Rates of hospitalisation from anaphylaxis have increased by 50 per cent between 2005 and 2012, a study by Dr Raymond Mullins and Prof Mimi Tang (Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne) has found.
The number of pregnant women in Victoria undergoing amniocentesis or chorion villous sampling, which are invasive prenatal diagnostic tests for chromosome conditions, has fallen to historic lows in recent years, a study by the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute has found.
Almost nine in 10 women with perinatal depressive symptoms have had similar mental health problems well before becoming pregnant. This new research from the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute challenges an old idea that perinatal mental health problems are different to those at other times in life.
The Minister for Health, the Hon. Sussan Ley MP, has officially opened the Children’s Bioresource Centre (CBC) at the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute. The Children’s Bioresource Centre is a world-class facility that will support large scale community and population health research focussed on the causes and cures of common childhood illnesses.
Suspending kids from school for using marijuana is likely to lead to more - not less - marijuana use among their classmates, a new international study by the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute has found.
Researchers at the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute have trialled a sleep intervention that could be used to improve the severity of symptoms for children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).