the microbiome are complicated and it takes a long time to...

  • Associate Professor Joshua Vogel, Dr Meghan Bohren , Katherine EddyandRana Islamiah Zahroh, look at why Pre-eclampsia and eclampsia are dangerous disorders causing high blood pressure during pregnancy. After haemorrhage, they are the second leading direct cause of death among pregnant or recently pregnant women –...

  • IVF success rates have improved significantly over the last 10 years, a new report by UNSW medical researchers has shown. The live birth rate per initiated IVF cycle in women using their own eggs has increased by 18% overall, with even steeper improvements in older...

  • The cost of raising a child with a rare genetic disorder was significant but the economic burden could be reduced by earlier diagnosis and targeted treatment, a new study has found. The research, led by the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI), supports the addition of...

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