News Centre archive - 2018

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World-first study links birth interventions and long-term childhood illness

A team of leading international researchers have found significant links between medical interventions used in the birthing process – such as caesarean section and induction – and a child’s long-term health.



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Can Australia’s suicide rates be lowered?

Western Sydney University’s Men's Health Information and Resource Centre will host a symposium to examine the deep issues faced by people who are at risk of suicide.



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Antioxidants and amino acids could play role in the treatment of psychosis

A recent scientific paper has revealed that some nutrients found in food may help reduce the symptoms of psychotic illness, when used in the early stages of treatment.



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Experts wade into World Water Day discussions

A range of Western Sydney University experts have come together to share their views on water sustainability and what it will take to ensure that the 2.1 billion people living on the planet have access to safe drinking water.



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Rethinking childbirth education could save $97 million p.a.

Research led by The University of Notre Dame Australia, NICM and Western Sydney University, shows antenatal education not only reduces the rates of medical interventions during childbirth, but can save the healthcare system up to $97 million per year.



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The Conversation: What does a ‘Leb’ look like?

In 2012, I was interviewing a young man, Hamid*, as part of my research on the creative vocational aspirations of Lebanese-Australian young men.



 

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