Use of hyperactivity drugs soars

BBC News 8 Mar 07 The use of drugs to treat hyperactivity in children has soared worldwide, say US researchers. Between 1993 and 2003, prescriptions of ADHD medications, such as …

Help for depressed mums a click away

The Press 12 October 2007 A new national service for women suffering from post-natal depression will soon be filling what one expert describes as a void in resources. The online …

‘4D ultrasounds’ may test abortion laws

ABC News (Australia) October 10 2007 Ultrasounds that produce video-quality moving images of the foetus have changed the debate about late-term abortion, an Australian ethics expert says. Senior law lecturer Dr …

Dads: keep up the good work

The Australian 07 Mar 07 MEMO to dads: don’t feel guilty about working while your partner looks after your children in their early years. Mothers consider it an important part …

Mass vaccine campaign intimidating say parents

Parents who had their children vaccinated in the meningococcal B campaign – and others who did not – told researchers they were unable to get enough reliable information on it. …

Picky Eaters? They Get It From You

New York Times 10 October 2007 ..For parents who worry that their children will never eat anything but chocolate milk, Gummi vitamins and the occasional grape, a new study offers …