In the Media

In the media

 

How learning to talk is in the genes

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.

 

 

Vitamin D link to depression in mothers

16 April, 2014

Research from the Raine Study shows a link between low vitamin D during pregnancy and post-natal depression.

 

New research into Vitamin D and Sunlight has created Project D-Light

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?

 

Vitamin D levels linked to depression in young men

21 November, 2013

Research from the Raine Study shows that symptoms of depression in young men may be associated with low vitamin D levels.

 

New research links energy drinks to anxiety in young men

19 September, 2013

A new study from the Raine Study has uncovered a link between energy drink consumption in young men and increased anxiety.

 

Poor sperm count linked to early development

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.

 

Sugary drinks in teens linked to risk for cardiovascular disease

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.

 

No link between testosterone levels in womb and behaviour

9 April, 2013

A new study from the Raine Study shows testosterone levels in the womb have little impact on later childhood behavior.

 

Poor diet seriously affects teens' liver health

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.

 

New research links poor language to lack of Vitamin D in womb

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.

 

New study links testosterone levels in the womb and language problems

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.

 

Most late-talking toddlers turn out ok

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.

 

Repeated stress in pregnancy linked to children's behaviour

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.

 

Further evidence of testosterone link to autism

2 February, 2011

A new study from the Raine Study has uncovered more evidence of a link between early testosterone levels and autism.

 

Breastfeeding Boosts Brain Power

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.

 

Western diet link to ADHD

29 July, 2010

A new study from the Raine study shows an association between ADHD and a 'Western-style' diet in adolescents.

 

Children's language not affected by stress in pregnancy

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.

 

New study shows fetal head size could link to autism

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.

 

New study shows long term mental health benefits from extended breastfeeding

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.

 

Quitting smoking in pregnancy good sign for child behaviour

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.

 

Western diet linked to teen's poor mental health

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.

 

Pregnancy link to child behaviour

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.

 

Variety of foods at breakfast linked with better mental health for teens

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.

 

Researchers investigate childhood diet and teen anxiety and depression link

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.

 

New research reveals breastfeeding boosts mental health

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.