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Parents misjudge kids’ weight: study

Many parents misjudge their child’s weight which can result in them doing nothing to help their kids become healthy. A study published in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health surveyed 4437 WA based parents seeking perceptions about their children’s weight. ...

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Australia divided on climate change causes

A majority of Australians agree climate change is happening, but their reason seems to depend on the political party they support. A five-year survey of almost 17,500 Australians by the CSIRO found that 78 per cent believed the earth’s climate ...

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Cancer affects memory: research

Cancer sufferers are three times more likely to have memory loss than people without the disease, a new study has found. The impairment in cognitive function – memory, concentration and multi-tasking – for those with bowel cancer was the same ...

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Medical marijuana is already legal: researcher

Medical cannabis is already legal in Australia and has been for a while, a researcher from the University of Sydney has said. Clinical associate professor Nick Lintzeris, from USYD’s Lambert Initiative for research into cannabis-based therapeutics, said there is great ...

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Research uncovers piece of migraine puzzle

Researchers from the University of Sydney have taken one step forward in uncovering the mystery of the migraine. The underlying causes for migraines are unknown, although there are several theories. New research published in NMR in Biomedicine supports the theory ...

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