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Concern grows over high-caffeine drinks availability

Concern is growing even stronger among West Australians about the sale of caffeinated energy drinks to kids aged under 12, with health researchers calling for government policy to restrict sales to young people.

Nov 30, 2015
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Improper diet linked to future health complications

A Telethon Kids Institute-led study has found low levels of plasma calcium, vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) and lutein—micronutrients found in foods like spinach and eggs—to be associated with DNA damage in children.

Nov 09, 2015
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Nurses advice key for anxious new parents

Nursing staff who cared for newborn preterm infants in hospital could provide follow-up advice for new parents—thereby alleviating their fears of caring for their child at home which could have harmful consequences on their ...

Nov 06, 2015
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