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Study reveals truth about diet in pregnancy

Study reveals truth about diet in pregnancy

Friday, 17 October 2014

Researchers from the University of Newcastle have found there is no universal consensus on what constitutes an optimal diet for women before, during and after pregnancy, despite a glut of nutritional information being available.


Young women becoming more active, and more stressed

Young women becoming more active, and more stressed

Thursday, 2 October 2014

Led by the UON's Professor Julie Byles and UQ's Professor Gita Mishra, the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health has found that young Australian women are fatter, fitter and more fraught today than they were in the mid-'90s.


New study for young women

New study for young women

Friday, 30 May 2014

Dietetic researchers at the University of Newcastle have begun recruiting women aged 18 to 44 to examine the body shape and composition changes that have arisen over the past 15 years.


Go to WHoA! – Gen Ys helping to shape health care future

Go to WHoA! – Gen Ys helping to shape health care future

Tuesday, 29 April 2014

More than 17,000 young women bucked the stereotypical 'Generation Me' tag last year to complete a wide-ranging medical survey that will help shape the future of Australia's health care services.


Alcohol during pregnancy

Alcohol during pregnancy

Tuesday, 19 November 2013

Research from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health (ALSWH) has revealed that eight in ten expectant mothers consume alcohol during their pregnancy.


Young women make healthy use of social media

Young women make healthy use of social media

Wednesday, 6 February 2013

Australian researchers are using social media to encourage young women to contribute towards one of Australia's most significant studies on women's health.