Pediatrics

Teaching kids physical activities they'll go on to enjoy

Physical education is one of the most popular subjects for children in their early school years. Yet by secondary school less favorable attitudes towards what's known in the Australian school curriculum as Health and Physical ...

Health

Adolescents sleeping more hours score higher in math

Adolescents sleeping more hours score higher on mathematics, while those who sleep between six and ten hours (ie. an average sleep pattern) got significantly better scores, as compared to those with a short (6 hours or less ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

New report gives insight into bullying in New Zealand

In the first New Zealand study of its kind, a Victoria University researcher has found that 94 per cent of the school staff she surveyed have seen bullying in their school.

Vaccination

UK trains volunteer vaccine army in Covid inoculation race

More used to wielding a camera than a needle, taking part in a national vaccination campaign was the "last thing" documentary director Mike Day expected to be doing before the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

Psychology & Psychiatry

New program available to reduce stress among teenagers

Families with a child completing elementary school this year are now preparing their registration for high school, a transition that is often stressful for children. A new program has demonstrated that it is possible to significantly ...

Neuroscience

Tourette Syndrome in secondary schools

Secondary school can be a stressful enough time for any teenager, but for those living with Tourette Syndrome (TS) their neurological condition can present a whole new set of challenges.

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