News Centre archive - 2013
Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2013.
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A spoonful of sugar: Sweet taste comforts babies during injections
Fictional character Mary Poppins may have been correct when she sang “a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down” at least when it comes to injections for babies, according to a recently published scientific review.
Celebrate Australia Day with the stars
Once the sun has set on another extraordinary Australia Day, finish off your celebrations with a visit to the University of Western Sydney’s Penrith campus Observatory.
Research shows antenatal education classes focussing on pain relief techniques dramatically reduce the rate of medical interventions during childbirth, such as epidural use and caesarean section.