In the media
17 September, 2014
Researchers from the Raine Study have been part of an international study that has found that genetic factors contribute to the development of language during infancy.
16 April, 2014
Research from the Raine Study shows a link between low vitamin D during pregnancy and post-natal depression.
19 March, 2014
As a parent, you've probably heard that vitamin D is important for mental and general wellbeing. Your child always wears a hat, sunscreen and a long-sleeve shirt when outdoors and you begin to wonder: should you let him get a little sun? How much is healthy and how much is dangerous?
21 November, 2013
Research from the Raine Study shows that symptoms of depression in young men may be associated with low vitamin D levels.
19 September, 2013
A new study from the Raine Study has uncovered a link between energy drink consumption in young men and increased anxiety.
10 July, 2013
Male babies that do not have good fetal growth or are exposed to their mothers' smoking are more likely to have a lower sperm count as adults, according to a new study by Roger Hart, Professor of Reproductive Medicine at The University of Western Australia and medical director of Fertility Specialists of Western Australia in Perth.
7 June, 2013
New research from the Raine Study at Perth's Telethon Institute for Child Health Research shows teenagers who drink more than one standard can (375g) of sugary drinks a day are putting themselves at higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, such as heart disease or stroke, later in their lives.
9 April, 2013
A new study from the Raine Study shows testosterone levels in the womb have little impact on later childhood behavior.
4 April, 2013
New research from the Raine Study shows that a Western diet is associated with an increased risk of liver disease in teenagers.
14 February, 2012
New research from the Raine Study has found that children of mums who had low levels of Vitamin D during pregnancy are twice as likely to have language difficulties.
27 January, 2012
New research from the Raine Study has found that boys who are exposed to high levels of testosterone before birth are twice as likely to experience delays in language development.
4 July, 2011
A new study from the Raine Study has shown that late-talking toddlers are no more likely to experience behavioural and emotional difficulties during childhood and adolescence than children who have normal language development.
20 April, 2011
Research from the Raine Study has found a link between the number of stressful events experienced during pregnancy and increased risk of behavioural problems in children.
2 February, 2011
A new study from the Raine Study has uncovered more evidence of a link between early testosterone levels and autism.
20 December, 2010
A new study from the Raine Study has found that children who are mainly breastfed for the first six months (or longer) score significantly higher academically at 10 years of age, especially boys.
29 July, 2010
A new study from the Raine study shows an association between ADHD and a 'Western-style' diet in adolescents.
16 July, 2010
Pregnant mums can be reassured with findings from the Raine Study that show relatively common stressful events during pregnancy do not have a long term impact on a child's language development.
28 May, 2010
A new study from the Raine Study has found a link between children with larger head measurements in-utero and a subsequent diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) as toddlers.
14 January, 2010
A new study from the Raine study has shown that children who are breastfed for longer than six months have a lower risk of mental health problems as they enter their teen years.
21 September, 2009
New research from the Raine Study shows long term benefits for a child if their mother quits smoking even after the pregnancy is established.
29 May, 2009
A new study from the Raine Study has shown a link between Western-style diets and more mental health problems in teenagers.
2 December, 2008
A new study has found that children whose mothers were stressed during pregnancy are at higher risk of developing behavioural and emotional problems.
27 May, 2008
Adding a banana to your bowl of cereal and milk could be the key to better mental health in teenagers, according to Australian researchers who have found that a variety of foods at breakfast is linked to mental functioning.
22 August, 2007
A study to investigate mental health and dietary patterns throughout childhood and into adolescence has received a $57,800 grant from the Australian Rotary Health Research Fund.
27 October, 2006
A new study has found that babies that are breastfed for longer than six months have significantly better mental health in childhood.